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eLearning: Equality and Diversity

Maintaining an awareness of issues surrounding equality and diversity is essential to any organisation. This revealing course is split into four modules to thoroughly explore the issues involved and their relevance to us all, including protections laid out in the Equality Act 2010.

With this course you will learn inclusion in terms of equality and diversity and the universal benefits of promoting an inclusive workplace. The course discusses protected characteristics and explains the problems surrounding prejudice and discrimination.

This course is intended for anyone who would like to ...
Course Code: EDU 19/1007

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Young People’s Voices - Personalisation and Participation (SEND)

‘Participation is important because it brings everyone closer’ (Young person with SEND, 2017)

It is a fundamental right of all children and young people to be heard and this is enshrined as one of the 4 core principles of the United Nations Convention on The Rights of The Child. (1989)

The Children Act (1989 & 2004) made it a requirement for local authorities to give “due regard to a child’s wishes” in relation to making decisions and taking actions to protect individual children, as well as providing services.

According to the most recently updated SEND Code of Practice guidelines (2 ...
Course Code: SFVSS 20/219
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Session 1Friday 30 October 202013:00 - 16:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Friday 27 November 202013:00 - 16:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Introduction to ADHD – Level 1

This course will enable practitioners working with children and young people and/or their families to increase their understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The course will provide an overview of what ADHD is and the impact it has upon school and home life. By the end of the day practitioners will have the essential skills and knowledge to better support children and their families locally.

ADHD is thought to affect 2–5% of school-age children and young people in the UK (NICE, 2018).
https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/qs39/documents/care-and-support-for-people-w ...
Course Code: SFVSS 20/245
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Session 1Wednesday 4 November 202010:00 - 15:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Working with Autistic Spectrum Conditions - Level 2

“Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition that affects social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour.
In children with ASD, the symptoms are present before three years of age, although a diagnosis can sometimes be made after the age of three. It's estimated that more than 1 in every 100 people in the UK has ASD. More boys are diagnosed with the condition than girls. (NHS, 2016)”
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/autism/

This course is for practitioners who already possess some knowledge of Autism and are supporting children and young people on the spectrum. This programme wo ...
Course Code: EDU 20/740
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Session 1Tuesday 10 November 202009:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Tuesday 17 November 202009:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Epilepsy Awareness

This course is a short course that will provide an introduction to Epilepsy. ‘Epilepsy is a complex neurological condition which affects approximately 1:100 of the general population (approximately 1:240 children under 16).’ (Epilepsy Action, 2018)

People’s knowledge of epilepsy is often limited, and there are a lot of misconceptions. This course will increase your knowledge of epilepsy, and increase your confidence were you to have to deal with a situation where someone is having a seizure.

‘Epilepsy is a common condition that affects the brain and causes frequent seizures. Seizures ar ...
Course Code: EDU 20/855
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Session 1Friday 13 November 202010:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Working with ADHD – Level 2

This course will build on content from the ‘Introduction to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)’ level 1 course. By the end of this course practitioners who are working directly with children and young people and/or their families will have the essential knowledge and understanding of ADHD, enabling them to work more effectively with those children and families. The course will particularly focus on supporting and managing ADHD in children and young people. Attendance at level 1 ADHD training is required before commencement of this course.

ADHD is thought to affect 3–9% of scho ...
Course Code: EY 20/062
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Session 1Wednesday 9 December 202010:00 - 15:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Deaf Awareness

This year, we are offering deaf awareness and sign language workshops for practitioners across Kingston, Richmond and Windsor and Maidenhead. This training is essential for staff and volunteers, in their work with vulnerable service users and families.

Throughout history sign language has been regarded as inferior and not recognised as a proper language at all, but as a system of mime and gestures. Although sign language has been around for over a hundred years, it was not until 1974 that it was acknowledged that sign language is a language in its own right and officially named 'British Sig ...
Course Code: EDU 20/088
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Session 1Tuesday 12 January 202110:00 - 13:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Young People’s Voices - Personalisation and Participation (SEND)

‘Participation is important because it brings everyone closer’ (Young person with SEND, 2017)

It is a fundamental right of all children and young people to be heard and this is enshrined as one of the 4 core principles of the United Nations Convention on The Rights of The Child. (1989)

The Children Act (1989 & 2004) made it a requirement for local authorities to give “due regard to a child’s wishes” in relation to making decisions and taking actions to protect individual children, as well as providing services.

According to the most recently updated SEND Code of Practice guidelines (2 ...
Course Code: SFVSS 20/220
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SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Tuesday 19 January 202113:00 - 16:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Tuesday 23 February 202113:00 - 16:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Introduction to ADHD – Level 1

This course will enable practitioners working with children and young people and/or their families to increase their understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The course will provide an overview of what ADHD is and the impact it has upon school and home life. By the end of the day practitioners will have the essential skills and knowledge to better support children and their families locally.

ADHD is thought to affect 2–5% of school-age children and young people in the UK (NICE, 2018).
https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/qs39/documents/care-and-support-for-people-w ...
Course Code: SFVSS 20/221
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Session 1Tuesday 26 January 202109:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Conditions - Level 1

“Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how they make sense of the world around them. It is a spectrum condition, which means that, while all people with autism share certain difficulties, their condition will affect them in different ways” (The National Autistic Society, 2016).
https://www.autism.org.uk/about/what-is/asd.aspx

The number of school-age children and young people diagnosed with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to rise year on year. It is essential that these individ ...
Course Code: EDU 20/737
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Session 1Tuesday 9 February 202109:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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