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Management of Asbestos (Cancelled)

Starts: Tuesday 28 May 2019 - 09:30 - 12:30
Venue : 5 Pancras Square - 10.10 Kiln, 5 Pancras Square, N1C 4AG map
Who is this event for
To provide Headteachers, Senior Leaders, Business Managers, Bursars, Office Manager & Premises staff with the essential information required for the effective management of asbestos remaining in schools and children’s centres.
What does this event cover
This course covers the essential information required for the effective management of asbestos remaining in schools and children’s centres.

Areas covered include:

  1. Camden’s asbestos policy and arrangements
  2. Types of asbestos survey and understanding survey data
  3. Use of asbestos management plans
  4. Effective use of the permission to work procedure
  5. Incident management
  6. Asbestos works

By attending the course you will:

  1. be able to identify the important parts of the Asbestos Survey, what it means to the school and how to ensure staff, children and visitor safety.
  2. understand your role and responsibilities in relation to managing asbestos where it remains in situ
  3. be able to implement effective practical management in your workplace including the permission to work procedure, annual inspections and reporting asbestos related incidents
  4. be able to act as an authorising officer for the school and complete the permission to work log
  5. be aware of where to look for further information and advice
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Excellence in Camden Classrooms (Cancelled)

Starts: Wednesday 22 May 2019 - 09:00 - 15:00 (This event has sessions that are still to run see below)
Venue : Parliament Hill School, Highgate Road, London, NW5 1RL map
Who is this event for
Secondary school teachers who are recognised within their schools as teachers with excellent potential or who are already outstanding classroom practitioners.
What does this event cover
Focus 1: How do you plan ‘Excellent Learning’? (Full day)
  • Beginning at the end.
  • Is there a formula?
  • Creating the right climate for learning.
  • What do you want students to leave your classroom feeling, knowing and understanding?
  • Learning Observations
  • Accessibility for all, while aiming high and securing excellent progress for disadvantaged students
  • Being creative yet realistic
  • Metacognition: Student understanding of how they think
  • Student choice and motivation

Focus 2: Excellent Dialogic Marking, Assessment and Feedback

  • Exploring the methods and purpose of marking
  • Evaluating methods of assessment and what they really tell us
  • Student involvement in marking, reflection and target setting

Focus 3: Excellence in Teams
  • Sharing successes and stealing strategies
  • Developing others in your team

Focus 4: Creating Excellent Learners
  • Good habits
  • Building positive professional relationships
  • The role of rewards and sanctions
  • Developing students beyond academic achievement

Focus 5: Excellent Conversations and Careers
  • Expanding beyond your subject role
  • The role of Middle Leaders
  • Looking forward
Please note
This is a programme of 6 sessions and participants need to commit to attending all sessions.
There are 5 sessions between Wednesday 22 May 2019 and Tuesday 9 July 2019

Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Starts: Tuesday 4 June 2019 - 09:15 - 17:00
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
This event is open to all staff working in Camden's schools.
What does this event cover
What is Youth MHFA for Schools and Colleges?

Youth MHFA for Schools and Colleges has been designed especially with schools in mind. Based on the Youth MHFA course but targeted to meet the needs of educational environments, Youth MHFA Schools and Colleges will cover key topics around young people’s mental health and wellbeing, with a strong practical focus on how to support young people experiencing mental distress. Whilst the course is not a replacement for the two day Youth MHFA course, delegates will become Champions for better mental health in schools.

What will I learn about on a two day Youth MHFA for Schools and Colleges courses?

  • An in depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues 
  • Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening 
  • Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s through self-help sites, their place of learning, the NHS, or a mix – engaging with parents, carers and external agencies where appropriate
  • Ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive
  • Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing. 
These sessions will be a mix of presentations, discussions, and group work activities. A safe learning environment will be ensured and you will be supported throughout the whole course. If you don’t feel comfortable joining in certain parts, then there is no pressure to.

How can MHFA for Schools and Colleges make a difference?

  • Youth MHFA for Schools and Colleges teaches practical skills that can be used every day
  • It gives a deeper understanding to the complex issues relating to young people and mental health
  • It helps people recognise the signs and symptoms of mental health issues
  • It enables young people to access appropriate professional help
  • MHFA England has a proven track record and demonstrates its effectiveness through evaluation.
Please note
There are 2 sessions between Tuesday 4 June 2019 and Wednesday 5 June 2019

Excellence in Support Staff Leadership (EVENT FULL)

Starts: Thursday 25 April 2019 - 14:30 - 16:30 (This event has sessions that are still to run see below)
Venue : Acland Burghley School, 93 Burghley Road, London, NW5 1UJ map
Who is this event for
Support staff leaders in schools and non-teaching pastoral leaders who wish to consolidate and strengthen their leadership skills.
What does this event cover
Workshop 1: What does it mean to be a great leader in schools?

  • Exploring models of leadership
  • When to lead and when to manage 
  • Situational leadership
  • Juggling the leadership balls
  • Common pitfalls and how to avoid them!
Workshop 2: Understanding self and others

  • Reflect on your own style and how to user this knowledge to build effective teams
  • Vision and values
  • Learning from experiences of great leadership
Workshop 3: Building Trust

  • What the research tells us about the importance of trust
  • Strategies for building trust: the behaviours and approaches
  • Commonly identified dysfunctions and what to do about them
  • Effective delegation 
Workshop 4: Holding others to account and having those courageous conversations

  • Monitoring and evaluating your team’s performance
  • Exploring the moral purpose of holding your team to account
  • Practise courageous conversations live using typical scenarios
  • Create a blueprint for excellence in this area
Workshop 5: Effective meetings

  • The why and wherefore of meetings 
  • Exploring strategies for making the best use of meetings
  • Investing time wisely to raise achievement and improve well-being
Workshop 6: Developing your team

  • Looking forward for you and your team
  • Identifying professional learning and planning how to deliver this
  • Managing Out Performance
  • Book group exploring the middle leaders’ role in excellent schools
Please note
The current price of 3 Learning Blocks will revert to the 2019/20 Premium, Standard or Basic charges from Monday 1st April 2019. 

 Premium £300.00 /  Standard £330.00 / Basic £360.00  =  3 Learning Blocks
There are 6 sessions between Thursday 25 April 2019 and Tuesday 2 July 2019

Ofsted for Governors

Starts: Wednesday 5 June 2019 - 18:00 - 19:00
Venue : Crowndale Centre - Committee Room 5, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
Governors who are likely to be involved in an Ofsted inspection.
What does this event cover
This session will feature governors with recent experience of Ofsted speaking about their experiences, with supporting material from the Camden Learning governance team.
Please note
All governor training should now be booked via Governor Hub. Please contact Camden Learning via email at customersupport@camdenlearning.org.uk or by calling 020 7974 1122 if you need any support in making bookings.

Teaching RSE to Years 5 and 6

Starts: Wednesday 5 June 2019 - 09:30 - 15:30
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
Class teachers of Years 5 and 6.
What does this event cover
The training will enable teachers to be confident to teach RSE. By the end of the training teachers will:

  • Know what to teach at Year 5 and 6
  • Have a scheme of work with a range of activities and resources for teaching RSE
  • Have developed skills and confidence for teaching RSE
  • Have strategies for dealing with questions and managing discussions 
  • The training will take account of the new DfE guidance on Relationships Education
Please note

Transitions Training

Starts: Wednesday 5 June 2019 - 09:30 - 12:30
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
For practitioners working in the EYFS
What does this event cover
This short course will look at how we can best support children and parents during transitions and will give us the opportunity to look at what the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is asking of practitioners.

The session will be interactive where you will be able to share ideas, expertise and knowledge.

Aims:
- To look at best practice for all transitions.
- Explore how practitioners can support children and parents during transitions.
- Look at activities and documents to support transitions.
- To discuss Camden’s transition meetings.

Please note
Please bring your Early Years Foundation Stage documents.

Clerking for non-clerks

Starts: Thursday 6 June 2019 - 18:00 - 20:00
Venue : Crowndale Centre - Committee Room 1, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
Clerks to committees.
What does this event cover
This session will develop skills for clerks to committees, ensuring that they have an understanding of the law and an understanding of what makes for effective minutes. It is led by Owen Rees, who leads on clerking for Camden Learning.
Please note
All governor training should now be booked via Governor Hub. Please contact Camden Learning via email at customersupport@camdenlearning.org.uk or by calling 020 7974 1122 if you need any support in making bookings.

EYFS advice and support surgery

Starts: Thursday 6 June 2019 - 15:30 - 17:00
Venue : 5 Pancras Square 2.4 Coram, 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG, N1C 4AG map
Who is this event for
For all staff working in Private, Voluntary or Independent settings and Childminders.
What does this event cover
This is our termly surgery where you can come along and discuss practice issues on a one to one basis with an early years adviser.

The surgery is open to all staff from PVI settings, Childminders  and Committee Members from Early Years Settings - there is no need to book a place, simply turn up.

Looking forward to seeing you there!
Please note

Health and Safety for Site Managers and Caretakers

Starts: Thursday 6 June 2019 - 09:30 - 16:00
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
This course is considered mandatory for site management and caretaking staff. It provides an overview of health and safety requirements in relation to the premises and practical examples for managing significant risks. The training aims to dispel some of the myths surrounding health and safety and promote a proportionate and sensible approach to safety in schools.Other subjects covered include:

  • working at height
  • hazardous substances
  • fire safety
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What does this event cover
By attending the course, participants will:

  • understand their role and responsibilities in relation to managing premises related health and safety issues
  • be aware of how to manage health and safety on a practical and day to day basis
  • gain better awareness to sources of health and safety information and support
  • be able to implement a simple approach to managing health and safety
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