Workshops

Choose 3 Workshops to Attend

We have arranged a number of interesting workshops for staff to attend during our conference.

During the conference there are three sessions where workshops take place. There are a choice of workshops that will happen simultaneously in each session. Some workshops have a specific primary or secondary focus. Not all workshops are repeated across all sessions, so be sure to browse the overview before beginning to book.

The workshops are detailed below, click in for more details and use the booking system at the bottom of the page to book into the workshops. Book into three different workshops, one for each session.

Session 1 - 10am

Teaching Staff Pensions – Teachers’ Pensions Scheme

Quilter Financial Advisers explain how your pension works, options for accessing pension savings, ways to increase your income, tax considerations and countering inflation.

Inclusive Attendance

Wayne Harris explains utilizing the Inclusive Attendance Learning Modules to reflect on and enhance both individual understanding and the collective responsibility of our roles.

Positive relationships for developmental trauma – all ages

Dr Daniel Cumber expains using positive school relationships to heal and support developmental trauma and attachment needs in children and young people. Full age range focus

The PACE approach and it’s impact – Primary Focus

Damien Sweeney from the YES Trust explains PACE - What is the PACE approach and how it impacts children in the classroom- Primary Focus

Using Arbor Effectively in Secondary Schools

Our Trust Consultant Steve Beard offers secondary school personnel instructions and straightforward information about utilizing Arbors essential features

Effective Monitoring for Middle Leaders

Cal Knight and Tom McAleavy (Teaching and Learning Consultants) explore how and why we monitor.

Managing Your Resilience

Becky Baines, Business Psychologist from Robertson Cooper gives insights into how you can grow it and maintain resilience.

Inclusive Leadership

Shaheen Myers, a leader with over 22 years of experience in inner-city schools, explores the traits and benefits of inclusive leadership, to create a more equitable and harmonious school environment.

AI Essentials for Schools

Dina Foster – Head of AI Educator Training provides educators with an overview of the core components of understanding AI for education

What is an Effective Teaching Assistant?

Tricia Storey, Emma Unwin and Alison McLeod lead an interactive session which will focus on what makes an effective TA within our classrooms. An opportunity to collaborate with other Teaching Assistant colleagues from across the trust.

Session 2 - 11.25am

Support Staff Pensions – Local Government Pension Scheme

Quilter Financial Advisers lead a session on Support Staff Pensions and retirement including options for accessing additional pension savings, ways to increase your income, tax considerations and countering inflation.

Inclusive Attendance

Wayne Harris explains utilizing the Inclusive Attendance Learning Modules to reflect on and enhance both individual understanding and the collective responsibility of our roles.

Positive relationships for developmental trauma – Primary focus

Dr Daniel Cumber expains using positive school relationships to heal and support developmental trauma and attachment needs in children and young people. Primary focus.

The PACE approach and it’s impact – All Ages

Damien Sweeney from the YES Trust explains PACE - What is the PACE approach and how it impacts children in the classroom - All Ages.

Using Arbor Effectively in Primary Schools

Our Trust Consultant Steve Beard offers secondary school personnel instructions and straightforward information about utilizing Arbors essential features.

Effective Feedback Strategies for Primary School Teachers

Rachel Howell-James (Teaching and Learning Trust Consultant) explores how formative assessment and timely, constructive feedback can enhance pupil’s learning and motivation without increasing teacher workload.

Managing Your Resilience

Becky Baines, Business Psychologist from Robertson Cooper gives insights into how you can grow it and maintain resilience.

Unconscious Biased

Shaheen Myers has held leadership positions in large, diverse educational organizations and leads this engaging workshop where you will develop skills to identify and mitigate bias in educational settings.

What is an Effective Teaching Assistant?

Tricia Storey, Emma Unwin and Alison McLeod lead an interactive session which will focus on what makes an effective TA within our classrooms. An opportunity to collaborate with other Teaching Assistant colleagues from across the trust.

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Education

Professor Rose Luckin explores Artificial Intelligence and the opportunities, challenges and strategies it brings for schools

Session 3 - 1.20pm

An Introduction to Financial Planning

Quilter Financial Advisers explain how you can boost your pension provision, build up a nest-egg, protect your family’s income and learn the principles of investing.

Inclusive SEND and Attendance

Wayne Harris explains how SENDCOs and Inclusion Team staff can enhance their understanding of their roles to support those overcoming attendance barriers.

Positive relationships for developmental trauma – Secondary focus

Dr Daniel Cumber expains using positive school relationships to heal and support developmental trauma and attachment needs in children and young people. Secondary focus.

The PACE approach and it’s impact – Secondary Focus

Damien Sweeney from the YES Trust explains PACE - What is the PACE approach and how it impacts children in the classroom- Secondary Focus

Using Arbor Effectively in Secondary Schools

Our Trust Consultant Steve Beard offers secondary school personnel instructions and straightforward information about utilizing Arbors essential features

Effective Monitoring for Middle Leaders

Cal Knight and Tom McAleavy (Teaching and Learning Consultants) explore how and why we monitor.

Effective Communications

Deborah Smith leads an opportunity to empower your communication skills and contribute to a more cohesive, understanding, and productive work environment.

Inclusive Leadership

Shaheen Myers, a leader with over 22 years of experience in inner-city schools, explores the traits and benefits of inclusive leadership, to create a more equitable and harmonious school environment.

AI Essentials for Schools

Dina Foster – Head of AI Educator Training provides educators with an overview of the core components of understanding AI for education