Please find attached a flyer for The New Computing Curriculum Conference which takes place on Tuesday, 4th March 2014 and is targeted at teachers who are interested in learning more about how to engage and inspire pupils in the new Computing Curriculum (which has replaced ICT), at Key Stages 1 to 3 primarily (although also relevant for KS4).
To book visit www.carillonstrategic.co.uk
The March edition of the SETSA newsletter is available to download from the link below - find out more about what's been happening with SETSA members over the fast few months, learn about future training, networking and development opportunities and future SETSA events and conferences:
This course has been developed in collaboration with CLEAPSS. It will provide you with the opportunity to learn skills and techniques specifically tailored to supporting A level biology. A variety of apparatus and experiments will be demonstrated and you will be able to obtain hands-on experience. A range of ways to undertake traditional experiments along with new ideas will be presented and include ways to incorporate ICT.
You will be able to:
Impact Award bursary from the Department for Education may be available toward the cost of this CPD for teachers or technicians. Applicants must be employed in a state funded secondary school or college, including maintained schools, academies and free schools. Find out more
Book on the SLC website
All courses are viewable on the website www.slcs.ac.uk. However, to raise a profile on the booking system, teachers need to go to: https://bookingsystem.myscience.ac.uk/frontoffice as SLC are now unable to do this on behalf of teachers.
SEE BOOKING HELP for a full run through of the booking procedure or call SETSA for more information on 01702 509365.
Science and the New Curriculum ** NEW **
The new national curriculum has now been published and there are some big changes for primary teachers. This session will look at the changes in the new Primary Science Curriculum. It will discuss some of the new content, such as evolution, and suggest practical ideas for teaching.
Date: Wednesday 2nd July 2014, 1.30 - 4:30pm
View this and all NQT courses from Thames Primary Consortium here: http://www.setsa.info/nqt-courses.html
There are still spaces left to book at the above event - the session will commence at 3.30pm with registration followed by light refreshments (tea/coffee, juice and pastries/fruit). Please do let us know if there are any dietary or mobility requirements we need to be aware of.
The Conference will begin at 3.45pm and will finish at 5.15pm.
About the Speaker:
Toby Greany has recently joined the Institute for Education as Professor of Leadership and Innovation. Toby is one of the most insightful thinkers about school leadership currently working in the United Kingdom: he has been an exceptional director of research at the National College, where he has led imaginative knowledge management programmes building the evidence base for improving schooling and reconfiguring school leadership.
There is no onsite parking available at the venue, however there is on-street parking nearby and a public car park behind Leigh Fire Station (accessible from Mountdale Gardens). Please visit the SETSA website for an interactive Google map showing the venue and the car park: http://www.setsa.info/find-us.html
Booking Link via the Southend Learning Network:
For more info call Emma on 01702 509365.
The National STEM Centre has launched a new area on the website to support secondary science teachers in planning for the 2014 National Curriculum.
So if you are looking for a starting point for your planning, or for ideas to supplement existing schemes of work, visit www.nationalstemcentre.org.uk/secondaryscience
A reminder to all Primaries: After the success of the first day of the NQT+1 professional development training which took place on 13th November, we are pleased to advise that there is now a repeat session of the first day. The training will take place at the Holiday Inn, Brentwood on 26th February with the second session on the 12th March.
(If you attended the previous session on 13th November, please note you are already booked on to the 12th March session.)
This training is fully funded by the National College for Teaching and Leadership.
Dates: 26th February 2014 and 12th March 2014
Venue: Holiday Inn, Brentwood, Essex
Please see attached flyer for full information.
To book a place please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Certificate in Educational Business and Administration BRIEFING Session - Weds 26 March 2014 10.00-11.15am
Who is it for?
The Certiﬁcate in Educational Business and Administration is a level 3 equivalent programme. It will have particular appeal to administrative staff seeking to do any of the following:
National College for Teaching and Leadership’s Certiﬁcate in School Business Management.
Leading with Impact - A one-day conference for new Middle Leaders in Secondary & Special Schools: 19th June 2014
Due to the success of our event last November we are pleased to announce this will run again for 2014.
Stockbrook Manor, Queens Park Avenue, Stock, Essex CM12 0SP (Map)
09:30 – 16:00
This is a FREE course, however booking is essential and there will be an administration charge made in the event of non-attendance.
Southend Schools click here to book via the Southend Learning Network.
Non-Southend schools please email email@example.com or call 01702 509365.
A message from Southend Borough Council:
Have questions about The East of England Low Carbon Schools and Community Energy Conference?
Contact Southend on Sea Borough Council