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Early Years Conference 2019 - Exploring Creativity and Communication - 3rd July 2019
08 Mar
Suitable for all practitioners working in Early Years, NQT’s, early years co-ordinators, middle and senior leaders. This conference is a unique opportunity to learn from leading experts in the Early Years sector. It will provide you with inspirational advice and ideas to build strategies for success to ensure the highest quality EYFS practice and provision. The Entrust Early Years Conference 2019 will provide you with an amazing opportunity to hear key note presentations from the renowned early years expert Alistair Bryce -Clegg and inspire you to reflect on communication and creativity with young children. In addition to this, there will be a range of presentations to support you to develop effective strategies to overcome common challenges in early years provision such as behaviour, school readiness and narrowing the gap for disadvantaged children. This conference will enable you to: • Keep up to date with the latest developments in early years • Enthuse you with expert knowledge and ideas to develop your early years pedagogy • Learn effective strategies to support young children’s school readiness • Support you to improve outcomes for disadvantaged children • Reflect and network with other early years practitioners Featuring Keynote Speaker Alistair Bryce-Clegg Alistair enjoyed a successful 10 year career as the Head teacher of three-form entry Infant school and Early Years Unit in Cheshire. Alongside his headship he established a consultancy career specialising in the education of children in the Early Years. Demand for his consultancy became so great that Alistair left headship and established ABC Does… (abcdoes.com). Most of his time is spent supporting practitioners in their settings or delivering key notes and training, specialising all aspects of Early Years practice and management for both the maintained and non-maintained sectors nationally and internationally. Alistair is also an award-winning author and product designer, whose work has been published in a number of books and magazines. Alongside support and training for a range of settings and schools Alistair also works Internationally and with Local Authorities across the UK. Only £150 + VAT - Book your place today... To book your place on this conference please call 0333 300 1900 or click here Early Years Conference 2019 - 03/07/2019, 09:00-16:00, Entrust Riverway Centre, Riverway, Stafford, ST16 3TH Booking code: EY-0719-T010
Lifting the Lid off Leadership for Headteachers and Governors
08 Mar
Lifting the Lid off Leadership for Headteachers and Governors Friday 3rd May 2019, 08:30 – 12:40 Entrust Riverway Centre, Riverway, Stafford, ST16 3TH This course will support you and your Governors to explore current topics including PREVENT, the safe use of technology, finance and curriculum. Featuring Keynote Speaker Andrew Warren Updates from the DfE and Q&A Opportunity *See attached flyer for further details and agenda.*
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Educational Visits Coordinator Course (EVC)
The course is provided by the Outdoor Education Advisors Panel and delivered on their behalf by Entrust. It will give an overall insight into the benefits of Learning Outside the Classroom experiences including curriculum based visits,adventurous activities, residential and overseas visits. The attendees will be shown how and where to access guidance and be given examples of good practice. This will include information on visit planning, use of providers, assessing competency of staff, risk benefit analysis,monitoring visits and evaluating outcomes. The course will make reference to Evolve but it is NOT an Evolve Training Course. It is aimed at people who are in the role of EVC at their establishment. These people should have experience of delivering or assisting with educational visits although this is not essential. If an attendee does not have this experience it is advised that they have a colleague back at their establishment who does have visit experience and can assist them with their role. The course will consist of powerpoint presentations with interactive tasks and discussions spread throughout the day to enhance the presentations and attendees learning.
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COSHH - Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
The course is an interactive session which allows delegates to participate in activities, ask questions and develop the risk assessment skills they need to assess the risk of substances in their workplace. The course includes the steps to a successful completion of a COSHH assessment which include: Step 1 - Gathering information about the substances, the work and the working practices Step 2 - Evaluating the risks to health (risk assessment) Step 3 - Deciding on the necessary measures to control risk Step 4 - Recording the assessment. Step 5 - Reviewing the assessment
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The National Award for Special Educational Needs (SEN) Coordination (Postgraduate Certificate) Cohort 10
Our programme - Builds upon your existing skills, experience and/or qualifications - Enables you to develop skills, knowledge and understanding which are practical, relevant and applicable to the SENCO role. - Using a face to face delivery you will have the opportunity to network with other SENCOs and receive hands on support. - The course keeps participants up to date with relevant legislative changes, key policy intiaitves, emerging research evidence and the implications of these for practice. The course will ensure that SENCOs working in a range of settings are able to carry out their responsibilities in relation to key taks outlined in the SEN Code of Practice (2014).