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This course is strongly recommended for all governors and is essential for the Designated Child Protection governor(s), the chair/vice chair. It is also recommended to refresh this training every 4 years.
This training looks at:
Are you aware the Schools Financial Value Standard ( SFVS) 19-20 has changed? It is important that you are prepared for these changes not only from the perspective of compliance but also from using it as a framework for good financial management in schools.
“The schools financial value standard helps to provide schools with assurance that they are meeting the basic standards necessary to achieve a good level of financial health and resource management”, 2019-20 Schools financial value standard, Gov.uk
To support Governors and leaders of schools maintained by Hertfordshire County Council with the new SFVS, Herts for Learning has produced a pre-recorded webinar which outlines the changes to the SFVS for 19/20. The webinar, to be published during November, will help delegates understand the focus of the SFVS and its value in helping schools to understand their financial position.
This will be followed in January by four live Q & A webinar sessions. By attending one of these live sessions, delegates will learn more about the new SFVS 2019-20 and have an opportunity to ask further questions.
Learn how to use SIMS efficiently and effectively to record and maintain accurate statutory pupil attendance records. Using the integrated reports to correspond with parents and analyse attendance, trends and patterns can improve school attendance and ensure returns to the DfE run smoothly.Essential Information
This course is designed to ensure schools make the most of the valuable management information that has been collected as part of routine attendance registration. Attendance and punctuality is now part of the new Ofsted inspection framework, under the behaviour and safety key judgements. The course will enable participants to produce key attendance information for vulnerable groups as well as being able to track pupils with low attendance and persistent absentees. This information can be used to monitor and ultimately improve pupil achievement, based on the reasonable assumption that if a pupil is not attending school, they will be at a considerable disadvantage.Essential Information
This training is aimed at English subject leaders who are either new to the role or looking to enhance their contribution to improving English across the school.
Throughout the course, delegates will gain an in-depth understanding of the expectations of core subject leadership.
Delegates will develop their capacity to evaluate teaching and learning across a range of evidence to drive improvement throughout the school.
The key elements of English subject leadership will be explored through a spotlight on each of the different aims of the English curriculum: effective spoken language, fluent reading for meaning, writing for a range of purposes and vocabulary development.
This will enable subject leaders to deepen subject-specific knowledge and understanding. Delegates are expected to attend all five sessions of this training.
|Session||Session Date||Session Time||Session Venue||Map|
|1||24 September 2019||09:00 - 12:00||Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage||Map|
|2||26 November 2019||09:00 - 16:00||Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage||Map|
|3||28 January 2020||09:00 - 16:00||Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage||Map|
|4||31 March 2020||09:00 - 16:00||Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage||Map|
|5||30 June 2020||09:00 - 12:00||Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage||Map|
Providing development and support for NQTs during their induction period. A wide-ranging programme tackling key aspects of the induction period and promoting good progress against the Teachers' Standards.
Sessions enable NQTs to receive high-quality training, share experiences and explore strategies for managing the pressures of their first year.
Day 1: Managing (whole-day)
Overview of the induction year, behaviour for learning, feedback for progress, liaising effectively with parents and working effectively with teaching assistants.
Day 2: Developing (whole-day)
Responding to pupils' diverse needs, the interactive classroom, drama techniques across the curriculum and a toolkit for effective time management. Day 3: Refining (half-day)
Good to outstanding, preparing for NQT+1, subject leadership, reflection on the induction period and professional self review.