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Courses

All our face to face courses can be booked here though the website. Clicking on “more info” gives all the details you will need including, course content, course providers and prices.
Add the courses you wish to attend to your shopping basket, proceed to checkout and an invoice will automatically be sent to your school or to you personally (if you are booking as an individual). No payment is required at this stage. Click here to view our terms and conditions.

There are also online alternatives for a growing number of our courses which are available to download and watch as many times as you like, should you wish to learn at your own convenience and without attending a conference center.

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15 April 2021
LIVE ONLINE ZOOM COURSE: 3 day Unlocking the LLC AoLE – Helen Bowen
Presenter: Helen Bowen,

TCollective Learning Zoom meetinghe format of the LLC AoLE training days will be somewhat different as we will be ‘meeting’ virtually. The sessions will be for a small group (no more than 10) so that they can be interactive. The days will be chunked into more bite size pieces and will include tasks for reflection as well as discussion.

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26 April 2021
LIVE ONLINE VIDEO STREAM: Creating Independent Learners
Presenter: Cath Delve,

Promoting and improving independent learning skills

ESTYN Inspections are regularly recommending that children improve these skills but how do we achieve this on a day to day basis in our schools? Independence is far bigger than children not interrupting teachers……


To give as real an experience as possible, the course will be filmed and broadcast live on the day. You will be invited to attend via an email link to an easily accessible platform, and our technicians will be on hand to guide you through the process.

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7 May 2021
LIVE ONLINE ZOOM COURSE: “Making Connections” Between the Mathematics and Numeracy and Language, Literacy and Communication AoLEs
Presenters: Helen Bowen, Lynwen Barnsley,

Curriculum for Wales 2022 is a holistic curriculum that allows learning to be drawn from across the different areas of learning and experience.

As we begin to embed the new curriculum over the next few years, schools will need to explore how they can make manageable links. How can we use literacy skills in a meaningful way to develop and improve mathematical understanding? Where is the natural overlap?


Collective Learning Zoom meeting

The format of training session will be somewhat different as we will be ‘meeting’ live, but on screen. The training will be for a small group so that we can be interactive. The day will be chunked into a series of bitesize pieces and will include tasks for reflection as well as discussion and collaboration. The day will also provide practical ideas for auditing your current provision, as well as supporting effective implementation of the new curriculum.

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18 May 2021
Outdoor Learning in Primary School – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenters: Cath Delve, Karen Mills,

“Sticks and stones may break my bones but worms will never hurt me”
Outdoor learning offers our children very special opportunities for play and exploration, real experiences and contact with their natural world.

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18 May 2021
Humanities AoLE in Progression Step 1 (Nursery & Reception) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenters: Don Trueman, Linzi Robinson,

This course will review the draft proposals for Humanities at Nursery/Reception, explaining key changes and terminology; suggesting effective and challenging activities; resources and learning strategies to support successful implementation.  

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19 May 2021
NEW: Moving the Foundation Phase forward under the New Curriculum (Cardiff)
Presenter: Cath Delve,

This course will clarify what is happening to the Foundation Phase under the new curriculum in Wales. It will focus on what needs to stay the same and what needs to change.

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19 May 2021
NEW Supporting learner progression through highly effective assessment practices in the Curriculum for Wales – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenters: Gareth Coombes, Huw Duggan,

 

This two-day Inset will focus on the new arrangements for assessment, as set out in Curriculum for Wales. It will explore how to embed assessment into day-to-day practices. The focus will be specifically on each of the four purposes and identifying means of ascertaining pupil progress. Emphasis will be on doing this with high levels of learner involvement. Resources will be provided to support this.

Dates: Wed 19th May & Wed 9th June 2021

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20 May 2021
Mathematics and Numeracy in Progression Step 3 (Y4 – Y6) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Lynwen Barnsley,

This course will examine Progression Step 3 of the new AoLE for mathematics and numeracy and clarify what this looks like in the classroom.

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20 May 2021
Expressive Arts in PS2 (Y1, Y2, Y3) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenters: David Powell; Upbeat Music and Arts, Huw Duggan,

Getting to Grips with the ‘Expressive Arts AoLE’ 

This programme will give you creative and practical strategies for improving and developing the Expressive Arts in years 1, 2 & 3. As well as giving comprehensive and inspiring activities for Progress step 2, delegates will also have time to plan collaboratively for this AoLE, and they can link this to other areas of learning. This course will give inspiring ideas for progress step 2 as well as pedagogical strategies to improve progress in this AoLE.

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24 May 2021
LIVE ONLINE ZOOM COURSE: NEW Good Practice in Guided Group Reading
Presenters: Helen Bowen, Stephanie Vaughan,

Guided Group Reading is a practice that is well-embedded in many schools across Wales. Despite this, many of us often question if we are running our GGR sessions correctly. What should good practice look like across the Foundation Phase and KS2?

As we begin addressing some of the challenges that have impacted on literacy in the last year, why might GGR be more important than ever?


Collective Learning Zoom meetingThe format of the training days will be somewhat different as we will be ‘meeting’ virtually. The sessions will be for a small group so that they can be interactive. The days will be chunked into more bitesize pieces and will include tasks for reflection as well as discussion.

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25 May 2021
Increasing Your Effectiveness as a New Assistant Head or Deputy – 1 day course Summer SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Gareth Coombes,

This 1-day course is part of a 3-day rolling programme. The days do not have to be done in any order and can be stand alone 1-day courses.

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25 May 2021
Increasing Your Effectiveness as a New Assistant Head or Deputy – 3 day module Summer SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Gareth Coombes,

This 3-day module is a rolling programme. The days can be completed in any order and can also be booked as stand-alone days.

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26 May 2021
Developing your Middle Leadership Skills as a TLR holder – 3-day Module Summer SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Gareth Coombes,

This 3-day module is a rolling programme. The days can be completed in any order and can also be booked as stand-alone days.

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26 May 2021
STEM in the Foundation Phase ‘BRILLIANT BLOCK PLAY – ‘the world through the eyes of the child’ – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Jen Summers,

Block play is the perfect way to support the four purposes. It offers a vast range of open-ended experiences, enriches every curriculum area and supports child development. Through block play children may investigate the basic principles of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics – not to mention problem solving, thinking and social skills! Block play fosters a child’s natural curiosity.

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26 May 2021
Developing your Middle Leadership Skills as a TLR holder – 1-day course Summer SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Gareth Coombes,

This 1-day course is part of a 3-day rolling programme. The days do not have to be done in any order and can be stand alone 1-day courses.

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27 May 2021
Mathematics and Numeracy in PS1 (Nursery and Reception) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Lynwen Barnsley,

This course will examine Progression Step 1 of the new AoLE for mathematics and numeracy and clarify what this looks like in nursery and reception classes.

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