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Monthly Communication Archives: November 2020

Babcock LDP – Closing the Word Gap – the challenge of our age (just published: English Blog)

Two things have come together for me over the last week.  Firstly, we have just run ‘Moving on with Vocabulary’, a conference where we have built on the work of schools in vocabulary development over the last 3 years. It was so exciting to see how far schools have come and how embedded the work Continue reading →

Babcock LDP – Devon Reading Fluency Intervention Project

The Devon Reading Fluency Project focuses on raising the achievement of Year 6 pupils in reading. This project will support students who are currently below the expected standard in reading and/or who may have difficulty accessing the reading required in the wider KS2 curriculum. The project is based on the very successful Herts for Learning Continue reading →

EXPIRED Social Mobility Foundation – Free 2021 Programmes for Year 12 Students

Students in Devon can apply for APP Residential and APP Reach. APP Residential – Sector or Employer Insights Instead of applying for a residential this year, students can apply for one of our sector or employer insight programmes. If our residentials can take place, they will happen during summer 2021, are mostly based in London and are free of charge, Continue reading →

The Impact of COVID-19 for Learners with SEND

Monday 8 February 2021 – Virtually Hosted via Click Meetings – 09:00 – 12:45 An exciting additional SEND event introduced in response to COVID-19. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are excited to be bringing you this additional SEND Seminar in February 2021. With our educationally renowned keynotes speakers originally booked for the 2020 SEND conference, we Continue reading →

Opening Doors: Building a Rich Reading Curriculum with Bob Cox

Thursday 21 January 2021 – Virtually Hosted via Click Meetings – 09:00 – 13:00 Reading has been firmly re-established at the heart of the curriculum in light of the revised Education Inspection Framework. This event will support schools with both guidance on what to expect from Ofsted, in relation to reading, and also some real Continue reading →

Safeguarding Conference 2020 – Out of Harm’s Way

Tuesday 15 December 2020 – Virtually Hosted via Click Meetings – 09:30 – 15:30 The 2020 Conference focuses on the exploitation and abuse of children, both sexual and criminal. You will: Hear from expert speaker Sammy Woodhouse with her personal experience of child sexual abuse and knife crime/gang related activities Attend supporting sessions delivered by Continue reading →

New – Babcock Mathematics Research Talks

This series of online mathematics research talks focusses on small-scale research projects of interest to teachers and all involved in mathematics education. BMR 5 “Could role play be important for mathematics learning?” Dr Helen Williams International evidence points to a persistent, consistent decline in pupils’ attitudes to and confidence in mathematics. Helen’s PhD examined one school’s Continue reading →

Babcock LDP – Autism Education Trust Courses

In case you missed, we have a bunch of Autism focused training coming in December! These courses are for Devon Schools only. These courses focus on a variety of areas from practitioners and governors to early years settings and higher education. Take a look: Making Sense of Autism and Leading Good Autism Practice for Governors Continue reading →

Babcock LDP – Newly Published Training

Babcock LDP have just released some new training onto our shop. You can see what’s new below. SLCN: Colourful Semantics – 05 May 2021 SLCN: Narrative Skills – 16 June 2021 SLCN: Supporting Language Behaviour – 24 May 2021 School Attendance Workshop – Various dates in December KS1 Statutory Assessment Training for Year 2 – Continue reading →

Farmington Scholarships – for Head teachers and Teachers of Religious Education and associated subjects

Applications for the 2021/22 Farmington Scholarships are now open. These are Scholarships available to teachers of Religious Education and associated subjects in UK secondary, primary, and special needs schools. Head teachers who wish to undertake research into either religious education or values education are also eligible to apply. Scholarships cover the cost of tuition, essential Continue reading →

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