This workshop looks at the skills needed by managers to get the most from these discussions, including how to tackle poor performance and how to further motivate high performers.
It will consist of 2 x half day, interactive, virtual classroom sessions, spaced 1 week apart. The course will use a case study to explore specific issues, particularly around dealing with staff who are struggling to perform well.
Each session will have trainer input, group work discussion and practice.
After day one, delegates will plan actions that they will undertake between day one and day two.
It is essential that you complete the "Maximising Performance" elearning module & pre-course work prior to attending this workshop.
Any specific questions regarding supervision and appraisal can be sent to the trainer up to five days before the course, to help contextualise the sessions. There will be a case study, the first part of which will need to be read before day one.
We know that the communication environment, for babies and toddlers during the first 24 months, influences their future language acquisition. This course is designed to show the many different ways that our youngest children communicate and interact with us, and how as a practitioner you can support this.Essential Information
Important note. Full joining instructions, including links to access the training and guidance will be attached to the bottom of your confirmation email. Please ensure you read these prior to the course start date and keep them in a safe place.
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arding Lead (DSL), including childminders, with the aim of renewing their DSL certificate (valid for 2 years). The course will facilitate achieving excellence in Child Protection and Safeguarding by giving tools to embed this into an organisation’s culture.
Please ensure that you are familiar with the course materials attached to your booking confirmation before the course.
There is an expectation that as the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) you know the signs, indicators and pre-disposing risk factors of abuse. If you are unsure of these please ensure you access the online safeguarding children and young people course before you attend this training. You can access this training by clicking on the Elearning tab at the top of this page.
Social workers in particular, are encouraged to book on this training:
This live interactive virtual course forms the foundation level of a programme of training on 'Attachment Based Practice with Families'. It replaces the previous 'Application of Attachment Theory' 2 day course. Practitioners who have attended the Application of Attachment Theory course are eligible to book directly on to the second part of the programme: 'Attachment Based Practice with Families, Part 2 - Adolescence, Adulthood and the Family System'
This Part 1 course focuses on infancy and early childhood, moving up to the school years. It introduces contemporary attachment theory, its links with child development, neurobiology and the emerging field of narrative medicine.
Attachment theory is essential for understanding how human beings function in relationships and how people develop social and psychological difficulties. It is also fundamental for understanding what constitutes psychological wellbeing.
Participants will need to complete pre-course activities through the trainer's website. Once you have successfully booked on you will receive a link to the platform for this event, joining instructions and guidance on accessing the trainer's website.
This webinar aims to support teachers to make effective and accurate ongoing assessments of reading (including phonics) in Key Stage 1.
We will unpick the framework statements in detail and explore how to look for, and record, evidence of the statements in pupil work, and share best practice approaches to gathering evidence.
We will also be exploring how to identify and address gaps, and providing strategies for moving pupils forward in their reading, ensuring the best possible outcomes.
NOTE: this webinar is suitable for both year 1 and year 2 teachers and is suitable for all levels of experience. Year 3 teachers may also find it useful.Essential Information
This course will run as two live webinars with the opportunity for small group discussions, practical activities, opportunities to ask questions and complete a take away task between the two sessions.
We will be looking at the theory behind the maths mastery approach as well as practical activities to support learning throughout the environment including manipulatives, books, the seasons and working with parents.Essential Information
This course aims to provide new governors or governors new to school finance with an understanding of how schools are funded and the part the governing board plays in ensuring financial accountability.
Please note this training is now live interactive virtual classroom training and will be delivered via Microsoft Teams.
This course aims to enable delegates to manage safety effectively in accordance with legislation and best practice.
This course is externally moderated and validated. The course will assist delegates in:
Delegates must attend all three days, as an assessment is incorporated at the end of the course, and a practical assessment will need to be completed.
Important. Please see "Additional Information" for joining instructions.
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Please note this training is now live interactive virtual classroom training and will be delivered via Zoom.
These new format events will support staff who work directly with families to be more confident and capable when holding difficult conversations.
Participants will be introduced to a new set of practice principles that have been designed by East Sussex practitioners and consider how to integrate holding difficult conversations with families with Solution Focus and Motivational Interviewing techniques.
All registered participants are required to watch this 16 minute introductory video from the trainer Phil Jones in advance of participating in this workshop.
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How and why to use the Professional Development spines as the basis for your maths scheme of work.Essential Information