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First Aid at Work Requalification

Starts: Wednesday 26 January 2022 - 09:30 - 16:30
Venue : Argyle Primary School, Tonbridge Street, London, WC1H 9EG map
Who is this event for
The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF) Requalifying Course is specifically designed to allow first aiders to renew their first aid at work qualification when their certificate is due to expire.

During this 2 day course, candidates will have the opportunity to practise essential first aid procedures, as well as learn the latest techniques for dealing with emergency situations and managing injuries and illnesses in the workplace.
What does this event cover
The role and responsibilities of a first aider; assessing an incident; managing an unresponsive casualty; cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs); recovery position; heart attack; stroke; chocking; epilepsy; asthma, diabetes; anaphylaxis shock; head and spinal injuries; chest injuries; wounds and bleeding; fractures; sprains, strains and dislocations; minor injuries; burns and scalds; poisoning; eye injuries.
Please note
There are 2 sessions between Wednesday 26 January 2022 and Thursday 27 January 2022

How can careers learning be effectively embedded into the secondary curriculum? (Cancelled)

Starts: Thursday 27 January 2022 - 16:00 - 17:00
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
Secondary teachers, careers leaders, 6th form leadership
What does this event cover
  • What is Gatsby benchmark 4
  • Examples of employer engagement in thecurriculum at different scales – from the single lesson to a interdisciplinary scheme of learning
  • Signposts to resources and how to start an employer relationship in Camden
  • Sharing the research available in this area and our practical experience of what works
  • How to evaluate the success of a careers in the curriculum intervention
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Playing, Learning and Thinking: Characteristics of Effective Early Learning

Starts: Thursday 27 January 2022 - 14:00 - 16:00
Venue : Rainbow Nursery, Saint Benet Church Hall, Lupton Street, London, NW5 2HY map
Who is this event for
For all Early Years practitioners working with children aged 0 - 5.
What does this event cover
The Characteristics of Effective Early Learning describe how children learn. These learning dispositions are needed for children to become successful lifelong learners.

This workshop will:
  • Provide an overview of the characteristics of effective early learning
  • Look at how children develop self-regulation
  • Explore ways in which practitioners can support the development of these skills in children
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RE Network Meeting

Starts: Thursday 27 January 2022 - 16:30 - 18:00
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
Primary and Secondary School Staff
What does this event cover
RE is an exciting, engaging and dynamic subject but one that some teachers often find challenging. These termly meetings are designed to offer help, advice and support for those responsible for managing and/or teaching RE in community schools in the London Borough of Camden.

Through this network, there will also be opportunities to celebrate and share existing good practice, find out about relevant events and resources (both locally and nationally) and time to focus on the key questions and concerns of the members themselves in collaboration with the course leader. The statutory syllabus for RE in Camden is supported by some exemplar schemes of learning and these sessions are also designed to enable participants to plan a programme for RE in their own schools that will shape the future of the subject in the years to come.

This initial session will explore in particular some of the main aspects of the role of the Subject Leader for RE with an emphasis on ensuring that all the relevant documentation is in place in each school.

The following aspects of the role will be addressed:
  • Auditing, Reviewing and Revising RE Documentation
  • Including Schemes Of Learning And Policy StatementsSupporting Colleagues and Monitoring Provision
  • Organising Existing Resources And/Or Selecting New Ones
  • Developing Your Own Subject Knowledge
  • Accessing Support, Including Professional Networks
  • Devising an Action Plan
The date and focus for the summer term meeting will be determined by those present at this initial meeting.
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Secondary SENDCO Forum

Starts: Thursday 27 January 2022 - 09:30 - 12:00
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session 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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Small Group Supervision Sessions (Cancelled)

Starts: Thursday 27 January 2022 - 16:00 - 17:00
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
All School Staff
What does this event cover
These supportive supervision sessions will be facilitated by a clinical psychologist. Supervision sessions are confidential and provide an opportunity for mental health leads to bring any work-related cases, situations or challenges that they are struggling with. These sessions can be used to gain further psychological understanding of specific cases or difficulties, guidance around supporting young people with mental health or reflecting on the personal impact of supporting young people who are struggling. Please note that attendees are expected to prepare what they would like to discuss in the session and take part in discussion. This supervision is separate from and different to management supervision. Please make sure you have signed the supervision agreement before the session.
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21st Century Leaders (Cancelled)

Starts: Monday 4 October 2021 - 14:00 - 17:00 (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
Primary, secondary and special school teachers and pastoral leaders who are in their first middle leadership post or those who wish to consolidate and strengthen their leadership skills.
What does this event cover
Session 1: What makes an outstanding middle leader?
  • Exploring models of leadership
  • When to lead and when to manage
  • Juggling the leadership balls
  • Common pitfalls and how to avoid them!

Session 2: High performing teams

  • The role of the middle leader in driving school improvement
  • Styles of leadership to get the most out of your team
  • Monitoring and evaluating your team’s performance
  • Turning your team around – the journey

Session 3: Holding others to account and having those courageous conversations

  • Exploring the moral purpose of holding your team to account
  • Watch a courageous conversation live and practice using typical scenarios
  • Create a blueprint for excellence in this area

Session 4: Managing upwards and tackling those tricky issues

  • The importance of managing upwards and strategies for achieving this successfully
  • Useful techniques for managing change and dealing with problems arising
  • What are the ingredients of great professional development?

Session 5: What are the behaviours and characteristics of a great team?

  • Transforming a group into a team   
  • Building trust
  • Effective delegation
  • Investing time wisely to raise achievement

Session 6: Planning Professional Development for your team

  • Book group exploring the middle leaders’ role in excellent schools
  • Looking forward for you and your team
Please note
There are 6 sessions between Monday 4 October 2021 and Tuesday 28 June 2022

Creating LGBTQ+ Inclusive Secondary Schools

Starts: Tuesday 1 February 2022 - 16:30 - 18:00
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
Staff responsible for PSHE, equality, inclusion, anti-bullying
What does this event cover
This annual training, during LGBT History Month will give schools ideas and strategies to become LGBTQ+ inclusive.

The training will cover

  • LGBTQ+ and the Equality Act
  • LGBTQ+ and the curriculum
  • Good practice in schools including whole school approaches, teaching, supporting and involving young people
  • Strategies to prevent and manage homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying and language
  • Good resources
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Fire Warden Training

Starts: Tuesday 1 February 2022 - 13:30 - 16:30
Venue : La Sainte Union Catholic School, Highgate Road, London, NW5 1RP map
Who is this event for
Safe I.S. qualified instructors are affiliated to the institute of Fire Engineers and provide a comprehensive Fire Safety Training course at your own premises, allowing companies to comply with current legislation and Fire Risk Assessments, This enables employees to meet their statutory insurance obligations and to protect staff and property under current Health and Safety Regulations (The 2005 Fire Regulatory Reform Act).
What does this event cover
Essential Training for Every Workplace

This course covers many aspects of a building evacuation including; Means of Escape, The Responsible Person, Fire Warden Responsibilities, Fire Telephones, Health and Safety Legislation and use of portable fire extinguishers.

The training officer will talk in detail about the premises with the trainees while conducting a walk around the building identifying escape routes, fire fighting equipment, suitable muster points and fire brigade access/liaison to deliver the best course relevant to your place of work.

Practical Fire Extinguisher Training

Including as part of the training course is a practical session where attendees will have hands-on experience with different types and sizes of fire extinguishers, their functionality and how they handle. This will then be utilised to extinguish a controlled demonstration fire using a specially designed ‘Fire Rig’.
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From knowing to deep understanding - Engaging with Global Concepts through the curriculum (Cancelled)

Starts: Tuesday 1 February 2022 - 16:30 - 17:30
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
Teachers in all phases who wish to better understand how Global Concepts (big Ideas that span multiple subjects) can be used to
facilitate and implement curriculum, shape teaching, and aid the move from knowing to a deep understanding within the process of learning.

Middle Leaders and Senior Leaders who would like to enhance their understanding of the role Global Concepts can play in shaping curriculum, teaching and learning.
What does this event cover
  • Participants will gain an understanding of what a concept is as an organising idea and mental construct
  • Understanding of the what and why of Concepts at different levels of scale - Global, Macro & Nested
  • Understanding of the benefits of engaging with Global Concepts (e.g. Rules, Systems, Culture) through the curriculum
  • Understanding of the hallmarks of an effective Concept driven curriculum 
  • Ability to apply Concepts in the design and delivery of curriculum
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