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The New Ofsted Framework - Implications for Governing Boards (Briefing) (Governors) (EVENT FULL)

Ofsted’s new Education Inspection Framework comes into effect in September 2019. The aim of the new framework is to refocus inspections of schools to make sure that learners receive a high-quality education, through the school’s rich curriculum offer.

HMCI Amanda Spielman, said, ‘The new framework puts the real substance of education at the heart of inspection and supports leaders and teachers who act with integrity. We hope early years, schools and college leaders will no longer feel the need to generate and analyse masses of internal data for inspection. Instead, we want them to spend th ...
Course Code: EDU 19/490

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Session 1Thursday 12 September 201918:30 - 20:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Business and Report Writing

Organisations of all sizes rely on a range of written communications to persuade, influence and inform. In today’s digital world, this increasingly includes the use of social media, however, more formal mediums such as reports are still a requirement in most organisations. This course will explore the purpose of business and report writing and the skills required to effectively compose a range of different communications.

The needs of practitioners working in children’s services are continually changing. Staff are working in a fast changing business climate with unprecedented challenges, t ...
Course Code: BSS 19/048
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Session 1Friday 13 September 201909:30 - 12:30Guildhall - OD Training Room, Hall Road, KT1 1EU
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Early Education Funding – Provider Portal Training

This course is an introduction to the online Synergy Provider Portal. It is essential that providers of 2-4 childcare attend this event. From September, new legislation means that eligible parents can now claim up to 30 free hours of childcare. This means providers will be required to claim for both standard hours, and any additional hours the children are eligible for.

The facilitator will talk though how to use the Synergy Provider Portal, the online tool used to submit Early Education Funding (EEF) claims to AfC.

The event will be as interactive as possible, the facilitator will pro ...
Course Code: EDU 19/702
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Session 1Monday 16 September 201919:00 - 21:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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LSCP Safeguarding Children: A Shared Responsibility Level 2 (EVENT FULL)

No matter where you work you are likely to encounter children during the course of your normal working activities. You are in a unique position to be able to observe signs of abuse or neglect, or changes in behaviour which may indicate a child may be being abused or neglected.

All those working with children and young people should make sure that they are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect, that they question the behaviours, not taking everything they are told at face value. This course is for staff and volunteers in regular contact or who have a period of intense but irregular contac ...
Course Code: EDU 19/225

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Session 1Monday 16 September 201909:30 - 13:30Kingston United Reformed Church, Eden Street, KT1 1HZ
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AfC Induction: Welcome Event (AfC Colleagues) - session 1 of 3

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 19/102
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Session 1Tuesday 17 September 201909:15 - 16:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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How to Refer to the Single Point of Access (SPA) and Early Help (EH) Services (Windsor and Maidenhead)

Following the Children’s Services Information Workshops, held in April 2019, this session was developed to support partner agencies with referrals to the SPA and Early Help services.

Staff from a variety of agencies and partners are invited to attend this one hour training session and will have the opportunity to share knowledge and information about our Early Help offers with their colleagues. The session will cover what good referrals look like and how that links with our Signs of Safety practice framework.

The session is ideal for colleagues who are involved in decision making regar ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/123
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Session 1Tuesday 17 September 201908:15 - 09:30Maidenhead Project Centre, Maidenhead Project Centre, SL6 8BY
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Introduction to Domestic Abuse (Windsor and Maidenhead)

‘Domestic abuse is any type of controlling, bullying, threatening or violent behaviour between people in a relationship. But it isn’t just physical violence – domestic abuse includes emotional, physical, sexual, financial or psychological abuse. Abusive behaviour can occur in any relationship. It can continue even after the relationship has ended. Both men and women can be abused or abusers.’ (NSPCC, 2018)

The Office for National Statistics Crime Survey for England and Wales has estimated that 1.9 million adults aged 16 to 59 years experienced domestic abuse during April 2016 to March 2017. ...
Course Code: EDU 19/125
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Session 1Tuesday 17 September 201909:30 - 16:30Maidenhead Town Hall - Desborough Theatre, St Ives Road, SL6 1R
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LSCP Safeguarding Children: Child Protection Process Level 3 (EVENT FULL)

This training session will provide delegates with more information about the processes involved with child protection procedures, including statutory assessment. Under the Children Act 1989, local authorities are required to provide services for children in need for the purposes of safeguarding and promoting their welfare. Local authorities undertake assessments of the needs of individual children to determine which services to provide and what action to take.

This course is multi-agency and designed for members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/ or th ...
Course Code: EDU 19/192

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Session 1Tuesday 17 September 201909:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Introduction to Playground Inspections

Schools and Children’s Centres have a responsibility for providing a safe environment and equipment for its staff, pupils and visitors. This includes ensuring there are suitable inspection arrangements in place for play equipment to ensure it remains in suitable condition and safe to use.

The course introduces the basics of playground inspection and explains why inspections are important, including: legal requirements, standards and to help reduce the potential for accidents. It helps schools and children’s centres to meet their legal duties to provide suitable and sufficient training for ...
Course Code: EDU 19/317
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Session 1Wednesday 18 September 201909:00 - 15:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Primary Welcome Event (NQT Induction 2019/20)

This is the first event for primary newly qualified teachers (NQTs) across Kingston and Richmond. This will be a chance to meet the staff from Achieving for Children, other NQTs and members of staff from local schools. NQTs will be given an overview of the processes for the NQT induction, including statutory responsibilities. It will be a lively and engaging event and we encourage all newly qualified teachers working in either borough to attend.

The induction for newly qualified teachers (NQTs) statutory guidance for appropriate bodies, headteachers, school staff and governing bodies states ...
Course Code: EDU 19/739
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Session 1Wednesday 18 September 201913:00 - 16:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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