The Education Network for Waltham Forest
 
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Past Events & Training

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:00 - 21:00

This two part course will cover various aspects of your new role as a school governor and provide you with the information and tools to enable you to attend meetings and provide appropriate support and challenge.

There will be opportunities for discussion and sharing of good practice throughout both sessions.

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:00 - 21:00

• Clarify governor’s responsibilities
• Advise on how to meet staff with curriculum/subject area responsibilities
• Ensure that governors ask the right questions
• Provide guidance on policy development in relation to governor visits and protocol
• Prepare governors for Ofsted inspection

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 13:00 - 14:30

This drop-in will provide childminders the opportunity to come together with their children to enjoy fun activities linked to their children’s learning and development and strengthen friendships and links between other local childminders.
A childminding development worker from the Council will be running the session which will give all childminders regular access to support they may need.
There is no charge for FEEE-registered minders but there is a small fee for non-FEEE-registered minders of £1 for their first child and 50p for each additional child. If you would like to know more about registering to offer the FEEE please visit The Hub - https://thehub.walthamforest.gov.uk/education-borough/becoming-a-childcare-provider-in-waltham-forest/feee-provider-process.
On top of this we will be inviting professionals to attend these sessions. We recognise that childminders may sometimes find it hard to access services to support the needs of the children they care for. Therefore we will be inviting professionals such as Area SENCOs (Special Educational Needs Coordinators), Curriculum leaders, Speech and language therapists, Health visitors, Safeguarding advisors, Early Help advisors and FEEE officers to attend some of these drop-ins. A schedule of these visits will be available shortly.

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:30 - 15:30

This session will provide participants with an opportunity to explore the following:
• How to evaluate and monitor the progress of groups of children.
• How to compile a progress summary and write an action plan to improve outcomes.
• Ways in which additional funding could be used to improve outcomes.
• “School readiness” and practical examples of how this can be promoted through an enabling environment.

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 10:00 - 12:30

This short course will give practitioners an opportunity to look at the planning and structuring of a TAF meeting and build and develop the skills needed to chair TAF meetings.

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 09:30 - 11:00

This drop-in will provide childminders the opportunity to come together with their children to enjoy fun activities linked to their children’s learning and development and strengthen friendships and links between other local childminders.

A childminding development worker from the Council will be running the session which will give all childminders regular access to support they may need.

There is no charge for FEEE-registered minders but there is a small fee for non-FEEE-registered minders of £1 for their first child and 50p for each additional child. If you would like to know more about registering to offer the FEEE please visit The Hub - https://thehub.walthamforest.gov.uk/education-borough/becoming-a-childcare-provider-in-waltham-forest/feee-provider-process.

On top of this we will be inviting professionals to attend these sessions. We recognise that childminders may sometimes find it hard to access services to support the needs of the children they care for. Therefore we will be inviting professionals such as Area SENCOs (Special Educational Needs Coordinators), Curriculum leaders, Speech and language therapists, Health visitors, Safeguarding advisors, Early Help advisors and FEEE officers to attend some of these drop-ins. A schedule of these visits will be available shortly.

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 19:00 - 20:00

This webinar has been designed especially for childminders and you’ll be able to learn more about the business expenses you can claim tax relief on, including:
• start-up costs
• day to day food and drink
• replacing equipment
• wear and tear on uniforms.

You will have the opportunity to ask questions.

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 13:30 - 15:00

The workshop will be an opportunity for staff to familiarise themselves with the audiological equipment supplied by our service and the clinic.

The workshop will cover the following elements:

• Parts of the hearing aid
• Checking hearing aids are working
• Checking the batteries and changing them
• Checking that the hearing aids are in the correct ear
• Checking moulds are fitted properly and to recognise when they are damaged
• Changing tubing
• Troubleshooting the radio aid (FM system)
• What to do when problems can’t be resolved
• Who to contact for advice and support

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 09:30 - 11:00

This drop-in will provide childminders the opportunity to come together with their children to enjoy fun activities linked to their children’s learning and development and strengthen friendships and links between other local childminders.

A childminding development worker from the Council will be running the session which will give all childminders regular access to support they may need.

There is no charge for FEEE-registered minders but there is a small fee for non-FEEE-registered minders of £1 for their first child and 50p for each additional child. If you would like to know more about registering to offer the FEEE please visit The Hub - https://thehub.walthamforest.gov.uk/education-borough/becoming-a-childcare-provider-in-waltham-forest/feee-provider-process

On top of this we will be inviting professionals to attend these sessions. We recognise that childminders may sometimes find it hard to access services to support the needs of the children they care for. Therefore we will be inviting professionals such as Area SENCOs (Special Educational Needs Coordinators), Curriculum leaders, Speech and language therapists, Health visitors, Safeguarding advisors, Early Help advisors and FEEE officers to attend some of these drop-ins. A schedule of these visits will be available shortly.

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 10:00 - 12:30

This short course will give practitioners an opportunity to look at the planning and structuring of a TAF meeting and build and develop the skills needed to chair TAF meetings.

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:00 - 12:30

This short course will introduce practitioners to what emerging needs can look like, how this can be identified and assessed against the thresholds document. The course also covers what types of support could be offered to support families and who else may be able to support.

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:30 - 11:00

This drop-in will provide childminders the opportunity to come together with their children to enjoy fun activities linked to their children’s learning and development and strengthen friendships and links between other local childminders.

A childminding development worker from the Council will be running the session which will give all childminders regular access to support they may need.

There is no charge for FEEE-registered minders but there is a small fee for non-FEEE-registered minders of £1 for their first child and 50p for each additional child. If you would like to know more about registering to offer the FEEE please visit The Hub - https://thehub.walthamforest.gov.uk/education-borough/becoming-a-childcare-provider-in-waltham-forest/feee-provider-process.

On top of this we will be inviting professionals to attend these sessions. We recognise that childminders may sometimes find it hard to access services to support the needs of the children they care for. Therefore we will be inviting professionals such as Area SENCOs (Special Educational Needs Coordinators), Curriculum leaders, Speech and language therapists, Health visitors, Safeguarding advisors, Early Help advisors and FEEE officers to attend some of these drop-ins. A schedule of these visits will be available shortly.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:00 - 21:00

This Programme is delivered over two sessions each lasting 2 hours the focus for session two will be:

Session Two:
Who is responsible for what!
What does it mean to be a strategic body?
What is effective governance?
How do we know how well our school is doing?
What next?

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:00 - 21:00

The Programme will be delivered over two sessions each lasting 2 hours the focus for session one will be:
Session One:
Why have governing bodies?
What are the core functions of Governing bodies?
Governors and Ofsted school inspections
What are the employer responsibilities of governing bodies?

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:30 - 11:00

This drop-in will provide childminders the opportunity to come together with their children to enjoy fun activities linked to their children’s learning and development and strengthen friendships and links between other local childminders.

A childminding development worker from the Council will be running the session which will give all childminders regular access to support they may need.

There is no charge for FEEE-registered minders but there is a small fee for non-FEEE-registered minders of £1 for their first child and 50p for each additional child. If you would like to know more about registering to offer the FEEE please visit The Hub - https://thehub.walthamforest.gov.uk/education-borough/becoming-a-childcare-provider-in-waltham-forest/feee-provider-process

On top of this we will be inviting professionals to attend these sessions. We recognise that childminders may sometimes find it hard to access services to support the needs of the children they care for. Therefore we will be inviting professionals such as Area SENCOs (Special Educational Needs Coordinators), Curriculum leaders, Speech and language therapists, Health visitors, Safeguarding advisors, Early Help advisors and FEEE officers to attend some of these drop-ins. A schedule of these visits will be available shortly.

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:30 - 15:00

Comic Strip Conversations is aimed at teenagers, adolescent and young people, however it can be used as an approach for all ages.

All participants will leave the sessions with a breakdown of the comic strip conversations and having created a number of different conversations.

We will also be looking at the apps and online.

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:00 - 15:00

This course will provide participants with an opportunity to explore the following:
• What a peer on peer observation is.
• How to implement peer on peer observations.
• Some of the challenges in carrying out Peer on Peer observations and their solutions.

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:15 - 12:15

Presentation , discussion

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:30 - 11:00

This drop-in will provide childminders the opportunity to come together with their children to enjoy fun activities linked to their children’s learning and development and strengthen friendships and links between other local childminders.

A childminding development worker from the Council will be running the session which will give all childminders regular access to support they may need.

There is no charge for FEEE-registered minders but there is a small fee for non-FEEE-registered minders of £1 for their first child and 50p for each additional child. If you would like to know more about registering to offer the FEEE please visit The Hub - https://thehub.walthamforest.gov.uk/education-borough/becoming-a-childcare-provider-in-waltham-forest/feee-provider-process.

On top of this we will be inviting professionals to attend these sessions. We recognise that childminders may sometimes find it hard to access services to support the needs of the children they care for. Therefore we will be inviting professionals such as Area SENCOs (Special Educational Needs Coordinators), Curriculum leaders, Speech and language therapists, Health visitors, Safeguarding advisors, Early Help advisors and FEEE officers to attend some of these drop-ins. A schedule of these visits will be available shortly.

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:30 - 20:00

Find out more about what to do if you have concerns about the safeguarding of children, adults or families that you work with. Take part in a safeguarding workshop, hear from interesting speakers and meet with a wide range of specialist agencies who can provide advice and signpost you to relevant support.

Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility. This exciting and thought-provoking event will provide you with knowledge and tools to assist you with becoming adequately equipped to deal with safeguarding and helping to keep the people you work with safe.

Whether you need advice on your responsibilities, information on how to get help for vulnerable people or would like to network and learn more about safeguarding through workshops, come and join us.

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