Coping with Bereavement: How to Support your Staff and Pupils

  • 10th December 10th Dec 10:00am
  • 15th December 15th Dec 09:00am

This webinar will provide senior leaders, headteachers and all school staff with advice and guidance on how they can support staff, pupils and their families who have experienced bereavement and the loss of someone close.

Remote Education: Implementing Best Practice to Meet DfE Expectations

  • 11th December 11th Dec 10:00am
  • 16th December 16th Dec 14:00pm

This webinar will provide senior leaders, headteachers and all school staff with an understanding of the principles and good practice which schools should employ in order to fulfil their DfE expectations with regards to remote education. 

How Senior Leaders Can Support their Own Mental Health and Wellbeing During COVID-19

  • 17th December 17th Dec 13:00pm
  • 4th January 4th Jan 14:00pm
  • 6th January 6th Jan 12:00pm

This webinar will provide senior leaders and headteachers with practical advice and techniques they can use to help support their own mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: How Schools Should Operate in Order to Meet Their DfE Expectations in Response to Coronavirus

  • 8th December 8th Dec 12:00pm
  • 17th December 17th Dec 12:00pm

This webinar will provide senior leaders, headteachers and all school staff with practical guidance and support on what actions they should be taking to remain open in response to COVID-19 and local and national restrictions.

Remote Education: Effective Lesson Observations During Remote Learning

  • 4th December 4th Dec 12:00pm
  • 4th January 4th Jan 12:00pm

This webinar will provide senior leaders, headteachers, subject leads and curriculum leads with practical advice and guidance on how to deliver effective lesson observations during remote learning.

Understanding the Newly Published Governance Structures and Changes to the Governance Handbook 2020 (Secondary)

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide school governors and academy trustees with an in-depth review of the newly published guidance on governance structures and roles and changes to the Governance Handbook.

Understanding the Newly Published Governance Structures and Changes to the Governance Handbook 2020 (Primary)

  • 7th December 7th Dec 09:00am

This webinar will provide school governors and academy trustees with an in-depth review of the newly published guidance on governance structures and roles and changes to the Governance Handbook.

Building Curriculum Resilience to Deliver Continuous Learning in Schools

  • 7th December 7th Dec 13:00pm

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

  • Available On Demand

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

  • Available On Demand

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 asses which pupils will benefit the most.

Unconscious Bias: Developing Resilience in the Classroom to Support Pupil Outcomes

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, deputy heads, subject leads and teachers with an understanding of unconscious bias and the actions they can take to mitigate its impact.

Flipped Learning: Smarter Use of Technology in the Classroom

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide school leaders, subject leads and teachers with practical advice and guidance around introducing a blended learning approach to teaching children.

Effective Assessment Strategies: Delivering a More Complete Approach to Student Progression

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will help senior leaders, subject leads and teachers to explore different assessment models in order to provide a more effective way to monitor and track student progression from September 2020.

Remote Recruitment and Strategic HR for Schools

  • Available On Demand

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

The Recovery Curriculum for Secondary Schools: Re-connection, Recovery and Resilience

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide practical advice and guidance on building a recovery curriculum that best supports children on their return to school.

The Recovery Curriculum for Primary Schools: Re-connection, Recovery and Resilience

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide practical advice and guidance on building a recovery curriculum that best supports children on their return to school.

Understanding your DfE Statutory Requirements: Developing & Implementing Best Practice Methods in SEND Risk Assessment

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide school leaders, SENCOs, SEN teaching assistants and teachers working with children with SEND to understand how to conduct best practice SEND risk assessments.

Implementing the DfE Reception Baseline Assessments (RBA): An Expert Review and Practical Guidance

  • Available On Demand

On the 27th February, the Standards and Testing Agency released the Reception Baseline Assessment (RBA) Framework to help explain the purpose, format, content and cognitive demand of the assessment.

COVID-19: DfE ‘Get Help with Technology for Remote Education During Coronavirus (COVID-19)’ Guidance

  • Available On Demand

In this video update, The National College will discuss the recently published guidance and what this means for schools and colleges.

COVID-19: DfE Guidance on ‘Financial Support for Education, Early Years and Children’s Social Care’

  • Available On Demand

On the 17th April, the DfE released their guidance on the funding and financial measures that have been put in place to help support different types education, early years and children’s social care providers.

COVID-19: DfE Guidance on ‘School and College Accountability’

  • Available On Demand

In this video update we will discuss the recently published guidance and how COVID-19 has changed the 2019/2020 accountability arrangements for schools and colleges moving forward this year.

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

  • Available On Demand

On the 1st April, the DfE updated their guidance around how the coronavirus outbreak affects newly qualified teachers (NQTs) and their induction period.

COVID-19: DfE ‘Guidance for Parents and Carers on Supporting Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing’

  • Available On Demand

In this video update we discuss what this guidance means for parents and carers. He will offer advice around implementation and simple steps they can take to support their children’s mental health as best they can during this difficult period.

COVID-19: DfE KCSiE guidance on ‘Safeguarding in schools, colleges and other providers’

  • Available On Demand

FREE: In this webinar Christina Leath, an experienced Head of Safeguarding and subject matter expert, will explore key points from the guidance and discuss how schools should look to strengthen current safeguarding practice and continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of their children.

COVID-19: DfE ‘Educational Settings Self-Reporting Online Form: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)’ Guidance

  • Available On Demand

FREE: The published guidance helps to provide clarity around which schools, nurseries and colleges will need to provide the information, the type of information required and the rationale behind it. It also provides guidance around completing the record of children in attendance online form.

COVID-19: DfE ‘Guidance on Vulnerable Children and Young People’

  • Available On Demand

FREE: On the 22nd March, the DfE released guidance for schools on maintaining educational provision for vulnerable children. That is, those children who have a social worker or with an education, health and care (EHC) plan.

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

  • Available On Demand

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.

COVID-19: DfE ‘Cancellation of GCSEs, AS and A levels in 2020’ Guidance

  • Available On Demand

FREE: In this video update, The National College will discuss the recently published guidance and impact this will have on students, providing an invaluable insight into how the DfE and Ofqual will look to work together over the coming months.

COVID-19: DfE ‘Guidance for Schools, Colleges and Local Authorities on Maintaining Educational Provision’

  • Available On Demand

FREE: In this video update, The National College will discuss the recently published guidance and what impact this may have on school governors, headteachers, senior leaders and relevant teaching staff.

COVID-19: ‘Closure of Educational Settings – Information for Parents and Carers’ DfE Guidance

  • Available On Demand

FREE: In this video update, John Rees an experienced teacher, trainer and consultant with more than 25 years educational leadership experience, will discuss the recently published guidance and what this means for parents and carers.

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

  • Available On Demand

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

Maximising your DfE Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch-Up Premium and Meeting your Ofsted Accountability

  • Available On Demand

This webinar is for governors, school leaders and head teachers to help them manage, implement and maximise their literacy and numeracy catch-up premium for students who didn’t achieve the expected standard at KS2.

Understanding your Statutory Curriculum Changes: Promoting British Values

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will help to support governing bodies, school leaders, head teachers, PSHE / RSHE leads and subject leads around promoting and implementing British values into their school curriculum.

Supporting Senior Leaders Wellbeing: DIY Guide to Your Mental Health

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will help to support school leaders, SLT teams and school governors to formulate practical guidance and strategy around managing their own mental health and wellbeing.

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

  • Available On Demand

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.

The Engagement Model: An Expert Review of the DfE Statutory Guidance

  • Available On Demand

On the 27th January, the DfE published The Engagement Model statutory draft guidance. This is mandatory for all primary schools and is equally relevant for all secondary schools. This new form of assessment helps schools meet their responsibilities in supporting pupils working below the national curriculum level, not involved in subject-specific study.

Understanding Ofsted ‘Deep Dives’ and the Role of Subject and School Leaders

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will help subject leads, school leaders and governors to understand what to expect from an Ofsted ‘deep dive’ and how schools can best prepare themselves.

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

  • Available On Demand

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

Ofsted Inspections of Independent Schools: Insights

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will help independent school leaders, subject leads and teachers to better understand the new Ofsted EIF and ensure effective preparation.

Parental Engagement and Managing Concern: Relationships and Sex Education

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will help school leaders, governors and RSHE leads to understand how best to engage parents whilst implementing the statutory RSHE curriculum from September 2020.

Maximising your Pupil Premium and Understanding your Ofsted Accountability

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will focus on how schools can get the most out of their pupil premium and develop, implement and sustain a strong, evidence-based pupil premium strategy, ensuring full transparency and meeting their requirements under Ofsted.

Adopting The Gatsby Benchmarks and Meeting Your Careers Guidance Statutory Duties

  • Available On Demand

This webinar is aimed at school governors, senior leads and careers advisors. It will cover each of the eight Gatsby Benchmarks in detail, helping schools to identify their key priorities and providing invaluable advice on how they can meet the benchmarks within the context of their statutory duties.

Understanding The DfE Statutory Safeguarding Guidance In Online Safety September 2019

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will help senior leaders and schools leads navigate these key policy documents and highlight the crucial areas they need to focus on in order to fulfil their online safeguarding responsibilities.

Understanding The New Ofsted Guidance on Inspecting Safeguarding for 2019-20

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide an update to School Leaders and Designated Safeguarding Leaders on how safeguarding will be inspected in the 2019/2020 academic year.

Curriculum Development: How To Develop Curriculum Intent To Be Ofsted Ready

  • Available On Demand

This webinar is aimed at senior and middle leadership to help them design and develop their whole school curriculum intent.

Understand the DfE KCSIE Statutory Safeguarding Guidance Changes for 2019-20

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will help School Leaders and Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) to understand the changes and provide advice on updating policy and practice.

Delivering a LGBT Inclusive PSHE and RSE Curriculum (Stonewall)

  • Available On Demand

In this exclusive interview with the Head of Education Programmes at Stonewall, you will learn about how best to deliver an LGBT inclusive RSHE curriculum.

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

  • Available On Demand

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.

The Role of the Designated Senior Lead for Mental Health Virtual Conference

  • Available On Demand

The Mental Health Virtual Conference provides designated mental health leads with an immersive and knowledge rich practical learning experience which will inspire you to lead and provides the tools you need to put mental health and wellbeing at the heart of your school.

An Ofsted Focus on Character Education: Making it Work Practically for your School

  • Available On Demand

Going beyond just ‘theory and analysis’, this webinar will offer practical support for heads, senior leaders and school improvement teams in deciphering what character education is, addressing both sides of the argument using real examples of success and obstacles faced.

Better Schools for All: School Effectiveness and the Impact on Pupils

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will examine how school level traits change over time and which aspects of these traits appear most salient in improving outcomes for pupils. It will bring to life research, funded by the Nuffield Foundation.

RESEARCH FOCUS: Understanding and helping to overcome exam anxiety

  • Available On Demand

Presenting findings from a 16-year programme of research, this webinar will look at the origins of exam anxiety, how prevalent it is and the in-house prevention methods schools can use to help manage it effectively

RESEARCH FOCUS: Is Deferred School Entry a Panacea to Address the August Birth Penalty?

  • Available On Demand

This webinar discusses scientific evidence on the August birth month penalty, deferment policies, and the benefits of schooling in reception class.

Early Career Framework: Teacher Mentoring

  • Available On Demand

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.

Guidance On How To Support Home-Educated Children Return To Mainstream Schooling

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide practical advice and guidance for schools on how to re-integrate pupils who were home educated.

New DfE Research Report: Supporting The Most Academically Able Disadvantaged Pupils

  • Available On Demand

The DfE recently commissioned a research paper to identify what schools across England were doing to support attainment among the most able disadvantaged pupils from KS2 to KS4. This webinar will focus and discuss findings from that research, with an emphasis on the lessons for secondary School Leaders engaged in developing support for their most academically able disadvantaged pupils.

Reviewing Career Advice and Guidance for your New Academic Year 2019-20

  • Available On Demand

Unpicking the new guidance, this webinar will consider strategies for success and how to share good practice amongst school peers.

What the Timpson Review on Exclusions Means for your School

  • Available On Demand

On the 7th May, Edward Timpson published his landmark review into exclusions. This webinar will focus on the key findings from the report and discuss its implications within both primary and secondary settings including governance, well-being and mental health.

The Welsh Curriculum: An EXCLUSIVE Review with Prof Graham Donaldson

  • Available On Demand

This webinar explores the key features of the new Welsh curriculum, providing invaluable expert insight and advice into how schools can achieve success and realise the opportunities wider educational reform can present.

Budget Matters: An Alternative Approach to Employing and Accessing Funds

  • Available On Demand

Funding is a high priority for schools and colleges. 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.

Tackling Attendance: How to Make it Work for your School and Meet Ofsted Expectations

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will be showcasing ways to keeps parents and teachers onboard with their school attendance policies in line with current Ofsted criteria for attendance both now and in the proposed new Framework for September 2019.

Developing a Coaching Culture in Schools

  • Available On Demand

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.

Introduction to T Levels: What to Expect and How to Get Involved

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar you will not only receive a comprehensive expert overview of T Levels, but also learn about available funding and ways to be involved.

RSHE Provision: How Effective Communication Can Ensure Successful Implementation

  • Available On Demand

The webinar will consider potential challenges from parents, carers and communities and how to effectively address these concerns in order to better insulate schools.

RSHE - Relationships, Sex and Health Education Subject Leads: What is your Role?

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar we will focus on a leadership of RSHE roles in Primary and Secondary schools and how the new provision correlates with the new Ofsted framework draft.

Relationships Education: Practical Steps for Primary Schools to Get Started

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar, we will provide primary schools with the practical steps they can take to prepare for Relationships Education becoming compulsory in all primary schools.

Relationships Education: Practical Steps for Secondary Schools to Get Started

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar, we will provide secondary schools with the practical steps they can take to prepare for Relationships and Sex Education becoming compulsory in all secondary schools.

An Expert Review of the Draft Regulations, Statutory Guidance, and Regulatory Impact Assessment Relating to RSHE

  • Available On Demand

This webinar provides an overview of the DfE draft regulations, statutory guidance, and regulatory impact assessment relating to Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and Health Education published on 19th July 2018.

Mental Health and RSHE: A More Collaborative Approach

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will clarify the upcoming changes regarding RSHE and explore the role of mental health within the context of Ofsted, discussing how the new guidance can be viewed as an opportunity to embed mental health and wellbeing within the new RSHE curriculum.

A Whole School Approach to Staff Workload

  • Available On Demand

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.

The Importance of Staff Wellbeing as Part of a Whole School Approach to Mental Health

  • Available On Demand

This webinar is for school leaders who want further context and direction on Staff well-being as part of a more holistic school approach to mental health.

Using Curriculum Area Development Time to reduce teacher workload

  • Available On Demand

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).

An Expert Review of the DfE’s Updated ‘Mental Health and Behaviour in Schools’ Advice

  • Available On Demand

This webinar provides an overview for School Leaders and Mental Health Leads on the key updates from the DfE Mental Health and Behaviour guidance.

A Mentally Healthy School: Foundations for Success

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will focus on the meaning of mental wellbeing and the importance of resilience and a resilience-based approach in schools.

Strengthening Multi-Agency Collaboration: New Safeguarding Arrangements 2019-20

  • Available On Demand

Aimed at school leaders and safeguarding leads, this webinar will provide a valuable insight into the legal basis for change, areas of innovation and how schools can take advantage of the changes.

LGBTQ+ Inclusiveness for Schools: Practical Advice and Step–By–Step Guidance

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar we detail a proven and highly effective process of sustainable, cultural and organisational change that will have benefits for all stakeholders.

Reviewing the Effectiveness of Safeguarding: A Former HMI’s Insight

  • Available On Demand

This webinar is a unique opportunity to hear from a Former HMI about how Ofsted assess your schools against safeguarding policies and Ofsted expectations.

Safeguarding and Prevent Duty: Current Policies, Response Strategies and Lessons for Education Providers

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar we will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the current legislation and updated interpretation of the Prevent strategy.

County Lines: Guidance for School Leaders to Prevent Criminal Exploitation of Children and Vulnerable Adults

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide knowledge, guidance and practical advice to help schools to comply with their duty of care and to understand origins and consequences of crime exploitation in relation to the County Lines.

Advice for School Leaders: Tackling Knife Crime & Youth Violence

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar, Craig Pinkney, one of the UK’s leading thinkers/doers in responding to Gang and Serious Youth Violence, talks passionately about the issue of knife crime and gives practical advice to School Leaders.

Curriculum Leadership: Starting Curriculum Conversations

  • Available On Demand

This webinar, aimed at headteachers and curriculum leaders, will provide an overview of questions to consider about curriculum purpose, the quality of implementation and the impact of provision in their settings.

New Ofsted 2019 Inspection Framework: What to Expect from September 2019 for Secondary Schools

  • Available On Demand

The new Ofsted Framework has been ratified and will come into effect from September 2019. This webinar focuses on the main points of the Ofsted inspection framework that secondary school leaders should know.

New Ofsted 2019 Inspection Handbook: What to Expect from September 2019 for Early Years and Primary Schools

  • Available On Demand

This webinar provides school leaders and governors with the key points from the Ofsted Education Inspection Framework, the rationale behind them and how they will affect your school.

The Quality of Education: The Three i’s – How You Can Make the Ofsted Focus Work for your School

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will offer practical guidance for primary school leaders and teachers so they can better understand what the Ofsted expectation is for a broad and balanced curriculum.

How The New Ofsted Framework Draft Proposal May Shape your RSHE Provision

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will focus on how the draft framework can shine a light on what could and should be done within RSHE to promote good practice.

An Expert Review of the New Ofsted Education Inspection Framework (EIF)

  • Available On Demand

On 16th January 2019, Ofsted published the Education Inspection Framework (EIF) 2019 for consultation. Maggie Parker, former headteacher and now chair of a Multi-Academy Trust will provide an expert review of the EIF.

Mental Health in Relation to the New Education Inspection Framework (EIF) 2019

  • Available On Demand

This webinar provides school leaders and mental health leads with an understanding of how the draft framework (EIF) links to mental health and wellbeing.

Change Management in Relation to the New Education Inspection Framework

  • Available On Demand

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

What Does Outstanding Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) Development Look Like?

  • Available On Demand

This webinar explores the key features of outstanding SMSC and how Ofsted inspects pupils’ SMSC development.

Ofsted Focus: An Emphasis on Mental Health & Well-Being for Staff and Students

  • Available On Demand

Targeted at the whole school community, this webinar will pick out the key points from each report, their impact on mental health and safeguarding provision in schools and what future steps can be taken.

An Expert Review of the ‘Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision’ Green Paper

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar, Anna Bateman will be looking at an overview of the DfE green paper, including the plan for schools, the role of the mental health lead and mental health support teams.

New Ofsted 2019 Draft Inspection Handbook: Key Changes for Early Years Providers

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will focus specifically on the early years inspection handbook for inspecting early years in England under sections 49 and 50 of the Childcare Act 2006.

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