Post COVID-19: Tools to Help You Review, Restart and Recover

COVID-19 has played a big part in the way our company has adapted to working differently and we are proud to have met that challenge. Our dedicated, hard-working team of staff have been (and still are) flexible and innovative, working creatively with our customers to continue to provide our quality services in a seamless and joined up way. Technology has helped to develop our offer and make it both future proof and constantly available.

As the world starts to recover from this crisis we are all still learning to become more agile and responsive as people, companies and organisations. We will adopt some of these new ways of working moving forward as we look to continue to provide the best solutions to meet our customers' needs in this ever changing world.

During this period of crisis we have developed a range of resources, consultancy support and professional development courses to support our current customers and our new customers in developing their ability to respond to unforeseeable circumstances and events.

Our staff are experts in their professions and have many years' experience in providing support and solutions during times of crisis and emergency to early years settings, schools, colleges, local authorities, multi-academy trusts and school groups in the UK and overseas. In addition, our team of experts works closely with these providers, implementing recovery programmes and offering bespoke solutions for each individual context.

Featured below, our post COVID-19 resources have been utilised by providers all over the world. Contact us to find out how we can support you with your recovery plan.

Webinars

Most of our webinars are written for the UK sector, however the content is also suitable and useful for international schools.

The first of a series of webinars led by Jan Dubiel, a nationally and internationally recognised specialist in early childhood education.

This webinar will provide a strategic overview on the specifics of EYFS that will address an update on the proposed reforms to the ELGs and EYFS Profile, implications for the proposed implementation of the NfER YR Baseline Assessment and the specific demands faced by EYFS children (and staff) when schools re-open.

Click for more information and to order: Post COVID-19 Lockdown – What Do Headteachers and Senior Leaders Need to Know About the EYFS?

The second of a series of recorded webinars led by Jan Dubiel, a nationally and internationally recognised specialist in early childhood education.

This hour long webinar will focus on identifying and supporting the key issues and challenges faced by Year R teachers posed by a unique cohort starting in September 2020.

Click for more information and to order: Post COVID-19 Lockdown – Supporting the Transition to Year R

The last of a series of webinars led by Jan Dubiel, a nationally and internationally recognised specialist in early childhood education.

This final webinar from Jan will focus on identifying and supporting the key issues and challenges faced by Year One teachers posed by a unique cohort starting in September 2020.

Click for more information and to order: Post COVID-19 Lockdown – Supporting the Transition to Year One

A one hour recorded webinar for English leaders which will focus on promoting the emotional wellbeing of children, and teachers, as they adjust to changes in their learning experiences, together with consideration of how to support children in catching up with what they may have missed in reading and writing during school closures, and how to address this when social distancing.

Click for more information and to order: Reconnect, Restore and Recover Learning in English for Primary Schools

Led by Professor Barry Carpenter this webinar will focus on the importance of developing a recovery curriculum and will consider:

  • the aims and purpose of a Recovery Curriculum
  • the extra considerations needed for children with SEND, especially Autism
  • resources to support children and aid teaching.

It will also consider:

  • the emotional impact of the pandemic on children
  • the ‘loss’ experienced and how we might rebuild emotional resilience in children
  • the process of re-engaging the disengaged.

Click for more information and to order: A Recovery Curriculum: Loss and Life for Our Children and Schools Post Pandemic

A recorded webinar in the light of current changes to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)  through the review of the Early Learning Goals, the EYFS Profile and Development Matters. How can we manage this period of re-evolution to ensure that it is seamless for children and continues to focus on the core principles of meeting the needs of individual learners and ensuring good outcomes?

Click for more information and to order: How is the Early Years Foundation Stage Going to Change?

Downloadable Resources

Coming soon! Our team of experts are currently creating a range of downloadable resources and toolkits to help you on your recovery path.  We will add them to this area as soon as they are finalised.

Informative and Useful Blog Posts

Most of our blogs are written for the UK sector however the content is also suitable and useful for international schools.

To help prepare for this difficult time, we’ve put together some helpful advice for both headteachers and school governors which covers the following topics:

  • phased reopening for schools
  • identifying vulnerable staff members
  • enforcing safety outdoors
  • food safety and shortages
  • educating children and students around Coronavirus.

To read this blog post please click here: How to Reopen Schools During Coronavirus

This covers a whole host of tips and things to consider to aide the transition of both students and teachers returning to school.  Topics include:

  • assigning classrooms
  • enforcing effective handwashing
  • encouraging regular check-ins with children
  • preparing for difficult questions
  • promoting mental health awareness
  • making time for adjustment
  • sharing learnings with other teachers
  • how to remain positive.

To read this blog post please click here: Top 10 Tips for Teachers Returning to School Amid Coronavirus