The Education Network for Waltham Forest
 
Supported by Waltham Forest

Past Events & Training

Sat, 30 Jun 2018 09:30 - 16:00

• Roles and Responsibilities of Childminders for safeguarding and protecting children
• Meeting Ofsted Requirements: What needs to be in place in my setting?
• Sharing good practice: What works well in developing systems and procedures
• The legal framework for safeguarding and the requirements of EYFS
• Knowledge of types of abuse and possible indicators
• The thresholds for intervention and making referrals
• Best practice in responding to concerns, managing disclosures, recording and information sharing
• What happens following a referral
• Learning from reviews and understanding safeguarding risks
• Safer working practice and managing allegations against professionals

If driving, please ensure you leave enough time to find a car parking space as these are very limited in the immediate area. Also, as a courtesy to other attendees and the training lead, please arrive in good time for a prompt start - if you arrive more than 15 minutes late you may not be admitted and you may be charged the full cost of the course (£50).

Fri, 29 Jun 2018 14:00 - 17:00

This is a half-day workshop sessions which will provide information and guidance on The new Pupil Register system on the EY Provider Hub for establishing eligibility and validating codes for 2YO’s, 30hrs & EYPP to enable settings to deliver a high quality Early Years provision. It will also provide opportunities for professionals to pick up best practice business processes from across EY sectors.

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 10:15 - 10:45

The session will provide an opportunity for Childminders to receive safeguarding updates and Reflect on and share best practice

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 09:45 - 10:15

The session will provide an opportunity for Childminders to receive safeguarding updates and Reflect on and share best practice

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 09:30 - 11:00

These weekly drop-ins 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.
We will be regularly 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.

On-top of this, we will be holding around monthly half hour briefing sessions to support your professional development. Full details of these briefing sessions can be found as separate training events on the training pages of the Hub.

There is no charge for FEEE-registered minders but there is a small fee for non-FEEE-registered minders of £1.50 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/policy/early-years/becoming-a-childcare-provider-in-waltham-forest/feee-provider-process.

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 09:30 - 13:00

Understanding the role of the designated Safeguarding Lead Professional and key areas of responsibility • Understanding of the legislation and guidance underpinning their organisation’s policy, procedures and practice when responding to concerns about a child’s safety or welfare • Ability to evidence compliance with Ofsted requirements to ensure all children are safe • Understanding the barriers that stop staff reporting concerns and how to overcome these • Understanding of the processes followed by the MASH when a referral is made and the thresholds for intervention • Strategies to ensure that there are systems in place to monitor and evaluate outcomes for children who are in need or suffering or at risk of suffering significant harm There is School DSL training (full-day) on Wednesday 13th June 2018 for those who are new to the role or who have not attended DSL training in the last 2 years. Please make sure you choose the correct course for your needs. If driving, please ensure you leave enough time to find a car parking space as these are very limited in the immediate area. Also, as a courtesy to other attendees and the training lead, please arrive in good time for a prompt start - if you arrive more than 15 minutes late you may not be admitted and you may be charged the full cost of the course (£65).

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 09:30 - 12:30

Join us for this exciting conference to celebrate the work of the All Talk project. We will be sharing recent research and best practice on early language development. You can take part in interactive workshops to help develop your own skills and practice in supporting children’s communication and language skills. Our keynote speaker will share her work with early year’s settings to help you to embed good practice. There will also be a chance for you to choose from our range of free resources to take back to your setting to help all your children grow into confident communicators.

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 19:00 - 21:00

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

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 09:30 - 12:30

Research has found that a whole school commitment to social emotional wellbeing is most effective in producing results. Increased school wellbeing can enhance attainment, reduce exclusions, re – engage students who have experienced problems, attract and retain staff and raise standards across school
This training will be an introduction to the evidence base from research and practise promoting wellbeing in school.
Promoting wellbeing has been shown to be most effective when implemented using a systemic and strategic approach
The training will present this in a step by step format that can be adapted for individual schools

Fri, 27 Jun 2018 09:15 - 11:00

The training will: • Enhance delegates’ knowledge and understanding of good autism practice • Help delegates to question, evaluate and develop autism practice within their setting • Provide delegates with the tools to audit staff skills and identify training needs • Develop skills and knowledge so that delegates can support their organisation to meet/exceed the requirements of external reviewers such as Ofsted and be compliant with legislative requirements. This session will bring lead practitioners from a range of organisations together to discuss, share and develop practice and understanding. It is suitable for practitioners working with school-age pupils on the autism spectrum in both mainstream and specialist services.

Tue, 26 Jun 2018 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

Tue, 26 Jun 2018 13:30 - 15:30

As above

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 19:00 - 20:30

Hear from The Childminding Support Team about how the new core offer will work in practice to continue to support you.
Gain an understanding of how System Leadership is developing across the borough and how as a Childminder you can become more involved in it.
Find out more about the Waltham Forest Directory and The Hub and how you can be making the very best use of these tools to promote your business to potential families.

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 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/policy/early-years/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.

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 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

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:00 - 17:00

This is a half-day workshop sessions which will provide information and guidance on Completion of Parental Declaration forms and Invoice preparation to enable settings to deliver a high quality Early Years provision. It will also provide opportunities for professionals to pick up best practice business processes from across EY sectors.

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:00 - 16:00

Further information about the structure of the day to follow.

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:00 - 12:00

This is a half-day session which will provide information and guidance on key statutory compliance requirements including safeguarding & welfare which will facilitate the delivery of a safe, high quality Early Years/childcare provision, as well as information regarding the financial processes / procedures providers will need to complete in order to claim payment for the provision of FEEE places
Delegates will also be provided with information regarding the process that providers must undertake in order to be commissioned by the LA to deliver the Governments free childcare scheme for 2,3 & 4 year olds

Audience:
• Individuals looking to begin the process to register with Ofsted on the Early Years or Childcare Register
• Individuals who have begun the process to register with Ofsted on the Early Years or Childcare Register and have a proposed Ofsted registration number
• Individuals who are seeking to be commissioned by the LA to deliver the Government's free childcare scheme for 2,3 & 4 year olds. Known as the Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE)

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 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/policy/early-years/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, 20 Jun 2018 09:15 - 12:15

Attendees will learn about how the early years of a child’s life can have a significant impact on their future development. The child’s environment, experiences, and neurological make up can have short term - long term lasting impacts on behaviour and well being.

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