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Code: ENF/18/122 In-School Consultancy to Support School Improvement and Embed Professional Development

 

The following bespoke options will be delivered to individual schools by experienced Enfield Learning Consultants. This will allow schools to access high quality support in response to the specific needs of their school.

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1 TBA 00:00 - 00:00 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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1 TBA 00:00 - 00:00 TBA Map

Code: ENF/19/65 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 14 January 2020 09:00 - 13:00 Dugdale Centre Map
2 28 January 2020 09:00 - 13:00 Dugdale Centre Map
3 04 February 2020 09:00 - 13:00 Dugdale Centre Map
4 03 March 2020 09:00 - 13:00 Dugdale Centre Map
5 17 March 2020 09:00 - 13:00 Dugdale Centre Map

Code: ENF/20/17 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.

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1 29 January 2020 09:30 - 11:30 Dugdale Centre Map

Code: ENF/20/9 Primary and Secondary SENCo/Inclusion Network Meetings


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.

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1 04 February 2020 13:00 - 15:30 Houndsfield Primary School Map

Code: ENF/20/13 Supporting Children with Dyslexia and Persistent Learning Difficulties 2.00pm-3.30pm


course outline AND PURPOSE:

With 10% of the population estimated to have dyslexia, it is likely that every teacher will be teaching children on the dyslexic continuum. This course is designed as an open afternoon where you can browse resources, discuss the theme of the session and there will be time for consultation towards the end of the session. The course will also provide opportunities to gain an insight into some of the difficulties experienced by these children and young people. You will learn how the classroom environment can be adapted and be guided on how to specifically support these pupils.

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1 04 February 2020 14:00 - 15:30 St Michael's CE Primary School Map

Code: ENF/20/14 Supporting Children with Dyslexia and Persistent Learning Difficulties 3.30pm-5.00pm


course outline AND PURPOSE:

With 10% of the population estimated to have dyslexia, it is likely that every teacher will be teaching children on the dyslexic continuum. This course is designed as an open afternoon where you can browse resources, discuss the theme of the session and there will be time for consultation towards the end of the session. The course will also provide opportunities to gain an insight into some of the difficulties experienced by these children and young people. You will learn how the classroom environment can be adapted and be guided on how to specifically support these pupils.

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1 04 February 2020 15:30 - 17:00 St Michael's CE Primary School Map

Code: ENF/20/38 LA Funded ARP Liaison 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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1 13 February 2020 13:30 - 15:30 Dugdale Centre Map

Code: ENF/19/103 Developing Language and Social Skills through Sensory Play


COURSE OUTLINE AND PURPOSE:

This is an interactive session where we will be looking at activities we provide during ‘choosing time’ or ‘free flow play’, and the objectives they meet. We will be exploring a variety of sensory, messy and imaginative play activities and explore how these provide valuable opportunities to develop language and social play.

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1 25 February 2020 13:00 - 16:30 Dugdale Centre Map

Code: ENF/19/109 Safeguarding for Pupils with SEND


Target AUDIENCE:
Inclusion Managers/SENCOs, Designated Safeguarding Officers, Designated Teachers for LAC in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools

 

 

 

This half-day workshop provides staff with an appreciation of the increased safeguarding vulnerability of pupils with SEND across the age range and ways to mitigate the associated risks.

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1 25 February 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Dugdale Centre Map