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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) (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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Epilepsy Awareness (Windsor and Maidenhead) (Cancelled)

This course is *New for 2019* and 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 freque ...
Course Code: EDU 20/015

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Introduction to Makaton (EVENT FULL)

‘Makaton is a language programme using signs and symbols to help people to communicate. It is designed to support spoken language; the signs and symbols are used with speech, in spoken word order’ (The Makaton Charity, 2017).
This Makaton taster session is an introductory and experiential session. Delegates will learn about the Makaton Language Programme: what it is, how it works and who it is used by. They will see demonstrations of approximately forty signs and symbols. Delegates can use and try these signs and symbols in their own workplace or with the individual(s) with communication need ...
Course Code: EDU 19/425

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Session 1Monday 2 March 202018:30 - 21:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Managing Challenging Behaviour - Foster Carers, Supervising Social Workers, and Special Guardians (Windsor and Maidenhead)

As a foster carer, social worker, adoptive parent or special guardian – as for any parent or carer, from time to time, you may need to manage your child or young person’s challenging behaviour.

This course will help you to better understand the possible causes of this behaviour and how best to manage behaviour in a safe, positive and effective way. This course will also explore how you can best work with the other professionals who work with your child in order to ensure the best educational outcomes for your child.
Course Code: SFVSS 19/249
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Session 1Tuesday 10 March 202010:00 - 14:30Holiday Inn Maidenhead/Windsor, Manor Lane, SL6 2RA
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Developing a multi-agency outcomes framework for supporting children and young people with SEND and their families in Kingston and Richmond

‘Local areas are being inspected on how well they are implementing SEND duties in the Children and Families Act 2014. They will be inspected on three key aspects of implementation: the effectiveness of their arrangements for:

• The identification of children and young people who have SEND
• Assessing and meeting the needs of children and young people who have SEND
• Improving outcomes for children and young people who have SEND’

(Council for Disabled Children, 2018)

Many Local Area Inspections often result in a written statement on actions being produced. In order to meet the actio ...
Course Code: SFVSS 20/033
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Session 1Wednesday 11 March 202010:00 - 15:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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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 19/242
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Session 1Thursday 12 March 202009:30 - 16:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Working with Autistic Spectrum Conditions - Level 2 (EVENT FULL)

“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 wor ...
Course Code: EDU 19/724

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Session 1Thursday 26 March 202009:30 - 16:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Developing Holistic Outcomes in Education Health Care Plans

‘The EHC plan should be written in a way that makes it clear, to parents, young people, schools, colleges and LAs, who is required to do what, when it has to happen and how often it should be reviewed.’ (IPSEA, 2019)

During this training course delegates will be offered the chance to focus on outcomes in Education Health Care Plans (EHC) plans. Through structured conversations about the aspirations and outcomes children, young people and parents want; participants will have the chance to reflect on their practice and how to work more effectively together to develop and achieve outcomes. We ...
Course Code: SFVSS 20/032
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Session 1Tuesday 31 March 202010:00 - 15:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Behaviour Management

This one day Behaviour Management course is tailored to settings which support children and young people who, for a variety of reasons, present challenging behaviours. Managing children or young people who present challenging behaviours can be really tough for staff, both emotionally and physically. It is important that there is the right to support available to our colleagues, which includes training events like these.

The course primarily focuses on the theory around Diffusion and De-escalation, providing participants with a sound understanding of ways in which to support those presenting ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/167
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Session 1Tuesday 28 April 202009:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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