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Monthly Communication Archives: December 2021

Free computer science CPD – Introduction to Algorithms, Programming and Data

Take your first steps towards teaching computer science and establish a foundational knowledge of concepts, terminology and classroom practice. Find out how algorithms are designed and how programs are written to provide clear instructions to machines. Learn about the binary system used by computers to store and process data, and how to convert to and Continue reading →

14 December 2021

Babcock Spring Term Conferences

Leading your Curriculum Conference – Ensuring High Impact for Children: Research, Refine, Re-energise Thursday 27 January 2022 – Keynotes hosted online  Date to be confirmed 2022 – Workshops hosted online   School Administrator Conference: Grow and Develop your Working Practices Tuesday 1 February 2022 – A blended approach – choose to attend online or in Continue reading →

Early Years Attachment Based Beginnings (2 day CPD delivered in person)

This course has been created in partnership with our Early Years, Educational Psychology and Social Emotional and Mental Health teams. The course will help you build the skills and knowledge you need to understand, respond to and support children’s behaviour development at universal, targeted and specialist levels. Attachment Based Beginnings is designed to develop the Continue reading →

8 December 2021

Mathematics training and professional development

We’ve just published two brand new sessions (both fully funded for Devon LA schools and just £10 and £25 for all other schools). Y4 Multiplication Tables Check: 8 Feb 2022 This one hour online session will provide Year 4 teachers with the key information and knowledge required to ensure an informed approach to the Statutory Continue reading →

8 December 2021

Application deadline 7 January – National Professional Qualifications (NPQs)

We are still recruiting for the NPQs which we are offering in partnership with Ambition Institute. You can make an expression of interest by emailing  We will then register your interest on the Ambition Institute online portal and you will receive a request to complete an application form.  This is not onerous or complicated! Continue reading →

Learn to Read (free 1:1 help for adults)

The Exeter branch of the Read Easy charity have asked us to raise awareness of their free Learn to Read 1:1 support for adults. Please share this information as appropriate. Call them direct: 07942 367367 or 07486 858012 Email: Thank you.

EXPIRED Educational Visits UK Winter Magazine – South West of England

The Educational Visits UK Days Out South West of England  – Winter Magazine is a seasonal digital magazine (ezine) promoting what is happening regionally in museums and attractions to schools. Teachers can access the latest events, online workshops and new ideas for school trips, the majority of which has been provided by the museums/attractions themselves. We Continue reading →

SEND Online Learning Modules

SEND Online Learning Modules from Babcock Over the past few months we have been commissioned by DCC to write and/or produce a number of SEND online learning courses: Two SEND modules – introduction and further development Six condition specific modules (produced as part of the wider SEN 100 project) These courses, primarily for Devon schools Continue reading →

We have three vacant posts: a SEND Adviser and two Enablers

Babcock has vacancies for a SEND Adviser and an Enabler. SEND Adviser: You will provide strategic SEN leadership across Devon schools by providing advice and consultancy in order to improve outcomes for children and young people with SEN. SEND Adviser ( Enablers: we’re looking to recruit two Enablers to join the team. You will provide Continue reading →