North Hub Regional Annual INSET Day

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Date & Time
Monday 27 November 2017
9:00am - 4:00pm

Venue
KD Grammar School for Boys
Hartley Hall, Alexandra Road South
Manchester
M16 8NH

Ticket Information
Prices start from £30.00
182 spaces available


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Workshops

Delegates can select one workshop in each of the two sessions (morning and afternoon) from the list below. Please click on the workshop title to see course overview and trainer bio.

The agenda for the day can be downloaded by clicking here.

 

Morning workshops

A. Teaching & Learning - Independent Learning Techniques

Course Leader: Chris Moyse

Aimed at: Teachers & leaders

Getting the Balance Right: This course will cover the following:

  • Prerequisites for independent learning – the importance of modelling, explanations and instructions
  • The importance of practice
  • Revision techniques
  • Virtual teacher – using resources to support learning
  • Creating opportunities for pupils to express their understanding in order to promote independence and to initiate the interaction through which formative assessment can aid learning
  • Learning without teaching – demonstration of Scrambled groups: a research-based peer teaching technique that aims to develop generic, cross-curricular skills and dispositions.

Chris Moyse is an education consultant with over 30 years of experience in education. A teacher for 18 years, he was a successful Head of Physical Education and went on to become a Teaching and Learning consultant for Somerset Local Authority. Chris now divides his time between running his own consultancy business, TLC Education Services Ltd and being Head of Staff Development at Bridgwater College Academy – Somerset’s first ‘all-through’ 3-16 academy. His work is focused solely on school improvement; mainly based in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 although at his own academy he does support teachers in EYFS, KS1 and KS2 and has supported numerous primary schools. Chris predominantly works alongside colleagues in their classrooms, helping raise standards by improving the quality of teaching and learning and has now worked in over 275 schools nationwide.

Chris’ aim is to help schools, colleges and teachers translate insightful, inspiring and practical ideas about teaching and learning into effective practice by providing lively and interactive training and pragmatic and focused consultancy.

 

B. Auditing Your Safeguarding

Course Leader: Matt Sparling

Aimed at: Teachers & leaders

This session covers specific Safeguarding concerns that schools need to be aware of:

  • Neglect
  • Prevent
  • Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Serious Case Reviews and Information Sharing – the importance of learning lessons from Serious Case reviews. The importance and relevance of information Sharing when safeguarding pupils and students.

Matt Sparling is the founder and director of MJS Safeguarding Ltd, providing bespoke training and support for practitioners in the children’s workforce particularly school staff. He is also the Chair of Governors at an Outstanding primary school in the Midlands and has over 20 years work experience in the education and public sector, offering exceptional knowledge in the safeguarding arena.

 

C. Effective Marking in Primary

Course Leader: Haroon Asghar

Aimed at: Teachers & leaders

The morning session will look at a range of practices related to marking and feedback within the primary classroom, including a review of literature (evidence) related to written marking.

Haroon Asghar is a well-seasoned teacher and senior leader, with experience of delivering high impact improvements to teaching and learning across the Foundation Stage and Key Stages 1 & 2. As a serving deputy headteacher in a mainstream primary school, he is frequently involved in the professional development of teachers and support staff, leading courses, conferences and workshops on a national level. With a key interest in research-based practice, Haroon possesses an MA in Educational Leadership and a specialism in leadership development. Haroon has been a lead facilitator for the delivery of the National College’s programme of National Professional Qualifications for several years.

 

D. SEND Training (General)

Course Leader: Mark Salter

Aimed at: Teachers, teaching assistants & leaders

This session will cover the following areas:

  • Understanding Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
  • General learning difficulties
  • Emotional, behavioural and social difficulties
  • Communication difficulties

Mark Salter has worked for over 20 years as a Physical Education Teacher in Nottinghamshire. This included leading three Secondary Departments and as part of a Senior Management Team. For much of this time he led training and CPD activities for the Advisory and Inspection Service (AIS) across all educational phases, ultimately joining the AIS as a Teaching and Learning Consultant in 2003 working in all subjects.

Since leaving full time teaching Mark has worked as a Local Authority Consultant and then as an Independent Trainer and Consultant both in education and in business. He has operated across England, and in Wales and Scotland. He recently extended his remit to work as an International Associate for Creative Education in Malta and for Dragonfly Training in Turkey and Jersey. 

 

E. Differentiation (Primary)

Course Leader: Zebulnisa Butt

Aimed at: Teachers & leaders

The workshop will analyse the thinking behind differentiation and mastery. It will look at the correlation between the two and how deeply it is thought about by teachers. It will aim to provide a new perspective of differentiation by affiliating it with mastery. The workshop will entail leaving teachers with strategies to utilise based on the development of knowledge on differentiation.

Zebulnisa Butt is 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.

 

F. Differentiation (Secondary)

Course Leader: Bilkish Mohamed

Aimed at: Teachers & leaders

Bilkish Mohamed is an Education Consultant providing training for schools throughout England. She has substantial leadership experience in mainstream and independent schools as Head of Department, Assistant Headteacher and Headteacher. She has also worked as a PGCE course trainer for Newman College of Further Education. Bilkish has a BSC Hons in Genetics and a PGCE in Science.

 

G. Teaching an Outstanding Secondary Lesson

Course Leader: Steve Burnage

Aimed at: Teachers & leaders

This workshop offers a wide range of practical and active strategies exploring the essential features of outstanding lessons. Closely examining Ofsted’s expectations for outstanding learning and teaching, participants will learn to appreciate what good and outstanding learning, teaching and progress should look like. Expected outcomes include understanding of Ofsted’s criteria for outstanding lessons, discovering exciting new teaching and learning activities, planning effective schemes of work and individual lessons and exploring effective techniques for questioning, assessment for learning and feedback, differentiation and group work. Through an engaging mix of presentation, video, group discussion and activities and independent school based projects supported by email and Skype, participants will leave this training with sound knowledge, innovative ideas and plenty of inspiration to take their teaching to outstanding levels

Steve Burnage is an experienced INSET Leader who has spent more than 25 years supporting high-quality learning and teaching in schools. He has held senior management positions in inner city, urban and rural secondary schools including time as a Head Teacher of an inner city comprehensive school. Steve is an experienced leader of teacher and leadership appraisal and has delivered performance management training to primary & secondary schools and academies throughout the UK, Europe and the Middle East. Steve has also supported Chairs of Governors in Headteacher appraisal processes through the National College for Teaching and Leadership.

Steve is sought after as an expert practitioner, consultant and trainer who delivers training and consultancy in primary and secondary schools, colleges, academies and conference venues throughout the UK, Europe and the Middle East for insetcourses.com.

 

H. Effective Lesson Observations

Course Leader: Akhmed Hussain

Aimed at: Teachers & leaders

Effective lesson observation is a key requirement of evaluating the quality of teaching and learning in schools. This workshop is delivered in two sessions:

Session 1 will focus on understanding the criteria for judging the quality of teaching and learning, and developing observation and note-taking skills. Attendees will watch short DVD clips and will have opportunities to develop their own lesson evaluations, as well as sharing colleagues and HMI evaluations of the lessons observed. A toolkit and resource materials for effective lesson observation will be provided.

Session 2 will focus on developing the skills and confidence to provide effective feedback after lesson observation. Through presentation, DVD and role-plays, attendees will gain a clear understanding of the characteristics of effective feedback, and have explored the skills needed to provide effective feedback.

Akhmed Hussain is the Headteacher of KD Grammar School for Boys in Manchester. He has substantial leadership experience in mainstream schools as Deputy Headteacher, covering a period of 14 years. Most recently, he has just completed three years as Deputy Headteacher (Achievement and Curriculum) at a large state 11-18 Secondary School that has just achieved its highest ever GCSE and A level results. Akhmed has a BSC Hons in Chemistry, PGCE, NPQH and has completed the NCSL Headteacher Internship programme.

 

Afternoon workshops

A. Teaching & Learning - Good Questioning

Course Leader: Chris Moyse

Aimed at: Teachers & leaders

Getting Better at Questioning: This course will cover the following:

  • Quick on the draw – activity to demonstrate an initial approach to developing independent learning and differentiation
  • Checking understanding of all students and using questions to gather data to inform our teaching
  • I We You process of teaching
  • Developing reciprocal dialogue in your classroom using ABC questioning for high impact formative assessment
  • High expectation discussion and responses – talking the talk
  • Back to Back – an activity to encourage rich dialogue
  • Dealing with opting out in discussion
  • Stretch and challenge questioning – elaborative interrogation and ‘going into the woods’.

Chris Moyse is an education consultant with over 30 years of experience in education. A teacher for 18 years, he was a successful Head of Physical Education and went on to become a Teaching and Learning consultant for Somerset Local Authority. Chris now divides his time between running his own consultancy business, TLC Education Services Ltd and being Head of Staff Development at Bridgwater College Academy – Somerset’s first ‘all-through’ 3-16 academy. His work is focused solely on school improvement; mainly based in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 although at his own academy he does support teachers in EYFS, KS1 and KS2 and has supported numerous primary schools. Chris predominantly works alongside colleagues in their classrooms, helping raise standards by improving the quality of teaching and learning and has now worked in over 275 schools nationwide.

Chris’ aim is to help schools, colleges and teachers translate insightful, inspiring and practical ideas about teaching and learning into effective practice by providing lively and interactive training and pragmatic and focused consultancy.

 

B. Safeguarding Policy and Practice + SCR Training

Course Leader: Matt Sparling

Aimed at: Teachers & leaders

This course is divided in two parts which consist of the following:

  1. General Safeguarding Update including Safeguarding expectations of the school. The things schools need to do to ensure basic safeguarding is incorporated into everyday life of the school and the importance and relevance of Keeping Children Safe in Education.
  2. Single Central Record – what a school should do to ensure compliance, an example of good SCR’s and Frequently asked questions

Matt Sparling is the founder and director of MJS Safeguarding Ltd, providing bespoke training and support for practitioners in the children’s workforce particularly school staff. He is also the Chair of Governors at an Outstanding primary school in the Midlands and has over 20 years work experience in the education and public sector, offering exceptional knowledge in the safeguarding arena.

 

C. Assessment in Primary

Course Leader: Haroon Asghar

Aimed at: Teachers & leaders

The afternoon session will consider changes to the Primary Assessment & Accountability framework, including the calculation of attainment and progress scores by the end of KS2. Consideration will also be given to formative and summative assessments methods that can be used in schools.

Haroon Asghar is a well-seasoned teacher and senior leader, with experience of delivering high impact improvements to teaching and learning across the Foundation Stage and Key Stages 1 & 2. As a serving deputy headteacher in a mainstream primary school, he is frequently involved in the professional development of teachers and support staff, leading courses, conferences and workshops on a national level. With a key interest in research-based practice, Haroon possesses an MA in Educational Leadership and a specialism in leadership development. Haroon has been a lead facilitator for the delivery of the National College’s programme of National Professional Qualifications for several years.

 

D. SEND Training (Specialist)

Course Leader: Mark Salter

Aimed at: Teachers & leaders

This session will cover the following areas:

  • Recognising and working with pupils with special needs
  • When does it become a ’special need?’  How to identify and assess pupils
  • Differentiation, strategies, techniques and resources to aid learning
  • Working with parents

Mark Salter has worked for over 20 years as a Physical Education Teacher in Nottinghamshire. This included leading three Secondary Departments and as part of a Senior Management Team. For much of this time he led training and CPD activities for the Advisory and Inspection Service (AIS) across all educational phases, ultimately joining the AIS as a Teaching and Learning Consultant in 2003 working in all subjects.

Since leaving full time teaching Mark has worked as a Local Authority Consultant and then as an Independent Trainer and Consultant both in education and in business. He has operated across England, and in Wales and Scotland. He recently extended his remit to work as an International Associate for Creative Education in Malta and for Dragonfly Training in Turkey and Jersey. 

 

E. Teaching an Outstanding Primary Lesson

Course Leader: Zebulnisa Butt

Aimed at: Teachers & leaders

This workshop will work through the key features that regulators search for when observing a lesson. It will draw on practices of an outstanding lesson and how these can be adapted to your school’s requirements. This workshop will encourage participants to interact and share experiences of planning an excellent lesson by drawing on theories of child development and learning in the primary age. It will encourage those attending to participate in the session and share good practice.

Zebulnisa Butt is 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.

 

F. Managing Low-Level Disruption in the Classroom

Course Leader: Bilkish Mohamed

Aimed at: Teachers & leaders

OFSTED’s report ‘Below the Radar: Low-level Disruption in the Country’s Classrooms’ states that ‘too many school leaders, especially in secondary schools, underestimate the prevalence and negative impact of low-level disruptive behaviour and some fail to identify or tackle it at an early stage.’ This workshop will look at the factors that trigger low-level disruption in school settings, and will share best practice and guidance on how to effectively deal with and eradicate low-level disruption both in the classroom and around the school.

Bilkish Mohamed is an Education Consultant providing training for schools throughout England. She has substantial leadership experience in mainstream and independent schools as Head of Department, Assistant Headteacher and Headteacher. She has also worked as a PGCE course trainer for Newman College of Further Education. Bilkish has a BSC Hons in Genetics and a PGCE in Science.

 

G. TAs: Effective Support in the Classroom

Course Leader: Steve Burnage

Aimed at: Teaching Assistants

This training, designed for TAs at all levels and delivered by a highly experienced education professional will cover the following areas:

  • The Role of the Teaching Assistant
    • Experience in the room
    • Quality v Quantity
    • Where do you fit in?
  • Working as a Team
    • Planning
    • Resources
    • Supporting Pupils

Steve Burnage is an experienced INSET Leader who has spent more than 25 years supporting high-quality learning and teaching in schools. He has held senior management positions in inner city, urban and rural secondary schools including time as a Head Teacher of an inner city comprehensive school. Steve is an experienced leader of teacher and leadership appraisal and has delivered performance management training to primary & secondary schools and academies throughout the UK, Europe and the Middle East. Steve has also supported Chairs of Governors in Headteacher appraisal processes through the National College for Teaching and Leadership.

Steve is sought after as an expert practitioner, consultant and trainer who delivers training and consultancy in primary and secondary schools, colleges, academies and conference venues throughout the UK, Europe and the Middle East for insetcourses.com.

 

H. Raising Achievement Strategies

Course Leader: Akhmed Hussain

Aimed at: Teachers & leaders

This workshop will cover the following:

  • What do we mean by Achievement
  • An understanding of Target-setting
  • How to use data effectively to track student progress from Year 7 to Year 11
  • How to maximise achievement on the main secondary school performance measures, including English and Maths (Grades 4/5 to 9), Attainment 8 and Progress 8

Akhmed Hussain is the Headteacher of KD Grammar School for Boys in Manchester. He has substantial leadership experience in mainstream schools as Deputy Headteacher, covering a period of 14 years. Most recently, he has just completed three years as Deputy Headteacher (Achievement and Curriculum) at a large state 11-18 Secondary School that has just achieved its highest ever GCSE and A level results. Akhmed has a BSC Hons in Chemistry, PGCE, NPQH and has completed the NCSL Headteacher Internship programme.

 


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

EARLY BIRD & GROUP BOOKINGS DEADLINE: Tuesday 21 November

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.

 

Bookings

Ticket Type Price Spaces
Member School - Booking (25+)
Early Bird Rate (available until 21 Nov)

£30.00
Member School - Large Group Booking (10+)
Early Bird Rate (available until 21 Nov)

£35.00
Member School - Small Group Booking (4+)
Early Bird Rate (available until 21 Nov)

£40.00
Member Schools
Early Bird Rate (available until 21 Nov)

£45.00
Non-member Schools
Early Bird Rate (available until 21 Nov)

£60.00


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