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eLearning: Information Sharing

‘Information sharing is vital to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. A key factor identified in many serious case reviews (SCRs) has been a failure by practitioners to record information, to share it, to understand its significance and then take appropriate action’ (HM Government, Information sharing, 2015).

Research, feedback from national and local SCRs and Lessons Learnt tells us that early intervention and child protection are both dependent on good information sharing practice. Therefore, appropriate and timely information sharing is the key to delive ...
Course Code: EDU 17/314

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eLearning: Nutrition and Healthy Eating

By teaching children healthy eating habits, and modelling these behaviours, you can help children maintain a healthy weight and normal growth. Also, the eating habits your children pick up when they are young will help them maintain a healthy lifestyle when they are adults.
Nutrition and Healthy Eating is aimed at nursery practitioners including cooks and chefs, as everyone has a responsibility to support the health and wellbeing of children they care for.
Course Code: EY 16/426

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eLearning: Safeguarding Training: Basic Awareness Level 1

The Government has defined the term 'safeguarding children' as 'The process of protecting children from abuse or neglect, preventing impairment of their health and development, and ensuring they are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care that enables children to have optimum life chances and enter adulthood successfully. Safeguarding Awareness Level 1 is suitable for those who have infrequent direct contact with children and young people, and may become aware of possible abuse or neglect.
Course Code: EDU 19/162

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Self Harm & Suicide Awareness in Children & Young People (Cancelled)

“Self-harm is more common than many people realise, especially among younger people. It's estimated around 10% of young people self-harm at some point, but people of all ages do. This figure is also likely to be an underestimate, as not everyone seeks help.”
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/self-harm/

“Self harm is difficult to accurately estimate, but the highest number of admissions to hospital for self harm is in the 15-25 year old age group” (Self Harm in Kingston Annual Public Health Report, H. Raison, 2014) http://www.kingstonccg.nhs.uk/Mental%20Health%20Strategy.pdf

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Course Code: EDU 19/557
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Session 1Wednesday 16 October 201909:30 - 16:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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AfC Induction: Welcome Event (AfC Colleagues) - session 1 of 3 (EVENT FULL)

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 19/103

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Session 1Thursday 17 October 201909:15 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Building Resilience in Children and Young People (EVENT FULL)

The ‘building resilience in children and young people’ training is for everyone who is interested in how to support children in reaching their best potential. Using positive reinforcement and basic strategies to help the child believe in his/herself provides them with the skills to cope with difficult situations they might face.

This course is relevant for everyone who works with children and who would like to learn more about what is useful in supporting the development of children’s ability to ‘bounce back’. Resilience is important to build ‘assets’ as to reduce risk factors that could i ...
Course Code: EDU 19/741

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Session 1Thursday 17 October 201909:30 - 16:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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English as an Additional Language (EAL) - supporting young children learning to talk in a bilingual environment (Richmond)

Speech Language and Communication skills (SLCs) are a fundamental part of a child’s early development as reflected in the Early Years Foundation curriculum. Children with EAL require a modified environment to support language learning, even beyond the point they have started using English. Those children who have SLC difficulties alongside EAL require a skilled workforce working together to identify difficulties early and embed support in the child’s everyday environment to ensure the best outcomes for the child.

The course will equip attendees with up-to-date knowledge and research that in ...
Course Code: EDU 19/343
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Session 1Thursday 17 October 201909:30 - 13:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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G-Suite Workshops: Getting the most from Google Sheets

G-Suite is now widely used by staff on a day to day basis. But are we getting the most out of the great potential that Google provides? We have a range of workshops in place that not only help build IT Literacy but will help you get to grips with Google’s functionality and capability.

This programme will cover the essential features and tools required to create, store and share files effectively within the Google environment. It also provides an overview of Google Docs and Sheets - as well as some other Google apps.

In order to consolidate learning and maximise the investment in tra ...
Course Code: EDU 19/838
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Session 1Thursday 17 October 201909:30 - 12:30Guildhall - OD Training Room, Hall Road, KT1 1EU
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HR Essentials

Achieving for Children (AfC) want managers and supervisors that are adaptable and highly skilled in a range of key areas. AfC have developed a set of leadership values and behaviours that provide clarity on expectations and requirements of leaders across the organisation. To support this, we have a wide range of business and management workshops available to managers and supervisors covering a range of subjects, from project management to leading change, from building teams to managing budgets.

Managers and supervisors are required to have an understanding of HR policies and procedures but ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/221

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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 will provide you with resources applicable to your roles, but also those roles that you support.

The Centre of Excellence is a virtual space in which we will share exciting learning and development opportunities. The idea of the Centre is to provide you, our leaders and managers, with the space and time to learn and develop in your roles. We recognise that you are all busy pe ...
Course Code: EDU 19/856
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Session 1Friday 18 October 201912:30 - 13:30Maidenhead Town Hall - Zone F Room 2, St Ives Road, SL6 1RF
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