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Problem-solving and Creative Thinking in English
Problem-solving and Creative Thinking in English (Code: C1380)

Come and spend two hours in an interactive environment of problem solving and creativity. The World Economic Forum has predicted that by 2025, critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity will rank among the most important soft skills to have in the workplace. This course explores English learning activities and looks at how they can be maximised to develop learners' problem solving and creativity skills. These skills are being taught in English classrooms every day. This course will shine a spotlight on the skills and demonstrate how to make them explicit to learners.

Promoting diverse employment in the Heritage and Arts sector
Promoting diverse employment in the Heritage and Arts sector (Code: C1377)

Luminate Education Group and Leeds Museums are leading the way in making a difference to the lives of people with special education needs and disabilities (SEND). Join us to find out ways you can create opportunities and close the gap between learning in schools to earning in the workplace.

Leeds Museums will be sharing their experiences and providing guidance on how you can help provide positive destinations and career opportunities.

Promoting Diverse Employment in the Heritage and Arts Sector
Promoting Diverse Employment in the Heritage and Arts Sector (Code: C1404)

This event provides a summary to previous events on  'Promoting diverse employment in the Heritage and Arts sector' so do join us if you missed them!

Luminate Education Group and Leeds Museums final event of the series will conclude the ways in which you can create opportunities and close the gap between learning in education to earning in the workplace.

Promoting Diverse Employment in the Heritage and Arts Sector
Promoting Diverse Employment in the Heritage and Arts Sector (Code: C1314)

Can you help close the gap between learning in schools to earning in the workplace? Luminate Education Group and Leeds Museums are leading the way in making a difference to the lives of people with special education needs and disabilities (SEND).

Join us to find out the importance of employing people with SEND and learning difficulties, with a key focus on career development and employment within the heritage and arts sector.

Leeds Museums will be sharing their experiences and providing guidance on how you can help provide positive destinations and career opportunities.

Raising the profile and status of SEND specialists - a joint webinar in partnership with National Star College
Raising the profile and status of SEND specialists - a joint webinar in partnership with National Star College (Code: C1137)

In this session we will  consider the essential skills mangers require, with a focus on self-evaluation and how managers can use the guidance contained in the SEND Code of Practice as checklist for audit, alongside conversations that have emerged from the previous programmes regarding the issues people have overcome. Overall, the session considers the impact of good leadership on provision and outcomes for learners from two perspectives.

The webinar will link to the ETF self-assessment tool that can be used to evaluate your organisation practice in relation to the SEND Code of Practice.

RARPA - developing your SEND curriculum
RARPA - developing your SEND curriculum (Code: C0898)

RARPA (Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement) is the process to measure the progress and achievement of. learners on non-accredited learning programmes. 

In this webinar we will explore the use of RARPA for a variety of learners to ensure we are using the study programme flexibly to meet needs. 

Reconnection and engagement programmes for learners with autism and anxiety
Reconnection and engagement programmes for learners with autism and anxiety (Code: C1155)

Post Covid-19, the opportunity for reconnection and human interaction amongst learners is more important than ever before. To strengthen resilience and encourage rebuilding of social networks, this webinar explores the strategies used at Weston College to develop, encourage, and promote opportunities to transition into the college environment during the summer period prior to the new academic year.  The session will include particular strategies for working with learners who may experience high anxiety.

Schools and College Partnerships that Enables Effective Preparation for Adulthood
Schools and College Partnerships that Enables Effective Preparation for Adulthood (Code: C1386)

We will take an evidence-based approach for preparation to adulthood pathways to employment, community independence and health and explore the challenges together. We will explore how our strategic planning is effective in supporting learner led  curriculum pathways so learners achieve their aspirations.

SEND Curriculum Review - Do you want to develop personalised study programmes for learners with inclusion needs/SEND which support their aspirations?
SEND Curriculum Review - Do you want to develop personalised study programmes for learners with inclusion needs/SEND which support their aspirations? (Code: C0803)

The activities undertaken may be used to:

  • Inform self assessment reporting (across a post-16 provider rather than in a SEND specific academy or discrete provision)
  • Develop strategy and intent regarding the curriculum offer for some of our sector's most vulnerable young people
  • Support post-inspection action planning and change management in line with OFSTED's Education Inspection Framework. 
SEND Matters in Derby: beyond the SENCO
SEND Matters in Derby: beyond the SENCO (Code: C1214)

These informative, insightful and interactive sessions will include delivery from Derby City Council SEN leaders, local school Headteachers, Primary and Secondary SENCOs and the DCG Centre for Excellence in SEND team.

These sessions are designed to discuss, explore and share the five parts of the Derby City Local Area SEND strategy: 1. How we work together as a local area; 2. Inclusive schools and settings; 3. Wider support for families; 4. Personalised pathways for a good life and; 5. Successful lives - preparing for adulthood.

Setting up a Supported Employment Agency for learners with SEND
Setting up a Supported Employment Agency for learners with SEND (Code: C0844)

Over a period of years, City College Norwich has developed this model to help an unprecedented number of learners with SEND find and stay in employment.

You will gain knowledge of how we find sustainable paid employment for our learners with SEND and how we help them overcome their barriers to employment through a variety of methods tailored around their specific needs.

You will have access to our effective practice and guidelines of how to set up a Supported Employment Agency.

Share and Shape our SEND Community
Share and Shape our SEND Community (Code: C1138)

The monthly sessions will provide an opportunity for our Centre for Excellence in SEND to share our effective practice of how we work with employers, our community including our parent/carers to help us give the best opportunities for our SEND learners. But even more importantly, its an opportunity for you to share what you are doing well.

In these sessions held monthly, we will look at emerging current themes, share effective approaches and ask ourselves 'how might we' to shape ideas together.

Share and Shape our SEND special - Ofsted and learning support community
Share and Shape our SEND special - Ofsted and learning support community (Code: C1359)

We will be sharing our effective practice of how the national occupational Standards have guided us to quality assure and improve. We will show how we use the intent implementation and impact from the EIF to focus learning support activity. Through staff skills audit we are able to allocate support well and understand gaps to train staff.

Share and Shape  - the SEND Sector
Share and Shape - the SEND Sector (Code: C1203)

The sessions will provide an opportunity for our Centre for Excellence in SEND to share our effective practice of how we work with employers, our community including our parent/carers to help us give the best opportunities for our SEND learners. But even more importantly, it's an opportunity for you to share what you are doing well.

In these sessions held monthly, we will look at emerging current themes, share effective approaches and ask ourselves 'how might we' to shape ideas together. 

Small and Medium Size Enterprises and Community Starts Ups - The Benefits of Diversity
Small and Medium Size Enterprises and Community Starts Ups - The Benefits of Diversity (Code: C1406)

7 Brothers Brewery, Pure Innovations and The Manchester College  would like to invite you to our lunchtime conference as an opportunity for you to find out more about our supported internships and how they can add value to your business. With our 'staff not student' approach you can be confident you and your teams will be working alongside young people who are conscientious, dedicated and passionate about the development of their professional skills. They just happen to experience the world a little bit differently.