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Code: VL/19/010 Attachment Awareness for schools

A course which explores the impact of attachment related functioning and neuro-scientific research offering practical support and strategies for both Primary and Secondary settings. Opportunities to have work based discussion to support embedment of new thinking will be offered

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1 31 January 2019 09:30 - 15:30 Linden House, Standlake Map
Places remaining: 13

Code: OPL/19/002 Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) training (for those new to the role) (EVENT FULL)

This one day certificated course covers the management checks and procedures for leading off site visits, as recommended by DfE, Local Authorities and school employers. It is appropriate for all schools and other establishments whether they are LA maintained, academies or independent. Refreshments and Lunch will be provided

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1 31 January 2019 09:15 - 16:30 Hill End Residential and Field Studies Centre Map
Places remaining: 0

Code: OPL/19/005 Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) revalidation training

The role of the educational visits co-ordinator (EVC) is crucial to ensure that all learning outside the classroom is appropriate, well planned and safe. The EVC training requires revalidation on a 3 year cycle. Refreshments will be provided

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1 01 February 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Hill End Residential and Field Studies Centre Map
Places remaining: 2

Code: OPL/19/045 Effective Minute Taking

This course is for independent clerks (i.e. non Clerking Service clerks). It explains how to write high quality minutes which are clear, concise and reflect the three key roles of governors, keeping the strategic view, holding the Headteacher to account and ensuring financial probity. This training is free to clerks who's school subscribe to Clerks Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per clerk.

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1 05 February 2019 10:00 - 13:00 Unipart Conference Centre Map
Places remaining: 13

Code: OPL/19/022 Ofsted: Governors Role in Inspection

The course examines the main Ofsted judgement headings and grades, and considers how effective school self-evaluation (supported by robust evidence) is essential. The tutor will outline the inspection process, explore the kind of questions asked by inspectors, discuss useful sources of evidence, and share a range of practical suggestions to help your governing body prepare in advance of the inspector’s call. The aim is to familiarise delegates with the implications of inspection for your school as a whole, and specifically for the governing body as part of the school leadership team. This training is free to governors who's school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor

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1 05 February 2019 19:00 - 21:00 Unipart Conference Centre Map
Places remaining: 18

Code: VL/19/012 For NEW Designated Teachers - Designated teacher training including epep and writing effective outcomes to attract Pupil Premium Plus

Everything a DT needs to know about the role, their statutory duties and corporate parent responsibilities. How to run good PEP meetings, write ePEPs and plan effective use of Pupil Premium.

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1 06 February 2019 14:00 - 16:00 Venue TBC (Oxford Area) Map
Places remaining: 14

Code: OPL/19/025 Health & Safety: Policy and Practice

The purpose of this course is to provide practical guidance on what governors should know and do to ensure that the school is being run in a safe way and without risk to health. Run by a Local Authority subject expert, the course takes a pragmatic approach to embedding health and safety awareness into school life, without becoming a barrier to the day-to-day business of the school and governing body. Among other things, delegates will consider some of the common myths that exist around health and safety. This training is free to governors who's school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor

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1 06 February 2019 19:00 - 21:00 Long Furlong Primary School Map
Places remaining: 9

Code: OPL/19/064 AET Good Autism Practice (please note there will be a venue change still within Bicester - to be confirmed)

To provide practical knowledge, hands-on tools and strategies for all staff working directly with pupils on the autism spectrum

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1 07 February 2019 09:30 - 15:30 Tesco Bicester Map
Places remaining: 24

Code: OPL/19/028 Finance: School Budget Construction & Monitoring

All governors are welcome to attend, but this course is particularly aimed at members of your Finance or Resources committee. The purpose of the session is to inform each governing body of its responsibilities for the management of its school’s budget. This training is free to governors who's school subscribe to Governor Training, otherwise the cost is £150 per governor

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1 07 February 2019 19:00 - 21:00 Unipart Conference Centre Map
2 14 February 2019 19:00 - 21:00 Unipart Conference Centre Map
Places remaining: 11

Code: VL/19/002 Pupil Premium – Leading On Diminishing The Difference

This course is designed for pupil premium leads and school leaders with responsibility for leading on this area of provision. We will examine and evaluate effective strategies, with reference to the latest research and best practice. The course will also consider planning provision, monitoring and tracking to create an audit trail, evaluation and reporting. Supported time for planning how to apply the learning in your context will be allocated in the afternoon session.

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1 07 February 2019 09:30 - 15:30 Unipart Conference Centre Map
Places remaining: 19