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17 courses found

Code: SM973 Grammar for Choice

Increase the enjoyment and achievement of pupils and teachers through an exciting and innovative approach to the teaching of grammar.

Grammar for Choice puts the teaching of grammar in the context of reading real texts and writing. It helps children develop an understanding that their choice of Grammar and use of vocabulary, result in a change of emphasis and impact in their writing.

Through a mix of evidence-based practical guidance for teachers, this course will help demystify the process of writing, developing teachers’ ability to show children how writing works.

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1 12 September 2019 09:00 - 15:00 Wellshurst Golf Club Map
2 01 October 2019 09:00 - 15:00 Wellshurst Golf Club Map
3 17 October 2019 09:00 - 15:00 Wellshurst Golf Club Map

Code: SM972 Curriculum Development Conference

A one day conference exploring ideas for developing a relevant and inspiring primary curriculum.

The Keynote speaker will be Mary Myatt, educational adviser, writer and speaker.

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1 17 September 2019 08:30 - 15:30 East Sussex National Map

Code: EYFS046A2 EYFS : New to Reception 2019-2020 (Day 1)

This course aims to develop specialist knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). It enables reception teachers to ensure that their provision is of high quality and that it meets the needs of their class. It will support delegates to understand the principles of the EYFS including how to plan and organise an appropriate learning environment and how to develop effective systems for observation, assessment, planning and evaluation.

 

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1 18 September 2019 09:00 - 15:30 Wellshurst Golf Club Map

Code: GDPR32 Data Protection – What does it mean for governors?

This session is designed to provide school governors with specific information about how data protection legislation impacts their role in schools.

The session will:

· Provide an overview of the new General Data protection Regulations (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018

· Explain what governors need to know about data breaches, subject access requests and data processing within schools.

· Outline how governors can monitor Data Protection compliance within their school.

The session will also provide an opportunity for networking where school governors will be able to discuss with colleagues the impact of Data Protection and share their experiences of common data protection problems with our experienced team on hand to provide guidance and support.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 September 2019 18:00 - 21:00 The Civic Centre Map

Code: SM970 Annual Primary Breakfast Briefing for Headteachers and Chairs of Governors

Annual briefing following EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 outcomes:

  • review of outcomes
  • headline key priorities for East Sussex
  • sharing effective practice regarding key themes.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 September 2019 08:00 - 10:30 Cooden Beach Hotel Map

Code: SM971 Annual Primary Breakfast Briefing for Headteachers and Chairs of Governors

Annual briefing following EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 outcomes:

  • review of outcomes
  • headline key priorities for East Sussex
  • sharing effective practice regarding key themes.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 October 2019 08:00 - 10:30 East Sussex National Map

Code: GDPR28 In Focus Workshop - Data Breaches

These short, focussed training sessions are intended to help school staff develop their knowledge and understanding of a specific aspect of data protection.

This session will focus on data breaches in schools and will cover:

  • How to identify a data breach.
  • Overview of common breaches and risks in schools.
  • Review of high profile school data breaches that have hit the headlines.
  • Procedures to contain, respond to and learn from breaches.
  • Worked examples of school breaches demonstrating how to respond.
  • An opportunity to discuss any breaches schools have had and what they’ve learned from them.


The session will incorporate a range of education-based case studies and examples to demonstrate how data protection impacts everyone working within a school setting.

Each session will also feature a ‘data protection surgery’ which will provide you with an opportunity to discuss data protection issues you may have already encountered at school with our experienced team of Information Governance Officers. This will also provide you with a chance to talk to colleagues from other schools, who may also have come across similar issues, to share solutions and discuss best practice.

Please note, that some of the content covered in these sessions will be similar to that in the Masterclass training workshops.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 October 2019 11:00 - 12:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: GDPR30 In Focus Workshop - Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs)

These short, focussed training sessions are intended to help school staff develop their knowledge and understanding of a specific aspect of data protection.

This session will focus on Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs) in schools and will cover:

  • What DPIAs are and why schools need to complete them.
  • Situations when DPIAs are advisable and when they are mandatory under the GDPR.
  • Step-by-step guide to the process for completing a DPIA.
  • A worked example of a school DPIA to demonstrate the process involved.
  • An opportunity to discuss any DPIAs schools have completed so far and what they’ve learned from them.

The session will incorporate a range of education-based case studies and examples to demonstrate how data protection impacts everyone working within a school setting.

Each session will also feature a ‘data protection surgery’ which will provide you with an opportunity to discuss data protection issues you may have already encountered at school with our experienced team of Information Governance Officers. This will also provide you with a chance to talk to colleagues from other schools, who may also have come across similar issues, to share solutions and discuss best practice.

Please note, that some of the content covered in these sessions will be similar to that in the Masterclass training workshops.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 October 2019 14:30 - 15:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: GDPR27 In Focus Workshop - Information Requests

These short, focussed training sessions are intended to help school staff develop their knowledge and understanding of a specific aspect of data protection.

This session will focus on data protection information requests received by school and will cover:

  • Subject Access Requests (SARs), Freedom of Information (FOI) requests and requests for Pupil Records made under the Education (Pupil Information) Regulations 2005.
  • Procedures for responding to information requests.
  • Redactions and exemptions that need to be applied before data can be released, including the opportunity to redact example documents.
  • How to respond to other individual rights requests schools could receive (such as requests for rectification or erasure).


The session will incorporate a range of education-based case studies and examples to demonstrate how data protection impacts everyone working within a school setting.

Each session will also feature a ‘data protection surgery’ which will provide you with an opportunity to discuss data protection issues you may have already encountered at school with our experienced team of Information Governance Officers. This will also provide you with a chance to talk to colleagues from other schools, who may also have come across similar issues, to share solutions and discuss best practice.

Please note, that some of the content covered in these sessions will be similar to that in the Masterclass training workshops.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 October 2019 09:30 - 10:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: GDPR29 In Focus Workshop - Records Management

This short, focussed training session is intended to help school staff develop their knowledge and understanding of records management, and how gaining better control over their records will help in their everyday work, as well as aid compliance with legislation such as FOI and data protection.

This session will focus on records management in schools and will cover:

  • What records are and what format these might be found in.
  • An overview of the records life cycle.
  • The benefits of good records management.
  • Guidance on key tools available to help manage records better, such as retention schedules, file plans and naming conventions.

The session will incorporate a range of education-based examples to demonstrate how records management is relevant to and the responsibility of everyone working within a school setting.

There will be an opportunity to discuss records management issues you may have already encountered at school with our experienced team of Information Governance Officers. This will also provide you with a chance to talk to colleagues from other schools, who may also have come across similar issues, to share solutions and discuss best practice.

Please note, this is a new session and will contain new content not previously covered in the Masterclass training workshops.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 October 2019 13:00 - 14:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map