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 - 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.



Course details

London and South East

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

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