12 courses found

Code: 19HAS/017A Asbestos training for schools (EVENT FULL)

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

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 26 February 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage

Code: 19CPT/025A Designated senior person training - half-day refresher (EVENT FULL)

This course is designed for those who hold the role of designated senior person (DSP) for child protection and have completed stage two DSP training. The course updates the role and the responsibilities of the DSP. This course is for all schools in the Hertfordshire area.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 26 February 2020 09:00 - 12:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage

Code: 19CPT/026A Designated senior person training - half-day refresher (EVENT FULL)

This course is designed for those who hold the role of designated senior person (DSP) for child protection and have completed stage two DSP training. The course updates the role and the responsibilities of the DSP. This course is for all schools in the Hertfordshire area.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 26 February 2020 13:30 - 17:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage

Code: GOV/20/134/A Headteachers' performance management (LIMITED SPACES)


This course is particularly useful to governors who serve on the Headteacher Performance Panel but is of interest to all governors.

Governors will:

  • be familiar with headteacher performance management arrangements
  • understand the role of the external advisers in this process
  • gain awareness of relevant policies
  • have regards to the work/life balance of the headteacher

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 26 February 2020 19:00 - 21:00 Barnwell School

Code: GOV/20/162/A Health and Safety

This course is relevant to all governors, particularly those with an interest in premises and health and safety.


This session includes:

  • an overview of sensible risk management and balancing risk and benefit
  • health and safety roles and responsibilities
  • practical case studies
  • key areas for monitoring and a proportionate approach to safety in schools/academies.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 26 February 2020 19:00 - 21:00 South Hill Centre

Code: COM/19/23/A Herts for Learning Technology Showcase: Developing your school’s IT strategy

Join Herts for Learning at this free exciting event to support the development of your school’s IT strategy through a variety of CPD opportunities, including:

Free seminars:
• ‘The Power of an Effective IT strategy’ 
  Primary: Chris Bramwell, Head of Technology in Schools, Herts for Learning
  Secondary: Fergal Moane, Deputy Headteacher, Sandringham Research School

• ‘The Digital Divide’
  Tracy Warner, Education Services Director (Primary), Herts for Learning

• ‘Effective use of technology to support SEN’
  Dr. Andrew Perrett, Assistant Headteacher, Lonsdale School
  (surgery session available immediately afterwards)

• Maximising the functionality of school iPads
  Julian Coultas, Apple Professional Learning Specialist, Toucan

Free workshops:
• ‘Adobe: The Creative Classroom’
  Dominic Traynor, Educational Evangelist EMEA, Adobe

• ‘Technology to inspire the Early Years’
  Rachael Coulthart, Computing Lead, St. Nicholas CofE Primary School and Nursery

• ‘How can the Relationships Education, Relationship and Sex Education and Health Education curriculum support online safety?’
  Karin Hutchinson, Lead Wellbeing Adviser, Herts for Learning and
  Kate Stockdale, Wellbeing Adviser, Herts for Learning

• ‘Visual, Audible & Physical Learners’
  Proactive AV

• ‘Creative, accessible and exciting digital learning’
  Danica Chapman, 2Simple: Purple Mash

• The Benefits of Google for Education and G Suite’
  Chris Carter, e-Developments Adviser, Herts for Learning

Tech surgery sessions with HfL’s account managers available to answer any questions on how to realise your IT strategy with unused devices and using the Cloud in your school.

An inspiring live debate focused on ‘The role of Technology in Schools’ – what are the benefits, what are the risks?
Separate morning and afternoon sessions are available, with speakers on the panel including:
• Host - Tracy Warner, Education Services Director (Primary), Herts for Learning
• Fergal Moane, Deputy Headteacher, Sandringham Research School
• Penny Barefoot, Headteacher, Bushey Heath

Case studies from schools and the industry:
• ‘Bringing Creativity to the Classroom’
  Dominic Traynor, Educational Evangelist EMEA, Adobe

• ‘Introducing 3D printing to schools’
  Tina Taylor, Computing Lead, North Mymms St. Mary’s and Northaw C of E Primary School

The opportunity to talk with a wide range of exhibitors, showcasing a range of innovative technology resources and services.

The showcase is designed for all phases and relevant to SLT, subject leaders, teachers and governors.

Please note that the event runs from 9.00am – 4.30pm, but content will be repeated throughout the day to allow for either half-day attendance or full-day attendance, depending on your preference (approximate times: Morning 9.00am – 1.00pm, Afternoon 12.00pm – 4.00pm).

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 26 February 2020 09:00 - 16:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage

Code: EAY/19/249/P Moderating Early Years outcomes for schools and PVI settings

This course is designed to discuss assessments on three children. It will support delegates in making judgements of children's development against the Early Years outcomes.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 26 February 2020 13:30 - 16:00 Stanborough Centre

Code: ENG/20/15/P Phase 2-4 phonics: teaching and supporting 'Letters and Sounds'

This essential course will support delegates in delivering high-quality phonics teaching, as well as developing key methods of application and the embedding of phonic skills across the curriculum.

Throughout the course, delegates will be looking at planning, assessment, opportunities for application, and independent learning.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 26 February 2020 09:00 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage

Code: DMS/20/240/P Primary SIMS user group - Northchurch

This termly primary user group is designed to provide up-to-date information on developments within the Capita SIMS software and statutory returns, as well as exchanging information on processes and procedures undertaken on a day-to-day basis. It also offers the opportunity to ask questions of our data management consultants and network with other school administrators. The sessions are free to schools that have a support contract with data management services. We would recommend attendance at these user groups to keep you up to date and informed.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 26 February 2020 13:30 - 15:00 Northchurch Social Centre

Code: ENG/20/69/P Teaching grammar: practical and engaging approaches

This course will support delegates’ subject knowledge of the grammar elements of the National Curriculum for KS1 and KS2 through clear and concise definitions.

We will be sharing teaching approaches which ensure clarity for pupils, through the use of children’s literature. Delegates will explore how to use effective grammar teaching to support pupils in composing and improving their writing. Participants will leave with a renewed enthusiasm for grammar teaching and plenty of activities that can be used in class. This training is ideal for those new to key stage or new to the profession, or those seeking a deeper understanding of how to deliver grammar elements of the curriculum effectively.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 26 February 2020 09:00 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage