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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

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How often have you moderated writing and maths, but not reading? Moderation processes need to be robust in this core subject too!
If you’re not sure how to go about it effectively, try this simple-to-use module which has done the thinking for you.  This module provides two presentations to be conducted over separate sessions, to assist your school or collaboration to conduct your own moderation of reading.  A moderation form for use in all year groups from 1 to 6 is also included.

Priced at £40 +VAT per school.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Reading Moderation in the Primary School

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This course is designed for leaders and governors in primary schools and covers the current requirements for school websites compliance and other information that is useful to include. Maintained schools must publish this information on their website. Academies MATs and private schools have specific information that they are required to publish on their website that differs slightly from maintained schools - this course will help.

Priced at £25 +VAT per person.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: School Website Compliance

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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 course is aimed at all school staff who are interested in finding out more about Kent Children's University and how it could work for their pupils.  The module will take around 20-30 minutes to complete and is free to access.

This course is FREE.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: What is Children's University? 

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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)

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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 E-learning module is aimed at Primary and Secondary Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs) who have just started their induction period. The short session will cover the core elements of induction so you know what is expected of you throughout the induction period.  It will also direct you to useful information to ensure that you are well informed to complete your induction period successfully.

Priced at £35 +VAT per person.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: A Guide to Successful Induction - For Schools Outside of Kent

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This E-learning module is for new and experienced tutors and mentors involved in the Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) induction process. The session will ensure you understand what your role entails, what best practice looks like and where to go for help and advice.

Priced at £35 +VAT per person.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: NQT Induction Tutor/Mentor Training - For Schools Outside of Kent Only

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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

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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 

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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 (or FREE to those whose schools buy into the ISSK Core Package).

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

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This is a briefing session for teachers new to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) to support them to complete the EYFS Profile at the end of the Reception year.

Priced at £40 +VAT per person.

Please click on this link to take this E-learning course: Getting it Right for the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile 2020

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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 (or FREE to those whose schools buy into the ISSK Core Package).

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

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