Lancashire Schools INSET Day

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Date & Time
Monday 07 January 2019
9:00am - 3:45pm

Venue
European Islamic Centre
79 Manchester Road
Oldham
OL8 4LN

Ticket Information
Prices start from £0.00
186 spaces available


AMS invites teachers and leaders to choose from a wonderful selection of workshops in a wide range of areas catering for staff and different levels.

This is an ideal way for leaders to ensure staff are receiving high-quality CPD training at an affordable rate.

Lancashire Schools INSET Day


 

Agenda

 

9.00am to 9.50am

Registration

 

10:00am to 12.30pm

Workshops start

 

12.30pm to 1.15pm

Lunch and prayer

 

1.15pm to 3.45pm

Workshops resume

 


Workshops symbol

Delegates can register to attend one of the full-day courses listed below and will receive a certificate of attendance for their CPD portfolios.

 

Workshops

Delegates can select one workshop from each of the morning and afternoon lists below. Please click on the workshop title to see course overview and trainer bio.

 

Morning Workshops

A. Dealing with Day-to-Day Management Issues (Part I)

Course Leader: Mona Mohamed

Aimed at: Primary and Secondary senior leaders

As a leader in education, overlooking various aspects of school life can become tiring and endeavouring. This workshop aims to look at the different domains of day to day management issues and provide you with some troubleshooting ideas and practical solutions. The morning session will cover the following areas:

  • Staff attendance
  • Staff management
  • Time management

Each topic will also include and opportunity for delegates to raise questions to be answered on the day.

Mona Mohamed has been the Head Teacher at Manchester Islamic High School for Girls for over 20 years and shared headship of KD Grammar School for Boys for seven of those years.  She is also the current Executive Head Teacher at Manchester Muslim Preparatory School. Since becoming Head Teacher of MIHSG in 1996, the school has a proven record of excellence and has maintained an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted grade for the last 5 years. Mrs Mohamed is a qualified schools inspector and has been a member of the AMS Shura Council for over ten years.

B. Improving Exam Results by Developing Student Study Skills

Course Leader: Mark Salter

Aimed at: Primary and secondary teachers and leaders

Exams are a challenging time for any student. How can we as instructors support students to feel confident about their exams, what skills can we encourage them to develop to cope with the stress of exams?

This workshop aims to give those working jointly with students to build confidence and support when taking exams. It looks at effective and efficient ways of managing time, planning revision and includes the latest revision techniques and how to implement these.

Mark Salter is an independent consultant and trainer. He taught for over twenty years including leading three secondary school departments and working as an assistant head teacher. Mark delivers interactive sessions which provide attendees with strategies that they can apply immediately back in school. Mark’s mantra is ‘all about simplicity’ and he seeks to demystify principles and processes around teaching and learning, positive behaviour, and leadership. In his fifteen years as an independent consultant Mark has worked nationally and internationally, across all age ranges, in the state sector, in academies, and also the independent schools’ arena.

C. How to be an Effective Pastoral Leader (Primary) - CANCELLED


D. Differentiation - Strengthening and Challenging (Secondary)

Course Leader: Zebulnisa Butt

Aimed at: Secondary teachers and leaders

As we know, each child is different and has a unique ability. Ofsted always ask teachers how each children’s are needs being met? Through this workshop, we can evaluate each unique child and plan to meet their needs as well as effectively strengthening and challenging them where possible. Creative and innovative differentiation techniques are shared where staff can include these regularly to create an inclusive environment for all.

Zebulnisa Butt is the AMS North Hub Co-Ordinator, overseeing the requirements of Muslim schools in Lancashire and Yorkshire. She is also a qualified teacher and independent education consultant with many years of experience in teaching and advising secondary and primary schools. She is fully accredited by the society of educational experts (SEC) and has adopted a holistic approach towards teaching and learning based on her experience of working with children and young people, drawing on aspects of changing the way things are perceived to achieve practical outcomes.

Zebulnisa has also worked as an education officer for Oldham Council, supporting schools to implement effective education plans and delivered training to leading schools as part of the local authority agenda of improving education standards across the Oldham borough. She has also supported parents with behaviour management techniques (derived from Webster Stratton and triple p) and later qualified as a CBT practitioner with psychotherapy fundamentals.

E. How to be an Effective Middle Leader (Primary)

Course Leader: Philip Preedy

Aimed at: Primary middle leaders and senior leaders

Managing departments and leading teams can be challenging, and one may ask how can this be done effectively? This insightful workshop aims to give top tips to those middle leaders and share best practice of what works well and what things to avoid as well as help gather evidence for inspections, demonstrate best practice and help raise standards in your school. This course is suitable for aspiring middle leaders as well as those in post.

Philip Preedy has extensive experience working across all age ranges, including EYFS, Key Stage 1-Key Stage 4 as well as further education colleges and universities. He has worked as an Ofsted inspector, Advanced Skills Teacher Assessor, accredited DfE performance management assessor, as well as working on behalf of the Cabinet Office as a quality assurance assessor. Philip also has extensive experience in both the private and public sector, as well as being accredited by the Independent Schools Inspectorate as a lead inspector. More recently, he was instrumental in supporting one education establishment to achieve outstanding in teaching and learning and leadership and management in less than one year and supporting another establishment to secure outstanding grades for all categories in less than six months.

F. Assessment and Tracking (Secondary)

Course Leader: Michele Messaoudi

Aimed at: Secondary teachers and leaders

As a result of consultation with senior leaders, this workshop has been amended as follows:

Under the current inspection framework, it is essential that all teaching staff, from teachers to SLT, fully understand what role they play in assessing pupils’ learning and tracking the progress of different categories of pupils; and that they are fluent in explaining what they assess and track, what use they make of this information, how they evaluate their systems and what impact the whole process has on pupils’ achievement. This workshop will help you clarify all these points.

Michèle Messaoudi is an education consultant. She has had extensive experience of inspecting all types of maintained and independent schools since 2004 (EYFS, primary, secondary, independent special (MLD, SPLD, SLCN and BESD)), mostly leading inspections in independent schools. Her qualifications include a First Class MA and QTS/secondary and post-16. She has held senior positions in maintained and independent schools across all primary and secondary phases. She has been an advisor to the DfE on several projects and reforms including Remodelling the Workforce, Every Child Matters and KS3 Minority Ethnic Achievement. Her expertise includes: English, French, MFL, EAL, Christian and Muslim Faith Schools, Montessori, Steiner and international schools, and all aspects of school improvement, including mentoring Head Teachers. Since 2015, she has been heavily involved in designing and developing systems for assessing pupils’ progress without levels, and in training teachers, middle leaders and headteachers in assessment and the use of data.

G. Behaviour Management (Primary)

Course Leader: Sajjid Sarwar

Aimed at: Primary teachers and leaders

Behaviour management is an essential part of any teachers career, but how do we effectively manage this? This workshop aims to develop an understanding of behaviour management techniques no matter what your background is. The workshop supports teachers to build confidence in managing techniques effectively inside the classroom and ensure learning still takes please with little disruption.

Mohammad Sajjid Sarwar is the former head of a maintained junior school in Birmingham, having been in the role for 3 years. He developed and implemented new data systems within the school as well as consulting Muslim schools on life without levels. Previously, Sajjid was the in the secondary sector for 15 years, including roles such as head of department head and deputy headteacher of a state-funded Muslim school. He has delivered a whole host of workshops for AMS on coaching, staff development and management.

H. Developing and Improving SPaG and Handwriting

Course Leader: Tushar Imdad-ul-Haque Bhuiya

Aimed at: Primary teachers and leaders

This highly interactive workshop explores practical strategies to develop and improve SPaG and Handwriting:

  • Understand the huge importance of teaching SPaG correctly
  • Islamic perspectives on accurate grammar, punctuation and neat handwriting
  • Review key, commonly misunderstood SPaG topics that teachers often get wrong
  • Learn exciting lesson ideas to effectively teach SPAG and handwriting

Through an engaging mix of presentation, video, group discussion and thought-provoking activities, participants will leave this training with sound knowledge, innovative ideas and plenty of inspiration to take their teaching of writing to outstanding levels.

Tushar Imdad-ul-Haque Bhuiya  is the director and lead instructor for Shaykhspeare Tuition which provides training for schools and specialises in English tuition. Whereas the majority of Muslim teachers specialise in maths and science, Tushar made it his mission to become the go-to teacher and tutor in English and is one of the few qualified practising Muslim male English teachers in the UKSince 2014, Tushar has been a popular trainer for AMS UK delivering INSETs in three regions. Furthermore, through his online classes and book clubs, Tushar has spread his passion for reading and English across the world. One of his popular courses was ‘Grammar and Punctuation Refresher for Professionals’ which he delivered to schools, medical professionals and homeschooling parents. 

In 2016, Tushar was recruited and worked for Leicester’s only National Support School, the Ofsted-outstanding Babington Community College, where he further developed his teaching skills in an outstanding English department. Tushar recently returned from a year’s teaching in Kuwait extending his experience to teaching Year 12 pupils and the rigorous International Baccalaureate qualification in English Language and Literature. He is a GCSE English examiner for both Edexcel and AQA. 

 

Afternoon Workshops

I. Dealing with Day-to-Day Management Issues (Part II)

Course Leader: Mona Mohamed

Aimed at: Primary and Secondary senior leaders

As a leader in education, overlooking various aspects of school life can become tiring and endeavouring. This workshop aims to look at the different domains of day to day management issues and provide you with some troubleshooting ideas and practical solutions. The afternoon session will cover the following areas:

  • HR and Recruitment
  • Creating a positive climate
  • Building positive relationships
  • Effective Communications

Each topic will also include and opportunity for delegates to raise questions to be answered on the day.

Mona Mohamed has been the Head Teacher at Manchester Islamic High School for Girls for over 20 years and shared headship of KD Grammar School for Boys for seven of those years.  She is also the current Executive Head Teacher at Manchester Muslim Preparatory School. Since becoming Head Teacher of MIHSG in 1996, the school has a proven record of excellence and has maintained an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted grade for the last 5 years. Mrs Mohamed is a qualified schools inspector and has been a member of the AMS Shura Council for over ten years.

J. Highly Effective Learning and Teaching - FULLY BOOKED

Course Leader: Mark Salter

Aimed at: Primary and secondary teachers and leaders

How can we try to motivate and engage our students in our lessons? What enables us as teachers to keep motivated to be able to get our students to emulate us effectively?

Keeping lessons meaningful and creative involves creating highly effective teaching and learning in everything we do. This workshop aims to do just that. It draws from the latest techniques and approaches to develop and adapt in your teaching; this workshop is a must for every teacher looking for new and creative approaches.

Mark Salter is an independent consultant and trainer. He taught for over twenty years including leading three secondary school departments and working as an assistant head teacher. Mark delivers interactive sessions which provide attendees with strategies that they can apply immediately back in school. Mark’s mantra is ‘all about simplicity’ and he seeks to demystify principles and processes around teaching and learning, positive behaviour, and leadership. In his fifteen years as an independent consultant Mark has worked nationally and internationally, across all age ranges, in the state sector, in academies, and also the independent schools’ arena.

K. How to be an Effective Pastoral Leader (Secondary) - CANCELLED


L. Differentiation - Strengthening and Challenging (Primary)

Course Leader: Zebulnisa Butt

Aimed at: Primary teachers and leaders

As we know, each child is different and has a unique ability. Ofsted always ask teachers how each children’s are needs being met? Through this workshop, we can evaluate each unique child and plan to meet their needs as well as effectively strengthening and challenging them where possible. Creative and innovative differentiation techniques are shared where staff can include these regularly to create an inclusive environment for all.

Zebulnisa Butt is the AMS North Hub Co-Ordinator, overseeing the requirements of Muslim schools in Lancashire and Yorkshire. She is also a qualified teacher and independent education consultant with many years of experience in teaching and advising secondary and primary schools. She is fully accredited by the society of educational experts (SEC) and has adopted a holistic approach towards teaching and learning based on her experience of working with children and young people, drawing on aspects of changing the way things are perceived to achieve practical outcomes.

Zebulnisa has also worked as an education officer for Oldham Council, supporting schools to implement effective education plans and delivered training to leading schools as part of the local authority agenda of improving education standards across the Oldham borough. She has also supported parents with behaviour management techniques (derived from Webster Stratton and triple p) and later qualified as a CBT practitioner with psychotherapy fundamentals.

M. How to be an Effective Middle Leader (Secondary)

Course Leader: Philip Preedy

Aimed at: Secondary middle leaders and senior leaders

Managing departments and leading teams can be challenging, and one may ask how can this be done effectively? This insightful workshop aims to give top tips to those middle leaders and share best practice of what works well and what things to avoid as well as help gather evidence for inspections, demonstrate best practice and help raise standards in your school. This course is suitable for aspiring middle leaders as well as those in post.

Philip Preedy has extensive experience working across all age ranges, including EYFS, Key Stage 1-Key Stage 4 as well as further education colleges and universities. He has worked as an Ofsted inspector, Advanced Skills Teacher Assessor, accredited DfE performance management assessor, as well as working on behalf of the Cabinet Office as a quality assurance assessor. Philip also has extensive experience in both the private and public sector, as well as being accredited by the Independent Schools Inspectorate as a lead inspector. More recently, he was instrumental in supporting one education establishment to achieve outstanding in teaching and learning and leadership and management in less than one year and supporting another establishment to secure outstanding grades for all categories in less than six months.

N. Assessment and Tracking (Primary)

Course Leader: Michele Messaoudi

Aimed at: Primary middle leaders and senior leaders

As a result of consultation with senior leaders, this workshop has been amended as follows:

Under the current inspection framework, it is essential that all teaching staff, from teachers to SLT, fully understand what role they play in assessing pupils’ learning and tracking the progress of different categories of pupils; and that they are fluent in explaining what they assess and track, what use they make of this information, how they evaluate their systems and what impact the whole process has on pupils’ achievement. This workshop will help you clarify all these points.

Michèle Messaoudi is an education consultant. She has had extensive experience of inspecting all types of maintained and independent schools since 2004 (EYFS, primary, secondary, independent special (MLD, SPLD, SLCN and BESD)), mostly leading inspections in independent schools. Her qualifications include a First Class MA and QTS/secondary and post-16. She has held senior positions in maintained and independent schools across all primary and secondary phases. She has been an advisor to the DfE on several projects and reforms including Remodelling the Workforce, Every Child Matters and KS3 Minority Ethnic Achievement. Her expertise includes: English, French, MFL, EAL, Christian and Muslim Faith Schools, Montessori, Steiner and international schools, and all aspects of school improvement, including mentoring Head Teachers. Since 2015, she has been heavily involved in designing and developing systems for assessing pupils’ progress without levels, and in training teachers, middle leaders and headteachers in assessment and the use of data.

O. Behaviour Management (Secondary)

Course Leader: Sajjid Sarwar

Aimed at: Secondary teachers and leaders

Behaviour management is an essential part of any teachers career, but how do we effectively manage this? This workshop aims to develop an understanding of behaviour management techniques no matter what your background is. The workshop supports teachers to build confidence in managing techniques effectively inside the classroom and ensure learning still takes please with little disruption

Mohammad Sajjid Sarwar is the former head of a maintained junior school in Birmingham, having been in the role for 3 years. He developed and implemented new data systems within the school as well as consulting Muslim schools on life without levels. Previously, Sajjid was the in the secondary sector for 15 years, including roles such as head of department head and deputy headteacher of a state-funded Muslim school. He has delivered a whole host of workshops for AMS on coaching, staff development and management.

P. Guided Reading - CANCELLED

Course Leader: Saira Hanif

Aimed at: Primary teachers and leaders

Effective reading is a foundational skill that helps children in all areas of the curriculum and beyond the classroom. In this workshop we will explore:

– The tool of Guided Reading and how this can enhance children’s skills and comprehension

– Why it’s essential and easy to incorporate Guided Reading in your schedule

– Variety of practical activities you can implement in your sessions

– Experience a live, modelled Guided Reading session!

Saira Hanif qualified from the highly acclaimed School Centred Initial Teacher Training Programme (SCITT) in 2009. In only her first year of full-time teaching, she brought her ability to forge incredible relationships with her class and teach engaging, exciting lessons ?at? Al-Aqsa Primary School in 2010. Due to this, and a string of ‘outstanding’ lesson observations from Ofsted, BSI and SLT inspections, Saira was awarded the AMS UK Primary Teacher of the Year in April 2011. Because she has worked successfully in a variety of state and Muslim schools, Saira brings valuable experience to her training sessions along with positive energy and a desire to inspire.

 


To book tickets for this event, please use the form below and click on ‘Submit Booking’

EARLY BIRD BOOKING DEADLINE: Friday 21 December

Confirm your booking before this date to receive a discount. Later bookings will be at the full rate.

Booking terms and conditions:

  • Bookings are only confirmed when AMS has received a booking form and payment.
  • Early bird and group discounts only apply when payment has been received before the deadline.
  • All workshops have a limited capacity – once reached, no further bookings can be taken for that workshop. If, on the day, spaces become available due to cancellations, delegates may request to attend this workshop during registration.
  • Member discounts apply to schools who have paid their subscription for AMS membership and have no outstanding payments due. For more information about membership please click here.
  • Organisations who are not eligible for AMS membership (i.e. not a registered full-time day school with an Islamic ethos) can purchase a Service Pack and attend AMS events at member rates as well as enjoy a host of other benefits. Alternatively, you may attend the event as a non-member.

Cancellations:

  • Bookings cancelled 29 days or more before the event date will be refunded in full.
  • Bookings cancelled 15 to 28 days before the event date will be refunded minus a £10.00 charge per ticket to cover administration costs.
  • Bookings cancelled 8 to 14 days before the event date be refunded minus a £20.00 charge per ticket to cover administration costs.
  • Bookings cancelled 7 days or less before the event date will not be refunded.
  • In the event workshops are cancelled, AMS will refund the full amount.

 

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