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In School/College INSET

If you are looking for a course to run onsite at your school or college, we have over 800 to chose from. These are all quality assured courses we have successfully run in the recent past.  They have been delivered exclusively by trusted trainers that consistently receive great feedback.  98% of attendees state they would recommend our courses on their evaluation forms.

To narrow down the list of courses to only those in your chosen subject, simply click below on the area of expertise most applicable to you or your colleagues. Otherwise you will be scrolling all 800 teacher training days in alphabetical order!  If you're planning a Whole School INSET day, our unrivalled range of learning and teaching, pastoral care, behaviour, leadership and Special Educational Needs programmes may well prove of interest.

Once you find a course of interest (or if you already know the INSET topic you would like to run) click on the contact form link on this page, including prospective dates, and we will happily check availability for you.  We are offering a 20% discount on all INSET speakers booked in June and July.  This applies even if you are planning ahead for the next academic year.

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Dealing with Drug Incidents and Drug Education in the 21st Century

This course is intended for senior managers and policy makers who need to ensure an up-to-date, pragmatic approach to drugs education, as well as how to deal with drug incidents when they occur at your school or college. You will leave the day with a detailed folder of information and a structured pro-forma whole school policy (on floppy disc).

Developing a School Drugs Policy: Drugs Education and Incidents

By the end of the course, participants will have examined the key elements needed to be included in a school drugs policy for both drug education and dealing with drug related incidents. They will have been given an opportunity to explore the current drug situation, recent trends - and especially the law relating to Cannabis. They will have the opportunity to look at a range of incidents and responses to substance misuse in schools, including alcohol use. Participants will also leave the course with an example policy and template for developing a bespoke policy for their school / college

Developing Cross-curricular Approaches to PSHE

The curriculum of the school should be balanced and broadly based to promote the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils at the school and in society and also prepares such pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life. PSHEE is a non-statutory area of the curriculum which makes a major contribution to the five outcomes of the Every Child Matters agenda and also to section 4 of the Self Evaluation Form for schools.

How to Teach an Outstanding PSHEE Lesson

The New Secondary Curriculum, being phased in from September 2008, places personal development and the acquisition of personal, learning and thinking skills at the heart of the curriculum and reflects the Every Child Matters outcomes.

Life and Employability Skills

The course will offer guidance on the life and employability skills required by young people today. Skills that can be used to help pupils obtain a job, a place at college or university - or just to enhance confidence in everyday life.

PHSE Teaching Financial Capability at Key Stages 3 & 4

By attending this course delegates will enhance their understanding of financial capability issues and leave feeling confident to equip students with the knowledge, skills and attributes to become questioning and informed consumers and learn to manage their money and finances effectively.

Practical Ideas for the Evidencing of Well Being in Secondary Schools

The Children's Plan provides for the development of strong school level indicators that 'taken together, will measure a school's contribution to pupil wellbeing' These indicators are part of OfSTED's new inspection framework.

This course aims to demonstrate how schools can use existing practices to better support well-being, and where in a school, evidence against the indicators can be found.

Practical ideas for the Evidencing of Well Being in Secondary Schools

There is a duty on all schools to promote the well being of their pupils and for well being to be achieved by all pupils through the provision of an enjoyable curriculum.

PSHE Education: NQTs Teaching Personal Well Being with Particular Reference to SRE and Drug Education

PSHE Education is most effective when pupils feel motivated and enjoy the activities and lessons provided. This can only happen when teachers feel confident and skilled in their abilities; delivering relevant and appropriate topic material and utilising a wide range of teaching methods.

PSHE Education: Personal Well Being

Personal well-being helps young people embrace change, feel positive about who they are and enjoy healthy, safe, responsible and fulfilled lives. Learning and undertaking activities in personal wellbeing contributes to the national outcomes of Every Child Matters for all young people to become:
* Successful learners who enjoy learning, make progress and achieve
* Confident individuals who are able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives
* Responsible citizens who make a positive contribution to society.

SRE for students with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities.

This course will examine the delicate issues that surround the effective teaching of Sex & Relationship Education to pupils with Special Educational Needs. The tutor will provide you with a wealth of real world, practical solutions to help you tackle this important topic successfully and sensitively. This training is intended as a broad introduction. However, by the end of the day participants should feel clear about government guidance and good practice in SRE, more confident about their own role in SRE and better informed about appropriate resources.

Successfully Integrating Financial Literacy into the Curriculum

This course is designed to equip teachers with the skills and knowledge to implement an effective and engaging financial literacy programme. The programme will highlight a wealth of practical ideas you can use to help you to successfully incorporate financial literacy within the curriculum. The tutor will investigate the best support materials available, including an in-depth study of the Special Schools Association Trust's Adding Up To A Lifetime resource.

Teaching and Learning about SRE and Drugs Education

If you have just been told you are expected to deliver PSHE education at KS 3/4 then this is the course for you.

As well as learning about government legislation, statutory obligations and guidance, this course will offer you experiential and practical opportunities (but you won't have to role play!!) to look at teaching and learning for personal well being - with a particular focus on Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) and Drugs Education.

The New Assessment Framework for PSHE

The course will examine the new criteria for assessment in PSHE, which has long been a neglected area, to establish new standards for success in the classroom in the new assessment framework for PSHE. The tutor will examine a practical toolkit with a learner friendly version and key advice for using the new assessment framework.

The New PSHE Curriculum: Teaching and Learning for Personal Well Being (with a specific focus on SRE and Drugs Education)

If you have just been told you are expected to deliver PSHE education then this is the course for you. As well as learning about government legislation, statutory obligations and guidance, this course will offer you experiential and practical opportunities (but you won't have to role play!) to look at teaching and learning for personal well being – with a particular focus on Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) and Drugs Education.

The New PSHE Education Curriculum: Drug Education for Today

'Schools need to provide Drug Education not just because the law requires them to do so, but because drugs are part of the lives of all young people. Many young people now get that experience directly - they and others are informed by the media, friends, family or community' - The Right Choice: Guidance on Selecting Drug Education Materials for Schools SCODA.

The Role of the PSHE Co-ordinator in Successfully Delivering the Secondary PSHE Curriculum

Amongst other things by the end of the course participants will have
* Considered the possibilities within the PSHE education curriculum
* Discussed realistic and relevant delivery of PSHE education
* Experienced a range of Active Learning approaches * Carried out a SWOT analysis of their school's PSHE Education provision

Aim of the course are to:
* To provide an opportunity to engage with PSHE education that is fit for the 21st Century

Using the CrimCity software package to enliven the Citizenship Curriculum

Delegates will be shown a highly innovative piece of software. CrimCity has been developed by a group of European universities to help teachers and others who work with young people to confront issues such as vandalism, theft and general street crime.
A virtual environment has been created based on sections of a city in the north of England. Users explore the streets, shops and blocks of flats and search for ways in which they can help to reduce crime.

The aims of the course are to:
• demonstrate (and distribute) CrimCity software

Culture Bias & Cultural Issues in AS & A2 Psychology

This course covers a much neglected area in the A-level specification - the influence of cultural issues on human behaviour. Based on Andrew Stevenson's own articles (published in Psychology Review) and his forthcoming book on the subject, this course will provide theoretical grounding and practical activities for those teaching A-level psychology. Cultural concepts will be defined and related to key topics including social, abnormal and cognitive psychology.

Dynamic approaches to teaching the new AQA-A Psychology Specification

The AQA-A specification presents new challenges for teachers and this course aims to furnish delegates with some lively, innovative strategies for meeting these challenges and reducing workload. Andrew and Jenna will take a fresh look at enduring issues, as well as providing ready-to-go resources for keeping up to date with new topics and new research on key topics.

Engaging Your Students to Improve Their Grades in GCSE Psychology

Delegates will take away effective, interactive, ready-to-use tools and ideas for making GCSE Psychology lessons more understandable and more imaginative. The vital skills of evaluation and analysis will also be tackled during the course.

Topics selected from across the specification will be covered and ready-made resources for teaching them will be sampled and distributed, in both paper and electronic form. There will also be opportunities for sharing good practice with other delegates.

GCSE Psychology 4U

This course is aimed at promoting GCSE Psychology as a valid and valuable medium of study, using the GCSE root and syllabus to launch both younger and older students as budding psychologists. It will explore the worth of the subject as a return-to-study strategy for some and as a means of enhancing professional and academic credentials for others.

How to Teach an Outstanding Psychology Lesson

Delegates on this course will be presented with practical strategies for making psychology lessons lively, enjoyable, comprehensible and memorable. These ready-to-use 'lessons in a suitcase' have been developed by Andrew with the new psychology A-level Specifications in mind, and in association with two online psychology teachers websites.

Imaginative and Interactive Activities for the Psychology Classroom

This course involves the dissemination of a wealth of creative and interactive resources for teachers of A-level psychology. Across numerous A-level topics Robert will demonstrate and share a wide variety of teaching methods which can be used in the psychology classroom.

Improving Study Skills for Psychology

This course will demonstrate ways of discovering students' learning styles and how to apply them effectively to boost teaching and learning in psychology. Andrew will also examine new - but highly effective - reading techniques to enable students to tackle [often turgid] academic texts, together with methods to help develop the type of critical thinking skills crucial to success in psychology.


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