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Code: ASS/19/376/P Feedback cluster - Stevenage/Hitchin

This new course has been created in response to requests from teachers for accessible ‘bite-size’ training events.

Using the ‘cluster’ format, these half-day sessions will run at locations around Hertfordshire. We will be taking a look at classroom feedback and explore some quick tweaks and easy-wins in making our practice more effective for pupil progress and developing independent learners.

The sessions will be a mix of adviser-led activities and table-based discussions focussing on current practice in schools.

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1 20 January 2020 09:15 - 11:45 Peartree Spring Primary School Map

Code: BMS/20/84/A Business management briefing

Delivered by the head of business management services, key leaders within Herts for Learning, and other external agencies, this session will provide updates on school business management-related topics.

The format of the session will be a short presentation on current issues relating to the business aspects of running a school, followed by an in-depth presentation and group discussion on a specific topic.

The session is for colleagues working in areas such as finance, HR, ICT, premises and administration. Welcome beverages are available from 9:00am; please come along and use this time to network, before the briefing starts at 9:15am.

If you are unable to attend the briefing ‘in person’ this time we continue to offer remote access following the a successful trial where colleagues said: ‘The remote access was very simple and easy to use’ ‘I would use the remote access again on an ad-hoc basis as there is real value in attending and networking with SBM colleagues’ . This term we will be offering the remote access via a webinar. 

If you would like to take advantage of this service, please click here to register for the briefing and the training team will contact you with joining instructions on how to access the webinar a couple days before the briefing. Remote access will be charged at £35.

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1 21 January 2020 09:00 - 12:00 Fielder Centre, Hatfield Map

Code: BMS/20/140/A Business management briefing - remote access

Delivered by the head of business management services, key leaders within Herts for Learning, and other external agencies, this session will provide updates on school business management-related topics.

The format of the session will be a short presentation on current issues relating to the business aspects of running a school, followed by an in-depth presentation and group discussion on a specific topic.

The session is for colleagues working in areas such as finance, HR, ICT, premises and administration. Welcome beverages are available from 9:00am; please come along and use this time to network, before the briefing starts at 9:15am.

If you are unable to attend the briefing ‘in person’ this time we continue to offer remote access following the a successful trial where colleagues said: ‘The remote access was very simple and easy to use’ ‘I would use the remote access again on an ad-hoc basis as there is real value in attending and networking with SBM colleagues’ . This term we will be offering the remote access via a webinar. 

If you would like to take advantage of this service, please register for the briefing by clicking book a place and the training team will contact you with joining instructions on how to access the webinar a couple days before the briefing. Remote access will be charged at £35.

Please note remote access works best using a Gmail email address. If you have a Gmail account please state this in the special requirments box. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 January 2020 09:00 - 12:00 Fielder Centre, Hatfield Map

Code: FSS/20/94/A Converting to academy - the financial considerations

This course is for maintained schools who are considering converting to academy. One of the biggest areas of change will be to the school's finance team and its systems. This course will look at these key areas of change including the key requirements of the Academies Financial Handbook, internal and external reporting requirements, system requirements and key roles and responsibilities within academy trusts. The course will also include an overview on funding for academy trusts.

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1 21 January 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: PVI/19/77/P Early Years managers' professional development annual programme (LIMITED SPACES)

Early Years managers' professional development annual programme

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map
2 21 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map
3 28 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: MAT/19/319/P Enabling teaching assistants to support and develop pupils’ resilience and reasoning in mathematics - afternoon session

Many pupils lack resilience in mathematics. Teaching assistants can make a real difference to improve this.

This brand-new, two-hour practical session will support TAs to develop pupils’ resilience in mathematics.

Delegates will leave with a range of practical strategies that they can use to:
• support problem-solving
• teach pupils to sustain their focus when asked to think for themselves
• improve pupil’s confidence and understanding of fractions.

The local cluster training is repeated in morning and afternoon sessions so as many TAs as possible can benefit.

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1 21 January 2020 13:15 - 15:15 Martins Wood Primary School Map

Code: MAT/19/318/P Enabling teaching assistants to support and develop pupils’ resilience and reasoning in mathematics - morning session

Many pupils lack resilience in mathematics. Teaching assistants can make a real difference to improve this.

This brand-new, two-hour practical session will support TAs to develop pupils’ resilience in mathematics.

Delegates will leave with a range of practical strategies that they can use to:
• support problem-solving
• teach pupils to sustain their focus when asked to think for themselves
• improve pupil’s confidence and understanding of fractions.

The local cluster training is repeated in morning and afternoon sessions so as many TAs as possible can benefit.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 January 2020 09:30 - 11:30 Martins Wood Primary School Map

Code: PED/20/10/A Hertfordshire Primary Schools' PE and Sport Conference: A New Decade, A New Challenge

Herts for Learning is delighted to support and work in partnership with Herts Sports and Physical Activity Partnership, Youth Sport Trust and Sport England to deliver their seventh Primary PE Conference. The focus for this year's conference is about “A New Decade, A New Challenge”.

The full day will comprise of a mixture of keynote addresses, interactive workshops looking at areas such as: 'Are you Ofsted ready?', 'The deep-dive experience', 'Top tips to survival and success as a new PE lead', 'Demonstrating personal development through PE', 'Top sportsability' and 'What makes high-quality physical education?' As well as various PE practicals, resources available to schools, ’School Games’ ,'PE Premium' and a question and answer session.

After the opening address, headteachers and PE subject leads will have a choice of practical and theoretical workshops to learn more about the focus areas that are most relevant to their professional and school needs.

Workshops will need to be selected before the event using the link below:
https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Z8PNQDP

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1 21 January 2020 09:00 - 15:00 University Of Hertfordshire, De Havilland Campus Map

Code: ENG/19/361/P Primary English funded subject leader cluster - Hemel Hempstead

These funded (free to attend) cluster meetings are an excellent way to keep up to date with all the news, issues and developments in English. This term’s focus will support English subject leaders to further enhance the curriculum and secure highly effective teaching and learning across the school. Attendance will ensure delegates are up to date with effective leadership, key messages and the possible actions to undertake.

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1 21 January 2020 16:00 - 17:00 Leverstock Green CE Primary School Map

Code: MAT/19/326/P Primary mathematics funded subject leader cluster - Hemel Hempstead area (EVENT FULL)

These funded (free to attend) cluster meetings are an excellent way to keep up to date with all the news, issues and developments in mathematics. This term’s focus will support mathematics subject leaders to further enhance the curriculum and secure highly effective teaching and learning across the school. Attendance will ensure delegates are up to date with effective leadership, key messages and the possible actions to undertake.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 January 2020 16:00 - 17:00 Leverstock Green CE Primary School Map