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eLearning: Information Sharing

‘Information sharing is vital to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. A key factor identified in many serious case reviews (SCRs) has been a failure by practitioners to record information, to share it, to understand its significance and then take appropriate action’ (HM Government, Information sharing, 2015).

Research, feedback from national and local SCRs and Lessons Learnt tells us that early intervention and child protection are both dependent on good information sharing practice. Therefore, appropriate and timely information sharing is the key to delive ...
Course Code: EDU 17/314

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eLearning: Nutrition and Healthy Eating

By teaching children healthy eating habits, and modelling these behaviours, you can help children maintain a healthy weight and normal growth. Also, the eating habits your children pick up when they are young will help them maintain a healthy lifestyle when they are adults.
Nutrition and Healthy Eating is aimed at nursery practitioners including cooks and chefs, as everyone has a responsibility to support the health and wellbeing of children they care for.
Course Code: EY 16/426

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eLearning: Safeguarding Training: Basic Awareness Level 1

The Government has defined the term 'safeguarding children' as 'The process of protecting children from abuse or neglect, preventing impairment of their health and development, and ensuring they are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care that enables children to have optimum life chances and enter adulthood successfully. Safeguarding Awareness Level 1 is suitable for those who have infrequent direct contact with children and young people, and may become aware of possible abuse or neglect.
Course Code: EDU 19/162

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AfC Induction: Welcome Event (AfC Colleagues) - session 1 of 3 (EVENT FULL)

Starting a new job in a new organisation is a daunting and sometimes a difficult task. Learning about your own role, the people you work with, the organisation and even the unwritten office rules all make for a challenging time. The Achieving for Children (AfC) induction programme is key in helping you find your feet, give you confidence and help you to make your mark in your new role.

AfC is passionate about the services that we deliver and the colleagues that we employ to deliver those services. We are very pleased to welcome all new staff into the organisation and hope that you will ha ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/103

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Session 1Thursday 17 October 201909:15 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Dealing with Difficult Conversations (EVENT FULL)

The needs of practitioners working in children’s services are continually changing. Staff are working in a fast changing business climate with unprecedented challenges, tight finances and customers with increasing expectations. It is therefore important to provide opportunities for staff to develop their skills and knowledge in a wide range of areas to ensure success in delivering the services our customers expect.

We have a range of courses available to support staff – from workshops that provide tools and techniques to help improve services, be creative, and capitalise on business opport ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/255

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Session 1Thursday 17 October 201913:30 - 16:30Guildhall - OD Training Room, Hall Road, KT1 1EU
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G-Suite Workshops: Getting the most from Google Sheets

G-Suite is now widely used by staff on a day to day basis. But are we getting the most out of the great potential that Google provides? We have a range of workshops in place that not only help build IT Literacy but will help you get to grips with Google’s functionality and capability.

This programme will cover the essential features and tools required to create, store and share files effectively within the Google environment. It also provides an overview of Google Docs and Sheets - as well as some other Google apps.

In order to consolidate learning and maximise the investment in tra ...
Course Code: EDU 19/838
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Session 1Thursday 17 October 201909:30 - 12:30Guildhall - OD Training Room, Hall Road, KT1 1EU
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HR Essentials

Achieving for Children (AfC) want managers and supervisors that are adaptable and highly skilled in a range of key areas. AfC have developed a set of leadership values and behaviours that provide clarity on expectations and requirements of leaders across the organisation. To support this, we have a wide range of business and management workshops available to managers and supervisors covering a range of subjects, from project management to leading change, from building teams to managing budgets.

Managers and supervisors are required to have an understanding of HR policies and procedures but ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/221

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Leadership Centre of Excellence - Leadership Insights: Having Professional Development Conversations Thumbnail

In a fast paced busy learning environment it is often hard to keep up to date with the latest learning, yet we know that as leaders and managers it is vitally important that you do. The Leadership Centre of Excellence will provide you with resources applicable to your roles, but also those roles that you support.

The Centre of Excellence is a virtual space in which we will share exciting learning and development opportunities. The idea of the Centre is to provide you, our leaders and managers, with the space and time to learn and develop in your roles. We recognise that you are all busy pe ...
Course Code: EDU 19/856
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Session 1Friday 18 October 201912:30 - 13:30Maidenhead Town Hall - Zone F Room 2, St Ives Road, SL6 1RF
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Lunch and Learn Session: Advocacy Service (Windsor and Maidenhead)

This is a one hour session on every Friday for all Windsor and Maidenhead AFC Staff to come together, share best practice, and refresh knowledge.

In Achieving for Children we think it is really important that teams and services are able to meet up regularly. What sets this concept apart from other courses is the accessibility and less framed structure of this approach.

The lunch and learn session are important, not just to share a level of expertise but they enable two way, regular communications among employees from different parts of AFC. With practitioner attendance we will be able t ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/262
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Session 1Friday 18 October 201912:00 - 13:00Maidenhead Town Hall - Zone F Room 1, St Ives Road, SL6 1RF
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PARIS Children's Services RBWM course (Windsor and Maidenhead)

PARIS is the Social Care and Health Care database used by RBWM to record all clients’ records. This course is mandatory for all PARIS users who need to be able to write to the PARIS database, upon successful completion of the course, users will be provided with write access to the PARIS system.

This course covers the basics that all PARIS users need to know to be able to successfully navigate the software and input or access appropriate data in client’s records.
Course Code: EDU 19/685
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Session 1Friday 18 October 201909:30 - 16:00Maidenhead Town Hall - Cookham Room, St Ives Road, SL6 1R
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