Course

  • 2 Modules

    Emotional wellbeing for children with severe and profound intellectual/learning disabilities in education

    This is a recording of a past webinar. We will explore what emotional wellbeing means and why it is important in education. Julie Calveley will…
  • 2 Modules

    Let’s talk about Oracy – how to promote purposeful talk and improve student outcomes and wellbeing in your school setting

    This is a recording of a past webinar, Josephine Smith Head at Kesteven and Sleaford High School, an 11-18 school in Lincolnshire, will get together…
  • 1 Module

    Supporting Autistic Children when Someone Dies

    During this session, child bereavement specialist, Beck Ferrari will share practical strategies you can use to support autistic children and young people when faced with…
  • 9 Modules

    DSL: Safeguarding Update 11th November 2021 | Incels

    This is a recording of a past webinar. This is the DSL monthly update webinar for schools leaders and Designated Safeguarding Leads. We will share…
  • 1 Module

    How Can Teachers and Teaching Assistants Best Work as a Team

    Sara Alston, the author of ‘The Inclusive Classroom’, leads our webinar about what effective working relationships between teaching assistants and teachers look like and what…
  • 6 Modules

    A Basic Introduction to Expressive Language Disorder

    Language processing disorders come in different forms and for the purposes of this course we will be discussing expressive language disorder. In a further course we will be discussing receptive language disorder as these are the two main language difficulties experienced by children in our classrooms.  Expressive language disorder is seen when children struggle to express their needs, wants and thoughts clearly. Their writing may also be affected as they mature and begin to attend school.   During this course Cherryl will explore the nature of expressive language disorder and she will also discuss what the causes might be. Cherryl will discuss how to spot a child with expressive language disorder and she will give some examples of how a child might be affected.    Cherryl has also devised a further course ‘Ten Strategies for Working with Children with Expressive Language Disorder’. This course will help classroom practitioners to support children with expressive language disorder in the classroom.  
  • 2 Modules

    Using Personal Growth Plans as a Springboard for Staff Development

    This is a recording of a past webinar. During this session, we’ll learn how Coppice Valley School introduced and implemented personal growth plans as an…
  • 6 Modules

    DSL: Safeguarding Update 6th October 2021 – Reflections on September | Planning for the whole year | Tips for working smarter

    This is a recording of a past webinar. This is the DSL monthly update webinar for schools leaders and Designated Safeguarding Leads. We will share…
  • 2 Modules

    Fostering a Culture of School Improvement Using Action Research

    This is a recording of a past webinar. If you’re looking to move away from a traditional approach to performance management towards an action research-led…
  • 2 Modules

    Using the Four Pillars of Parental Engagement to Drive School Improvement

    This is a recording of a past webinar. Justin Robbins and Karen Dempster, authors of ‘The Four Pillars of Parental Engagement’ will outline how knowledge,…
  • 15 Modules

    Effective Differentiation – Pathway

    This pathway has three key sections:

    1. Teach to the top: Matt explores some possible dangers of traditional approaches to differentiation and advocates ‘teaching to the top’ for all pupils.  He explains what this might look like in practice, including through the adoption of a mastery learning model.
    2. Support Pupils to Accept the Challenge of Hard Work: explores the importance of lowering the threat level in our classrooms so that all pupils can accept the challenge of hard work and achieve.  He shares five strategies for engendering the growth mindset in our classrooms and explains the importance of high expectations.  He shares two practical strategies for identifying pupils’ ‘struggle zones’ so that work is pitched appropriately, and he analyses some of the most common methods of in-class differentiation. 
    3. Use Three Waves of Support to Differentiate Effectively: Matt explores three waves of differentiation and support: quality first teaching; in-class differentiation; and additional interventions.  He also examines the role of the teaching assistant in providing differentiated support to lower-performing pupils and those with SEND.   

    As well as being useful for individual CPD for teachers, this course could form the basis of in-school departmental training.   

     

  • 8 Modules

    Differentiate your Approach to Safeguarding Children with SEND

    This short course for DSLs will look at the additional considerations needed to ensure the effective safeguarding of children with SEN and how to put these in place. The course will use the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education as a starting point and then consider how these need to be adapted to meet the needs of the most vulnerable pupils in both mainstream and specialist settings.
  • 2 Modules

    Workload: How to Reduce Staff Workload Whilst Improving Student Outcomes

    This is a recording of a past webinar. Reducing workload at the same time as improving student outcomes might sound impossible, so we’ll be learning…
  • 8 Modules

    Understand the Links Between Abuse and Mental Health

    This is an introductory course for all staff and volunteers working with children in schools and colleges. This course will explore where mental health problems in young people might indicate that they are being abused or harmed. We will consider what abuse is, how children experiencing mental health issues may be more vulnerable to abuse and consider mental health as an indicator of harm. You will also learn what to do if you are concerned about the mental health or wellbeing of a child in your school. 
  • 5 Modules

    New to Headship: Making the First Term Count

    This is a recording of a past webinar, new and aspiring heads who want to make a difference without suffering instant burnout will have the…
  • 7 Modules

    Understand the Safeguarding Implications of Children Missing from Education

    This is an introductory course for all staff and volunteers working with children in schools and collegesIt is important that all staff understand the risks that children face when they miss education. This course will consider why attendance is important, look at the risks that children face when they miss education and we will learn about school and local authority responsibilities to these children. We will also learn about factors that might cause a child to miss education and finally, what to do if you are worried about a child missing education.  
  • 2 Modules

    Staff Induction: Getting New Staff Off to a Flying Start This Year

    This is a recording of a past webinar where we’ll explore practical strategies that go beyond helping staff to settle into your school and enable…
  • 2 Modules

    Mental Health Leads: Preparing for the Year Ahead

    This webinar is designed to act as a guide for new and existing designated mental health leads, to help you prepare for the academic year…
  • 1 Module

    KCSIE update for safeguarding leads

    To help you to prepare for the implementation of the latest version of Keeping Children Safe in Education, Creative Education’s safeguarding lead Liz Rose will…
  • 1 Module

    How to Identify and Support Young Carers

    This is a past recording, school project manager at Edinburgh Young Carers, Jennifer Lewis will share ideas for identifying and supporting young carers within your…