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Code: ENF/20/115 Makaton Level 1 and 2 Sign and Symbol Workshop - postponed to summer term 2021


Course outline and purpose:

This intensive 2-day course, accredited by Makaton, is designed to enable participants to use prescribed signs, symbols and speech to support and develop children’s communication skills.

The workshops will provide a practical introduction to the use of sign, symbol together with speech, teaching stages 1 to 4 plus additional vocabulary of the Core Vocabulary. Sessions will also include discussions about commonly asked questions, tips for effective sign & symbol use and how to start using Makaton in your settings to aid, support and accelerate the development of language for individuals and groups of children.

The course consists of 4 modules created by Makaton; each module must be completed as set out for you to receive your Makaton Certificate.

In order to ensure high quality training our Licensed Tutors will adhere to Makaton’s guidelines.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 TBA 09:15 - 16:00 TBA Map
2 TBA 09:15 - 16:00 TBA Map

Code: ENF/18/142 Secondary Speech and Language Support in the Classroom: An accredited ELKLAN course


Course outline AND PURPOSE:

This course will provide opportunities for participants to develop knowledge and practical ideas to promote the communication skills of all secondary pupils; but particularly those with speech and language difficulties, and apply this in their daily practice.

 

This is a Level 3 course (equivalent to A Level standard). It is accredited through the Ascentis and involves 90 hours of study of which 20 hours are spent in formal training sessions and the remainder is private study and in school activities to compile a portfolio.

Schools will need to set aside time for learners to carry out this work.

 

THE COURSE AIMS TO:

Provide theoretical knowledge and share an abundance of practical skills including:-

What is communication?


Memory, learning styles and motivation


Understanding words and sentences


Verbal reasoning


Encouraging expressive language development


Promoting social skills


Links with literacy

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 TBA 00:00 - 00:00 TBA Map

Code: ENF/20/199 SEND and EAL: Distinguishing the Difference


COURSE OUTLINE AND PURPOSE:

This half-day workshop provides staff with the opportunity to consider different types of learners and explore how professionals might distinguish between pupils’ language needs and pupils with learning difficulties. It demonstrates effective provision for pupils who are learning English as an additional language; focusing particularly on pupils whose progress may be causing concern. It explores appropriate assessment procedures and provision in the context of the most recent legislation.

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1 TBA 09:30 - 12:30 TBA Map

Code: ENF/20/113 SENCo Induction Training - Virtual Session


Couse outline and purpose:

This course will introduce and cover topics that a SENCO / Inclusion Manager needs to know about.

On 1st October we will focus on:-

Current legislation and statutory advice from the DFE

Inclusion

Code of Practice

Roles and Responsibilities of a SENCO

Enfield local context

On 14th October the session will focus on Primary or Secondary specific practice and issues, the group will be divided for this session.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 October 2020 09:30 - 11:00 Virtual Meetings Map
2 14 October 2020 09:30 - 11:00 Virtual Meetings Map

Code: ENF/20/114 Down Syndrome Network Meeting- Making the Classroom More Inclusive - Virtual Session

Course outline and purpose: 

This network has been developed by EYSI in response to requests from staff supporting pupils with Down Syndrome, and is back by popular demand. It provides a forum to develop and share ideas and strategies, and to gain advice. Staff will have the opportunity to develop their understanding of the difficulties faced by pupils with Down Syndrome in the school environment, and develop their skills in supporting them.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 October 2020 09:30 - 11:00 Virtual Meetings Map

Code: ENF/20/112 LA Funded ARP Liaison Meeting - Virtual Meeting

Target Audience:

ARP managers are expected to attend these termly meetings.

Senior leaders who line manage the ARP managers, are welcome to attend.

These meetings will enable managers to review and share best practice and to consider current developments and research. Opportunities to network about the theory and practice of strategic ARP management will be integral to each session. Colleagues will be encouraged to suggest items for the agenda of these meetings. 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 October 2020 15:30 - 16:30 Virtual Meetings Map

Code: ENF/20/217 Primary and Secondary SENCo/Inclusion Network Meeting - Virtual Session


Course outline and purpose:

These regular online meetings are intended to keep SENCOs and Inclusion Managers up to date with new developments within SEND. They will provide a forum for information sharing, training and discussion/consultation around aspects of SEND and Inclusion. Inclusion Managers and SENCos are encouraged to suggest topics for these meetings.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 November 2020 15:30 - 16:30 Virtual Meetings Map

Code: ENF/20/152 A Colourful Approach to Communication and Learning - Virtual Session


Course outline and purpose:

This online course will explore the theory behind the Colourful Semantics (Alison Bryan) approach to language learning and how this can be adapted and used to support children within a school/classroom context. It will help participants identify practical applications for their own setting. The course consists of two half days. The 2-part course is structured to allow participants time to reflect and develop their own practical applications between the two sessions which are held 6-8 weeks apart.

9.00-10.00    Taught session

10.00-11.30   Independent task to be done

(10.15 Drop in offer for previous course LSAs)

11.30-12.30   Second taught session

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 September 2020 09:00 - 12:30 Virtual Meetings Map
2 10 November 2020 09:00 - 12:30 Virtual Meetings Map

Code: ENF/20/110 SENCo Inclusion Conference - postponed until Spring term 2021

Course outline and purpose:

These termly conferences aim to keep SENCOs up to date with developments in SEND and provide training that can be cascaded to school staff in the broad areas of need outlined in the Code of Practice. Topics for the conferences will reflect developments within SEND.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 November 2020 09:00 - 16:00 Houndsfield Primary School Map

Code: ENF/21/22 ELKLAN - Speech and Language Support for 5-11s


Course outline and purpose: 

 The course is accredited through the Ascentis and involves 90 hours of study of which 20 hours are spent in formal training sessions. To gain accreditation it is necessary to compile a portfolio. Learners will need to spend at least 50 hours reflecting on course sessions, preparing and implementing activities and compiling their portfolios. Schools will need to set aside time for learners to carry out this work. Sessions are held fortnightly to make planning for this easier. All course participants will compile an online portfolio at Level 3.

PLEASE NOTE: It is recommended that 2 staff from any school attend this course.

THE COURSE AIMS TO:

Provide some theoretical knowledge and share an abundance of practical skills and ideas in the following areas:

Week 1:
What is communication
Improving listening, attention and independent learning skills
Week 2:
Listening, memory and understanding spoken language
Modifying adults’ speech to help a child understand language
Week 3:
Understanding beyond simple sentences
Expressive language development
Week 4:
Promoting effective communication and social skills
Supporting children with unclear speech
Week 5:
Linking speech to reading and writing
Management of stammering and other issues raised during the course

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 January 2021 09:00 - 13:00 St Ignatius College Map
2 20 January 2021 09:00 - 13:00 St Ignatius College Map
3 03 February 2021 09:00 - 13:00 St Ignatius College Map
4 24 February 2021 09:00 - 13:00 St Ignatius College Map
5 10 March 2021 09:00 - 13:00 St Ignatius College Map