Herts for Learning CPD Hub

Search for Learning and Development Services and Pathways

Learning type
No course groups found
357 courses found

Code: HRS/20/337/A Appraisal and capability workshop

This workshop is in two parts, the first section will provide an overview of the appraisal process and timescales, objective setting, feedback and handling the appraisal discussion including difficult issues, such as where there is no scope for progression. The second part will deal with suspension of the appraisal process and instigation of the capability procedure and will cover the statutory/policy framework and problem areas including personality issues, gathering evidence and cases where illness affects performance. The workshop includes a filmed role play demonstrating how to get it right and how to deal with unexpected issues.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 May 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: EAY/20/426/P Assessment moderation cluster for teachers in Early Years: cluster 11 - Berkhamsted and Tring

This moderation cluster will enable delegates to validate their Early Years Foundation Stage profile judgements prior to statutory submission.

Delegates should bring examples of learning journals / evidence that supports judgements for at least three children of differing abilities. These should include a more-able child, a child working comfortably within the expected level and a child from a vulnerable group e.g. PPG, EAL, FSM, CLA etc. The process supports discussion and moderation that will enable practitioners to feel confident in making their 'best fit' judgements against the early learning goals (ELGs).

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 May 2020 09:15 - 11:45 Dundale Primary School & Nursery Map

Code: EAY/20/428/P Assessment moderation cluster for teachers in Early Years: cluster 12 - Hemel Hempstead, Abbots Langley and Kings Langley

This moderation cluster will enable delegates to validate their Early Years Foundation Stage profile judgements prior to statutory submission.

Delegates should bring examples of learning journals / evidence that supports judgements for at least three children of differing abilities. These should include a more-able child, a child working comfortably within the expected level and a child from a vulnerable group e.g. PPG, EAL, FSM, CLA etc. The process supports discussion and moderation that will enable practitioners to feel confident in making their 'best fit' judgements against the early learning goals (ELGs).

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 May 2020 13:30 - 16:00 Holtsmere End Infants and Nursery School Map

Code: 20SEN/001A Induction for new SENCOs

This two-day course is for new or aspiring SENCO/INCOs and will provide reassurance and pointers for first steps in the role. The sessions will offer practical ideas to support delegates in ensuring that children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities make good progress. The course will provide a brief overview of national/local guidance and developments within the context of inclusion and SEND, and will highlight implications for the role. There will be a variety of inputs and practical activities. This course also provides an excellent foundation for the more advanced National Award for SEN Coordination.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 May 2020 09:30 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map
2 11 June 2020 09:30 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: DMS/20/379/A Managing student conduct in SIMS

The course gives an overview of the SIMS Behaviour Management module that a school can use to record, monitor and manage its students’ behaviour and achievements including the setups of the following SIMS areas, Homepage; Behaviour and Achievement Types; Bullying incidents and an brief overview of reporting. Behaviour is a strong measure in an Ofsted inspection and complete conduct records and evidence of monitoring will be beneficial during an inspection.

Effective recording of all conduct events will aid senior leaders and governors in monitoring the efficiency and consistency of the school’s strategies and reinforce the school’s behaviour policy.

If booking on this course you may also be interested in the “Managing and analysing student behaviour in SIMS” which is running in the afternoon of 18th March 2020.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 May 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: ENG/19/367/P Primary English funded subject leader cluster - Stevenage

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.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 May 2020 16:00 - 17:00 St Nicholas CE Primary School & Nursery Map

Code: MAT/19/338/P Primary mathematics funded subject leader cluster - Stevenage

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.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 May 2020 16:00 - 17:00 St Nicholas CE Primary School & Nursery Map

Code: SCI/20/197/P Primary Science funded subject leader cluster - Stevenage

This funded (free to attend) cluster meeting is an excellent way to keep up to date with all the news, issues and developments in science. This terms focus will support 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.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 May 2020 16:00 - 17:00 St Nicholas CE Primary School & Nursery Map

Code: 20NQT/001P Supporting EAL learners in the primary classroom

This course will provide delegates with an overview of the characteristics and needs of pupils learning English as an additional language.

It will support NQTs to embed the structures and resources necessary to accelerate the progress and attainment of their pupils.

Delegates will learn how new language is acquired, which areas of language development are most challenging and which strategies are most supportive.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 May 2020 09:00 - 12:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: HAS/20/204/A Asbestos training for schools

This course covers the essential information required for the effective management of asbestos remaining on the school premises. Areas covered include: risks of asbestos- locations and type HCC asbestos policy and guidance types of asbestos survey and understanding survey data the use of asbestos management plans the effective use of the permission to work procedure incident management asbestos works.

Please note this training is run by Hertfordshire County Council and has differing booking conditions from the Herts for Learning terms and conditions: bookings cancelled within four weeks of the course date will be charged at full price (unless a replacement is found) - bookings will be charged at full rate for non-attendees.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 May 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map