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EYFS Leaders Meeting

Starts: Tuesday 21 May 2019 - 09:30 - 15:30
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
High quality Early Years provision makes a difference to children’s life chances and the higher the quality of this provision, the longer its impact can be seen. The effectiveness of EYFS leadership is one of the key drivers of this quality.

The termly EYFS leaders meetings provide a forum for EYFS leaders to meet each other and exchange ideas and information between Camden schools.

Termly meetings will:

  • Support EYFS Leaders to ...
What does this event cover
EYFS leaders will be more effective in their role and up to date with latest development / initiatives. Leaders will have the opportunity to share best practice and informally network with colleagues.
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Paediatric First Aid

Starts: Tuesday 21 May 2019 - 09:30 - 16:00
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
The QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification is ideal for those who work or intend to work in a childcare setting as it is been specifically designed to fulfil Ofsted’s first aid requirements for early years teachers, nursery workers and childminders.

Successful candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider, and will be equipped with the necessary skills to administer safe and effective treatment when deal ...
What does this event cover
The roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider; assessing an emergency situation; dealing with an unresponsive infant or child; recovery position; cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs); chocking; head and spinal injuries; fractures; anaphylaxis and allergic reactions; meningitis; asthma; febrile convulsions; seizures; diabetic emergencies; poisoning; burns and scalds; electric shock; external bleeding; hypovolemic shock; eye, ear and nose conditions; bites and stings; minor injuries; treatment for hot and cold body temperatures.
Please note
There are 2 sessions between Tuesday 21 May 2019 and Wednesday 22 May 2019

Safeguarding Children for the designated person

Starts: Tuesday 21 May 2019 - 09:30 - 15:30
Venue : Vadnie Bish House, !st Floor Meeting Room A, 33-43 Caversham Road, London NW5 2DR, NW5 2DR map
Who is this event for
For Settings and Childminders working in the EYFS with children aged 0 - 5 who are the designated person, and Committee Members responsible for the EYFS.
What does this event cover
The session will focus on:

- The role and responsibilities of the designated person.
- EYFS safeguarding and welfare requirements.
- How to make a referral to MASH.
- Multi agency working.
- Allegations made against the adult.
- Creating a safer early years environment.
- Introducing Prevent Duty.
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Computer Proficiency for your Workplace

Starts: Wednesday 22 May 2019 - 09:30 - 16:30
Venue : Camden City Learning Centre (CLC), Charrington Street, Somers Town, London, NW1 1RD map
Who is this event for
This event is for all school support staff.
What does this event cover
  • Specific Support Staff Sessions
  • Excel
  • Word
  • File Management
  • Ideas on Supporting the Child - online resources to support learning
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Secondary SENDCO Forum

Starts: Wednesday 22 May 2019 - 09:15 - 12:15
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
SENDCOs in Secondary Schools and Further Education Colleges.
What does this event cover
These meetings will support SENDCOs, Inclusion managers and deputy SENDCOs in their role.

We will draw on the expertise and skills in Camden schools (emphasising peer support) as well as on specialist services and teams.

We will cover issues such as improving outcomes for pupils with SEND, self-evaluation of SEND provision in schools, statutory requirements e.g. EHC Assessment and Plan, Annual Reviews, SEN funding, identification and assessment, planning, support from specialist services, Independent Support (SENDIASS), Interventions ' e.g. literacy, self-evaluation and improvement planning etc.

We will also be responsive to specific requests from SENDCOs.
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Planning in the Moment

Starts: Thursday 23 May 2019 - 09:00 - 13:00
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
This training is relevant to all practitioners working in the EYFS with children aged 0 - 5.
What does this event cover
Ofsted have a clear focus on the quality of teaching and learning and inspectors make judgements on: “the quality and timeliness of adults’ interventions and how well any learning that children demonstrate is built on by the adults working with them”. This training offers the opportunity to take a close look at the observation, assessment and planning cycle and how effective early years teachers plan ‘in the moment’.

“This is where the real potential for supporting children’s learning lies, since it allows adults accurately and immediately to meet and support a child according to individual needs and circumstances.”

- We will look at how daily interactions between the adult and child support learning and development.

- We will look at how to evaluate observations using the characteristics of effective learning.

- We will look at how the learning environment supports quality interactions.
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Primary SENDCO Forum

Starts: Thursday 23 May 2019 - 09:15 - 12:15
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
SENDCOs in Primary Schools.
What does this event cover
These meetings will support SENDCOs, Inclusion managers and deputy SENDCOs in their role.

We will draw on the expertise and skills in Camden schools (emphasising peer support) as well as on specialist services and teams.

We will cover issues such as improving outcomes for pupils with SEND, self-evaluation of SEND provision in schools, statutory requirements e.g. EHC Assessment and Plan, Annual Reviews, SEN funding, identification and assessment, planning, support from specialist services, Independent Support (SENDIASS), Interventions ' e.g. literacy, self-evaluation and improvement planning etc.

We will also be responsive to specific requests from SENDCOs.
Please note

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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Secondary Leadership Breakfast Briefing

Starts: Tuesday 4 June 2019 - 08:00 - 09:00
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
Secondary Headteachers, Deputy Headteachers and Assistant Headteachers – up to two delegates per school.

This ‘quick-fire’ Leadership briefing provides secondary school leaders with access to the most up to date local and national information, research and guidance for developing their schools.
What does this event cover
  • To keep secondary leaders informed and up to date on national and local developments and research
  • To draw attention to changes in policy and legislation and implications for school leadership
  • To share good and innovative practice from within Camden, nationally and beyond
Please note
This event is free to all schools who are members of Camden Learning.

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