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Training & Events

27 Jan
What Does Leadership of Wellbeing in Schools Look Like?
This one day training event is provided by wellbeing coach Sally Rundell. Recognising the current and significant challenges facing the education system, particularly for LA and school leaders, Sally has trained as a wellbeing coach to add this specialty focus to her consultancy support. She is now working with LA leaders and headteachers across the country to ensure they are able to lead effectively in these challenging times whilst protecting their wellbeing. Sally is an accredited member of the Association for Coaching. Sally has developed a coaching model tailored to the world of education focused on achieving balance. Through ‘The Achieving Balance Model’ Sally is successfully supporting our deeply committed education leaders to continue to ensure the optimum life chances for children whilst developing the resilience and self protection strategies they need in this tough working environment. The event will introduce the Nottinghamshire Wellbeing toolkit and the Achieving Balance framework for coaching providing delegates with resources and training on using the resources to effectively lead on wellbeing in their school.
28 Jan
Special School CPD Network
Each half-day session will include: • Train the trainer session with PowerPoint training materials provided. Designed to develop school staff awareness and understanding across key areas of special school practice e.g. INSET, staff meetings, briefing sessions for new staff. • Sharing of key, evidence-based intervention resources in the broader topic area. • Opportunities to plan implementation in your school. • Opportunities to learn about and share good practice examples with other special school colleagues.
29 Jan
Becoming An Attachment Aware and Trauma Informed School-INVITE ONLY
Three days training delivered by the Educational Psychology Service followed by planning and conducting a piece of bespoke action research to embed the learning in your school. Each school needs at least two (maximum three) staff members to attend and one of these needs to be part of SLT. These same staff members need to attend all three of the days. This will be followed up with a termly supervision group, facilitated by an Educational Psychologist, to provide ongoing support around your action research and the implementation of this learning.
29 Jan
ELSA: Emotional Literacy Support Assistant - INVITE ONLY- Supervision William Gladstone/Newark Group
ELSAs are teaching assistants who have received additional training from the Educational Psychology Service. Following the training course, ELSAs receive ongoing group supervision from an Educational Psychologist. "Thank you most sincerely for delivering an amazing training programme. I’m feeling so inspired by the training and fuelled to make the difference." Nottinghamshire ELSA “The ELSA training has provided our identified staff member with a great toolkit. This has been invaluable CPD for our school.” Nottinghamshire School Senior Leader
30 Jan
Metacognition as a way of moving the learner with dyslexia forward
The metacognition approach enables the learner to identify their strengths and the range of useful resources that they have within themselves and can find in their environment to maximise their learning potential. The course presenters will be staff from the Cognition Team from Schools & Families Specialist Services (SFSS).