Leaders Training

Zen PD Schools Leaders Training Courses

More than 24 training courses for schools leaders at different career levels aiming to enhance their leadership skills and empower them to lead effectively.

Course Description

This is a KHDA Approved Mandatory training for Teacher Permit Dubai

Child abuse or protection can be easily missed by teachers if they are not trained to be aware of the signs. This course will offer realistic solutions that have been proven to work for helping schools to recognize the signs of abuse and methods to protect children in their care. We will engage with key methodologies to prevent ‘at risk’ children being harmed or simply to reinforce the importance of this key area. This isn’t a course that sells just a single way of dealing with all safeguarding cases. Quite the opposite, it will provide a variety of solutions on how to safeguard children in your care that will be demonstrated and teachers can reflect upon which technique works for them.

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Course Name

Child Protection & Safeguarding

Who is it for?

Teachers and Leaders

Course Outcome

1) Participate in an exploration of the key strategies used to reduce child abuse and harm.

2)  Gain a thorough understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of each system

3) Find out how to tailor each strategy to the way you teach

4)  Obtain a wealth of safeguarding tips that you could use tomorrow

5) Each participant will take an assessment to pass this training and receive a certificate of completion.

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Description

This is a KHDA Approved Mandatory training for Teacher Permit Dubai

This module will support schools in understanding what it required to be a truly inclusive school, what are the stages of SEND and how a school can adapt and support students with learning difficulties or those who are gifted & talented.

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Course Name

Dealing with People of Determination

Who is it for?

Teachers and Leaders

Course Outcome

  1. Understand what is meant by SEND and the graduated approach
  2. Confidently assess pupils’ needs
  3. Employ practical strategies to deliver inclusive, high-quality teaching and support
  4. Develop effective partnerships with parents, teaching assistants and other professionals
  5. Each participant will take an assessment to pass this training and receive a certificate of completion.

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Description

This is a KHDA Approved Mandatory training for Teacher Permit Dubai

This course will develop an understanding of diversity and equality for school staff & educators.

Understand different forms of inequality & discrimination and the impact.

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Course Name

Diversity

Who is it for?

Teachers & Leaders

Course Outcome

  1. Enhance understanding of issues related to diversity & equality in learning environments
  2. Each participant will take an assessment to pass this training and receive a certificate of completion.

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Description

This is a KHDA Approved Mandatory training for Teacher Permit Dubai

The personal development of students; morally, socially and culturally, plays a significant part in their ability to learn and achieve. The emphasis upon these aims within the school mission statement is indicative to the central role that MEP will have within their school. Development of MEP both explicitly in the daily life of the school and implicitly through direct teaching is essential to raising standards of all students.  This training will provide each school with the importance of character and values on students and how these are delivered as part of the MEP program through its 4 pillars.

 

Course Outcomes

  • Understand the importance of the Moral education programme
  • Understand the Moral education Curriculum framework
  • Know the approaches for teaching the UAE Moral education programme
  • Each participant will take an assessment to pass this training and receive a certificate of completion.

Course Duration

0.5 Days

Course Description

This is a KHDA Approved Mandatory training for Teacher Permit Dubai

Do your staff have a strong understanding of sustainability and how it will affect the future? In line with the key initiatives on sustainability in Dubai, this session will provide an introduction to the importance of sustainability globally and in Dubai and link this to how teachers can adapt their teaching to raise awareness of this topic.  It also enables staff to explore school events and best practice.

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Course Name

Sustainability

Who is it for?

Teachers and Leaders

Course Outcome

  1. Create environmental awareness
  2. Develop eco-literacy
  3. Support sustainable development
  4. Each participant will take an assessment to pass this training and receive a certificate of completion.

Course Duration

0.5 Days

Course Description

This is a KHDA Approved Mandatory training for Teacher Permit Dubai

The course will develop educators and school staffs understanding of the importance of a safe learning environment and its impact on learner wellbeing. This course will also enhance their knowledge of health & safety and identification of risks and hazards and increase their knowledge of the school’s roles and responsibilities to provide a safe learning environment and highlight the role of diet, nutrition and exercise in enhancing learner wellbeing.

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Course Name

Wellbeing

Who is it for?

Teachers and Leaders

Course Outcome

  1. The aim of this course is to enhance educators and staff understanding of wellbeing and the importance of health & safety, diet, nutrition and exercise in ensuring learner wellbeing.
  2. Each participant will take an assessment to pass this training and receive a certificate of completion.

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Description

This training will support delegates to prepare for the TELSUAE Portfolio and exam to obtain a KHDA approved leadership qualification.
The Educational Leadership Standards for the UAE have been developed to ensure educational leaders, at all levels of responsibility; can demonstrate professional competence that aligns with the aspirations of the UAE Vision 2021 and international best practice. These standards encompass both the academic and operational aspects of the work of educational leaders.
In order to support this vision, the PLSP, by ZEN PD, has been developed as a Masterclass in educational leadership to ensure aspirant and serving Principals of UAE schools are equipped with the knowledge, skills and attributes to lead their schools strategically and operationally, through professional and ethical educational leadership, in order to deliver nothing short of excellence.

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Course Name

Principle License Support Programme (TELSUAE)

Who is it for?

Leaders

Course Outcome

At the end of the training every Leader will be well-prepared for the examination for all 4 Leadership Licencing
Standards
1. Professional and Ethical conduct
2. Strategic Leadership
3. Educational Leadership
4 Operational Leadership

Course Duration

5 Days over 5 Months

Course Description

Data can be used to identify the depth of learning for students as a key measure of progress and linked to their overall achievement. Schools need to adapt their teaching programmes to ensure that they are able to use data meaningfully and linked to their respective curricular areas. This training workshop will demonstrate how to adapt your teaching and school based practices using the International data.

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Course Name

Using Data to Improve Learning (DATA ANALYSIS)

Who is it for?

Teachers & Leaders

Course Outcome

1) Data linked to depth of learning
2) Meaningful use of assessment data demystified
3) Using assessment data and differentiation
4) Adapting teaching strategies from data analysis
5) Adapting schemes of work for students learning and achievement
6) Use of meaning data across the curriculum
7) Data linked and independent learning
8) Preparing students for PISA, TIMMS and PIRLS through teaching and data

Course Duration

1 Day or 4.5 Days

Course Description

How can you help your staff differentiate effectively to support all pupils? This course explores the core principles of effective differentiation, and aims to provide participants with a strong understanding of how to help all pupils make good progress, regardless of their different starting points. Your staff will consider a range of practical differentiation strategies focused on planning, questioning and feedback.

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Course Name

Differentiation – Supporting All Pupils

Who is it for?

Teachers and Leaders

Course Outcome

Session 1 – Rethinking differentiation
Objectives:
• Understand what differentiation means and apply this definition to the context of day-to-day teaching
• Apply the zone of proximal development to individual pupils and understand how this sets the basis for differentiation
• Appreciate the inherent limitations of working memory and develop strategies to help pupils overcome them
Session 2 – Differentiated lesson activities
Objectives:
• Understand what constitutes a hinge question, how to create hinge questions, and how to use them to effectively differentiate
• Apply Bloom’s Taxonomy to the context of activity planning and map different activity elements against pupils’ abilities
• Understand the scaffolding ladder and be able to apply it to a specific activity, making reference to pupils you teach
Session 3 – Differentiated questioning
Objectives:
• Understand how to use Bloom’s Taxonomy of the cognitive domain, as well as taxonomies of the psycho-motor domain, to effectively differentiate questions
• Explore ‘concrete to abstract’ questioning techniques and apply them to specific topics to differentiate effectively
• Evaluate the link between questioning and metacognition, and explore what this looks like in practice
Session 4 – Differentiated feedback
Objectives:
• Understand how to tailor feedback by eliciting relevant information and using this as the basis for interventions
• Explore how to use target implementation techniques to ensure pupils act on the feedback they receive
• Explore the idea of mental contrasting and plan how to introduce pupils to this technique during lessons

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Description

Do you want your staff to excel at teaching reading? Reading and literacy are key challenges throughout the primary curriculum, and are best supported with a focused effort across all teaching staff. This course will ensure everyone is working off the same page to improve pupil outcomes

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Course Name

Literacy – Fluent Reading in Primary Schools

Who is it for?

Teachers and Leaders

Course Outcome

Session 1 – Focusing effort (70 minutes)
Objectives:
• Develop a shared understanding of reading, which includes phonological awareness and reading fluency
• Use and interpret diagnostic assessments to inform next steps for teaching
• Identify features of effective phonics provision
Session 2 – Supporting reading comprehension (70 minutes)
Objectives:
• Explore when and why reading comprehension strategies can be useful
• Learn how to support reading comprehension through:
1. Gradual release of responsibility
2. Feedback
3. Collaborative learning
4. Text selection

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Description

Research summarised in the Sutton Trust/Education Endowment Foundation Toolkit shows that high quality pupil feedback has an average impact of eight additional months of progress for pupils. This course aims to improve your teachers’ skills in preparing for, giving, and getting effective feedback and enabling, noticing and responding effectively to pupils’ contributions

Key Facts

Course Name

Effective Feedback

Who is it for?

Teachers and Leaders

Course Outcome

Session 1a – Introduction to effective feedback (leadership session)

Session 1b – Introduction to effective feedback

Session 2 – Preparing for effective feedback: developing meaning and depth in feedback

Session 3 – Strategies for preparing effective feedback: preparation of activities and people

Session 4 – Opening up dialogue

Session 5 – Meeting everyone’s needs

Session 6 – Students’ contributions to effective feedback

Session 7 – Evaluating impact (leadership session)

Course Duration

3 Days

Course Description

How well equipped are your staff to craft high-quality classroom questions? This training course provides an opportunity to reflect on questioning practice and to explore a range of theories on effective questioning. Throughout the sessions, participants will develop practical strategies and resources that can be used and adapted for the classroom

Key Facts

Course Name

Skilful Questioning

Who is it for?

Teachers and Leaders

Course Outcome

Session 1 – An introduction to effective questioning
Objectives:
• To reflect on current questioning practice
• To review research on effective questioning strategies
• To identify an area for development and create an action plan
Session 2 – Bloom’s Taxonomy – putting theory into practice
Objectives:
• Examine the role of Bloom’s Taxonomy in constructing challenging questions
• Use Bloom’s Taxonomy to develop question sequences and resources for the classroom
Session 3 – Questioning across the curriculum
Objectives:
• Apply a range of planned classroom strategies that use questioning to engage pupils, support learning, and encourage reflection across the curriculum
Session 4 – Developing pupil-led questioning
Objectives:
• Reflect on the balance of teacher and pupil-led questioning in our classrooms
• Explore strategies and resources to promote, develop and answer pupils’ own questions

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Description

Do pupils at your school know how to plan, monitor and evaluate their own learning? Metacognition and self-regulation (learning to learn) aim to help pupils to think about their own learning more explicitly. This course will improve participants’ understanding of how to develop pupils’ metacognitive and self-regulation skills. It begins by looking at how metacognition can be used to support learning across the curriculum, before placing an explicit focus on using metacognition to improve reading comprehension and independent writing.

Key Facts

Course Name

Metacognition – Learning to Learn

Who is it for?

Teachers and Leaders

Course Outcome

Session 1 – What is metacognition?

Objectives:

Develop understanding of what metacognition is and why it is important for learning
Encourage reflection on how metacognition is already used in the classroom
Consider how to improve pupils’ use of metacognition and self-regulation
Session 2 – How is metacognition used in practice?
Objectives:
Reflect on how self-aware learners are
Guide pupils through the ‘meta walk’ using key questions and language stems
Understand how to use the ‘I do – we do – you do’ strategy to support the meta walk
Session 3 – Using metacognition to support reading
Objectives:
Develop an understanding of how metacognition and self-regulation can be used to help pupils to read for meaning
Understand how the meta walk can be adapted to support reading comprehension (the reading walk)
Develop practical strategies, key questions and language stems to support pupils at each stage of the reading walk
Session 4 – Using metacognition to support writing
Objectives:
Reflect on how the meta walk can support writing
Develop an understanding of how metacognitive strategies support the writing process
Consider how the I do, We do, You do approach can be used to facilitate independent writing
Explore how writing tasks can be opened up once pupils have become skilled writers
Create a learning agenda for a writing task

Course Duration

2 Days

Course Description

How can you lead efficiently and effectively across a cluster group)?
This course is designed to enable leaders across a Cluster to:
• Develop a shared language and gain clarity about their vision and values
• Articulate their priorities and ambition for the future
• Understand current theories on leadership
• Collaborate on school improvement
• Strengthen and support high-quality teaching

Key Facts

Course Name

Developing Leadership Across a Cluster

Who is it for?

Leaders and Cluster Managers

Course Outcome

Session 1 – Establishing trust and revisiting vision and values (90 minutes)

Objectives:

Revisit the importance of a vision and values
Gain an understanding of the importance of establishing the conditions for trust
Consider how to align the vision and values of individual schools within the MAT
Understand how to achieve buy-in from colleagues
Session 2 – Leadership models and managing change (95 minutes)
Objectives:
Establish leadership profiles and consider the skills you might need to develop further
Learn about leadership styles and how they can be context dependent
Identify the levers for change
Examine the consequences for these in your own and other settings
Explore how learnings can be applied in future situations

Course Duration

0.5 Days

Course Description

Are you optimising the talent of your middle leaders? Explore the characteristics and behaviours of strong middle leaders, by looking at how efficient leaders behave and use their time, and by undertaking effective self-evaluation. This course aims to develop middle leaders’ ability to improve the quality of teaching, support them to hold team members to account, and give them the tools to plan for and embed positive change.

Key Facts

Course Name

Success In Middle Leadership

Who is it for?

Leaders

Course Outcome

Session 1 – Leadership, management and the leadership transition (90 minutes)
Objectives:
• Reflect on current leadership behaviours
• Explore the difference between leadership and management
• Review these differences in terms of middle leadership roles
• Consider some of the challenges of middle leadership
• Explore the key characteristics of effective leadership
Session 2 – Evaluating your area of responsibility (90 minutes)
Objectives:
• Focus on the school improvement cycle and evaluation
• Develop an understanding of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats
• Consider the evaluation activities and types of evidence used to underpin judgements
• Respond to the requirements of the framework
Session 3 – Developing teaching and learning (90 minutes)
Objectives:
• Accurately assess the quality of learning in a lesson
• Lead feedback discussions with a teacher clearly and precisely in order to improve practice
• Prepare for and hold difficult conversations with colleagues about their performance
Session 4 – Planning for improvement (90 minutes)
Objectives:
• Research the Sutton Trust-Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) Teaching and Learning Toolkit about what works in schools for best practice ideas for any school type
• Consider approaches to effective improvement planning
• Explore models for delivering effective change projects

Course Duration

2 Days

Course Description

Are you working with staff to maximise the financial efficiency of your school? This course explores the links between financial planning and school improvement. It aims to help staff to develop practical skills and understanding of how to manage budgets effectively, and identify opportunities for efficiency savings.

Key Facts

Course Name

Budgeting For School Improvement

Who is it for?

Leaders

Course Outcome

Objectives:
• Encourage a focus on what you can control. This session begins to look at the school budget to analyse aspects of expenditure and the impact of planning choices
• Understand the use of key leadership data and pattern analysis of income and expenditure
• Begin to interrogate areas of expenditure, and complete a systematic analysis of key features in the budget
• Focus attention on budget decisions for the school for the next two years, via the analysis of historical patterns and the success or failure of previous investment
• Have a general understanding of the concept of benchmarking, both local and national
• Test the budget and the impact of investment
Session 4 – Setting the budget
Objectives:
• Develop a shared understanding and shared sense of responsibility for the management and use of financial resources
• Develop an entrepreneurial can do culture in the development of financial strategy
• Understand the place of collaboration and partnerships in a budget strategy including the concept of economies of scale
• Gain an understanding of how to set a budget and the place of key information in budget planning
• Develop a strategic approach to decision making about the deployment of financial resources including robust systems and financial structures

Course Duration

2 Days

Course Description

How can you enable subject leaders to excel in your school? This course gives subject leaders the skills they need to articulate their own educational vision and use this to inform curriculum design, subject enrichment and subject-level interventions designed to raise achievement.

Key Facts

Course Name

Outstanding Subject Leadership

Who is it for?

Teachers and Leaders

Course Outcome

Session 1 – Refining your vision (90 minutes)

Objectives:

Develop and refine a vision for subject leadership
Understand a range of ways to communicate visions for maximum effect
Analyse factors that might challenge visions and explore how to overcome these
Session 2 – Developing a broad and balanced curriculum (2 hours)
Objectives:
Audit an area of existing curriculum provision
Identify what innovation looks like and opportunities for innovation
Examine ‘action-oriented’ roles and explore how these can support curriculum innovation
Session 3 – Proactive intervention (90 minutes)
Objectives:
Understand what signals are and how to use them
Examine the benefits of question-level analysis and connect these benefits to effective decision-making
Analyse the Education Endowment Foundation’s Teaching and Learning Toolkit
Reflect on current processes for making decisions about interventions
Session 4 – Enriching the student experience (90 minutes)
Objectives:
Think creatively about the potential for enrichment in your particular subject
Develop some possible enrichment strategies, activities and techniques
Turn ideas into a realistic enrichment plan covering extracurricular, in-lesson and homework-based enrichment

Course Duration

2 Days

Course Description

Is your school using coaching to support whole-school improvement? This course aims to build participants’ understanding of how coaching can be used to transform practice and drive school improvement. It helps equip your staff with the knowledge and skills to become highly effective coaches, who are able to support colleagues to reach their full potential.

Key Facts

Course Name

Coaching to Drive School Improvement

Who is it for?

Leaders

Course Outcome

Session 1 – Introduction to coaching

Objectives:

Develop a baseline for existing coaching practice
Arrive at an agreed personalised definition of what coaching is
Establish buy-in for coaching as an effective, evidence-based approach for transforming practice
Secure understanding of how and when coaching can be used to positively impact on pupil outcomes
Session 2 – Practical coaching skills

Objectives:

Explore the skills needed for effective coaching
Develop knowledge and skills in active listening, non-verbal communication, the effective use of questioning, goal identification and the use of research
Develop an understanding of how to undertake collaborative coaching effectively
Session 3 – Applying coaching knowledge and skills to practice

Objectives:

Explore how to apply coaching skills and knowledge to your own practice
Develop coaching skills and explore the effectiveness of coaching pairs
Put practice into policy by creating a whole-school coaching strategy
Session 4 – Embedding coaching across the whole school

Objectives:

To review and refine coaching practices across the school
To develop a sustained collaborative learning culture where coaching can thrive
To develop an agreed focus and success criteria for coaching across the school

Course Duration

2 Days

Course Description

How can you maximise the effectiveness of CPD in your school? This course unpacks the principles of effective adult learning and professional development to help in-school facilitators plan, deliver and refine CPD for optimal impact.

Key Facts

Course Name

Trainer the Trainer – Supporting in School Facilitators

Who is it for?

Leaders

Course Outcome

Session 1 – The secrets behind the most effective CPD (90 minutes)

Objectives:

Connect experiences to the main challenges for delivering effective CPD
Identify features of the most effective CPD
Explore the key ideas behind planning, implementing and following-up the most effective CPD
Session 2 – Unleashing excellence – putting the ideas to work (2 hours)
Objectives:
Apply the principles of effective professional development to the design and implementation of training sessions
Assess delivery skills and identify areas for improvement

Course Duration

0.5 Days

Course Description

How do staff identify and respond to bullying? This 90-minute session aims to raise awareness about bullying, specifically how schools can identify and respond to it. The session will also offer an opportunity for participants to evaluate the school’s approach to bullying, and consider how it might be improved.

Key Facts

Course Name

Anti-Bullying

Who is it for?

Teachers and Learning Support Assistants

Course Outcome

This session is designed to last 90 minutes, but can be tailored to suit your timings and the needs of your staff.

Objectives:

Raise awareness of how to identify and respond to incidents of bullying
Evaluate the school’s current approach to preventing bullying

Course Duration

0.4 Days

Course Description

How effectively is your school engaging parents to improve pupil outcomes? This training course aims to help staff develop strong partnerships with parents and carers based on effective communication. It explores the link between parental engagement and pupil achievement, and addresses institutional, social and cultural barriers that can inhibit parental engagement. The training course aims to equip participants with the skills, knowledge and confidence to effectively engage all parents in their children’s learning

Key Facts

Course Name

Engaging Parents – Building Strong Partnerships

Who is it for?

Teachers, Teaching Assistants & Learning Support Assistants

Course Outcome

Session 1 – Introduction to parental engagement (90 minutes)

Objectives:

Explore current approaches to engaging parents
Understand the differences between ‘parental engagement’ and ‘parental involvement’
Explore research evidence and best practice case studies on effective approaches to parental engagement
Consider some of the most common barriers to parental engagement, and explore how to overcome them
Session 2 – Developing partnerships with parents (90 minutes)
Objectives:
Explore what might influence parents’ attitudes towards school
Look at how to develop positive rapport with parents
Explore how to build partnerships with parents through effective communication
Consider how to handle difficult conversations with parents
Session 3 – Encouraging family learning (90 minutes)
Objectives:
Explore the link between family learning and pupils’ outcomes
Discuss the characteristics of a positive “home learning environment, and consider how to help parents create one
Explore how to set homework that promotes family learning
Look at how technology can be used to build home-school partnerships
Session 4 – A whole-school approach to parental engagement (2 hours)
Objectives:
Draw together evidence from the module to inform whole-school direction on parental engagement
Explore how collective values regarding parental engagement relate to overall school vision
Encourage collaborative learning between colleagues, and explore how ideas will be put into action
Consider how any new approaches will be evaluated

Course Duration

2 Days

Course Description

How effective are your colleagues at managing their workload? This course aims to equip participants with practical time management strategies and techniques to help them to use their time more effectively and efficiently. It addresses issues such as task prioritisation, procrastination and ownership, whilst also seeking to challenge participants’ perceptions of time.

Key Facts

Course Name

Improving Time Management – Practical Strategies

Who is it for?

Teachers and Leaders

Course Outcome

Part 1 – Individual perceptions of time and task prioritisation (90 minutes)

Objectives:

Gain an accurate view of how you perceive and use time
Understand the importance of effective time management
Create more realistic to-do lists
Develop practical techniques and strategies to use your time more effectively
Part 2 – Planning for success

Objectives:

Understand how to use the ‘Getting Things Done’ approach to manage your time
Explore how habit affects time management
Clarify some of the habits of successful people

Course Duration

0.5 Days

Course Description

Do your staff have a strong understanding of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? Following ADHD awareness month, this 90-minute session provides an introduction to the causes, symptoms and treatments of ADHD. It provides an opportunity to dispel some common myths and encourage best practice.

Key Facts

Course Name

ADHD Awareness

Who is it for?

All school staff

Course Outcome

The session is designed to last 90 minutes, but can be tailored to suit your timings and the needs of your staff.

Objectives:

Raise awareness of the causes, symptoms and treatments of ADHD
Build consistency in approach and understanding across the school

Course Duration

90 Minute session

Course Description

Are you confident that all your most able pupils are sufficiently stretched and challenged?
This training course will help you ensure all children at your school reach their full potential, by supporting your staff to:
Create a robust school definition of more able pupils and apply it to your cohort
Audit current provision for more able pupils
Learn from a range of relevant research
Equip themselves with evidence-based strategies to stretch more able pupils
Gain a deeper understanding of the barriers affecting more able disadvantaged pupils

Key Facts

Course Name

Stretch and Challenge More Able Students

Who is it for?

All School Staff

Course Outcome

Session 1 – Defining and identifying more able pupils (90 minutes)

Objectives:

Understand what is meant by more able pupils
Work collectively to develop a definition for more able pupils
Explore and review approaches for identifying more able pupils
Session 2 – Approaches and techniques (90 minutes)
Objectives:
Review the components of effective provision for more able pupils by exploring four techniques
Gain an understanding of the importance of fostering key learning behaviours in more able pupils
Explore New Zealand’s ‘One Day A Week’ school to generate ideas for classroom activities
Session 3 – Practical strategies for supporting more able pupils (100 minutes)
Objectives:
Develop an understanding of the importance of developing oracy skills in more able pupils
Understand the importance of providing challenge and building resilience in more able pupils, and critically review approaches
Gain knowledge and understanding of a range of strategies that enable more able pupils to develop cognitive study skills
Session 4 – Applying knowledge and auditing provision (90 minutes)
Objectives:
Apply knowledge from sessions 1, 2 and 3 to review a lesson plan and suggest improvements to provision for more able pupils
Review and reflect on provision for more able pupils in case studies of best practice
Conduct a collaborative reflective audit into provision for more able pupils in your own setting

Course Duration

2 Days

Course Description

Do your leaders have the appropriate skills to conduct interviews? This training will provide leaders various skills and ideas for gaging talent and ensuring questions are linked to best HR practice

Key Facts

Course Name

Effective Panel Interview Skills

Who is it for?

Leaders

Course Outcome

• To understand the effect of poor interview questions on the school
• Competency-based interview questions
• How to use Job descriptions and specifications to spot the right talent during interviews
• Scenario-based questioning

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Description

This course will introduce project management to trainees and techniques which they could use in their roles

Key Facts

Course Name

Project Management Introduction

Who is it for?

Leaders

Course Outcome

• To provide trainees with an understanding of the techniques used for project management
• To help trainees develop their own project management skills
• To identify key activities that must be managed to ensure success
• To understand all the steps involved in developing a new project, from beginning to end
• To learn and develop the skills necessary to create a complete project planning document
• To learn how to establish project deadlines
• To learn and develop the skills associated with effective project quality management
• To know the process required to achieve timely completion of a project
• To identify, assess, and control risk throughout your project
• To accurately identify the total project cost

Course Duration

2 Days

Course Description

Personalised inspection preparation support for your school in line with the UAE Framework.

Key Facts

Course Name

School Inspection

Who is it for?

Leaders

Course Outcome

Inspection report with recommendations

Course Duration

1-2 Days

Course Description

Initial Diagnostic, complete school improvement suite

Key Facts

Course Name

School Improvement

Who is it for?

Leaders

Course Outcome

School audit, leadership meeting and target setting in a school action plan,
• Initial school improvement walk and diagnostic report
• Target setting and mid-year review and alignment visit
• End of year final check visit.

Course Duration

2-6 Days

Course Description

Curriculum Development

Key Facts

Course Name

Curriculum Development

Who is it for?

 

Course Outcome

Course Duration

2-4 Days

Course Description

This course is delivered face to face in Arabic or English by our team of UAE based education experts. Introduction training for school Governors will provide a comprehensive introduction to the school governor role.

Key Facts

Course Name

Introduction Training for School Governors

Who is it for?

Leaders

Course Outcome

Introduction training for school Governors will provide a comprehensive introduction to the school governor role.

  • Core responsibilities of governors
  • Key activities of governors
  • How governors can make a positive impact
  • How governors can learn more about their school
  • Prepare for their first meeting.

Course Duration

3 Hours

Course Description

Child protection training is important for everyone no matter your occupation nor how frequently you work with children and/or their families.

This Introduction to Safeguarding Children course is a positive first step towards increasing and improving your knowledge and will provide you with a thorough overview of how to recognise the warning signs of abuse, what to do with any concerns that you may have and how to feel confident in protecting children from harm.

The course uses a variety of written text, interactive exercises and real-life cases to help you understand more about your responsibilities.

Key Facts

Course Name

Introduction to Safeguarding Children Training Course (Level 1 Safeguarding)

Who is it for?

Teacher Training, Leader Training & Corporate Training

Course Duration

3 Hours

Course Description

This Advanced Safeguarding Children course will help to increase your existing safeguarding knowledge through a variety of written text and interactive exercises and teach you more about what’s involved in the safeguarding process.

The course will remind you how to identify abuse and report concerns as well as learn more about the safeguarding structure, recognising risks and what happens after a referral has been made.

Key Facts

Course Name

Advanced Safeguarding Children (Level 2 Safeguarding)

Who is it for?

Teacher Training, Leader Training & Corporate Training

Course Duration

8 Hours

Course Description

This classroom-based Designated Safeguarding Officer course will teach you more about what the role involves and will help you to understand the safeguarding process in more detail. The course uses a variety of written text and interactive exercises to help you review and develop the child protection procedures within your organisation and ensure that all staff members understand their responsibilities towards safeguarding children.

Key Facts

Course Name

Designated Safeguarding Officer Training (Level 3 Safeguarding)

Who is it for?

Teacher Training, Leader Training & Corporate Training

Course Duration

8 Hours

Course Description

Bespoke support for your schools/Nurseries to help prepare for school inspection in line with the UAE inspection Framework & UK standards

Key Facts

Course Name

EYFS Inspection

Who is it for?

Leader Training

Course Duration

48 Hours

Course Description

Bespoke support for your school to help prepare for school inspection in line with the UAE inspection Framework.

Key Facts

Course Name

School Inspection

Who is it for?

Leader Training

Course Duration

48 Hours