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Monthly community of practice for SEND operational managers
28/09/2021 @ Online - Monthly community of practice for SEND operational managers - Community of Practice for SEND Operational Managers (Code: C1217/002)

Using Lave and Wenger's Communities of Practice model, the DCG Centre for Excellence in SEND Curriculum team will facilitate an informal but innovative, dynamic and interactive professional conversation where effective practice, barriers to inclusion and future innovations can be explored in a safe, supportive and professional environment.  

Emotional recovery and differentiation
29/09/2021 @ Online - Emotional recovery and differentiation (Code: C1288/002)

This webinar will re-introduce the emotional recovery framework and differentiation strategy. We will explore how to implement emotionally authentic differentiation and communication post Covid-19 and explore how to validate emotions in an educational setting. Emotions are fundamental to our wellbeing and it is vital that organisations can recognise and understand emotionally driven behaviour. This webinar will introduce the language of emotional recovery and introduce support systems and mechanisms to implement emotional recovery systems. 

Monthly effective practice share and support sessions in creating an inclusive curriculum - Community of Practice in SEND Curriculum
04/10/2021 @ Online - Monthly effective practice share and support sessions in creating an inclusive curriculum - Community of Practice in SEND Curriculum - Community of Practice: Supporting Curriculum for CSWs and those supporting deaf students and students with hearing loss (Code: C0808/024)

Each month we will discuss a key theme or hot topic related to an inclusive curriculum. As a supportive, professional community we will work together to consider the options, develop FAQs and share resources so we don't always have to start from scratch.

Feel free to share the link with your circles of support and email us with the topics/ resources/ subjects to cover each month.

SEND Curriculum Review - Do you want to develop personalised study programmes for learners with inclusion needs/SEND which support their aspirations?
05/10/2021 @ Online - SEND Curriculum Review - Do you want to develop personalised study programmes for learners with inclusion needs/SEND which support their aspirations? - Personalising Study Programmes for learners with SEND (Code: C0803/010)

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. 
Monthly effective practice share and support sessions in creating an inclusive curriculum - Community of Practice in SEND Curriculum
07/10/2021 @ Online - Monthly effective practice share and support sessions in creating an inclusive curriculum - Community of Practice in SEND Curriculum - October 2021 Swap and Support (Code: C0808/012)

Each month we will discuss a key theme or hot topic related to an inclusive curriculum. As a supportive, professional community we will work together to consider the options, develop FAQs and share resources so we don't always have to start from scratch.

Feel free to share the link with your circles of support and email us with the topics/ resources/ subjects to cover each month.

Share and Shape  - the SEND Sector
08/10/2021 @ Online - Share and Shape - the SEND Sector - Share and Shape - the SEND Sector (Code: C1203/004)

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. 

SEND Matters in Derby: beyond the SENCO
13/10/2021 @ Online - SEND Matters in Derby: beyond the SENCO - SEND Matters in Derby October 2021 (Code: C1214/003)

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.

Vocational profiling with learners: preparing learners for employment
19/10/2021 @ Online - Vocational profiling with learners: preparing learners for employment - Preparing Learners for Employment (Code: C1206/002)

We will explore what good preparation for adulthood and employment support looks like and share our effective practice.

RARPA - developing your SEND curriculum
21/10/2021 @ Online - RARPA - developing your SEND curriculum - An Introduction to RARPA (Code: C0898/003)

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. 

Monthly effective practice share and support sessions in creating an inclusive curriculum - Community of Practice in SEND Curriculum
01/11/2021 @ Online - Monthly effective practice share and support sessions in creating an inclusive curriculum - Community of Practice in SEND Curriculum - Community of Practice: Supporting Curriculum for CSWs and those supporting deaf students and students with hearing loss (Code: C0808/025)

Each month we will discuss a key theme or hot topic related to an inclusive curriculum. As a supportive, professional community we will work together to consider the options, develop FAQs and share resources so we don't always have to start from scratch.

Feel free to share the link with your circles of support and email us with the topics/ resources/ subjects to cover each month.

Monthly effective practice share and support sessions in creating an inclusive curriculum - Community of Practice in SEND Curriculum
04/11/2021 @ Online - Monthly effective practice share and support sessions in creating an inclusive curriculum - Community of Practice in SEND Curriculum - November 2021 Swap and Support (Code: C0808/013)

Each month we will discuss a key theme or hot topic related to an inclusive curriculum. As a supportive, professional community we will work together to consider the options, develop FAQs and share resources so we don't always have to start from scratch.

Feel free to share the link with your circles of support and email us with the topics/ resources/ subjects to cover each month.

Initial Assessment - Informing personalised curriculum building for learners with SEND
11/11/2021 @ Online - Initial Assessment - Informing personalised curriculum building for learners with SEND - Initial Assessment for learners with SEND (Code: C0900/004)

Join us while we share our development journey around initial assessment. 

We rely on our learners with inclusion needs (SEND) and their circles of support to inform our initial assessment of the softer skills. We then use the results to set targets and support our learners to plot their progress and then share their achievements via their progress reviews. 

Share and Shape  - the SEND Sector
12/11/2021 @ Online - Share and Shape - the SEND Sector - Share and Shape - the SEND Sector (Code: C1203/005)

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. 

Improving your inclusive curriculum: reviewing your provision for learners with SEND.
18/11/2021 @ Online - Improving your inclusive curriculum: reviewing your provision for learners with SEND. - November 2021 (Code: C0822/011)

Join us and Anita Devi, from #TeamADL, to take part in this blended learning, accredited training session. Anita has developed this provision review process based on a theory of change informed by sound research methodology.

You will be provided with materials prior to the session.

On completion of six hours of blended learning, you will be a qualified Appreciative Inquirer.

Co-creation with local authorities, parents/carers and learners with SEND
23/11/2021 @ Online - Co-creation with local authorities, parents/carers and learners with SEND - ETF Co-creation LA and Parent/Carers (Code: C1205/002)

Hear from our parent/carer community to understand the key principles of co-creation. We will explore our co-created work and how we are effectively improving our SEND community together.

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