Continuing Professional Development

Our departmental CPD sessions for academic year 2019/20 are listed below. Please book your place in advance by completing the booking form. For any further information regarding Children, Education and Communities CPD training, please email DCEC@edgehill.ac.uk.

DateTimeRoomSession TitleSession Led by
4th March 20204.30 - 6.30pmHub 1Polly ThorpeThe Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences
18th March 20202.00 - 4.00pmM49Catherine LangridgeDyslexia, Indicators, Issues and Interventions
25th March 20204.30 - 6.30pmHub 1Polly ThorpeListening to Parents: Challenging Behaviour and Emotional Histories
22nd April 20204.30 - 6.30pmHub 1Polly ThorpeRed Alert: Trauma, Attachment and the Developing Brain
29th April 20202.00 - 4.00pmHub 1Christopher RussellThe History Curriculum
13th May 20202.00 - 4.00pmHub 1Catherine LangridgeDyslexia, Indicators, Issues and Interventions
10th June 20202.00 - 4.00pmM49Catherine LangridgeAn examination of Policy with regards to mental health and SEND
17th June 20204.30 - 6.30pmHub 1Polly ThorpeBuilding Attachment and Attunement: Therapeutic Story Making 1
24th June 20202.00 - 4.00pmM49Polly ThorpeBuilding Attachment and Attunement: Therapeutic Story Making 2

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The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Wednesday 4th March 2020
4.30-6.30pm
Hub 1
Delivered by Polly Thorpe

Dyslexia, Indentification, Issues and Interventions

Wednesday 18th March 2020
 2-4pm
 M49
Delivered by Catherine LangridgeDesigned for teachers and support staff working with pupils who are demonstrating literacy difficulties or have a dyslexic assessment.Outline: The topics covered in this session include;

Identification.

  • The specific identifying factors associated with Dyslexia.
  • Gathering evidence to support a request for assessment or to inform teaching and learning opportunities.
  • The problems of co-morbidity. An explanation of the term and the common occurrences with other difficulties.

Issues.

  • Using the associated language and the issues with language use and labelling.
  • The social and emotional difficulties associated with dyslexia.

Interventions.

  • Specific interventions using a multi -sensory approach
  • Resources to support learners demonstrating dyslexic indicators.

Listening to Parents: Challenging Behaviour and Emotional Histories

Wednesday 25th March 2020
4.30-6.30pm
Hub 1
Delivered by Polly Thorpe

Red Alert: Trauma, Attachment and the Developing Brain

Wednesday 22nd April 2020
4.30-6.30pm
Hub 1
Delivered by Polly Thorpe

The History Curriculum

Wednesday 29th April 2020
 2-4pm
Hub 1
Delivered by Christopher RussellOutline: This session sets out to convey a strong sense of the value of history in the curriculum, as well as consolidating our understanding as to what history is.Practical tooklit ideas are set against discussion and thoughts regarding pedagogy, the role of the historian and the history curriculum itself.

It is the intention to provide inspiration, practical guidance and to ‘inspire curiosity’ (DfE 2013)

Dyslexia, Indentification, Issues and Interventions

Wednesday 13th May 2020
2-4pm
 Hub 1
Delivered by Catherine LangridgeDesigned for teachers and support staff working with pupils who are demonstrating literacy difficulties or have a dyslexic assessment.Outline: The topics covered in this session include;

Identification.

  • The specific identifying factors associated with Dyslexia.
  • Gathering evidence to support a request for assessment or to inform teaching and learning opportunities.
  • The problems of co-morbidity. An explanation of the term and the common occurrences with other difficulties.

Issues.

  • Using the associated language and the issues with language use and labelling.
  • The social and emotional difficulties associated with dyslexia.

Interventions.

    • Specific interventions using a multi -sensory approach
    • Resources to support learners demonstrating dyslexic indicators.

An Examination of Policy with Regards to Mental Health and SEND

Wednesday 10th June 2020
2-4pm
 M49
Delivered by Catherine LangridgeOutline: Where are we and how did we get here? A discussion of SEND policy presented as a timeline of historical policy and legislation. Including:

  • SEND Code of Practice 2014
  • UNESCO 2014
  • Working together to safeguard children 2015
  • Diversity and inclusion strategy 2018-2025
  • Mental health and behaviour in school 2018

Building Attachment and Attunement: Therapeutic Story Making 1

Wednesday 17th June 2020
 4.30-6.30pm
Hub 1
Delivered by Polly Thorpe

Building Attachment and Attunement: Therapeutic Story Making 2

Wednesday 13th May 2020
2-4pm
 M49
Delivered by Polly Thorpe