92 courses found

Code: GOV797 Governor Briefing - External Funding Opportunities

This is a briefing and networking session for school governors about external funding opportunities. The session will cover:

  • types of funding available for schools
  • identifying funders and using resources to find funders
  • overview of "go to" funders for schools
  • Getting bid ready and looking at practicalities before you apply
  • How to write a strong application, with worked drafts available
  • frequently asked questions

The briefing will be delivered by East Sussex County Council’s Funding Advice Team who provide advice and support to community groups, charities and schools. With around 30 years’ experience within the team, they have helped all sorts of not for profits secure funding for different types of projects from different funders.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 12 November 2019 18:00 - 20:00 Cooden Beach Hotel

Code: LSC601 ESSCP : Managing Allegations Against Staff

On this course participants will look at methods to effectively manage the process of an allegation against a colleague or themselves.
This training is only aimed at professionals who will be directly involved in The Managing Allegations process and who have a relevant need to investigate.

Important note: It is essential that you have undertaken the Safeguarding Children e-learning prior to coming on this course (see additional information under full details), or you may be turned away.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 13 November 2019 09:30 - 13:30 Wellshurst Golf Club

Code: GOV793 Governor Training : Governor Local Area Forum

Inform and update governors on current local and national issues relating to schools and the work of the Governing Board. A school to school approach, combined with the increased focus on school governance, will require governing boards to consider how all governors can work collectively, not just in their own schools, but across the wider ‘governor community’. The forums will facilitate governor networking and information gathering through high quality presentations that facilitate discussion and information sharing among peers.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 13 November 2019 18:00 - 20:00 The Sussex Exchange

Code: GOV789 Governor Training : Special Educational Needs (SEN)

The national Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Code of Practice applies to maintained schools and academies. It says in paragraph 6.3: There should be a member of the governing body or a sub-committee with specific oversight of the school’s arrangements for SEN and disability.

This session will provide governors with SEND responsibilities the knowledge to work effectively with the schools SEND Lead and ensure the governing body's repsonsibilities are being met.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 13 November 2019 19:00 - 21:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House)

Code: SM978 Improving teacher performance

This two hour briefing will support leaders to understand the processes around appraisal, intervention and capability.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 13 November 2019 16:00 - 18:00 Cooden Beach Hotel

Code: GOV782 Governor Training : Schools Finance - An Introduction to Finance

This course aims to provide new governors or governors new to school finance with an understanding of how schools are funded and the part the governing board plays in ensuring financial accountability.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 14 November 2019 19:00 - 21:00 The Civic Centre

Code: OE121 Outdoor Education : Governor & Management Board Roles & Responsibilities for School Trips (A.M. course)

To provide Governors and Members of the Management Board with a clear understanding of their role and responsibilities for the management of offsite visits and school trips.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 14 November 2019 09:00 - 13:00 Bushy Wood Scout Camp

Code: GOV802 The Secondary Board – Excellence as Standard

An opportunity for secondary governors to hear about the role of the Secondary Board and excellence as standard.

The Board has worked over the past year to establish a pioneering approach to school improvement, in partnership with the local authority and a number of academy sponsors. Roy will also talk about the work of the Hastings Opportunity Area, its current successes and challenges.

There will be the opportunity for questions and discussion.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 14 November 2019 18:00 - 20:00 Wellshurst Golf Club

Code: SCR128 Single Central Record (SCR) - for those in school who maintain and audit the SCR

This training is aimed at those who maintain the Single Central Record (SCR); Bursars, Business Managers, Office Administration, Headteachers, Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) and Safeguarding Lead Governors, to ensure compliance with Keeping Children Safe in Education and safer recruitment guidance. There will be opportunity to consider each column/section of the SCR with opportunity for questions and queries. We will also consider the responsibilities of the Headteacher, Safeguarding Lead Governor and Designated Safeguarding Lead in ensuring compliance. Please note current HR guidance is only available to schools that have bought into their service.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 19 November 2019 09:00 - 12:00 The Civic Centre

Code: SM981 Accelerating pupil progress

This two hour briefing will support leaders to develop robust processes to accelerate pupil progress and enhance the impact of Venning.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 20 November 2019 16:00 - 18:00 Powder Mills Hotel