25 courses found

Code: OTSA/18/57 Primary NQT training programme 2018-19 - Oxford Brookes

Click on the hyperlink below to book a place directly with Oxford Brookes University - places cannot be booked through OTSA.

https://www.brookes.ac.uk/school-of-education/courses/continuing-professional-development/primary-nqt-training-programme/

Supporting and developing Newly Qualified Teachers in their first year of teaching is hugely important. The Primary NQT Training Programme has been developed to reinforce key subject knowledge areas, and to provide you with informal links and support throughout the year.

The School of Education’s NQT training programme is run in partnership with the Oxfordshire Teaching School’s Alliance, and provides NQTs with an opportunity to reflect on their practice and integrate further ideas and approaches to develop their teaching.
The programme will also provide
a basis for on-going professional development with links into the School of Education’s range of Postgraduate Certificate courses and MA in Education modules.A series of seven workshops running across the academic year focusing on supporting Newly Qualified Teachers

17 October 2018 Professional Skills – time management, record keeping and working with other adults
21 November 2018 Effective Behaviour for Learning – creating learning focussed classrooms
12 December 2018 Assessment for Learning – marking, feedback and informing planning
6 February 2019 Effective Science Teaching – investigation led approach
6 March 2019 Differentiation in Maths – ensuring progress for all
24 April 2019 Developing Literacy through Literature
22 May 2019 Computing and Technology Enhanced Learning

Fee: £400/£350*
*Reduced rate available for Oxford Brookes partnership or OTSA partner schools

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 Wednesday 17 October 2018 13:30 - 16:30 Oxford Brookes University Map
2 Wednesday 21 November 2018 13:30 - 16:30 Oxford Brookes University Map
3 Wednesday 12 December 2018 13:30 - 16:30 Oxford Brookes University Map
4 Wednesday 6 February 2019 13:30 - 16:30 Oxford Brookes University Map
5 Wednesday 6 March 2019 13:30 - 16:30 Oxford Brookes University Map
6 Wednesday 24 April 2019 13:30 - 16:30 Oxford Brookes University Map
7 Wednesday 22 May 2019 13:30 - 16:30 Oxford Brookes University Map

Code: OTSA/19/9 An Introduction to: Restorative Practice

Whether you are a Teaching Assistant, NQT or an experienced teacher, at some point you will have to deal with bullying and conflicts in the school.

This session grounds participants in the principles of Restorative Practice, which supports all learners to resolve conflict and prevent harm.

There is good evidence that restorative practice delivers a wide range of benefits for schools, alleviating problems such as bullying, classroom disruption, truancy and poor attendance, antisocial behaviour, and disputes.

Senior Leaders and experienced class teachers from the Iffley Academy will work with you to support on individual concerns.

 

£50 + VAT per person, or £25 +VAT for NQTs

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 Thursday 13 December 2018 16:00 - 17:45 The Iffley Academy Map

Code: OTSA/19/5 An Introduction to: Teaching Children with Autism

This workshop is aimed at those working with children who have Autism, and is delivered by a special school teacher with previous experience in working with students with Autism within Early Years and Primary and is currently working with young people aged 10-19.

This workshop is designed to equip TAs, NQTs, Early Career Teachers and SENDCos with an introduction to teaching children with Autism - whether they are teaching in a special or mainstream education setting. It would be relevant for classroom practitioners in all phases, including Early Years and Post-16.

The session will be led by an experienced teacher at Endeavour Academy, a school and residential setting for children and young people with Autism and severe learning difficulties aged 10 – 19. It will be interactive, and will give participants practical guidance on how to support, teach and improve the outcomes for children with Autism with whom they work.

 

£50 + VAT per person, or £25 +VAT for NQTs

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 Wednesday 9 January 2019 16:00 - 17:45 Endeavour Academy Map

Code: OTSA/18/60 Securing the Higher Level of Phonics to support reading and writing

Finding teaching the higher levels of phonics a challenge?

This training will support teachers in delivering high quality phonics sessions. Delegates will secure key subject knowledge for teaching Phase 5, develop a bank of practical activities and strategies to support learners and consider effectve ways of supporting pupils in applying skills within reading and writing.

Suitable for NQTs, Early Career Teachers, Return to teaching or teachers new to a particular key stage / area of English.

 

£75 + VAT

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 Wednesday 9 January 2019 13:15 - 16:15 Unipart House Map

Code: OTSA/18/47 NQT Induction Positive Behaviour Management

An opportunity for NQTs to reflect on their behaviour management skills, and develop them further, helping to ensure that they are able to deliver high quality lessons confidently and demonstrate evidence of meeting the Teachers' Standards.

 

£95 + VAT

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 Monday 14 January 2019 09:00 - 12:00 Unipart House Map
2 Monday 28 January 2019 09:00 - 12:00 Unipart House Map

Code: OTSA/18/61 Investigating Spelling

Is spelling a priority in your school?

Many schools are identifying spelling as a priority across the year groups and are working to develop learning and teaching in this area. This course will provide you with an understanding of the curriculum requirements for spelling and the associated subject knowledge; an opportunity to explore strategies and approaches for engaging pupils in the investigation, learning and application of spelling; and creative approaches to tests and homework!

Suitable for NQTs, Early Career Teachers, teachers new to teaching spelling, TAs supporting the teaching of spelling.

£75 + VAT

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 Wednesday 16 January 2019 13:30 - 16:30 Unipart House Map

Code: OTSA/19/2 Principles of Communication - SEND

Communication can be a significant barrier for pupils with SEND. It can prevent them from learning, from having a voice, and from forming positive and meaningful relationships with others.

  • Why is it important how I communicate with children with SEND?
  • What is a ‘communication rich environment’, and how does it help?
  • How do I improve the quality and clarity of learning?

This session focuses on the principles of effective communication, which can be used to guide interventions and support interactions.

Whether you are a Teaching Assistant, NQT, experienced teacher or SENDCo, this workshop will help you ensure that pupils have the best chance to understand, and be understood.

Senior Leaders and experienced class teachers from Frank Wise Special school will work with you to address individual cases.

£50 + VAT per person, or £25 +VAT for NQTs

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 Thursday 17 January 2019 16:00 - 17:45 Frank Wise School Map

Code: OTSA/18/42 Wellbeing Matters

With so many teachers working an additional 20% over their normal working hours, work and home life can be hard to manage. Wellbeing Matters explores this area to ensure teachers can be better at time management and how to develop greater energy for school and home.

 

Cost
£30 + VAT per participant
Free to NQTs registered with OTSA*


*The reduced rate is contingent on participants attending the session. Should a participant miss the session due to foreseen or avoidable circumstances the full fee will become payable.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 Monday 21 January 2019 16:00 - 17:30 Unipart House Map

Code: OTSA/19/8 An Introduction to: Lego Therapy

Do you have children in your setting who struggle to communicate with others? To express their feelings? To develop relationships with others? Or who are unable to problem solve?

LEGO® based therapy is more than simply playing with little multi-coloured bricks. It is a social development programme which helps children and young people to communicate with others, to relate to the world around them, and to be guided to address and resolve their problems. 

Principally aimed at children with autism, lego therapy can be used with children who have a wide range of communication, developmental and emotional health needs. This workshop is designed to equip TAs, NQTs and Early Career Teachers with an introduction to the principles of Lego Therapy - whether they are teaching in special or mainstream education setting.

What is Lego Therapy, in theory?

How can it be used to support Communication and emotional health?

Senior Leaders and experienced class teachers from the Iffley Academy will work with you to address individual cases.

 

£50 + VAT per person, or £25 +VAT for NQTs

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 Tuesday 22 January 2019 16:00 - 17:45 The Iffley Academy Map

Code: OTSA/18/66 Planning and Teaching Reading Effectively in the Primary classroom

Keen to ensure that your provision for reading is making a difference?

This practical training session will explore a range of teaching strategies to motivate, extend and challenge learning in  reading. Delegates will consider developing an ethos for reading; exploring strategies for understanding; and engaging children in meaningful dialogue around texts.

Suitable for NQTs, Early Career Teachers Return to teaching or teachers new to a particular key stage / area of English.

£75+ VAT

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 Wednesday 23 January 2019 13:15 - 16:15 Unipart House Map