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'Let me tell you a story': Bringing Books to Life in the EYFS (Cancelled)

Starts: Monday 30 March 2020 - 13:30 - 15:00
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
For all Early Years practitioners and Childminders working with children aged 2 - 5.
What does this event cover
This interactive training session aims to:

- Show how some favourite stories can support all areas of learning and development in the EYFS.

- Provide practical ideas on developing cross curricular opportunities and resources linked to some core early years books/stories.

- Demonstrate how to differentiate the teaching and learning linked to books/stories/rhymes to meet the needs of the mixed 2 – 5 age group.
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TRAUMA INFORMED COMMUNITIES LAUNCH – Building Community Resilience (Cancelled)

Starts: Monday 30 March 2020 - 10:00 - 12:00
Venue : Maiden Lane Community Centre, 156 St Paul's Cres, NW1 9XZ map
Who is this event for
For Managers and Designated Safeguarding Leads
What does this event cover
To launch “Trauma Informed Communities” in Camden,  screening of “Resilience” (Dartmouth films).


The film lasts 1 hour and will be followed by a Q&A discussion and an opportunity to get involved in developing the programme across Camden, with the support of the Wave Trust.
Please note
Please arrive 15mins before the screening time

Understanding and Supporting Emotional Development in Young Children (Cancelled)

Starts: Tuesday 31 March 2020 - 09:30 - 16:00
Venue : Crowndale Centre - Committee Room 1, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
For all early years practitioners who want to gain a greater understanding of children's emotional development, how this impacts upon behaviour and the link between language/communication skills and young children’s emotional regulation.
What does this event cover
Attendees will explore:

- The factors that influence young children’s emotional development, with a particular focus on language and communication.
- How the nursery environment can support children’s language and emotional skills.
- Strategies and top tips to promote healthy social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) development.
- Tools to promote a positive and effective approach to considering and supporting children's behaviour.
- Other agencies we can work with to support young children's SEMH.
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Mock Oftsted Inspection - Casa Latina

Starts: Wednesday 1 April 2020 - 09:00 - 16:00
Venue : Centro Infantil Menchu, Priory House, Kingsgate Place, London, NW6 4TA map
Who is this event for

Casa Latina Nursery Staff

What does this event cover

Mock Ofstead Inspection

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Private Fostering Briefing (Cancelled)

Starts: Thursday 2 April 2020 - 10:00 - 12:00
Venue : Vadnie Bish House, 1st Floor Meeting Room A, 33-43 Caversham Road, London NW5 2DR, NW5 2DR map
Who is this event for

For all Early Years practitioners in Settings and Childminders working with children aged 0 - 5
What does this event cover

Private fostering is a care arrangement between child’s parent and a private carer in which a child is looked after full time by someone who is not their immediate family and not by council approved foster carers. By law, private fostering arrangements must be registered with Camden Council, which has a duty to make sure that children living with private foster carers are being well cared fo

  • Give professionals an overview of the legal framework around private fostering and the referral process
  • Discuss best practice with regards to private fostering and the signs to look out
  • Discuss the barriers to identifying current arrangements and explore new strategies

Please share this offer with your teams to encourage attendance.
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Resilient families training, Cohort 4 Seminar

Starts: Monday 9 March 2020 - 09:30 - 16:30 (This event has sessions that are still to run see below)
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
This course is for practitioners and managers working with children, young people and families. Both LA Camden staff as well as staff from the VCS, Schools, Police and Health are invited to attend.

What does this event cover
The Resilient Families Framework training consists of three workshops (1 day each) and two practice integration sessions (2 hours). The Resilient Families Framework was designed collaboratively by Camden, AMBIT (Adaptive Mentalization-based Integrative Treatment, developed at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families) FPM (Family Partnership Model, developed by the Centre for Child and Parent Support) and input from the Voluntary and Community Sector. RFF supports practitioners to apply tools and processes in four core areas of their work: working with families; working with teams; working with networks and working in practice. The workshops provide an opportunity for practitioners to learn together about RFF, practice the tools and think about how they apply to their practice.

Please note
There are 5 sessions between Monday 9 March 2020 and Thursday 16 April 2020

FGM Awareness (Cancelled)

Starts: Saturday 25 April 2020 - 09:30 - 12:30
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for

For all Early Years practitioners in Settings and Childminders working with children aged 0 - 5.

What does this event cover
An FGM Awareness course is the perfect way to raise your understanding of the practice and improve your ability to spot warning signs

This is a free 2 hour workshop to raise awareness of FGM

During the workshop we shall discuss:

- The definition of FGM
- Global Frequency of practice
- Beliefs and Misconceptions
- Types of FGM
- How can we help?
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Early Years SENCO Forum 1: Transitions (Cancelled)

Starts: Tuesday 28 April 2020 - 09:30 - 11:30
Venue : Vadnie Bish House, 1st Floor Meeting Room A, 33-43 Caversham Road, London NW5 2DR, NW5 2DR map
Who is this event for
For all SENCOs working in Early Years Settings.
What does this event cover

SENCO forums are for all SENCOs in early years settings. They are an opportunity to share and acquire news and information about SEN issues and the role of the SENCO. The sessions allow for sharing and discussion of ideas and practice, as well as discussion around a particular area of interest. They allow for you to keep in touch and up to date, as well as network with other SENCOs.

This session will focus on transitions from nursery to school, and nursery to nursery, of children with SEND. The session will help SENCOs to plan a transition meeting for each child, plus consider ideas and activities that support children and families. You will be helped to identify which professionals should be invited to attend and which reports need to be produced in advance.

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Strategic Leadership

Starts: Wednesday 6 November 2019 - 09:30 - 12:30 (This event has sessions that are still to run see below)
Venue : Swiss Cottage School Development and Research Centre, 80 Avenue Road, London, NW8 6HX map
Who is this event for
The modules in this programme are for leaders moving into a new senior leadership role or increasing whole school leadership responsibilities.
What does this event cover
The programme develops the leadership and management skills to promote meaningful whole school improvement:

  • Leading Change & Strengthening School Culture
  • Financial Planning & Provision Development 
  • School Improvement Systems & Processes 
  • Holding to Account & Maintaining Culture
  • SEF & Monitoring and Evaluating Standards 
  • 1:1 Coaching Session to Support Professional Development
Please note
There are 5 sessions between Wednesday 6 November 2019 and Tuesday 9 June 2020

Excellence in Support Staff Leadership

Starts: Wednesday 15 January 2020 - 09:00 - 11:15 (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
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
There are 6 sessions between Wednesday 15 January 2020 and Wednesday 20 May 2020