eLearning: Getting it right: owning the Recruitment process (AfC Only)

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 is hosting a Leadership Summit follow up for our AfC staff to develop and update their skills and knowledge in people management.

This workshop will support our leaders and managers to prepare and run a successful recruitment campaign. This workshop will ensure that all our hiring managers are aware of the AfC processes and how to attract candidates. This session is one of th ...
Course Code: BSS 20/078

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eLearning: Its ok to talk: managing sickness sympathetically

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 is hosting a Leadership Summit follow up for our AfC staff to develop and update their skills and knowledge in people management.

This workshop is focussed on supporting our leaders and managers to develop the best possible techniques to confidently manage sickness & absenteeism in the workplace. We know that failing to manage absenteeism and sickness at work is an expensive ...
Course Code: BSS 20/079

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eLearning: The first 90 days: taking control of Induction and probation

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 is hosting a Leadership Summit follow up for our AfC staff to develop and update their skills and knowledge in people management.

This workshop will support our leaders and managers to prepare an effective welcome for new members of staff and ensure that the first 90 days in post are valuable and purposeful. This session is one of the three mandatory events that AfC leaders ...
Course Code: BSS 20/080

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eLearning: Unconscious Bias (Cancelled)

Biases are inclinations that people hold towards a particular idea, individual, group or belief. They can cause us to act favourably or unfavourably towards groups of people based on characteristics that we perceive them to possess. Unconscious bias is not intentional but it can affect everyday decisions and interactions.

At Achieving for Children, we are committed to valuing difference and diversity in our workforce and in the children and families we work with, so that their identities are promoted and their individual needs can be met.

This elearning course gives a clear insight into ...
Course Code: EDU 20/368

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eLearning: Reducing Parental Conflicts

Practitioners or agencies that have contact with parents either directly, or by working with their children, play an important role in identifying and supporting the reduction of parental conflict.

The Reducing Parental Conflict Programme has been designed to upskill practitioners in supporting parents to reduce conflict within their relationship, whether they are together or separated. In turn, they can then improve outcomes for their children. Whether new to your role, with less experience or a very experienced practitioner, regularly encountering parental conflict situations, learners wi ...
Course Code: EDU 21/292

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eLearning: Cultural Awareness

Culture can describe beliefs, behaviours and traits of an ethnic, social or age demographic. The cultural background of any individual will impact on how they interact with others.

A number of recent Serious Case Reviews (SCRs) have highlighted that professionals working with families may benefit from being upskilled in their knowledge and understanding of working with families from different cultural backgrounds. Learning from these reviews will feed into this course and in doing so the facilitator will aim to build on delegates' understanding of how cultural background will influence the ...
Course Code: EDU 21/984

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eLearning: Refresher course in Severe Allergic Reaction, Asthma and Epilepsy for School Staff(Windsor and Maidenhead)

The Department of Health recognises that Schools must make arrangements to support pupils in school with medical needs as they have the same rights of admission to school as other children. In line with safeguarding duties, schools should also ensure pupils' health is not put at unnecessary risk. Therefore it is essential that school staff are confident and feel competent in their ability to support pupils with medical conditions.

This course aims to provide staff working within schools with refreshed knowledge of basic awareness in Asthma, Epilepsy and Severe Allergic Reaction (includin ...
Course Code: EDU 22/351

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Health & Safety for Management of Premises (EVENT FULL)

Statistics released by the Health and Safety Executive (2019/20) (http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics) show:
• 1.6 million working people suffering from a work-related illness
• 2,446 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2018)
• 111 workers killed at work
• 693,000 working people sustain an injury at work according to the Labour Force Survey
• 65,427 injuries to employees reported under RIDDOR
• 38.8 million working days lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury
• £16.2 billion estimated cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions (2018/19)
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Course Code: EY 21/019

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Learning from Practice

Working together 2018 sets out that the child protection processes in England involve a ‘complex multi-agency system with many different organisations and individuals playing their part. Reflecting on how well that system is working is critical as we constantly seek to improve our collective public service response to children and their families.’

Since 2016 in AfC we have carried out various learning lessons reviews and these have been held jointly with partners in the Kingston and Richmond Children Safeguarding partnership (previously LSCB) or single agency internal reviews.

This t ...
Course Code: EDU 21/550
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Session 1Tuesday 24 May 202213:30 - 15:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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Paediatric First Aid 2-day (EVENT FULL)

The Paediatric First Aid training course is designed for people caring for children in any organisation setting. It is suitable for au pairs, nannies, childminders, school staff, nursery and pre-school workers, sport and leisure staff, crèche leaders, parents and anyone responsible for the welfare of children.

In order to meet the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate must be on the premises, and available at all times when children are present, and must accompany children on outings. Childmin ...
Course Code: EDU 21/573

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Session 1Tuesday 24 May 202209:30 - 16:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
Session 2Wednesday 25 May 202209:30 - 16:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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