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Code: SGC/20/296 Inspiring Leadership (cf) (Cancelled)

This course is aimed at:
· Experienced leaders wishing to refresh their skills or with identified gaps in their learning.
· Those in middle management positions (such as deputies and room leaders).
· New leaders who wish to develop their skills.
· Childminders with assistants.
· Aspiring leaders.

This 4-part course will provide an opportunity to explore and discover a pedagogical approach within your setting. Through reflection on your setting vision, values and ethos we aim to refresh your outlook on the skills required to lead and nurture a team. We will consider:
- the fundamental differences between leading and managing
- getting the best from your team, and -
fostering confidence to lead an early years’ curriculum which includes and respects all children’s right to play and learn.

You will be invited and supported to lead improvement through a range of reflective tasks which will have a lasting impact on staff, children and families. A visit will be offered to all delegates to provide tailored support with embedding their knowledge into practice.

“Challenging people in the right way. Leading not managing, supporting them by giving them both a platform they can count on and expectations they can stretch for.” (Seth Goslin)


No charge for Ofsted registered South Glos settings
Not available to others
Subject to ‘no-show’ policy


NO-SHOW POLICY
It is important to note that the majority of our early years courses are subject to a ‘no-show’ policy. Payments made for chargeable courses are non-refundable unless cancellation is received at least five working days prior to the start of the course. For centrally funded courses, if a delegate fails to attend, or fails to cancel at least five working days prior to the start of the course, the setting will be invoiced for a no-show charge – this charge will be £30 if the course is 3 hours or less, or £50 if the course is more than 3 hours.

By booking on to any course directly run by the Early Years Team there is an assumption that you accept the terms and conditions of the no-show policy.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 January 2020 09:15 - 12:15 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
2 12 March 2020 09:15 - 12:15 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
3 06 May 2020 09:15 - 12:15 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
4 09 July 2020 09:15 - 12:15 To Be Advised Map

Code: SGC/20/311 New to the Early Years: Empowering Individuals, Enhancing Practice (cf) (Cancelled)

This course is aimed at apprentices and level 2 practitioners as well as those new or returning to the early years.

With four focussed sessions this collaborative four-part course will further practitioners’ knowledge, skills and confidence in supporting young children.

Part 1: A Unique Child – This session will explore and enhance your knowledge of child development as a sequence of physical, communication and emotional changes.

Part 2: Positive Relationships – This session will be an opportunity to reflect on attachment and the importance of key people in the child’s life. You will deepen your knowledge of how to promote positive behaviour through self-regulation and emotional literacy.

Part 3: Enabling Environments – Play underpins learning and all aspects of children’s development. The role that adults have is crucial. This session will delve deeper into how you can provide playful experiences including practical examples that support children’s characteristics of effective learning.

Part 4: Learning and Development – The final session will consolidate your learning through the importance of understanding and analysing your observations and assessments of children in order to tailor your planning.

This course will be an opportunity to network with other practitioners who are new to early years as well as mentorship and support. This course includes a support visit to your setting from one of the trainers which will be personalised to your learning experiences.


No charge for Ofsted registered South Glos delegates
£150 for others
Subject to ‘no-show’ policy


NO-SHOW POLICY
It is important to note that the majority of our early years courses are subject to a ‘no-show’ policy. Payments made for chargeable courses are non-refundable unless cancellation is received at least five working days prior to the start of the course. For centrally funded courses, if a delegate fails to attend, or fails to cancel at least five working days prior to the start of the course, the setting will be invoiced for a no-show charge – this charge will be £30 if the course is 3 hours or less, or £50 if the course is more than 3 hours.
By booking on to any course directly run by the Early Years Team there is an assumption that you accept the terms and conditions of the no-show policy

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 March 2020 09:15 - 12:15 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
2 01 May 2020 09:15 - 12:15 Bradley Stoke Jubilee Centre Map
3 10 July 2020 09:15 - 12:15 To Be Advised Map
4 18 September 2020 09:15 - 12:15 To Be Advised Map

Code: SGC/20/309 Tuning into your Two Year Olds (cf) (Cancelled)

This 4-part course is suitable for all practitioners working with 2 – 3 year olds who would like the opportunity to network with other practitioners in a similar role, to share good practice and partake in quality professional discussions.

Two year olds have an appetite for acquiring knowledge and skills at a rate that we find incredible but that we don’t always understand. This course will give you practical skills, theoretical knowledge and confidence in providing an environment that really fosters the natural curiosity and energy that two year olds express.

This is a four part course which will also involve a ‘gap task’ for you to practise new knowledge and skills learnt.

Session 1: Building a two year old’s brain – explore aspects of child development and how the brain is a vital part of that development.

Session 2: How to provide playful experiences that support children’s creativity.

Session 3: How the prime areas of development are the foundation for children’s learning in the future.

Session 4: Reflection on previous learning and to understand the importance of analysing observations and making accurate judgement when completing the Progress Check at 2.


No charge for Ofsted registered South Glos settings
£150 for others
Subject to ‘no-show’ policy



NO-SHOW POLICY
It is important to note that the majority of our early years courses are subject to a ‘no-show’ policy. Payments made for chargeable courses are non-refundable unless cancellation is received at least five working days prior to the start of the course. For centrally funded courses, if a delegate fails to attend, or fails to cancel at least five working days prior to the start of the course, the setting will be invoiced for a no-show charge – this charge will be £30 if the course is 3 hours or less, or £50 if the course is more than 3 hours.
By booking on to any course directly run by the Early Years Team there is an assumption that you accept the terms and conditions of the no-show policy

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 April 2020 09:15 - 12:15 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
2 04 June 2020 09:15 - 12:15 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
3 03 July 2020 09:15 - 12:15 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
4 17 September 2020 09:15 - 12:15 To Be Advised Map

Code: SGC/20/312 Playful Pre-school Practitioners (cf) (Cancelled)

This course is suitable for practitioners working with 3 and 4 year olds who wish to improve their knowledge of how to provide fun, exciting and playful experiences which inspire lifelong learning.

This 4-part course will look at the power of play and how essential it is for embedding learning and deepening understanding. Each session will explore practical play ideas which provoke curiosity, playfulness, awe and wonder in order to promote children’s characteristics of effective learning.

Session 1: In this session we will look at children’s sense of belonging and how we can support children to settle in through genuine relationships and promoting a positive sense of self.

Session 2: In this session we will explore provocations for learning and how we provide children with the opportunities for deeper learning through resources that feed their vivid imagination and widen their life experiences.

Session 3: In this session we will focus on how we utilise the environment and our role as the teacher in order to support children’s communication and language skills both indoors and out.

Session 4: In this session we will identify how we can make learning visible in order to celebrate and focus on children’s competences for learning allowing us to celebrate the process not the outcome.

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.”
(Fred Rogers)



No charge for Ofsted registered South Gloucestershire delegates
£150 for others
Subject to ‘no-show’ policy

NO-SHOW POLICY
It is important to note that the majority of our early years courses are subject to a ‘no-show’ policy. Payments made for chargeable courses are non-refundable unless cancellation is received at least five working days prior to the start of the course. For centrally funded courses, if a delegate fails to attend, or fails to cancel at least five working days prior to the start of the course, the setting will be invoiced for a no-show charge – this charge will be £30 if the course is 3 hours or less, or £50 if the course is more than 3 hours.
By booking on to any course directly run by the Early Years Team there is an assumption that you accept the terms and conditions of the no-show policy

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 July 2020 09:15 - 12:15 To Be Advised Map
2 24 September 2020 09:15 - 12:15 To Be Advised Map
3 22 October 2020 09:15 - 12:15 To Be Advised Map
4 26 November 2020 09:15 - 12:15 To Be Advised Map

Code: SGC/20/217 Inter-Agency Child Protection - Zoom Webinar

THIS TRAINING SESSION WILL BE DELIVERD VIA ZOOM - YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR ZOOM INVITE SHORTLY BEFORE TRAINING.

IF YOU ARE A SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE EMPLOYEE YOU WILL NEED TO CONTACT OUR IT DEPARTMENT TO REQUEST YOU ZOOM LICENSE.

This 4 hour virtual inter-agency training session will cover:

The laws and policies that relate to safeguarding children and YP

What we mean by safeguarding and how some children can be harmed

What signs to look out for

How ACE's impact families and children

Local and inter-agency procedures that are in place

The role of early help

Appropriate information sharing

Responding to allegations

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 July 2020 09:30 - 13:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/20/218 Inter-Agency Child Protection - Zoom Webinar (EVENT FULL)

THIS TRAINING SESSION WILL BE DELIVERD VIA ZOOM - YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR ZOOM INVITE SHORTLY BEFORE TRAINING.

IF YOU ARE A SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE EMPLOYEE YOU WILL NEED TO CONTACT OUR IT DEPARTMENT TO REQUEST YOU ZOOM LICENSE.

This 4 hour virtual inter-agency training session will cover:

The laws and policies that relate to safeguarding children and YP

What we mean by safeguarding and how some children can be harmed

What signs to look out for

How ACE's impact families and children

Local and inter-agency procedures that are in place

The role of early help

Appropriate information sharing

Responding to allegations

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 July 2020 09:30 - 13:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/20/299 Taking the Learning Outdoors - Training for Childminders (cf) (Cancelled)

This course is for Ofsted registered childminders, both new to the role or experienced, who would like to develop their knowledge of outdoor learning from home and out and about with minded children.

Have you ever noticed that some children are more engaged and focused when outdoors? Do your outdoor spaces motivate, inspire and engage your children’s learning?

Outdoor learning happens in the natural environments where participants can see, hear, touch and smell the real thing. Outdoor experiences readily become a stimulating source of fascination. It offers many healthy options, physically, emotionally, builds self-esteem and supports children’s style of learning as well as emotional wellbeing (yours and theirs).

During this session we will not only explore experiences for early years children but also develop your own confidence through looking at risk benefits, risk assessments, practical ideas so that you are fully armed when taking the learning and fun outside.

We will be looking at a range of outdoor opportunities and experiences that you can offer at home or when out and about.

PLEASE NOTE: We will be outside for part of the session – waterproofs are advised.

No charge for Ofsted registered South Glos childminders
£60 for others
Subject to ‘no-show’ policy

NO-SHOW POLICY
It is important to note that the majority of our early years courses are subject to a ‘no-show’ policy. Payments made for chargeable courses are non-refundable unless cancellation is received at least five working days prior to the start of the course. For centrally funded courses, if a delegate fails to attend, or fails to cancel at least five working days prior to the start of the course, the setting will be invoiced for a no-show charge – this charge will be £30 if the course is 3 hours or less, or £50 if the course is more than 3 hours.
By booking on to any course directly run by the Early Years Team there is an assumption that you accept the terms and conditions of the no-show policy.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 July 2020 19:00 - 21:00 To Be Advised Map

Code: SGC/20/1062 Inter-Agency Child Protection - Zoom Webinar

THIS TRAINING SESSION WILL BE DELIVERED VIA ZOOM - YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR ZOOM INVITE SHORTLY BEFORE TRAINING.

IF YOU ARE A SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE EMPLOYEE YOU WILL NEED TO CONTACT OUR IT DEPARTMENT TO REQUEST YOUR ZOOM LICENSE.


This 4 hour virtual inter-agency training session will cover:


The laws and policies that relate to safeguarding children and YP

What we mean by safeguarding and how some children can be harmed

What signs to look out for

How ACE's impact families and children

Local and inter-agency procedures that are in place

The role of early help

Appropriate information sharing

Responding to allegations

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 July 2020 09:30 - 13:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/20/1068 Child Protection Update (Zoom Webinar) (EVENT FULL)

THIS TRAINING SESSION WILL BE DELIVERD VIA ZOOM - YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR ZOOM INVITE SHORTLY BEFORE TRAINING.

IF YOU ARE A SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE EMPLOYEE YOU WILL NEED TO CONTACT OUR IT DEPARTMENT TO REQUEST YOU ZOOM LICENSE.

Please note: By booking onto this course, you are consenting to your contact details being passed onto the trainer. This is so they can send the Zoom invitation to you.  


This pilot 2 hour webinar is delivered on behalf of the South Gloucestershire Children's Partnership.

Participants should be only those who have already completed an Advanced-level of Child Protection training within statutory or setting-related timescales, and who now need to maintain this level of training.

Also, it will be necessary for participants to have completed distance learning provided, prior to the webinar.

Participants will be expected to have a good working knowledge of safeguarding with experience of statutory and local child protection responsibilities and procedures.


Effective child protection depends not only on reliable and accepted procedures for all staff involved with children, but also on their skills, knowledge and judgment and the ability to work together co-operatively.

Staff with lead roles in child protection require specialised training in order to carry out their work with abused children and families.

The learning outcomes for this training are designed to ensure that all participants receive updates in the latest child protection legislation, statutory guidance, local policies, procedures and professional requirements.
 

The learning outcomes for this training are designed to ensure that all participants receive updates in the latest child protection legislation, statutory guidance, local policies, procedures and professional requirements.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 July 2020 10:00 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/20/0587 Understanding and Responding to Perpetrators of Domestic Abuse (Module 3) - formerly (Cancelled)

This 1-day course should only be attended once you have completed 'Understanding and Responding to Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control (Module 1)' & 'Working With Those Who Are, Or May Be Experiencing Domestic Abuse (Module 2)'. It will build on the learning and skills gained through completing previous Domestic Abuse courses (e.g. at Intermediate and Advanced-levels).

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map