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E-learning for Headteachers and Teachers

The Education People are constantly developing resources to support outstanding learning in schools.

These E-learning courses have been specifically designed for school leaders and teachers with practitioners helping to shape and quality assure the modules.

These standalone courses will provide information and support in the areas of School Improvement, Finance and Wellbeing and give you the flexibility to take the modules when it is most convenient.

E-learning for Headteachers

This course aims to embed a clear understanding of the importance of formative assessment procedures in the classroom, in order to promote the best possible progress for pupils. A number of strategies are examined, and practical ideas for utilisation in the classroom suggested.

This course can be taken on an individual basis, but can also be used productively in a sequence of staff meetings/year group meetings to encourage discussion, reflection and development of new strategies in school.

Priced at £35 +VAT per person.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Effective Formative Assessment

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.

Take this FREE course to discover how your school can benefit from, and recruit an apprentice.

This course is FREE.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Apprenticeships in School

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This E-learning course is part of a programme of support for school leadership teams. This input will explore resilience and well being. Understanding your own ways of coping with stress is vital. As is understanding your colleagues and knowing how you work well as a team.

Priced at £100 +VAT per school.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Leading the Resilient School 

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This interactive E-learning module is designed for a group of staff to work through together. It is only available with the accompanying suite of Grief and Loss Crisis Support download materials. The module is best completed with these resources in mind or to hand to help develop knowledge, embed your learning and support your thinking about policy and practice in school.
The module involves group discussion and may last 60-120 minutes depending on the amount of discussion generated.

This course is FREE with the accompanying suite of Grief and Loss Crisis Support download materials.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Preparing for a Crisis or Death in School (with Grief and Loss Crisis Support resources)

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.

This E-learning course has been developed by the Education Safeguarding Service to enable experienced Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) and Deputy DSLs in schools and colleges to refresh their knowledge and skills and meet the requirement for updated training in line with ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’.  Please note this course has been updated in line with 'Keeping Children Safe in Education' 2021.

This course explores specific procedures and support available in Kent, including Kent Safeguarding Children Multi-Agency Partnership, Integrated Children’s Services and the ‘Front Door’.  DSLs outside of Kent can access this course, however, they will need to undertake independent research to ensure they understand their own local guidance and processes.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher

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"Pupils from Gypsy or Roma backgrounds and those from a Traveller or Irish heritage background had the lowest attainment of all ethnic groups throughout their school years…were also most likely to be excluded …to be absent [and] were also far less likely to stay in education after the age of 16 than pupils in any other ethnic group.” Race Disparity Audit October 2017

“Schools have a duty to ensure that no group is discriminated against and that they are challenging any inequality and stereotypes that students encounter. They have a duty to ensure that no one is bullied on the basis of their ethnicity while ensuring that children of all genders are enabled to thrive throughout their education.” Women and Equalities Committee 2018

This E-learning module will support schools to ensure that Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils will have equality of opportunity in regard to accessing education by developing an awareness of Gypsy, Roma, Traveller culture, possible barriers to inclusion and how overcome these.

Priced at £30 +VAT per person

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Raising awareness of Gypsy, Roma and Irish Traveller Communities

All staff in school need to have an understanding of EAL pedagogy if they are to meet the needs of children and young people who are learning English as an additional language.  This E-learning module provides guidance to both Teachers and TAs on how to support and engage EAL pupils in their learning and explores a range of effective EAL intervention strategies that will accelerate progress and raise the achievement of both newly arrived EAL learners and more advanced Bilingual pupils.
Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Supporting Children with English as an Additional Language

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.

E-learning for Teachers

To achieve mastery of the KS1 maths curriculum, we need to ensure that all pupils have a deep conceptual understanding. Manipulatives are a key element of this, yet not all staff are confident in how to use mathematical equipment to teach the curriculum requirements.

This E-learning module will explore a range of manipulatives, commonly found in all primary schools. The course is suitable for both teachers and TAs and could be delivered to a whole staff or a targeted group. As an online course, you can choose how many staff to train and when to deliver the training, making this a flexible and cost-effective solution.

Priced at £35 +VAT per person.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Developing Number Sense Through the use of Manipulatives in KS1

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This interactive E-learning course is designed for staff to complete individually and it can be used to stimulate further discussion at a staff meeting or a conversation about an individual child. It will help you understand what autism spectrum disorders are like and the psychological theories that are associated with ASD.

Priced at £20 +VAT per person.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Autism Awareness Raising - Training Stage 1

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We know that children with ASD are often motivated by technology. It is often felt that a high-tech communication aid might succeed where low-tech communication charts or books might have failed.
How do we know which children are likely to succeed with using a VOCA? This online presentation will share the ‘Factors for Success’ that we have identified. It is intended that professionals will then be able to assess an individual student against these factors, to inform whether they make a referral to KM CAT (or other Regional AAC Assessment Hub), and what support needs to be in place before a referral can be made.

This course is FREE.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: ASD and VOCAs. What are the factors for success?

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AAC: Little and Often is a useful introduction to Augmentative and Alternative Communication for all teaching staff and allied health professionals.  The course will give an overview of the different types of AAC, and how to implement AAC with children and young people throughout the day, in a variety of activities.

This course is FREE.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) Little and Often

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PECS is a great way to begin communication for children with ASD.  This course shows you how to move on from requesting, to other communicative functions, like ‘describing’ or ‘asking questions’.

This course is FREE.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Beyond Requesting: Extending the Communication of Children with ASD

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.

This module will explore the difference between ‘eye-pointing’ and ‘eye-gaze technology’.  You will gain an understanding of the functional vision needed to access eye-gaze technology.  You will learn about the difference between eye-gaze technology for leisure activities eye-gaze technology as an access method for communication.

This course is FREE.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Eye-Gaze Technology: What you need to know 

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.

All staff in school need to have an understanding of English as an Additional Language (EAL) pedagogy if they are to meet the needs of children and young people who are learning English as an additional language.

This E-learning module provides guidance to both Teachers and Teaching Assistants on how to support and engage EAL pupils in their learning and explores a range of effective EAL intervention strategies that will accelerate progress and raise the achievement of both newly arrived EAL learners and more advanced Bilingual pupils.

Priced at £30 +VAT per person

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Supporting Children with English as an Additional Language

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.

"Pupils from Gypsy or Roma backgrounds and those from a Traveller or Irish heritage background had the lowest attainment of all ethnic groups throughout their school years…were also most likely to be excluded …to be absent [and] were also far less likely to stay in education after the age of 16 than pupils in any other ethnic group.” Race Disparity Audit October 2017

“Schools have a duty to ensure that no group is discriminated against and that they are challenging any inequality and stereotypes that students encounter. They have a duty to ensure that no one is bullied on the basis of their ethnicity while ensuring that children of all genders are enabled to thrive throughout their education.” Women and Equalities Committee 2018

This E-learning module will support schools to ensure that Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils will have equality of opportunity in regard to accessing education by developing an awareness of Gypsy, Roma, Traveller culture, possible barriers to inclusion and how overcome these.

Priced at £30 +VAT per person

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Raising awareness of Gypsy, Roma and Irish Traveller Communities

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page with helpful Log In guides too.

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page with helpful Log In guides too.

During this module we will consider the implications of evidence-based research in creating and developing a ‘growth mindset’ community of learners in your classroom.  You will learn how children’s ability can be developed through using practical classroom strategies so that learning gaps can be closed.
Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Cultivating a Growth Mindset Class

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.

Curriculum is now an important element in the conversations we are having in schools. It is central to the 2019 Ofsted Education Inspection Framework and discussions around curriculum intent are essential in developing a curriculum which is cohesive, aspirational and will prepare students for their next educational steps.

In this course you will explore different elements of curriculum design, including considering the purpose of the curriculum in your context and what kinds of questions you need to be reflecting on in order to ensure that your curriculum is the best curriculum possible.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Designing a powerful curriculum - Purpose and Intent

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.

Behaviour management is often one of the aspects of teaching that most worries teachers, particularly in the early stages of their career or when returning to teaching after some time away. This module will support you to select the right tools to have in your ‘teacher’s toolbox’ to establish a positive culture and promote the sorts of behaviour you want to see.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Developing Your Behaviour Management Toolbox

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.

Multiplication forms a key part of the National Curriculum yet it is often one of the weakest areas of knowledge and understanding, for pupils and staff. Ensuring teachers and Teaching Assistants have the subject knowledge necessary to provide pupils with secure foundations in multiplication is crucial. If you are concerned that your staff and pupils are not ready for the new Year 4 Multiplication Screening Check, which became statutory in June 2020, this E-learning module is the perfect way to prepare. As an online course, you can choose how many staff to train and when to deliver the training, making this a flexible and cost-effective solution.
Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Developing fluency in multiplication facts

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.

This course aims to embed a clear understanding of the importance of formative assessment procedures in the classroom, in order to promote the best possible progress for pupils. A number of strategies are examined, and practical ideas for utilisation in the classroom suggested. This course can be taken on an individual basis, but can also be used productively in a sequence of staff meetings/ year group meetings to encourage discussion, reflection and development of new strategies in school.
Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Effective Formative Assessment - Accelerating progress through assessment for learning

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.

The role of the middle leader is a varied one, with many demands and opportunities. It is a role which is increasingly at the fore of discussion in school, with the focus shifting to this position as one which can really bring about change and revive subjects. This is reflected in the new Ofsted Inspection Framework, where they are keen to explore how the middle leaders are developing curriculum and supporting their team in this time of change.

This course on Middle Leadership will provide you with opportunities to reflect on the role of the middle leader and the different aspects you need to consider when leading a team. It will also give you some key knowledge to prepare you for the challenges you will be embracing.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Effective Middle Leadership

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.

A positive classroom climate is at the heart of good teaching and effective learning and assessment.  This module will guide you to understand the successful strategies employed by experienced teachers and help you to consider a plan to move ahead with your own class.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Establishing a Positive Class Climate

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Gaps in learning are inevitable and knowing what the gaps are becomes important to how teaching and learning can be adapted to close these gaps. In this course we explore ways in which formative assessment can provide you with more information enabling you to make better decisions for your students.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: How to use formative assessment to help close gaps in the secondary maths classroom

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.

Full of practical ideas and techniques, this module will help you to refine your teacher questioning so that you can strike a good balance between ‘teacher talk’ and opportunities to children to engage, think, discuss and evaluate.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Questioning to Promote Talk and Thinking

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.

This course aims to guide subject leaders through the key processes and actions that they will need to be undertaking in their role, while enhancing their professional knowledge. The course has been designed to take delegates through the process of planning and implementing a plan for improvement on a step-by-step basis.
Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Successful Subject Leadership

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This short E-learning module will look at how, by creating clear learning objectives and success criteria, children become more active in their learning, are able to assess their own learning and understand how to improve.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Unpacking Learning Objectives and Success Criteria

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Teaching literacy to non-verbal children and young people is a useful introduction for all teaching staff including Teaching Assistants and Teachers.

  • You will gain a deeper understanding of the challenges faced when teaching literacy to non-verbal children and young people, using evidence based research and practice.
  • You will understand how literacy learning is possible for these children.
  • You will learn about why it's so fundamentally important for them to develop independence, in order to participate and achieve.
Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Why teach literacy to non-verbal children and young people?

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.

This training is to explore interventions in supporting maths. It will focus on the best strategies to improve children’s maths. The course demonstrates how to improve children's attitudes to maths, looks at the importance of developmental progressions in supporting children and explores the best practice in interventions.

As a delegate you will learn the best ways to run interventions so that pupils leaning gaps are closed. You will also learn how to support children in developing their self regulation, metacognition and growth mindset so that there is a long and improved attitude towards maths.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Quality Intervention for Maths

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.

If you are new to our E-learning please read our E-learning FAQ page.