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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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Advanced Skills in Dyslexia

Ensuring that there is support for pupils with dyslexia (or specific literacy difficulties) has been identified as a need locally by Achieving for Children (AfC). Dyslexia may affect around 10% of the population and occurs in people of all races, backgrounds and abilities.

Those that attend the training session will explore the following points in more detail:

• Dyslexia can be understood as a specific difficulty acquiring skills for literacy. These literacy skills include reading accuracy, reading speed and spelling.
• People with dyslexia may also have difficulties with some of the f ...
Course Code: EDU 19/630

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

‘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 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 guideline ...
Course Code: BSS 19/035

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SENCo Induction

A Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo) is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the school's SEN policy. All mainstream schools, academies and free schools must appoint a qualified teacher to be their SENCo. The SENCo should be co-ordinating additional support for pupils with SEN and be liaising with parents, teachers and other professionals regarding pupils with special educational needs. The role is pivotal in any educational organisation. Best practice is that SENCos are either senior leaders or have direct support from senior leaders.

The Department for Education (DfE) c ...
Course Code: EDU 19/626

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An Introduction to Autism and the Implementation of Effective Classroom Practice in the Early Years and KS1

‘Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others. Autistic people see, hear and feel the world differently to other people.’ (National Autistic Society, 2019)

The course will introduce the neurological difference in brain development for children on the Autistic Spectrum and the differences and difficulties that may present as a result. These include Communication, Sensory Regulation and Behaviour Management.

Each area will be looked at in greater depth with practical applications to aid the support of Autistic children w ...
Course Code: EDU 20/047
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Session 1Monday 6 January 202009:00 - 16:00Surbiton Children's Centre Nursery, Alpha Road, KT5 8RS
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Strategies to Manage ADHD in the Classroom - Inset (Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School)

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-wit ...
Course Code: HLTH 19/065
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Session 1Monday 6 January 202009:30 - 12:30Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School, Carrington Road, TW10 5AA
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Language Champions Project

The DfE recently announced their commitment to reduce by half the number of children who left the Early Years Foundation Stage without the necessary skills in Communication and Language and Literacy, by 2023. This will translate to 86% of children attaining in these areas of learning.

We know that communication and language are the foundations of all future learning and that acquisition of these are time limited in the early years.

Following a local dip in the proportions of children achieving the expected level in Communication and language, we have devised a learning project to support ...
Course Code: EDU 20/039
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Session 1Wednesday 8 January 202016:00 - 18:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
Session 2Monday 10 February 202016:00 - 18:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
Session 3Wednesday 26 February 202016:00 - 18:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
Session 4Wednesday 11 March 202016:00 - 18:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
Session 5Wednesday 25 March 202016:00 - 18:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
Session 6Monday 4 May 202016:00 - 18:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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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 ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/241
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Session 1Wednesday 8 January 202009:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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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-with- ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/239
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Session 1Thursday 9 January 202009:30 - 16:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Lego Therapy

LEGO®-based therapy was created by psychologist Daniel LeGoff, who noticed that children with autism were more interested in interacting together when through the medium of LEGO® play materials. LEGO®-based therapy was established as a group intervention to develop social skills in children with autism and related conditions.

This course will equip attendees with the theory behind Lego® therapy and how to use this approach to support social communication skills. It is designed to be a practical and interactive workshop for practitioners, the session will cover how to set up and run Lego® th ...
Course Code: EDU 19/705
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Session 1Thursday 9 January 202009:30 - 12:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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