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Monthly Communication Archives: September 2022

EXPIRED My Place, My Views – can you encourage your students to have their say about their local area?

South Hams and West Devon Councils are looking to engage local communities about planning in their local areas up to 2034. Planning is about meeting future needs so some of the most important voices are those of teenagers and young adults, however traditionally they are underrepresented. To try to improve this they have asked for Continue reading →

30 September 2022
To Cascade

Speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)

Developing vocabulary – 24 Nov 2022  This module focuses on the sound-meaning approach for vocabulary teaching, including how to plan direct vocabulary teaching using the STAR approach.The three vocabulary tiers and appropriate teaching strategies for each will be discussed as well as how to set up targeted vocabulary groups for learners needing more intensive support. Narrative skills – 28 Feb Continue reading →

Social, emotional, mental health, wellbeing and relational learning training

‘open’ Passive Intervention and Prevention Strategies (PIPS) training 10 Oct or Nov 2022 – Exeter Attachment Based Mentoring – 3 day programme (fully funded for Devon schools and schools that have a Devon child in care) starts either 8 Nov or 7 Feb  – two locations in Devon Attachment Based Mentoring for Designated Teachers, SENDCos and Senior Leaders (fully funded for Devon Continue reading →

Recruitment of KS2 school-based moderators (statutory process)

The KS2 Moderation Manager for Devon is seeking to appoint additional KS2 moderators to join the moderator team from June 2023.  The role is open to qualified teachers and senior leaders with current/recent Year 6 experience.  We are particularly hoping to recruit teachers to moderate in South Devon, Plymouth and Cornwall. Visit our website to Continue reading →

30 September 2022
To Cascade

Safeguarding training, mentoring and coaching

Safeguarding training Child Protection Level 3 Initial Training – Various dates in Autumn (online) Child Protection Level 3 Initial Training – Various dates in Autumn  (in person) Child Protection Refresher Training Group 3 and above – Various dates in  Autumn (online) Child Protection Refresher Training Group 3 and above – Various dates in  Autumn (in person) Responsibilities of a Safeguarding Lead – 15 Nov Continue reading →

Early years training and briefings

Leading the Learning in the EYFS – 5 Oct 2022 Early Years SENDCo Forums Commissioned in locality areas for networking (online) – various dates in Oct 2022 Early Years – How to support children’s learning in the continuous provision – 3 Nov 2022 Early Years Sensory Processing – 10 Nov 2022 EYFS Briefings for Schools  For more information >>> Teaching Assistant Briefings for Continue reading →

30 September 2022

Governance training (part two)

Key responsibilities Complaints – prevention and managing – 30 Nov 2022 Governance of safeguarding – 19 Oct 2022 Headteacher appraisal – the role of governors and trustees – 13 Oct 2022 Ofsted: what the board should expect and how to prepare – 11 Oct 2022 Parent engagement: a governance perspective- 8 Nov 2022 Pupil exclusions procedures – 16 Nov 2022  Responsibilities of a safeguarding lead – 15 Continue reading →

Governance training (part one)

Effective governance Developing your governor skills – the next step – 1 Dec 2022 (online) Governance briefings –  5 or 6 Oct 2022 (online) Induction for new governors/trustees – maintained and academy schools – 10 Nov 2022 (in person) 12 Oct or 23 Nov 2022 (online) Effective clerking *NEW* Clerking for a local governing body within a MAT – 11 Oct 2022 Continue reading →

Short Breaks Coffee Mornings

The Short Breaks Project is working to improve the short breaks offer for disabled children and their families. And as part of this work, we are working alongside Parent Carer Forum Devon to host a series of coffee mornings so that parents and carers can talk directly to us about their experiences of the service. Continue reading →

Autism Education Trust training

Autism Education Trust Governors – making sense of autism and leading good autism practice – 22 Nov 2022 Schools – making sense of autism – 4 Oct or 17 Nov 2022 Schools – good autism practice (4 modules) – starts 1 Nov 2022 Schools – leading good autism practice (3 modules) – starts 18 Oct 2022 Multi-agency and post-16 – good autism practice (4 modules) – starts 11 Continue reading →

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