35 courses found

Code: GB/22/18 GB: Clerks' Briefing

This is an up-date for all Clerks on current issues for Governors, both locally and nationally.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 11 October 2021 18:00 - 19:00 MICROSOFT TEAMS

Code: CPD/22/41 SEND: Making playtimes better for ASD pupils

This course looks at different ways of structuring and supporting playtimes for autistic pupils and pupils with social communication needs.

This course is open to all professionals working in Hounslow mainstream and specialist EY, Primary and Secondary settings.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 11 October 2021 15:30 - 17:00 ZOOM

Code: CPD/22/1 RE Subject Leaders

tba

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 12 October 2021 13:30 - 15:30 ZOOM

Code: CPD/22/42 SEND: Pre-verbal Communication Workshop

This is a two part session.  Delegates should attend both sessions.  This workshop aims to give an overview of the development of communication and interaction skills including the fundamentals of communication.  It introduces strategies and direct interventions to support pre-verbal children to develop their early communication and interaction skills.

Ideal for:

Teachers and education support staff in EYs, KS1 and KS2 settings who support pre-verbal children with Autism or Social Communication difficulties.

Please note:  This course will be run as an online training session via Microsoft Teams.  When you book, you will receive information about how to access the training and how the session will be run.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 12 October 2021 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS
2 19 October 2021 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS

Code: GB/22/2 GB: Governor Training - OFSTED

This session will be facilitated by Neil Harvey, a School Improvement Consultant.

This training will allow Governors to have a thorough understanding of the Ofsted Education Inspection Framework (EIF) and their role in the inspection process.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 14 October 2021 18:30 - 20:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS

Code: CPD/22/62 Including the Vision Impaired Child in the Classroom

This session will help staff understand the needs of the vision impaired pupil in their classroom and how to best provide support.  Suitable for anyone working with a vision impaired child.

An introduction to vision impairment

Helpful resources and technology

Making the environment accessible

Making sure materials are accessible

Independence in school and beyond

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 14 October 2021 09:30 - 11:00 MICROSOFT TEAMS

Code: CPD/22/47 SEND: British Dyslexia Association: Dyslexia Pre-Screening Tools

Do you want to find out more about pre-screening tools for pupils with literacy difficulties?

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 14 October 2021 16:00 - 17:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS
2 24 November 2021 16:00 - 17:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS OR ZOOM

Code: CPD/22/43 SEND: Word Aware Approach

This course consists of 3 online sessions.  All days must be attended.

Word Aware is a structured whole school approach to promote the vocabulary development of all children.  Focused on whole class learning, the resource is of particular value for those who start at a disadvantage - including children with Developmental Language Disorder, Special Educational Needs and those who speak English as an additional language, but it will extend the word learning of all students.

Word Aware is a fast-paced, fun and interactive course.  You will leave the session with lots of practical ideas on how to develop vocabulary in your school.

AIMS:

  • Explore how children learn vocabulary and why it is important
  • Put the new curriculum guidance on vocabulary into practise
  • Learn a structured approach to teaching vocabulary in the classroom
  • Plan how you will support vocabulary in your setting

IDEAL FOR:

This course is suitable for Speech & Language Therapists, Class Teachers, Curriculum Co-ordinatros, Specialist Teachers, Headteachers, SENCOs and Educational Psychologists.

This course will be run as an online training session via Microsoft Teams.  Please note:  Ideally, participants will have access to a copy of the book available before joining the course.  The 2013 edition of Word Aware can be purchased from Amazon.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 20 October 2021 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS
2 04 November 2021 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS
3 18 November 2021 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS

Code: CPD/22/26 Paediatric First Aid (COURSE FULL)

This two day paediatric first aid course focuses on emergency scenarios that face those looking after young children and infrants, from the Early Years up to age 11.

As this is an active session that may require a small amount of physical participation, you are advised to wear appropriate clothing and not be hindered in any way.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 01 November 2021 09:00 - 16:00 Hounslow Professional Development Centre (HPDC)
2 02 November 2021 09:00 - 16:00 Hounslow Professional Development Centre (HPDC)

Code: CPD/22/50 SEND: Autism & Anxiety

Anxiety is a constant companion of many autistic children and can affect their mental health.  This course looks at the complex nature of anxiety in autistic children and young people and how we can support mental wellbeing.

Lynn McCann draws on her years of supporting autistic young people in schools to share some of the realities of what contributes to anxiety.  Delegates will explore teaching resources that have made a positive impact on young people with anxiety.

Lynn McCann is the author of "How to support children with ASC in Primary School" and "How to support students with ASC in Secondary School" published by LDA 2017.  She also writes regularly for the TES blog, and has published articles in SENCO magazine, NASEN Connect and Optimun SEND magazine (Autism and SRE and How to write social stories).  She has also completed the National Autistic Society Assessor training.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 09 November 2021 16:00 - 17:30 ZOOM