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Centre for Professional Development

Training Events
Networks & Conferences

Download your copy of our Summer 2014 Programme
here

    
  May 2014

 


 Good to Outstanding - building on your strategies for
 improviding teaching & learning ideas


 
Date:     Thursday 8 May 2014
 Time:    10:00 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £125.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £250.00 (Standard fee)


 This event is for teachers and trainers, and those involved in delivering
 staff development for teachers.  

 The event will focus on providing practical ideas and inspiration to
 support anyone who is seeking to deliver outstanding teaching and
 learning

 
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(T&C's)



 Preparing Staff for Functional Maths 


 Date:     Tuesday 13 May 2014
 Time:    10:00 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £125.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £250.00 (Standard fee)

 
This event will enable practitioners
to extend their range of active and group teaching techniques, in order to support their learners’ maths skills development in vocational settings

 This event will enable practitioners to extend their range of active
 and group teaching techniques, in order to support their learners’
 maths skills development in vocational settings.  It will focus on
 active learning strategies and how they are effective; extend the
 use of a variety of active learning strategies to support embedded
 maths in vocational settings; and explore a selection of maths
 resources.

 This day will be of interest to vocational teachers, managers
 and assessors or anyone involved in supporting Functional Maths
 development with learner
s



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(T&C's)


 Dyslexia Awareness and Support


 
Date:     Wednesday 14 May 2014
 Time:    10:00 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £125.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £250.00 (Standard fee)

 Understanding dyslexia and its impact on learners is key to providing
 the best support for them.  This event is aimed at those who have
 relatively little or no experience of developing strategies to support
 learners with dyslexia

 see also Dyslexia in Depth Parts 1 & 2 (2 & 30 June 2014) for more
 advanced events on this topic 



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 Qualifications and Continuing Professional Development
 for Learning Support Workers


 
Date:     Wednesday 21 May 2014
 Time:    10:00 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £125.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £250.00 (Standard fee)

 This workshop is an opportunity to consider the new learning support
 qualifications for staff working with disabled learners; and to identify
 the implications for staff training and development.  An event for
 managers and professionals who deliver learning support for learners
 with difficulties/disabilities



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 The Future (for) Initial Teacher Training Conference


 
Date:    Thursday 22 May 2014
 Time:    10:00 - 16:00
 Venue:  University Centre Yeovil
 Cost:     £75.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £150.00 (Standard fee)

 LET'S SHARE OUR INCREDIBLE PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE IN THE
 SOUTH WEST

 The conference is designed to coincide with the national launch of the
 new professional standards for FE and Skills teachers and trainers and
 provide an opportunity to share how the sector is working with the
 revised 2013 initial teacher training qualifications. 

 This event is for teacher training managers and professionals in
 organisations that deliver teacher education programmes across the
 education and training sector.


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 (T&C's)



 June 2014

 

 Dyslexia in Depth (1) - taking a cross-organisation
 approach to supporting dyslexia


 
Date:     Monday 2 June 2014
 Time:    10:00 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £125.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £250.00 (Standard fee)

 This is the first of two sessions that can also be attended as stand-alone
 workshops.  It goes beyond awareness raising and considers how to
 support learners throughout their studies and how to prepare them for
 training, work or continuing education.  This first session will include
 looking at a whole organisation approach to support, and is aimed at
 managers, teachers or trainers from any further and higher education
 or training organisation.  The session also considers different dyslexic
 profiles as well as co-occurrence with other conditions, and the implications
 for organisations, employers and for learners

 Dyslexia in Depth (2) - developments in dyslexia: research and national
 policy updates and the implications is on Mon 30 June '14 


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  Using Teaching Observation to Improve Practice -
  conducting developmental observations of teaching
  and learning
 


 Date:     Monday 9 June 2014
 Time:    10:00 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £125.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £250.00 (Standard fee)

 

  This event will focus on how to manage the observation process for
  maximum impact. In particular, it will explore a range of approaches
  to conducting developmental teaching observations that lead to
  improvements in learners' achievement and enjoyment



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 Motivation and Self-Esteem: working with de-motivated
 learners
 


 Date:     Thursday 12 June 2014
 Time:    10:00 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £125.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £250.00 (Standard fee)

 This workshop is aimed Education leaders and managers, teacher,
 trainers and others who work with de-motivated students and clients. 
 The aim of the day is to: 

 - Explore the blocks to motivation, personal change and self-esteem - why
 are they often lacking?
 - Consider the relationship between thoughts, feelings and beliefs and
 their impact upon motivation
 - Examine different models to help promote future motivation and
 personal change


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 Using Social Media to Enhance Teaching and Learning

 Date:     Friday 13 June 2014
 Time:     10:00 - 15:30
 Venue:   Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:      £125.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £250.00 (Standard fee)

 Aimed at teachers across the post-16 sector, this hands-on interactive
 session gives an overview of key contemporary social media and how
 they can be used to enhance teaching and learning.  Addressing
 potential reservations, it illustrates impacts on 
hard and soft
 outcomes


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To see a full list of our Training Events, Networks & Conferences
for Summer 2014 
click here

Professional Development Services
events@learning-southwest.org.uk
tel:  (01823) 335491
 


 *  Interested in becoming a Learning South West Member?  click here for more information