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South East, London

Welcome to the London and South-East region learning page.

This region features large rural counties such as Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Surrey and Berkshire; unitary authorities such as Brighton and Hove, Medway Towns, Reading, West Berkshire, Wokingham, Bracknell Forest, Slough; the whole Greater London area with 33 boroughs from inner city Westminster and Southwark to outer London boroughs like Brent, Waltham Forest and Croydon. Set within this large geographic area is a diverse range of ATL membership and education settings, including many academies and independent sector schools.

Planning for Success – Getting the most out of your Induction

Planning for Success is a series of CPD, workshops and networking events to support trainees and NQTs. The programme is designed to complement training provided by ITT's to equip you with the knowledge and skills not only to survive but to thrive in your first few years of teaching.

Getting the most out of induction

The morning session will include practical tips and planning exercises to enable you to get the most out of your induction and how to plan ahead for the first month, how to build constructive relationships with mentors, colleagues, students and their families and provide suggestions where to go for help and support.

Afternoon sessions include the following options:

  • RNIB Teaching Strategies to Enable Children and Young People with Vision Impairment to Achieve Their Potential: RNIB led workshop on support strategies that should be in place to enable blind and partially sighted learners to participate and achieve on equal terms in mainstream and specialist settings.
  • Tackling School- and College-Based Stress in Today's Climate: Ian Draper from the UK National Work-Stress Network will examine  stress in the education system and explore what the profession can do to tackle the issue.
  • Please choose which of these afternoon sessions you wish to attend, when you booking your place.
  • Lunch will provided and you will be asked for any dietary requirements when booking.
  • ATL members, please book using the button below. 

If you are currently not a member of ATL or do not know your membership number, please use the 'non-member' booking for button below. Membership fees for trainees are entirely FREE.

Who this course is for

  • This session is for trainees and NQTs

Cost

Free

Course details

London and South East

Euston, London NW1 2BJ0 9.30 (10 am start) to 15.00 - 21 May 2016

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Come and experience London Wide - ATL's free CPD network

London Wide is ATL's free, member led, CPD and networking event for members in the London, South East and Eastern regions. These sessions are open and accessible to all membership groups including teacher, lecturer, support, leadership, supply, student and NQ members.

'In a day and age of ever shrinking CPD budgets, it's a reassurance to know that ATL London Wide is on the mark for delivering knowledgeable and quality training that is free for all participants.'

Programme

There are three morning sessions and two afternoon sessions available, please select one option for each when booking (half-day option available)

  • Registration: 9.30 - 10.00
  • Morning session: 10.00 -12.00
  • Option 1A: Practical Strategies for Using iPads in the Classroom: Education consultant Nina Jackson presents a workshop full of ideas, strategies and tools for the effective use of iPads in the classroom. Note - access to an iPad required.
  • Option 1B: Speech and Language Therapy for Schools: Speech and Language Therapist Francesca Rose leads this session on how collaborative working practices between classroom staff and Speech and Language Therapists can support speech, language and communication skills.
  • Option 1C: Social Networking - Practical Advice on How to Maintain a Positive Digital Profile: Ken McAdam ATL Lead Member Adviser outlines safe and effective use of the internet for education professionals.
  • Lunch: 12.00 to 13.00 - including feedback from your London Executive Members (A free lunch will be provided. Please let us know if you have any specific dietary requirements when booking).
  • Afternoon session: 13.00 - 15.00.
  • Option 2A: Tackling School and College Based Stress in Today's Climate: Ian Draper from the UK National Work-Stress Network will examine  stress in the education system and explore what the profession can do to tackle the issue.
  • Option 2B: Teaching Strategies to Enable Children and Young People with Vision Impairment to Achieve Their Potential: RNIB led workshop on support strategies that should be in place to enable blind and partially sighted learners to participate and achieve on equal terms in mainstream and specialist settings. 

Who this course is for

  • All ATL members.

Cost

Free

Course details

London and South East

Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ - 09.30 (10.00am start) to 15.00 - 21 May 2016


Planning for Success - Positive Communication and Assertiveness for NQTs: building relationships with parents and colleagues

This half day workshop will help you to understand how assertive behaviour can be learnt and the relationship between self-esteem and assertiveness. You will explore and practice positive communication strategies for working with colleagues, leaders and parents.

Course programme:

  • Vocal, visual and verbal elements of confident communicating
  • Benefits of assertiveness
  • Fight, flight, freeze or flock - the neurology of behaviour
  • Understanding and handling aggressive, passive and submissive behaviour
  • Influence, humour, self-talk and 'Woo'
  • Exploring related issues and skills

The session will combine a mix of direct input from the course leader, coaching, development, discussion and sharing.

'Planning for Success' is a series of CPD, workshops and networking events to support trainees and NQTs. The programme is designed to complement training provided by ITT's to equip you with the knowledge and skills not only to survive but to thrive in your first few years of teaching.

Free to refreshments will be provided.

Who this course is for

  • This course is open to trainees, who have fully upgraded to NQT membership.

Cost

Free

Course details

London and South East

Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 4PB - 09.30 to 14.00 - 09 July 2016


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