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SAFEGUARDING, BEHAVIOUR AND ATTITUDES 

Online Safety 

Developed by the NSPCC in association with CEOP, the child protection unit of the National Crime Agency, this e-learning course will help you to understand what children and young people do online, why they take risks and how to respond to these risks so you can feel confident in protecting the children you work with.
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SIGNPOSTING TO RECOMMENDED CPD PROVIDERS

Legionella Management

This is an Ofqual accredited qualification which provides essential knowledge on the management of legionella, essential for those persons responsible for water systems.
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Non-Licenced Work with Asbestos

If your site staff are painting, removing or inserting screws/pins/nails or otherwise carrying out maintenance work on ceilings coated in asbestos containing artex, this training is essential.
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IOSH Managing Schools and Early Years Settings

The school-specific version of the industry standard IOSH Managing Safely course, this two-day course covers the essential requirements for anyone with health and safety responsibilities within an education setting.
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Paediatric First Aid

This course is suitable for all staff who work in a school and need to have the first aid skills to be able to act in an emergency. It offers a practical, hands-on approach that delivers the skills and confidence to use first aid skills in a real-life situation.
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ENGLISH

English CPD

The Roade English Hub is based at Roade Primary School in Northampton and supports and helps develop phonics and early reading in other schools by:

  • Providing showcase events for up to 170 participants from up to 85 schools.
  • Assessing and offering feedback on the action plans of 85 schools, including assessing requests for resources.
  • Providing a full audit using the audit framework provided by the Department to at least 15 schools and up to 40 schools. Funding per audit allows for three days of hub teacher time for each audit, including preparation, a full day in the supported school, and time to return to the school for follow-up.

Offering financial support for up to 85 schools to buy resources.
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MATHS

Subject Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics (SKTM) for TAs

This course will enable TAs to support and/or deliver mathematics in the classroom or in small intervention groups. This is a practical and engaging Work Group that delivers subject knowledge and associated pedagogy. This key aims of the course:

  • Skills and confidence of Intervention Assistants working with students will be improved
  • Knowledge of the pedagogy of maths teaching and ways of relating this to small group teaching
  • Understanding how children think and where their misconceptions stem from
  • A greater awareness of the three aims of the National Curriculum (fluency, reasoning and problem solving) and to understand how these aims relate specifically to the teaching of calculation and the development of pupils’ arithmetic proficiency
  • Understand the role that certain representations, models and manipulatives can play in the development of pupils’ understanding of number and calculation particularly place value and proficiency in the use of efficient standard algorithms for each of the four operations

•  Develop an understanding of the interplay between conceptual understanding and procedural fluency and to understand how each contribute to the achievement of mastery of the curriculum.
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Bar Modelling

The course will include:

  • Introduction to the Bar Model, plus progression in its use across Key Stage 1 & 2
  • An explanation of the gap task, plus time to prepare, which will involve trialling use of the bar model with a group/class of children. Clarity will be provided regarding expected feedback: teaching strategies used and impact on pupil learning
  • Further input on developing use of the bar model – more complex types, deepening understanding through getting children to make connections, plus adopting a more investigative approach. Time to also be built in for participants to create the work group resource
  • Consideration of the wider school implementation of the use of Bar Modelling across the school

Consideration of appropriate monitoring for impact in order to sustain the implementation and development of a consistent approach to the use of Bar Modelling across school.
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Maths CPD

The Enigma Maths Hub is based at Denbigh School in Milton Keynes and provides Professional Development for Mathematics Teachers across the region being part of a collaborative network of 35 Maths Hubs nationally.

The Hub supports Mathematics Teachers to actively continue to improve educational standards from Early Years Foundation Stage children through to Post 16 students. The Enigma Maths Hub region includes schools and colleges in Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire, Luton, Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire.
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INITIAL TEACHER EDUCATION

BA (Hons) Primary and Early Years Education with QTS

The BA Hons in Primary Education with Qualified Teacher Status is a school-based, three-year undergraduate course leading to Qualified Teacher Status. This course allows you to specialise in age phases 3-7 or 5-11 years and is run in collaboration with Birmingham City University who will award your degree. It is a unique course, blending academic study with our ITE Core Team with the practical application of skills while you develop your teaching skills in classrooms in our extensive partnership of schools in the region.
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PGCE with QTS (Primary and Early Years)

The Primary PGCE is a School-Based Initial Teacher Training route to Qualified Teacher Status, with a Post Graduate Certificate in Education. This course allows you to specialise in Early Years (3-7 years) or General Primary (5-11 years) and an enhance SEND route for those wishing to complete part of their training in a Special School is also available. We offer both SCITT and School Direct (salaried and tuition fee) routes. A Post Graduate Certificate in Education is also available through collaboration with our partners at Birmingham City University. Our outstanding provision will provide you with a rigorous yet bespoke and responsive route to fulfil your ambition to become a teacher.
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Assessment Only Route to QTS (in National or International settings)

If you’re an experienced teacher with a degree and the relevant additional qualifications, you may be able to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS) without having to do any further training. Assessment Only (AO) allows you to demonstrate that you already meet all of the standards for QTS, by presenting a detailed portfolio of evidence. Your teaching will be assessed in a school by us, as an accredited and approved AO provider.
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NEWLY QUALIFIED TEACHERS AND EARLY CAREER TEACHERS

Accelerate

Accelerate is a brand-new professional development programme, tailor-made for teachers in the first five years of their career. It’s free for teachers from eligible schools; those that are Ofsted graded 3 or 4 and/or are in a DfE-identified ‘opportunity’ or ‘priority’ area (Milton Keynes is an Opportunity 5 priority area and Corby is an Opportunity 6 priority area).
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Teaching Leaders

Teaching Leaders is our flagship programme for high-potential middle leaders working in schools in challenging contexts, supporting you to:

  • Retain and develop your high-potential staff
  • Improve pupil outcomes in the key areas of reading, writing and maths
  • Close achievement gaps for disadvantaged children
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Headship Programme including NPQH provided by Ambition Leaders

The Headship Programme supports senior school leaders to become great headteachers of schools in challenging contexts. We are an NPQH provider with an explicit focus on closing the achievement gap for disadvantaged children. The programme offers a flexible package of high-quality training, career support, 1:1 coaching and learning directly from exceptional headteachers, to help you transform the outcomes of the pupils you serve.
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Executive Educators Leading several schools

Leading several schools –

Leaders will develop the skills and competencies to navigate the transition from headship to executive leadership, create a strategic vision for school improvement and business development and plan how to build the capacity and capabilities required to achieve it.
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Executive Educators – building a leading a sustainable MAT

Building and leading a sustainable MAT-

The programme will develop and accelerate the skills of leaders, enabling you to appraise the current position of your MAT and create a strategic vision for the future. You will also be equipped with the knowledge to build effective central and school improvement teams and alignment across your MAT.
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