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28 courses found

Code: ENF/21/22 ELKLAN - Speech and Language Support for 5-11s to be moved to the Summer Term Face to Face


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

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 TBA 09:00 - 13:00 St Ignatius College Map
2 TBA 09:00 - 13:00 St Ignatius College Map
3 TBA 09:00 - 13:00 St Ignatius College Map
4 TBA 09:00 - 13:00 St Ignatius College Map
5 TBA 09:00 - 13:00 St Ignatius College 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.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 TBA 09:30 - 12:30 TBA Map

Code: ENF/21/14 An Introduction to ADHD


Course outline and purpose:

The session will clearly explain how ADHD affects not only a child’s behaviour but also how they learn and develop relationships. It will look at executive function deficits and strategies to overcome them thus improving the child’s inclusion in school.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 January 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Virtual Meetings Map

Code: ENF/21/64 Introduction to Coaching - two sessions - you need to attend both sessions

Target Audience:

Primary, Secondary and Special school teachers in all phases, and settings.

Understand how developing coaching skills can enhance effectiveness when developing staff.

Course outline and purpose:

This is an opportunity to take part in a coaching taster session. Coaching is a core component of leadership courses and is an effective tool in raising performance and building capacity.


Outcomes from the course

  • Greater confidence in talking with staff and helping staff improve performance in the classroom
  • Supporting staff in making positive changes 
  • Increased effectiveness as a leader
  • Develop some basic coaching skills 

This course consists of two twilight sessions.
Applicants who secure a place will need to attend both sessions

 

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 January 2021 16:15 - 17:30 Virtual Meetings Map
2 23 March 2021 16:15 - 17:30 Grange Park Primary School Map

Code: ENF/21/44 Talking Mats – Foundation Training


Course outline and purpose:

Talking Mats is an award-winning, evidence-based communication tool that facilitates children and young people to make their views known. The course consists of two half days. The 2-part course is structured to allow participants time to reflect and develop their own communication skills between the two sessions which are held 4-6 weeks apart. Delegates will receive one topic set of symbols.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 January 2021 09:15 - 13:15 Virtual Meetings Map
2 02 March 2021 09:15 - 13:15 Houndsfield Primary School Map

Code: ENF/21/12 Chairing a Multi-Agency Meeting (MAM) - online


Course outline and purpose:

To assist staff through the EHCP MAM process . This course will take you through the process of the MAM and will clarify roles and responsibilities of participants. Staff attending will have access to the latest paperwork and participate in a mini MAM case study.

 

 For the Annual Review session please go to coure ENF/21/118

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 January 2021 15:45 - 16:45 Virtual Meetings Map

Code: ENF/21/18 Down’s Syndrome Network Meeting- Making the Classroom More Inclusive

Course outline and purpose:

This network has been developed by EYSI in response to requests from staff supporting pupils with Down’s 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’s Syndrome in the school environment, and develop their skills in supporting them.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 January 2021 09:30 - 11:00 Virtual Meetings Map

Code: ENF/20/115 Makaton Level 1 Sign and Symbol Workshop - Online


Course outline and purpose:

This intensive 1-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.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 January 2021 10:30 - 15:30 Virtual Meetings Map
2 22 October 2020 09:15 - 16:00 TBA Map

Code: ENF/21/8 Primary and Secondary SENCo/Inclusion Network Meeting


Course outline and purpose:

These regular 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.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 February 2021 15:30 - 16:30 Virtual Meetings Map

Code: ENF/21/118 Conducting an Annual Review - online


Course outline and purpose:

To assist staff through the EHCP Annual Review process. This course will take you through the process of the Annual Review and will clarify roles and responsibilities of participants.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 February 2021 15:45 - 16:45 Virtual Meetings Map