Tickets for the upcoming Transforming People Services event, which will take place on 11th October at the Leicester Tigers training ground, are now available on Eventbrite.
The free event, hosted by Leicestershire Traded Services, will focus solely on the future of people services in schools, academies and multi-academy trusts.
Delegates will have the opportunity to network while learning about the fundamental HR, Health, Safety and Wellbeing and Learning and Development practices that allow leaders to support a skilled and motivated workforce.
The event’s speakers have a wealth of experience in the education sector and this free taster event, will give headteachers, business managers and chairs of governors the opportunity to both explore the services LTS offers and meet the dedicated team.
Book your tickets now on Eventbrite.
Autumn 2019 Open training courses
Open Courses for Leicestershire
Making Sense of Autism – (Tier 1)
Wednesday 2nd October 2019, 8:30-10:00, – no lunch – £20 per person
Basic autism awareness training for teaching or non-teaching staff within any education setting who need an understanding of autism in their role (including office staff, governors, caretakers, drivers, and escorts). [Cheaper to book us for whole school but use these as mop up sessions for new staff or staff who missed out in the whole school booking.
To book go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/making-sense-of-autism-county-hall-tickets-60567960400
Good Autism Practice – (Tier 2)
Wednesday 23rd October 2019, 8:30 – 3:30, – lunch included – £120 per person
Requires AET Tier 1 or ASD awareness training to have been completed prior to training.
Practical knowledge, hands-on tools and techniques for all staff working directly with children on the autism spectrum (including teaching assistants, lunchtime staff, and teachers).
To book click here.
GAP: Enhancing & Extending (Tier 2)
Wednesday 20th November 2019, 8:30 – 12:00, no lunch – £50 per person
Level 2/Tier 2 (Good Autism Practice) Certificate to have been completed prior to training.
This half day session is designed to build on the learning developed through ‘good autism practice’ by enabling delegates to deepen their understanding of autism and the implications for practice.
To book : https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/good-autism-practice-extending-and-enhancing-open-course-county-hall-tickets-60567628407
Leading Good Autism Practice (Tier 3)
Wednesday 11th December 2019, 8:30-3:30, – lunch included – £120 per person
Requires some previous ASD Training. Ideal for SENCOs / HLTAs/Lead Practitioners. For staff who may train or lead other staff in their setting, focusing on developing good autism provision. [this is not a course for HLTA’s that do not have responsibility over other staff – if you are looking for more strategies and interventions try Extending & Enhancing]
To book : https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/aet-schools-leading-good-autism-practice-county-hall-tickets-60570255264
HR Training Courses for 2019/2020 Academic Year
The HR training courses for the 2019/20 academic year have now been published and are available for booking; the published courses are:
Introduction to Performance Management of teaching and support staff (25 Sep 19);
Behaviour at Work - Understanding the Unacceptable (27 Nov 19);
Attendance Management (4 Dec 19);
Handling Difficult Cases and Conversations (22 Jan 20);
HR Induction for Headteachers (29 Jan 20);
Pre-Employment Checks and Single Central Record (11 Feb 2020);
Mental Health Awareness for Employers (27 Feb 2020) - discount available for early booking;
Fixed Term Contracts and Varying Employment Contracts (25 Mar 20);
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (13 May 2020).
The courses can be found within the HR pages, through the Training pages or the calendar.
Book now - Secondary school Data workshop (free)
The Education Performance team will be holding a free Secondary school data workshop on September 19 2019. This is aimed at new users or light users of our education data portal (a.k.a. LIAISE) who would benefit from a refresher to help get the best from the huge repository of data available:
19 September 2019
NSPCC National Training Centre (NSPCTR1 / Training Room), 3 Gilmour Close, Beaumont Leys, LE4 1EZ
Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) Induction 2019/20
Leicestershire has a proven track record for effective support for NQT induction in developing good and outstanding teaching for Leicestershire children. Leicestershire County Council as an Appropriate Body for NQTs will administer the NQT process for NQTs at a cost of £195.00 per NQT. Charging details are attached.
If you wish to register your NQT with us please use the attached registration document and then register your NQT on NQT Manager. We are now using NQT Manager which will allow you to complete the entire induction process online. The system is secure and easy to use with a comprehensive self-help user guide and a helpdesk system.
To access the system, enter https://www.nqtmanager.com/appropriate-bodies into your web browser and search for Leicestershire County Council. We advise you to bookmark the site for ready for your next visit. To log into the site and access your school administration area, you will need to register yourself. This can be accessed from the blue box titled ‘Register your school’ and following the instructions provided.
We are holding a briefing suitable for Induction Tutors new to the role, and those who have not attended briefing within the last two years. There is no charge for this briefing provided:
You currently have NQTs registered with us or you will be registering NQTs with us during 2019/2020
Please use the attached booking form to book on to the briefing.
The latest dates for registration of new NQTs with LCC who commence at your school during the academic year 2019-2020 are:
Autumn Term - Friday 11th October 2019
Spring Term - Friday 14th February 2020
Summer Term – Friday 15th May 2020
All guidance and resources can be found on the NQT Service area. If you have any queries, please contact Helen Kruse on 0116 305 6739 or email NQT@leics.gov.uk