The Education Network for Waltham Forest
 
Supported by Waltham Forest

Past Events & Training

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:00 - 21:00

To provide governors with key information in this important area for schools to address
Provide governors with sources of further information and reference

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:30 - 20:30

This session will explore questioning and challenging for budget monitoring. The session will look at second quarter budget monitoring reports and discuss practical examples of presenting and reading financial information.

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:00 - 12:00

By the end of the course, delegates will be able to understand:
• The legal requirements for managing buildings safely, carrying out monitoring
• Understand the procedures for quarterly/termly monitoring
• Be able to perform/monitor routing monitoring of their building
• Be aware of the statutory checks required to be undertaken and the H&S documents to be maintained

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:30 - 16:00

By the end of the course, delegates will be able to understand:
• The legislative requirements relating to health and safety risk assessments
• The distinction between “hazard” and “risk”
• Aspects that should be considered in a risk assessment
• Relevant control strategies to minimise risks
• Different types of risk assessment
• How to undertake a risk assessment in their workplace

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:00 - 15:30

Participants will learn how to use sketchbooks by exploring pupils’ and artists’ examples and by creating a sketchbook for themselves throughout the day based on an ‘Inspired by nature’ mini project.

Participants will trial a number of fun, simple drawing warm-ups that build observational skills and confidence and will learn strategies which can be used with pupils.

Participants will gain experience of a wide range of drawing materials: different grades of pencils, graphite sticks, pen and ink, pastels, charcoal, and chalk.

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:00 - 18:00

Networking forum for DSLs in Early Years settings to keep up to date on the latest safeguarding issues
Receive safeguarding updates and briefings
Network with other DSLs
Reflect on and share best practice
Meet the safeguarding partnership
Receive support and development for DSLs

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:30 - 20:00

Governors' Briefings provide valuable information on the latest regulation and policy changes in addition to the council's key priorities for school and Education Improvement.

Logged-in users can download the presentations from the briefing below.

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:30 - 16:30

A TAF is a meeting that brings together children, young people, parents and practitioners and its function is to ensure families have an equal role in agreeing goals and actions that reflect the needs identified. A TAF allows information to be shared and ensures services are coordinated so that effective action and outcomes are properly planned, delivered and reviewed.

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:30 - 12:30

The EHA for children and young people is a key part of the strategy to shift the focus from dealing with the consequences of difficulties in children's lives to preventing things from going wrong in the first place. It is a national approach to conducting an assessment of the needs of a child or young person and deciding how those needs should be met.

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:00 - 12:00

In response to requests from local School Business Managers, the WF SBM Network has been created to compliment the local SBM networks.

Its purpose is to provide a forum through which SBMs needs can be voiced regarding the guidance, support and issues they are facing collectively.

The Network agendas will be created in partnership with SBMs. Meetings are likely to include: updates and guidance from Council Services; training/development workshops; and 'clinics'.

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 09:30 - 12:30

“Independent Return Home interviews provide an opportunity to uncover information that can help protect children from the risk of going missing again, from risks they may have been exposed to while missing or from risk factors in their home” (Statutory guidance on children who go missing from home or care, 2014)

The course will cover:
• Why children and young people runaway and the risks they face while missing
• Different definitions of missing and the impact on the support given to children and young people.
• Detailed information about the Return Home Interview process
• Case Study based on a Serious Case Review of a missing young person
• Support available to children, young people and their families following a missing episode

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:30 - 19:30

Waltham Forest Schools Forum has an important role under the school funding arrangements introduced in April 2006. It has a consultative role in relation to the local distribution of school funding and it is also able to decide on certain proposals from the local authority which currently have to go to the Secretary of State for decision. Further information about Waltham Forest's Schools Forum and details of the next meeting can be found on the Waltham Forest Council website.

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 16:15 - 17:45

NQTs will reflect on teaching, observation and mentoring activities so far. They will showcase successful teaching and learning strategies. NQTs will gain an in depth understanding of the Teacher Standards and what they look like look like in the classroom through observation skills and analysis. They will be able to explore outstanding practice relating to the TS. They will reflect on their teaching practice and set targets for further improvement and gain advice and guidance regarding high quality teaching and learning.

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 09:30 - 12:15

The Educational Psychology Service is repeating successful training for Early Years Practitioners in PVIs and schools to help staff identify possible SCD, understand referral processes, and support children and their families with appropriate strategies

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 10:00 - 12:00

This course is designed to show schools Building Managers how to use Concerto. It will enable them to view, send and request documents for their site to maintain red box compliance. The Council’s aim is to ensure building compliance and transparency of data for all sites within Waltham Forest.

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 16:00 - 18:00

Networking forum for school DSLs to keep up to date on the latest safeguarding issues
Receive safeguarding updates and briefings
Network with other DSLs
Reflect on and share best practice
Meet the safeguarding partnership
Receive support and development for DSLs

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 14:00 - 16:00

This course is designed to show schools Building Managers how to use Concerto. It will enable them to view, send and request documents for their site to maintain red box compliance. The Council’s aim is to ensure building compliance and transparency of data for all sites within Waltham Forest.

Mon, 03 Oct 2016 09:30 - 16:30

To improve professionals' competence in dealing with issues of confidentiality, consent and information sharing.

Multi-agency core group B, C (health level to be advised)

Mon, 03 Oct 2016 09:00 - 12:00

By the end of the course, delegates will be able to understand:
• how fires start – the fire triangle
• main causes of fire
• fire development and spread
• fire preventions and precautions
• fire detection and warning systems
• key requirements of an evacuation plan
• basic fire fighting equipment awareness
• Fire Marshal day to day responsibilities
• Fire Marshal action in an emergency

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