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11 February 2020
NEW: 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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11 February 2020
NEW: 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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24 February 2020
NEW: Science & Technology AoLE in Progression Step 2 (Y1, Y2, Y3) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenters: Karen Mills, Nerys Tudor Jones, Gareth Morgan,

This course is now Fully Booked

It is repeated on 24th March 2020 in the same location – Click here for more info


 

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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25 February 2020
NEW: Maths Through Storybooks – Y1 to Y4 SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Gaynor Murphy,

Teaching maths through story books provides children with engaging and exciting ways of exploring and understanding key mathematical concepts. They captivate children’s interest and help them understand that mathematics is everywhere, even in the stories they hear and read.

This course will look at ways in which sharing stories can be linked directly to the development of mathematical concepts. It will explore a range of practical mathematics activities that enable children to use and apply mathematical concepts and language in real life meaningful situations, linked to a wide range of children’s literature.

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25 February 2020
NEW: 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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25 February 2020
NEW: Expressive Arts in PS1 (Nursery & Reception) 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 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.

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

This course is now FULLY BOOKED, it is being rerun on Friday 6th March 2020

Follow this link to repeat course: NEW: Humanities AoLE in Progression Step 2 (Y1, Y2, Y3) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)


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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26 February 2020
Achieving Excellent in the FP in an Estyn Inspection SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Cath Delve,

The balance between FP philosophy, pedagogy and the achievement of high standards is a current issue that many schools are trying to address.

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28 February 2020
NEW: 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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28 February 2020
NEW: How to Teach Welsh in English Medium Schools SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Ann Samuel,

This course will aim to provide practical strategies to support effective implementation of the new 

curriculum.

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28 February 2020
NEW: Nurture for Wellbeing SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Angela Coates,

With Mental Health high on the Agenda at a National level, this course aims to raise awareness of Nurturing principles and strategies that are currently being employed to aid pupils who have had, or are currently subjected to, Adverse Childhood Experiences. Nurture groups have existed since the 1970s but now this course will explain the reason for their explosive comeback and the secret to running a successful nurture group.

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3 March 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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3 March 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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3 March 2020
Making Mathematics Add up in Y1/Y2/Y3 – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Cath Delve,

Achieving competence in Numeracy.

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3 March 2020
NEW: 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.

More Info
4 March 2020
NEW: Science & Technology AoLE in Progression Step 3 (Y4, Y5, Y6) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenters: Karen Mills, Nerys Tudor Jones, Gareth Morgan,

 


This course is now FULLY BOOKED

We are running a repeat course at the same venue on 19th March 2020

Please click this link to book the repeat course


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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4 March 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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4 March 2020
Developing your Middle Leadership Skills as a TLR holder – 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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4 March 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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5 March 2020
NEW: 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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5 March 2020
Preparing for a TLR and/or Increasing your Effectiveness as you move to UPS – 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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5 March 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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6 March 2020
NEW: 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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10 March 2020
What does Donaldson look like in KS2 – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Cath Delve,

How to move effective FP practice into lower juniors.

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10 March 2020
NEW: 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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10 March 2020
Cymraeg ar draws y Cwricwlwm. Developing Welsh Across the Curriculum – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
Presenter: Ann Samuel,

The main focus of the course is to provide guidance which will have a direct impact on the learning and teaching of Welsh Second Language, ensuring continuity and progression and the raising of standards within KS2.

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11 March 2020
NEW: 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 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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11 March 2020
NEW: Creating Independent Learners SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
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……

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11 March 2020
NEW: 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.

More Info
17 March 2020
NEW: 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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17 March 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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17 March 2020
NEW: What Now Matters? Unlocking the AoLE for Languages, Literacy and Communication SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
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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18 March 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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18 March 2020
NEW: 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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18 March 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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19 March 2020
NEW: 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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19 March 2020
NEW: 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.

More Info
19 March 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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24 March 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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24 March 2020
NEW: 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.

More Info
23 April 2020
What does Donaldson look like in KS2 – NORTH WALES (Ruthin)
Presenter: Cath Delve,

How to move effective FP practice into lower juniors.

 

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19 May 2020
NEW: 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
NEW: Donaldson in Early Years/PS1 WEST WALES (Carmarthen)
Presenter: Jen Summers,

Pedagogy, Practice, Planning

The Foundation Phase ethos, principles and pedagogy will continue to be central to the delivery of early years education and have been incorporated across Curriculum for Wales 2022 to ensure it is appropriate and accessible for all practitioners and learners. Welsh Government (April 2019)  (Draft Curriculum for Wales 2022: April 2019. DRAFT STATUTORY GUIDANCE. A guide to Curriculum for Wales 2022 p6)

This course will highlight what really matters to children and the relevance and importance of first-hand experiences in an ever-changing technological world.

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20 May 2020
NEW: 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.

More Info
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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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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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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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.

More Info
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.

More Info
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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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.

More Info
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.

More Info
10 June 2020
NEW: 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.

More Info
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.

More Info
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.

More Info
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.

More Info
11 June 2020
NEW: 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.

More Info
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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16 June 2020
NEW: 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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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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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?

More Info
24 June 2020
Effective Progression of Continuous and Enhanced Provision – MID WALES (Welshpool)
Presenter: Cath Delve,

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

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
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.

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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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