Monthly Communication Archives: December 2016

Nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs) Live 2017

Nasen Live 2017 Nasen Live 2017 is a hugely popular SEND conference, best aimed at anyone working or supporting children and young people with SEND. This could be in a school setting, or at home.The event will happen on Friday 7 July and take place at the Birmingham ICC. More information about speakers, and the benefits it can have […]

Hemiplegia Training for Schools – Thursday 16 March, 2017 – Exeter Racecourse

Suitable for all Pre-School and School Staff, including Teachers, Teaching Assistants, SENCOs and Play Workers, this training covers what is hemiplegia and how it affects children in different areas of school life; information about the unseen social, behavioural and learning difficulties including some key signs to look out for; useful strategies and advice to overcome […]

Off-payroll Working: major changes ahead from April 2017

The Government are making changes to tax regulations for workers who are hired off the payroll. Off-payroll workers are paid by invoice via an intermediary such as their own limited company or partnership (also known as a personal services company) or via a recruitment agency rather than Devon County Council’s payroll service. Maintained schools where […]

Changes to Apprenticeships – December Update

You will be aware from previous communications that the Government are making changes to Apprenticeships. This communication provides you with further information on how this will impact on schools as employers, including what we know about how different types of schools will be affected by the Levy, how our plans for apportioning the Levy costs […]

Christmas Message from Head of Education and Learning

A Christmas message from Dawn Stabb, Head of Education and Learning to everyone in Devon’s schools and education settings.

Early Years Foundation Stage Masterclass with Tamsin Grimmer – Wednesday 22 March 2017

Masterclass overview Keep calm and carry on! Tamsin Grimmer, Early Years Consultant Tamsin will consider what happens in our brains during conflict situations and how we can relate this to young children. She will share ideas relating to our choice of language, calming strategies and techniques which encourage children to manage their own behaviour, problem […]

13 December 2016

CEO Leadership Programme

Lead your Trust with the confidence and ability to exceed your goals. A comprehensive programme for current chief executives of Multi-Academy Trusts or foundations that will equip you to reach and exceed your goals in growing and nurturing your organisations. This programme addresses the challenges of scaling up your Multi-Academy Trusts in a sustainable and […]

Moving and Handling of Children with Physical Difficulties – Spring/Summer 2017 Training

It is a legal requirement that staff are adequately trained to carry out their duties at work in relation to the moving and handling of children with physical difficulties. These courses are suitable for anyone working with a child or young person who has physical or movement difficulties. Full day ‘Initial’ course for those who have […]

Annual Primary English Conference – Reading Revisited: Developing Reading for Meaning – Friday 10 March 2017

This conference aims to explore the teaching of reading comprehension throughout the primary phase and beyond. Delegates will have the opportunity to learn from current research and explore approaches to the teaching of reading comprehension, including Reciprocal Reading. • Reciprocal Reading #1 – Developing Prediction and Clarifying • Reciprocal Reading #2 – Developing Questioning and […]

13 December 2016

Annual Safeguarding Conference: Challenging Neglect: Thinking, Knowing, Doing – Tuesday 27 June 2017

In a UK-wide general population study in 2011 nearly one in six (16%) of young adults reported having experienced childhood neglect and just under one in ten (9%) reported severe neglect. Book a place on next year’s Safeguarding Conference to find out the latest messages from research on the impact of neglect on children, how […]

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