NQT

NQT Induction Training Programme 2018-19 (EYFS and Primary NQTs)

Description
The Royal Borough of Greenwich Induction Programme for NQTs covers key areas to support NQTs during their induction year. All dates are suitable for EYFS and Primary NQTs, and several are suitable for Secondary NQTs, too. We welcome NQTs from Royal Greenwich schools, as well as NQTs working in schools outside of the borough. The sessions are delivered by experienced and outstanding practitioners, and the topics covered ensure that NQTs have the opportunity to develop the skills they gained from training, whilst reflecting on the Teachers’ Standards throughout the year. Most sessions of the programme are offered in the morning and repeated in the afternoon. Experience has shown that having the opportunity to attend regular meetings at the Professional Development Centre (PDC) supports NQTs in building supportive relationships and networks, as well as broadening their skills and bank of resources to promote their development towards successful completion of inductionand beyond.

This package includes the below training sessions
Audience

NQTs in the EYFS and Primary Stages

NQT Induction Training Programme 2018-19 (Secondary NQTs)

Description
The Royal Borough of Greenwich Induction Programme for NQTs covers key areas to support NQTs during their induction year.

The sessions are delivered by experienced and outstanding practitioners, and the topics covered ensure that NQTs have the opportunity to develop skills they gained from training, whilst reflecting on the Teachers’ Standards throughout the year. Most sessions of the programme are offered in the morning and repeated in the afternoon. Experience has shown that having the opportunity to attend regular meetings at the Professional Development Centre (PDC) supports NQTs in building supportive relationships and networks, as well as broadening their skills and bank of resources to promote their development towards successful completion of induction and beyond.
Audience

NQTs in the Secondary Stages

Early Communication and Phonological Readiness (Letters and Sounds Phase 1)

Description
This course will cover:
  • An in-depth look at developing pedagogy and practice of early communication and phonological readiness through a play- based approach
  • Assessment and tracking of children’s development of phonics skills
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will develop their early listening, speaking and phonics skills in a multi-sensory play-based way
  • Will be confident communicators and develop a readiness for phonics as they move into reception
Practitioners:
  • Will identify pupils at risk of language delay
  • Will develop their understanding of the importance of engaging parents in their child’s learning
  • Will use effective intervention strategies and identify

Settings:
  • Will understand the importance of developing a systematic, planned approach to the development of early communication and early phonic skills
  • Will develop effective and robustassessment systems to identify pupils at risk of language delay
  • Will develop effective early intervention strategies that support all pupils
Audience

Nursery teachers, NQTs, school based teaching students, practitioners new to nursery classes or PVIs, including EYPs and TAs


Date
30th January 2019 (9:30am - 3:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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NQT Conference

Description
The annual conference invites NQTs from all schools and all phases to come together to share ideas and best practice. Quality sessions on relevant topics will be delivered by experts from across the borough. NQTs will be sent invitations and further details of the programme nearer the time. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be taught by teachers who evaluate their own practice and have renewed confidence in trying appropriate new strategies
NQTs:
  • Will make links with each other and share experiences
  • Will learn strategies which promote good learning and engaged, motivated pupils
  • Will have the opportunity to reflect on their progress thus far
Settings:
  • Will have NQTs who feel motivated and encouraged and bring fresh approaches to teaching
Audience

All NQTs


Date
1st February 2019 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead practitioners from Children’s Services and Royal Greenwich Schools
Cost
£120 (non RBG school £150)
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Compose Yourself - How NQTs can use songwriting and music technology to support and inspire

Description
This course is specifically tailored for NQTs and will provide ideas for using singing, songwriting and music apps to engage and inspire Children and Young People. Participants will learn how to easily integrate apps and technology into daily practice to support pupils. They will have opportunities to explore and get really creative with the technology and try out their new skills. Each participant will create their own music/songs/adverts as part of this workshop and be provided with a songwriting resource pack to take away. The course will be led by Nathan Timothy CEO and founder of The Songwriting Charity. Nathan is a professional songwriter and fully qualified teacher who has been working in schools and for over 20 years. In October 2016 Nathan was awarded the prestigious Gold Badge by BASCA for “Inspiring and empowering a whole generation of children and young people through music.” The BASCA Gold Badge Awards have been presented for over forty years and honour those who have worked tirelessly to support the British songwriting and composing community
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be interested in the singing and songwriting exercises, musical instruments, technology and apps highlighted in this course
  • Will be able to express themselves musically and may decide to take up a musical instrument. In time there will be a noticeable positive change in their attitude and behaviour
NQTs:
  • Will be able to inspire creativity, improve behaviour, attainment and focus in pupils because of knowledge of achievable and useable singing and songwriting exercises taught on this course
Settings:
  • Will benefit from informed NQT’s that can share knowledge and use new found skills in school
Audience

NQTs


Date
5th February 2019 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Nathan Timothy - The Song Writing Company
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Primary & EYFS £420 for entire package or £60 per session (non RBG school £440 for package or £70 per session)
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Date
5th February 2019 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Nathan Timothy - The Song Writing Company
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Primary & EYFS £420 for entire package or £60 per session (non RBG school £440 for package or £70 per session)
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Developing Best Practice in the EYFS

Description
This is a three part course, providing an in-depth look at best practice in the EYFS including:
• Understanding the statutory requirements of the EYFS curriculum
• Creating an environment that really enables learning for children and adults
• Developing manageable assessments, including readiness for the EYFS Profile
• Building an effective team

Participants will have the opportunity to explore current research and deepen their understanding of how they can provide the best early years experience for their children.
The final session will provide participants with the opportunity to share their own action research and developments based on their learning across the course.

"The course has enabled me to develop my knowledge further...” Class teacher

“As someone new to not only early years but teaching as a whole, I found it helped me to understand the process and goals of the early years...” School based student

“The course has provided a lot of info and increased my knowledge...” Deputy Head
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will experience a high quality EYFS provision which will meet their needs
Practitioners:
  • Will increase their knowledge of EYFS pedagogy and how they can effectively deliver this in their setting
Setting:
  • Will make links with other settings and share effective practice through wider networking
Audience

NQTs or teachers new to Nursery or Reception who want to develop their knowledge of EYFS pedagogy and practice.


Date
12th February 2019 (9:00am - 3:30pm)
5th March 2019 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
19th March 2019 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£230 (non RBG school £260)
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Behaviour Management Day 2 – I'm a Survivor!

Description
This second session recaps some of the techniques covered in the first day with NQTs encouraged to share experiences, but with a greater emphasis on practical solutions to support behaviours as well as ensure that NQTs well-being is managed and are equipped to cope with the emotional side of daily behavioural management.

The training will cover:
  • Recap of previous behavioural management techniques to ensure a consistency of approach
  • A safe space for NQTs to explore issues they are having and to receive practical support
  • Understanding how to de-personalise behaviours
  • Understanding what pushes your buttons
  • Body language
  • What to do when you get to a point of no return
  • The difference between de-escalation and diversion
  • Tracking behaviours for patterns
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will have more strategies to support their own behaviours and de-escalate
  • Will have a continued and consistent approach to behavioural management
  • Will have a teacher who is able to support them when their behaviours are difficult or distressing to manage
NQTs:
  • Will become more reflective in their approach to behavioural management and use/adapt strategies to support behaviours
  • Will receive additional strategies to support behaviours in line with schools behavioural policy
  • Will understand that extreme behaviours can be supported and challenged
Schools:
  • Will have NQTs who are not phased by distressing behaviours and who can deal with them according to both school policy and national guidance
  • Will have classrooms that are conducive to learning, with supportive, reflective practitioners
Audience

NQTs in the EYFS, primary and secondary phases


Date
26th February 2019 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Meic Griffiths - Waterside Primary, Outreach, Nest & Nurture
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (Non RBG Schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Date
26th February 2019 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Meic Griffiths - Waterside Primary, Outreach, Nest & Nurture
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (Non RBG Schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Rich Reasoning in Maths

Description
Delegates will explore a variety of techniques to weave oracy throughout daily teaching of maths and numeracy skills. This will enhance children’s reasoning skills and ensure a language-rich environment to support mathematical development across all year groups
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will develop their understanding of mathematics because their teacher gives them verbal feedback regarding success
  • Will have opportunities to use and apply their knowledge of mathematics
  • Will take more responsibility for their learning/effort
  • Will be actively involved in peer and self assessment opportunities
NQTs:
  • Will have a secure understanding of what formative teaching, learning and assessing might ‘look like’ for mathematics
  • Explore practical formative processes & classroom strategies
  • Will learn how to train children to become peer and self-assessors
  • Will reflect, evaluate & develop their own classroom practice
  • Will establish for themselves a clear rationale for their formative teaching and assessing practice
Settings:
  • Will benefit from teachers who understand the importance of collaborative enquiry approach to their own professional development, and will be motivated to develop their evaluative skills
Audience

EYFS and Primary NQTs


Date
5th March 2019 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Leading Practitioners from across RBG
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (Non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Date
5th March 2019 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Leading Practitioners from across RBG
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (Non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Developing Teaching Strategies and Making Reasonable Adjustments to Increase Access to the Curriculum for SEN Pupils

Description
This session will provide colleagues with a brief overview of current provision for pupils with SEN in Royal Greenwich. Participants will be given guidance about making reasonable adjustments within the inclusive classroom, planning appropriate learning opportunities, target setting, tracking progress and additional provision and resourcing. The use of practical resources to increase access will be outlined and demonstrated and colleagues will be signposted to further CPD opportunities.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will benefit from increased access and appropriately resourced learning
NQTs:
  • Will demonstrate an increased understanding of their role and responsibility in providing effective learning opportunities for pupils with SEN
  • Will develop their understanding of inclusive classroom practice and make reasonable adjustments to increase access
Settings:
  • Will benefit from wider use of available resources to enhance provision
  • Will have established systems to increase access to the curriculum for SEN pupils
Audience

Primary & EYFS NQTs


Date
19th March 2019 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Leading Practitioners from Support Team for Education in Primary Schools
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (Non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Date
19th March 2019 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Leading Practitioners from Support Team for Education in Primary Schools
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (Non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Learning in and Through Physical Education Early Years Foundation Stage & Key Stage 1 (am) Key Stage 2 (pm)

Description
This course will give NQTs an insight into the national curriculum for physical education to establish what constitutes high quality PE and school sport. NQTs will be supported to develop their planning for physical education.

Please note: FS and KS1 teachers will attend in the morning and KS2 teachers will attend in the afternoon.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will have enjoyable physical education and School Sport lessons
  • Will have improved self-esteem and motivation for their physical education and School Sport
NQTs:
  • Will deliver physical education and School Sport confidently
  • Will have a wider range of teaching strategies for PE
Settings:
  • Will benefit from good or outstanding PE lessons
Audience

Primary & EYFS NQTs


Date
26th March 2019 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
EYFS and Key Stage 1
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Royal Borough of Greenwich PE Consultant
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (Non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Date
26th March 2019 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Key Stage 2
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Royal Borough of Greenwich PE Consultant
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (Non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Food: Much more than just Nutrition

Description
The course explores the importance of food not only physically but also how it can support children emotionally. It looks at the current situation in terms of childhood obesity and explores ways in which schools must play their vital role in helping to reduce this trend.
It looks at how it can be used effectively as a tool to teach the national curriculum and bring learning to life making it real and inclusive as well as how it can build the wider school community, local community and beyond.
It explores the issue of holiday hunger, how this impacts on pupils and how schools could support children and families through the holidays.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will benefit from a healthier lifestyle
Audience

NQTs working in the EYFS and primary phases


Date
30th April 2019 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Tim Baker, Headteacher, Charlton Manor Primary School
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (Non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Date
30th April 2019 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Tim Baker, Headteacher, Charlton Manor Primary School
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (Non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Mindfulness and Resilience Training to Support Teacher Wellbeing

Description
This is an opportunity to find out how Mindfulness and resilience training can improve your wellbeing and help you manage the stressors of both teaching and life in general.
There will be a chance to learn and practice Mindfulness techniques, as well as to discover how Mindfulness can make a real difference to the lives of teachers and children.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be taught by teachers with greater resilience, inner calm and improved wellbeing
NQTs:
  • Will develop an understanding of how Mindfulness can improve their resilience
  • Will learn and practice Mindfulness techniques
Schools:
  • Will benefit from teachers that have a greater understanding of how to be resilient and respond to the stresses of teaching more effectively
Audience

NQTs working in the EYFS, primary and secondary phases


Date
21st May 2019 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Zia Brooks - Mindfulness in Schools Consultant
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (Non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Date
21st May 2019 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Zia Brooks - Mindfulness in Schools Consultant
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (Non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Behaviour Management Day 3 – Believe

Description
This third and final session will look at using techniques covered in the previous two sessions and support NQTs in the development of their own classroom / behavioural management.

The training will include:
  • Understanding the difference between learned and diagnosable behaviours and how to manage them accordingly
  • Understanding of dynamics, links to positive re-inforcement and reward
  • Understanding that all behaviours can be modified effectively and holistically
  • Additional skills and techniques to support both low level and extreme behaviours
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will have more strategies to support their own behaviours and de-escalate
  • Will have a continued and consistent approach to behavioural management
  • Will have a teacher who is able to support them when their behaviours are difficult or distressing to manage
NQTs:
  • Will believe in their own abilities to support a wide variety of behaviours
  • Will use techniques learnt consistently and empower pupil attainment
  • Will understand the differences between learned and diagnosed behaviours and have support mechanisms to manage them
  • Will have a clear understanding of their responsibilities within behavioural management
Schools:
  • Will have NQTs who are not phased by distressing behaviours and who can deal with them according to both school policy and national guidance
  • Will have classrooms that are conducive to learning, with supportive, reflective practitioners
Audience

NQTs in the EYFS, primary and secondary phases


Date
4th June 2019 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Meic Griffiths - Waterside Primary, Outreach, nest & Nurture
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (Non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Date
4th June 2019 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Meic Griffiths - Waterside Primary, Outreach, nest & Nurture
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (Non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Taking Stock, Moving On

Description
This is an opportunity for NQTs to review their NQT year and reflect on its successes and difficulties.
Teachers then use this experience to consider and decide on relevant development and training needs over the following two years of their career.

Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be taught by teachers with greater clarity, confidence and motivation
NQTs:
  • Will reflect on their NQT year achievements, challenges and learning and consider their professional ambitions and opportunities for their second year (and beyond)
Settings:
  • Will benefit from teachers with greater clarity, confidence and motivation to develop their talents and progress their careers
Audience

NQTs working in the EYFS, primary and secondary phases


Date
9th July 2019 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lee McAuliffe
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Primary & EYFS £420 for entire package or £60 per session (non RBG school £440 for package or £70 per session)
Secondary £200 for all applicable sessions within the package or £60 per session (non RBG school £220 for package or £70 per session)
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