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21 Jan
Early Years Foundation Stage Moderation Events
The EYFS Team would like to introduce a package of moderation opportunities for EYFS teachers over the autumn and spring terms this academic year. These sessions will be run by experienced Early Years Officers all of whom are EYFSP Moderators. The sessions will focus on Physical Development in the autumn term and Number in the spring term.
22 Jan
Newly Qualified Teachers Induction Conference: Welcome to Derbyshire
This Conference welcomes all NQT's as they begin their teaching career in Derbyshire. The day will provide you with: • Opportunities that will complement and enhance your Initial Teacher Education • NQT induction guidance • Up-to-date E-safety guidance for professional teaching practice • Effective behaviour management strategies • Networking opportunities, and essential input from a successful Recently Qualified Teacher (RQT) NB. Attending the NQT Conference (either in September, October 2019 or January 2020) additionally entitles the NQT to attend our useful NQT network meetings (February / May 2020 at John Hadfield House) to continue their knowledge in such areas as evidencing their progress against the Teaching Standards, a guide to writing reports; and introductions to subject leadership and performance management.
22 Jan
SENCO Briefing
The Early Years SENCO Briefings are a free 3 hours update of issues concerning children who have SEN and for the nurseries who support them. Open to both maintained and non-maintained settings. This year we will offer training on:- • Having difficult conversations with parents • Addressing Inclusion for young children with complex needs. • Launch of new revised Early Years SEN descriptors. There is always opportunity for questions and networking.
22 Jan
Teaching Strategies for Young Children with SEND
You will learn how to differentiate, break skills down and back chain, modify your language and lots more! A really important course for anyone interested in improving their skills in the classroom or at home.