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23 April 2020
NEW ‘What does Donaldson look like in KS2’? – NORTH WALES (Ruthin)
Presenter: Cath Delve,

In his ‘Successful Futures’ Report the ethos, principles and pedagogy of the current Foundation Phase was identified as a significant strength of current educational practice in Wales. It was recommended that schools build on successful ‘Foundation’ practice, philosophy and pedagogy into the middle and later years of primary education and beyond. How this works in practice needs to be carefully managed to ensure that transition issues are removed and progression is ensured.

 

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24 April 2020
NEW: What Now Matters? Unlocking the AoLE for Languages, Literacy and Communication MID WALES (Welshpool)
Presenter: Helen Bowen,

Helen began exploring the draft LLC document with schools in the Autumn of 2019. The revised LLC document will be the focus for this event. Teachers will build on their knowledge of the core concepts and explore what this means for their school and setting.

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14 May 2020
Planning for Progression in the Teaching of Reading in KS2 – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Stephanie Vaughan,

Guided reading and beyond. What comes after guided reading?

How can a school use different reading approaches to help pupils to become increasingly independent readers? This course will demonstrate how to plan for progression in the teaching of reading by combining guided reading with group reading and reciprocal teaching.

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14 May 2020
Donaldson in Early Years – pedagogy, practice, planning SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Jen Summers,

This course will highlight what really matters to children and the relevance and importance
of first-hand experiences. It will focus on the types of learning environments schools need to create to
fully support the New Curriculum vision for Early Years.

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19 May 2020
Understanding the new AoLE for Mathematics and Numeracy WEST WALES (Carmarthen)
Presenter: Lynwen Barnsley,

Are you ready to implement the new Maths and Numeracy AoLE?

What changes will you need to make?

This course will provide practical strategies for auditing your current provision and ensuring effective implementation of the new curriculum.

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19 May 2020
Donaldson in Early Years – pedagogy, practice, planning WEST WALES (Carmarthen)
Presenter: Jen Summers,

This course will highlight what really matters to children and the relevance and importance
of first-hand experiences. It will focus on the types of learning environments schools need to create to
fully support the New Curriculum vision for Early Years.

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20 May 2020
Understanding the new AoLE for LLC – WEST WALES (Carmarthen)
Presenter: Helen Bowen,

Are you ready to implement the new LLC AoLE?

What aspects of your provision for LLC will need to remain?

What changes will you need to make?

How can you make them achievable?

This course will provide practical strategies for auditing your current provision and support effective implementation of the new curriculum.

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20 May 2020
STEM – WEST WALES (Carmarthen)
Presenter: Jen Summers,

‘Brilliant Block Play! – The world through the eyes of a child’

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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21 May 2020
Understanding the new AoLE for Science and Technology – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenters: Karen Mills, Gareth Morgan, Nerys Tudor Jones,

Are you ready to implement the new science and technology AoLE?

What changes will you need to make?

This course will provide practical strategies for auditing your current provision and ensuring effective implementation of the new curriculum.

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21 May 2020
Understanding the new AoLE for Expressive Arts – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenters: Huw Duggan, David Powell; Upbeat Music and Arts,

Are you ready to implement the new Expressive Arts AoLE?

What changes will you need to make?

This course will provide practical strategies for auditing your current provision and ensuring effective implementation of the new curriculum.

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2 June 2020
Understanding the new AoLE for Humanities – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Don Trueman,

Are you ready to implement the new Humanities AoLE?

What changes will you need to make?

This course will provide practical strategies for auditing your current provision and ensuring effective implementation of the new curriculum.

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2 June 2020
Science & Technology AoLE in Progression Step 2 (Y1, Y2, Y3) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenters: Karen Mills, Nerys Tudor Jones, Gareth Morgan,

This course will review the draft proposals for Science & Technology at Y1, Y2, Y3, explain key changes and terminology; suggest effective and challenging activities, resources and learning strategies to support their successful implementation.

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3 June 2020
NEW Teaching Welsh Language Sentence Patterns SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Carys Gwent,

This highly practical course is structured around sentence patterns selected from the ‘Continuum of Welsh Language Patterns’. We introduce songs and creative activities with a view to developing the necessary teaching skills.

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3 June 2020
Understanding the new AoLE for Mathematics and Numeracy SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Lynwen Barnsley,

Are you ready to implement the new Maths and Numeracy AoLE?

What changes will you need to make?

This course will provide practical strategies for auditing your current provision and ensuring effective implementation of the new curriculum.

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4 June 2020
NEW Nurture for Inclusion SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Angela Coates,

Current research across local authorities in Wales, suggests that employing Nurturing practices for well being can result in reduced exclusions.

Are you looking for guidance for planning for Well being groups?… 

This course aims to provide a bank of nurturing activities and ideas to support classroom practitioners with planning and assessment for well being. 

How do you create an inclusive curriculum for pupils who have suffered Adverse Childhood Experiences?… 

We will explore different ACES and how to create an environment that incorporates the needs of all pupils.

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4 June 2020
Understanding the new AoLE for LLC (1 day) – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Helen Bowen,

Are you ready to implement the new LLC AoLE?

What aspects of your provision for LLC will need to remain?

What changes will you need to make?

How can you make them achievable?

This course will provide practical strategies for auditing your current provision and support effective implementation of the new curriculum.

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4 June 2020
Understanding the new AoLE for LLC (3 days) – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Helen Bowen,

Are you ready to implement the new LLC AoLE?

What aspects of your provision for LLC will need to remain?

What changes will you need to make?

How can you make them achievable?

This course three day course will provide practical strategies for auditing your current provision and support effective implementation of the new curriculum.

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4 June 2020
Mathematics and Numeracy in Progression Step 2 (Y1 – Y3) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Lynwen Barnsley,

This course will examine Progression Step 2 of the new AoLE for mathematics and numeracy and clarify what this looks like in the classroom.

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8 June 2020
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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9 June 2020
Increasing Your Effectiveness as a New Assistant Head or Deputy – 1 day course 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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9 June 2020
Increasing Your Effectiveness as a New Assistant Head or Deputy – 3 day module 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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9 June 2020
NEW: Mathematics and Numeracy in Progression Step 1 (Nursery and Reception) MID WALES (Welshpool)
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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9 June 2020
NEW Developing Mental Maths Strategies in PS2 (Year 1, 2 & 3) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Gaynor Murphy,

‘Enrichment and experiences

The achievement outcomes refer in multiple places to the resources that could and should be used to enhance understanding and enrich the mathematical experiences of learners.

The appropriate use of a range of digital technologies, manipulables, everyday objects, and concrete and abstract representations of mathematical objects helps the learners to engage

with mathematical concepts from more than one perspective.’

Welsh Government Draft Statutory Guidance – AoLE Mathematics and Numeracy April 2019

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9 June 2020
Science & Technology AoLE in Progression Step 1 (Nursery & Reception) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenters: Karen Mills, Nerys Tudor Jones, Gareth Morgan,

This course will review the draft proposals for Science & Technology at Nursery/Reception, explain key changes and terminology; suggest effective and challenging activities, resources and learning strategies to support their successful implementation.

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10 June 2020
Developing your Middle Leadership Skills as a TLR holder – 1-day course 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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10 June 2020
Developing your Middle Leadership Skills as a TLR holder – 3-day Module 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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10 June 2020
Understanding the new AOLE for Health & Wellbeing SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenters: Cath Delve, Karen Mills,

Are you ready to implement the new Health & Wellbeing AoLE?
What changes will you need to make?
This course will provide practical strategies for auditing your current provision and ensuring effective implementation of the new curriculum.

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10 June 2020
NEW: Mathematics and Numeracy in Progression Step 2 (Y1 – Y3) MID WALES (Welshpool)
Presenter: Lynwen Barnsley,

This course will examine Progression Step 2 of the new AoLE for mathematics and numeracy and clarify what this looks like in the classroom.

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10 June 2020
Humanities AoLE in Progression Step 1 (Nursery & Reception) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Don Trueman,

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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11 June 2020
Preparing for a TLR and/or Increasing your Effectiveness as you move to UPS – 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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11 June 2020
Preparing for a TLR and/or Increasing your Effectiveness as you move to UPS – 3 day module – 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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11 June 2020
Moving the Foundation Phase forward under the New Curriculum SOUTH WALES (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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11 June 2020
NEW: Mathematics and Numeracy in Progression Step 3 (Y4 – Y6) MID WALES (Welshpool)
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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11 June 2020
Expressive Arts in PS3 (Y4 – Y6)SOUTHWALES (Cardiff)
Presenters: Huw Duggan, David Powell; Upbeat Music and Arts,

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 4,5 & 6. As well as giving comprehensive and inspiring activities for Progress step 3, 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 3 as well as pedagogical strategies to improve progress in this AoLE.

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15 June 2020
Science & Technology AoLE in Progression Step 3 (Y4, Y5, Y6) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenters: Karen Mills, Nerys Tudor Jones, Gareth Morgan,

This course will review the draft proposals for Science & Technology at Y4, Y5, Y6, explain key changes and terminology; suggest effective and challenging activities, resources and learning strategies to support their successful implementation.

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15 June 2020
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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16 June 2020
Making links SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenters: Helen Bowen, Lynwen Barnsley,
Joining the Dots Between the Mathematics and Numeracy and Language, Literacy and Communication AoLEs

Curriculum for Wales 2022 is a holistic curriculum that allows learning to be drawn from across the different areas of learning and experience. The cross curricular skills are embedded into the curriculum and Areas of Learning.

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, particularly reasoning in maths? Where is the natural overlap?

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16 June 2020
NEW Practical and Usable Support for Pupils with Autism Undergoing Transition SOUTH WALES Cardiff
Presenters: Cheryl Deneen, Gemma Bussy,

The aim of the course is to raise awareness of the challenges facing pupils undergoing transition through Early Years and across the Primary Phase, using a person centred approach in order to be aware of how best to support individuals on the autism spectrum, thus ensuring a smoother transition at what is inevitably going to be an anxious time for pupils and their families.

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16 June 2020
STEM – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Jen Summers,

‘Brilliant Block Play! – The world through the eyes of a child’

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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17 June 2020
NEW: Health & Wellbeing AoLE in PS1 & PS2 (Nursery to Y3) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenters: Cath Delve, Karen Mills,

This course will unpick the AoLE for Health & Wellbeing from Nursery to Y3.

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17 June 2020
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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18 June 2020
Effective Progression of Continuous and Enhanced Provision – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Cath Delve,

How do you ensure that areas such as sand/water are different in Y2 than in the Nursery?

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18 June 2020
Humanities AoLE in Progression Step 2 (Y1, Y2, Y3) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Don Trueman,

This course will review the new curriculum for Humanities at Y1, Y2, Y3,  explaining key changes and terminology; suggesting effective and challenging activities; resources and learning strategies to support successful implementation.  

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23 June 2020
Mathematics and Numeracy in Progression Step 1 (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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23 June 2020
Expressive Arts in PS1 (Nursery & Reception) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenters: Huw Duggan, David Powell; Upbeat Music and Arts,

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 Nursery and Reception. As well as giving comprehensive and inspiring activities for Progress step 1, 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 1 as well as pedagogical strategies to improve progress in this AoLE.

More Info
24 June 2020
NEW Developing Mental Maths Strategies in PS3 (Year 4, 5 and 6) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Gaynor Murphy,

‘Enrichment and experiences

The achievement outcomes refer in multiple places to the resources that could and should be used to enhance understanding and enrich the mathematical experiences of learners.

The appropriate use of a range of digital technologies, manipulables, everyday objects, and concrete and abstract representations of mathematical objects helps the learners to engage with mathematical concepts from more than one perspective.’

Welsh Government Draft Statutory Guidance – AoLE Mathematics and Numeracy April 2019

More Info
24 June 2020
NEW Practical Approaches to Supporting Pupils with Autism within the Mainstream Setting SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenters: Cheryl Deneen, Gemma Bussy,

The aim of the course is to raise awareness of autism and to develop a range of resources and practical strategies to support pupils on the autism spectrum in the mainstream setting.

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24 June 2020
NEW: Understanding the new AOLE for Health & Wellbeing MID WALES (Welshpool)
Presenters: Cath Delve, Karen Mills,

Are you ready to implement the new Health & Wellbeing AoLE?
What changes will you need to make?
This course will provide practical strategies for auditing your current provision and ensuring effective implementation of the new curriculum.

More Info
25 June 2020
NEW: Moving the Foundation Phase forward under the New Curriculum MID WALES (Welshpool)
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.

More Info
25 June 2020
Humanities AoLE in Progression Step 3 (Y4, Y5, Y6) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Don Trueman,

This course will review the new curriculum for Humanities at PS3, Y4, Y5, Y6, explaining key changes and terminology; suggesting effective and challenging activities; resources and learning strategies to support successful implementation.  

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30 June 2020
NEW: Understanding the new AoLE for Science and Technology – NORTH WALES (Ruthin)
Presenters: Karen Mills, Gareth Morgan, Nerys Tudor Jones,

Are you ready to implement the new science and technology AoLE?

What changes will you need to make?

This course will provide practical strategies for auditing your current provision and ensuring effective implementation of the new curriculum.

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3 July 2020
Writing in the FP – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Cath Delve,

This course will provide you with many excellent practical ideas to help you raise standards in writing. It will explain how a consistent approach that develops through clear stages, raises standards.

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7 July 2020
Financial Literacy in KS2 – Mathematics & Health and Well-being AoLE – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Gaynor Murphy,

‘Numeracy is a key enabler in making a number of informed decisions, in particular, managing money and supporting good financial decision‑making and critically engaging with social norms around money’ Health & Well-being AoLE (draft 2019).

According to the latest Estyn report Managing Money (July 2017) “not all teachers have the knowledge and skills to help them deliver financial education confidently”

In an increasingly complex financial world, it is important that we develop pupils’ financial capability from an early age to equip them with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to manage money well and to prepare them for the opportunities and challenges that money brings to their lives.

This course will support teachers in identifying opportunities to plan and deliver financial education, as well as advise and provide a wealth of teaching resources.

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29 September 2020
Using Performance Management to Develop and Measure Successful Futures and the New Professional Standards – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Gareth Coombes,
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3 November 2020
Increasing Your Effectiveness as a New Assistant Head or Deputy – 1-day course Autumn 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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3 November 2020
Increasing Your Effectiveness as a New Assistant Head or Deputy – 3-day Module 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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4 November 2020
Developing your Middle Leadership Skills as a TLR holder – 1 day course Autumn 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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4 November 2020
Developing your Middle Leadership Skills as a TLR holder – 3-day Module 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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5 November 2020
Preparing for a TLR and/or Increasing your Effectiveness as you move to UPS – 1 day course Autumn- 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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5 November 2020
Preparing for a TLR and/or Increasing your Effectiveness as you move to UPS – 3 day module – 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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23 February 2021
Increasing Your Effectiveness as a New Assistant Head or Deputy – 3 day module 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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23 February 2021
Increasing Your Effectiveness as a New Assistant Head or Deputy – 1 day course 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.

More Info