An Introduction to Policies for Schools

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Policies for Schools is the latest offer from The National College that makes keeping on top of your school policies a whole lot easier.

Using EEF Guidance for Effective Professional Development

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Webinar Duration: 45 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders and governors with practical advice on implementing the EEF’s Guidance Report, Effective Professional Development, to inform the provision of impactful professional development to support high-quality teaching and improve pupil outcomes.

Meeting Staffing and Employment Requirements in Line with DfE Guidance for 2021-22

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Webinar Duration: 1 hour 11 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, HR managers and governors with practical advice on implementing guidance from the DfE on staffing and employment, to inform decision-making in these areas, aligned with statutory duties.

Preparing for an Ofsted Summary Evaluation of MATs for 2021-22

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Webinar Duration: 46 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, Ofsted leads and governors with an up to date understanding and awareness of what multi-academy trusts (MATs) should expect and what they need to do as part of a full Ofsted inspection during the 2021-22 academic year.

Insight into the New and Reformed National Professional Qualifications

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Webinar Duration: 42 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, governors, senior leaders and teachers with an insight into reforms to the National Professional Qualifications (NPQs), exploring options available to leaders and teachers wishing to develop knowledge and skills in school leadership and specialist areas of teaching practice.

How to Use the National Tutoring Programme to Improve Outcomes for Disadvantaged and Vulnerable Pupils

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Webinar Duration: 16 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders and governors of state-maintained primary and secondary schools with an overview of the National Tutoring Programme (NTP) for the 2021-22 academic year, so that they can consider how it can best support pupils most affected by the disruption to education as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Initial Teacher Training (ITT) Market Review Report: Understanding and Shaping DfE Proposals

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Webinar Duration: 1 hour (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers and school leaders with an understanding of the ITT Market Review Report which has been commissioned by the DfE, clarifying the recommendations made in the report to facilitate the provision of consistently high-quality, evidence-based training, which are the subject of consultation with schools.

Flexible Working: Optimising Staff Recruitment and Retention | Secondary

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Webinar Duration: 1 hour 13 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, HR managers and governors with an insight into the challenges and opportunities of flexible working and how a whole-school approach can enhance staff recruitment and retention, and positively impact teaching and learning.

Flexible Working: Optimising Staff Recruitment and Retention | Primary

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Webinar Runtime: 1 hour 5 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, HR managers and governors with an insight into the challenges and opportunities of flexible working and how a whole-school approach can enhance staff recruitment and retention, and positively impact teaching and learning.

Flexible Working: Incorporating Best Practice into HR Management | Secondary

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Webinar Duration: 1 hour (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, HR managers and governors with practical guidance on developing and implementing a flexible working policy, according to best practice principles and as part of a wider wellbeing strategy for staff at all career stages.

Flexible Working: Incorporating Best Practice into HR Management | Primary

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Webinar Runtime: 1 hour (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, HR managers and governors with practical guidance on developing and implementing a flexible working policy, according to best practice principles and as part of a wider wellbeing strategy for staff at all career stages.

Early Career Framework Reforms: Working Collaboratively with Appropriate Bodies in Line with Statutory Guidance | Secondary

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Webinar Duration: 44 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide school governors, headteachers, senior leaders and all school staff with support and advice on how they can work together with appropriate bodies to comply with statutory arrangements for early career teachers (ECTs) due to come into force from 1st September 2021.

Early Career Framework Reforms: Working Collaboratively with Appropriate Bodies in Line with Statutory Guidance | Primary

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Webinar Duration: 44 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide school governors, headteachers, senior leaders and all school staff with support and advice on how they can work together with appropriate bodies to comply with statutory arrangements for early career teachers (ECTs) due to come into force from 1st September 2021.

Early Career Framework Reforms: Understanding the Statutory Induction for Early Career Teachers Guidance | Secondary

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Webinar Duration: 44 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide school governors, headteachers, senior leaders and all school staff with in-depth review and understanding of the new statutory induction arrangements for early career teachers (ECTs) due to come into force from 1st September 2021.

Early Career Framework Reforms: Understanding the Statutory Induction for Early Career Teachers Guidance | Primary

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Webinar Duration: 44 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide school governors, headteachers, senior leaders and all school staff with in-depth review and understanding of the new statutory induction arrangements for early career teachers (ECTs) due to come into force from 1st September 2021.

Early Career Framework Reforms: Preparing for the New Statutory Arrangements from September 2021

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Webinar Duration: 1 hour 2 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers and school leaders with information and guidance to help them prepare for the national roll-out of the Early Career Framework (ECF) Reforms and planned changes to the statutory induction arrangements in September 2021.

Building Curriculum Resilience to Deliver Continuous Learning in Schools

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This webinar will provide school leaders, headteachers, subject leads and all teaching staff with practical advice and guidance on building and implementing curriculum resilience.

Achieving Support Staff Excellence: The Improvement Planning Process

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In this webinar, education expert and leadership and management trainer, Michelle Howard, explains how schools can encourage a culture of support staff development and how, through building, developing and nurturing the skills and capabilities of your support teams, this will enable your school to achieve whole school improvement.

Effective Use of the National Tutoring Programme to Bridge the Attainment Gap

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In this webinar, RSHE subject matter expert, John Rees, will explore how schools can access and successfully implement high-quality tuition through the NTP and how to decide which approach best fits their needs, who to work with and how to assess which pupils will benefit the most.

Remote Recruitment and Strategic HR for Schools

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This webinar will help senior leaders, HR officers and recruitment leads to start thinking more strategically around developing more creative recruitment practice for schools.

COVID-19: DfE ‘induction for newly qualified teachers guidance’

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This webinar explores DfE guidance released on the 1st of April surrounding how the coronavirus outbreak affects newly qualified teachers (NQTs) and their induction period, discussing what this guidance means for schools and how they will be expected to adapt their policies around NQTs for the short term.

COVID-19: DfE ‘Maintaining Education and Skills Training Provision: Further Education Providers’ Guidance

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FREE: In this video update, The National College will pick out the key points from the guidance and discuss what, in practice, this means for colleges, post-16 further education providers and indeed the students themselves.

How Schools can use DfE Integrated Curriculum and Financial Planning (ICFP) to Achieve Best Practice Curriculum Standards

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This webinar will help to support governors, school leaders, head teachers, business managers and subject leads in efficiently planning and maximising their curriculum budgets.

The New ITT Core Framework and the New Ofsted Inspection Framework for ITT: Understand the Future of Teacher Training Delivery and Inspection

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This webinar will help schools to understand how ITT will be inspected in schools and how to ensure they meet their statutory requirements under Ofsted.

Governance and the New Ofsted EIF: The Role of Trustees and Governors

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This webinar will help school leaders, governors and trustees to understand the new Ofsted EIF from a governance standpoint.

How To Reduce your Data Burden: Practical Steps for Schools from a DfE and Ofsted Perspective

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This webinar will allow school leaders, teachers and reporting leads to make informed decisions about how best to approach data use and teacher workload in their own schools.

Early Career Framework: Teacher Mentoring

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This webinar, aimed at Headteachers, NQT Co-ordinators and CPD leaders, will provide an introduction to the new DfE Early Career Framework and focus on the development of mentoring practices and cultures which will bring professional learning to life.

Budget Matters: An Alternative Approach to Employing and Accessing Funds

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This webinar offers new ideas for headteachers and senior leaders to consider, promoting collaborative working practices within their own schools, across the education sector and with local business communities. It also provides details of opportunities which school leaders may wish to apply for in order to access additional funding.

Developing a Coaching Culture in Schools

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This webinar explains how cultivating a coaching and mentoring culture, whilst not a complete solution, can help improve performance at all levels, including successfully recruiting and retaining staff.

A Whole School Approach to Staff Workload

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This webinar will confront the challenges our schools are facing today, highlighting a number of free resources available to help support workload reduction and how successful strategies have been implemented in some schools already.

Using Curriculum Area Development Time to Reduce Teacher Workload

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Webinar Duration: 1 hour 13 minutes (approx.) This webinar will focus on collaborative planning, marking and sharing to reduce the individual workload of each colleague, by utilising Curriculum Area Development Time (CADT).

Change Management in Relation to the New Education Inspection Framework

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This webinar will support School Leaders to manage change effectively in relation to the forthcoming new Ofsted Inspection Framework.

Certificate in Writing a Social Media Policy for Education Providers | Primary

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Course Duration: 1h 33m (approx) online training + self-directed learning and activities + final assessment. This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to know to implement best practice in relation to social media usage as a school, including by pupils and staff, and how to form and implement an actionable social media policy.

Certificate in Writing a Social Media Policy for Education Providers | Secondary

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Course Duration: 1h 33m (approx) online training + self-directed learning and activities + final assessment. This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to know to implement best practice in relation to social media usage as a school, including by pupils and staff, and how to form and implement an actionable social media policy.

Certificate in Understanding Bullying and Harassment for Educators

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Course Duration: 3 hours 9 minutes (approx.) Split into bite-sized modules, the training has been designed to provide maximum learning potential in the leanest, most cost-effective and most time-efficient manner. It has been produced in high-quality remote video CPD format which is accessible on any device, anytime, anywhere.

Certificate in Understanding Bullying and Harassment at Work

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Course Duration: 2 hours 57 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand the legal positions on harassment and bullying within a workplace setting, the responsibilities of employers and how to correctly respond to incidents.

Certificate in Effective Communication and Managing Difficult Conversations for Frontline Staff

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Course Duration: 2 hours 53 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you understand how to manage difficult situations and tackle difficult conversations using effective communication techniques confidently.

Certificate in Effective Communication and Managing Difficult Conversations for Leaders

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Course Duration: 3 hours 24 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to equip you with the tools to deal with difficult conversations and communicate effectively with resilience, empathy and understanding.

Certificate in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

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​​​​​​​Course Duration: 40m (approx) online training + self-directed learning and activities + final assessment. This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure your workplace is meeting its legal requirements in equality and diversity and is promoting a more tolerant, inclusive and diverse working environment.

Certificate in the Role of a School Governor

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Course Duration: 50m (approx) online training + self-directed learning and activities + final assessment. This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you understand the core functions of school governance and the roles and responsibilities assigned to the governing board of a school.

Certificate in Understanding Anti-Bribery

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Course Duration: 1h 10m (approx) online training + self-directed learning and activities + final assessment. Our Essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you understand anti-bribery in your setting.

Certificate in Writing and Implementing School Policies

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Course Duration: 48m (approx) online training + self-directed learning and activities + final assessment. All schools must have clear policies and procedures that guide day-to-day processes in order to function effectively. Any member of school staff can be given responsibility for the drafting of school policies, and not all of them need to be signed off by the full governing body.

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