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  • Thursday 20 Jun 24
    Introduction to Play Pedagogy as an Approach to Learning and Teaching in Primary 1 Target Audience: Primary 1 Class Teachers. Course Description: This is an introductory session to support teachers who are new to Primary 1 or who would like to engage in professional learning related to playful approaches to learning and teaching in the early level, prior to the start of next session. Course Presenters: Pauline Linn, Linda Reid and Lee Fairlie - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Monday 24 Jun 24
    Pre Registration for Childminders Target Audience: All ELC and primary staff. Course Description: This is a virtual sessions and by attending a childminder pre-registration course, this will give you all the information you need to get started as a childminder, including copies of relevant national documents, templates for business paperwork and sample policies. It is beneficial to attend an introductory session before booking on a course, however, we appreciate that may not always be possible and will do our best to make other arrangements to discuss the topics covered with people who are keen to attend. Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Thursday 25 Jul 24
    Early Learning and Childcare Induction Target Audience: New ELC staff. Course Description: This is a mandatory session for all new staff in local authority early learning and childcare settings. Presenter: Catriona Roberts, Carly Williams and Sally McDougall - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Monday 12 Aug 24
    Half day of Block Play (An Introduction to the seven stages of block play) Target Audience: Early Level practitioners An introduction to the seven stages of block play. A blend of history, theory and practice will shape this practical session led by Daniel Spry. Only 1 booking per ELC setting across the 4 sessions Read more
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    Thu 13 Jun 24

    Solihull Approaches Foundation Training Target Audience: All staff supporting children, young people and their families. Course Description: The Solihull Approach is a framework which helps provide a practical way of working with and supporting families. It aims to increase the emotional health and wellbeing of children and their families, ensuring children have a good emotional start in life whilst supporting parents in a creative and consistent approach. The Solihull Approach helps parents process their own emotions and anxieties allowing them to cope and focus more clearly on how to assist their children's emotions, anxieties and behaviours. There will be an expectation that once the foundation training is completed staff will attend 'Solihull in Practice' sessions. Read more
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  • Monday 12 Aug 24
    Enhanced Support - P1 - Day 3 Target Audience: Primary 1 and 2 Teachers, Classroom Support Staff, Inclusion Peripatetic Staff. Course Description: This session will continue on from sessions 1 and 2 with a focus on supporting non- speaking learners in the classroom. This is a multi-agency event with a focus on collaborative planning. Presenter: Karen Dixon, Kirsty Lockhart, Jo Ford - Perth and Kinross Council. This session will continue on from sessions 1 and 2 with a focus on supporting non- speaking learners in the classroom. This is a multi-agency event with a focus on collaborative planning. Read more
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  • Tuesday 13 Aug 24
    Food Safety Management Target Audience: all ELC and school staff involved in handling food within the playroom or classroom. Course Description: An introduction to food safety management procedures and guidance to support education staff to adhere to legal requirements, maintain accurate records, and embed strict infection control measures into food cooking and preparation activities which take place in the classroom/playroom. Presenter: Carly Williams, Sally McDougall, and Nina Roberts - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Tuesday 13 Aug 24
    Half day of Block Play (An Introduction to the seven stages of block play) Target Audience: Early Level practitioners An introduction to the seven stages of block play. A blend of history, theory and practice will shape this practical session led by Daniel Spry. Only 1 booking per ELC setting across the 4 sessions Read more
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  • Tuesday 13 Aug 24
    Supporting the Learning and Development of Boys in the ELC Setting - Closing the Gender Attainment Gap Target Audience: ELC Practitioners and Leaders, Early Primary School Teachers and Support Staff. Course Description: During this training, you will hear about the gaps in developmental milestone data between boys and girls in ELC settings. You will explore how unconscious gender bias can impact on interactions and provision in ELC settings, and discuss with colleagues how to ensure the needs of boys are met in your ELC setting. Signposting to up to date reading and research will also be provided. Presenter: Nina Roberts, Carly Williams and Sally McDougall - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Tuesday 13 Aug 24
    Pupil Care and Welfare Officer Training - In-Service Day training Target Audience: Pupil Care and Welfare officers. Course Description: A practical session offering an opportunity to learn how to use SEEMiS more effectively, and to share best practice in relation to the use of the Caseload Overview for Attendance. Presenter: Sandra Sinclair and Jamie McHale - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Tuesday 13 Aug 24
    Outdoor Play and Learning at ELC Westbank Target Audience: Early Level practitioners An opportunity to learn about high quality outdoor play experiences from the team at ELC Westbank including an introduction to fire bowls. No more than 2 staff members per setting please Read more
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  • Tuesday 13 Aug 24
    Get to Know J2E Target Audience: ELC and Primary Demonstration of how to get started with the learning platform Just 2 Easy. Including how to onboard learners and staff, what different tiles do and what the profiling tool looks like. Read more
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  • Tuesday 20 Aug 24
    Get to Know J2E Target Audience: ELC and Primary Demonstration of how to get started with the learning platform Just 2 Easy. Including how to onboard learners and staff, what different tiles do and what the profiling tool looks like. Read more
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  • Tuesday 20 Aug 24
    Child Protection Basic Awareness Target Audience: ELC, Out of School Care, Childminders Course Description: This is a face to face session to provide a basic overview of the procedures and the processes used in child protection. The course will cover indicators of abuse, signs and symptoms and support your confidence in responding appropriately. The course will also cover your responsibilities in regard to information sharing and give you a basic understanding of the processes undertaken by statutory services when responding to child protection concerns. Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
    Add Child Protection Basic Awareness to your calendar
  • Thursday 22 Aug 24
    Perfect Your Pedagogy with Promethean Find out how to use classroom tools such as split screen, selection tools, annotation tools and much more; become more confident with Active Inspire Software Read more
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  • Tuesday 27 Aug 24
    Introduction to Pre Registration for Childminding Target Audience: Anyone interested in Childminding. Course Description: This is a virtual session that explores what Childminding is and whether this is right for you and your family. It covers the impact of working from your own home. It also looks at the legislation and regulatory body that childminders are registered with. The course goes on and looks at The Health and Social Care Standards, finishing with registering and running a childminders service. Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Tuesday 3 Sep 24
    Introduction to Leadership and Management Target Audience: ELC. Out of School Care, Childminders. Course Description: This is a face to face session to explore leadership and management. The course is a basic introduction to leadership and management designed to give aspiring managers tools and guidance in order to develop their management role. Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Tuesday 3 Sep 24
    Supply ECP, PA and EYPSA Network Target Audience: All supply PA, ECPs and EYPSAs. The supply network allows PKC supply staff to hear about the most recent policy and practice in our early learning and childcare settings. By attending, you will be able to engage in professional discussions with your colleagues from the Early Years Team, as well as being able to ask any questions you might have in relation to your role. Read more
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  • Wednesday 4 Sep 24
    Digibyte: PowerPoint Live and Captions Target Audience: Primary and Secondary Staff PowerPoint Live and transcription tools are a great way to help learners with ASN, who require notes and transcriptions of lessons or who may require lessons to be translated. Use PowerPoint subtitles to support learners in class; Use PowerPoint live to provide real time transcriptions of lessons; Use MS Translate App to provide translations of lessons Read more
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  • Thursday 5 Sep 24
    Exploring the Crucial Developmental Stages in Early Writing - Practical Workshop Target Audience: All ELC and Primary staff working within the early level This course is suitable for any practition working in Early Learning and Childcare and Primary wishing to increase their knowledge and understanding of how children develop the crucial skills for mark making and early writing. The course will explore how chldren wil develop their gross and fine motor skills that support them to be able to write. Read more
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  • Thursday 5 Sep 24
    Staged Intervention Framework for Attendance (SIFA) Collaborative Conversation Target Audience: Primary and Secondary - SLT and guidance. Course Description: An opportunity to share practice, jointly problem solve and identify further developments. Presenter: Rhianna Brodie - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Thursday 5 Sep 24
    0-3 Being Me in PKC Target Audience: ELC Practitioners working with under 3's. Course Description: Developing a sound understanding of the key principles of supporting children 0-3. Attachments, baby brain development, schematic play, experiences, interactions and spaces relating to the under 3s. Presenter: Sophie Lowe and Catriona Roberts. Read more
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  • Monday 9 Sep 24
    Loose Parts Play Read more
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  • Tuesday 10 Sep 24
    Digibyte: Read Out Loud Tools Target Audience: Primary and Secondary Staff Course Description: Read Out Loud tools can be used a both accessibility features and as a universal support tool. This can help learners to access information in a different way through a device reading instructions out to them. Use Reading tools to provide learners with opportunities to have written instructions read out loud; Use Immersive Reader and Reading View to make websites more accessible Read more
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  • Tuesday 10 Sep 24
    Introduction to Child Development Target Audience: ELC. Out of School Care, Childminders This is a face to face session to provide a basic overview of the procedures and the processes used in child protection. The course will cover indicators of abuse, signs and symptoms and support your confidence in responding appropriately. The course will also cover your responsibilities in regard to information sharing and give you a basic understanding of the processes undertaken by statutory services when responding to child protection concerns. Aims and Outcomes: Provide a basic overview of the procedures and processes used in child protection. The course will cover indicators of abuse, signs, symptoms and support your confidence in responding appropriately. The course will also cover your responsibilities regarding information sharing and give you a basic understanding of the processes undertaken when responding to child protection concerns. Read more
    Add Introduction to Child Development to your calendar
  • Wednesday 11 Sep 24
    Practical Workshop on Using CIRCLE Up, Up, and Away Target Audience: all ELC and Primary 1 staff. Course Description: Practical support for those working in the Early Years to engage with and use the CIRCLE Up, Up, and Away document to support high quality provision for all children that is inclusive, developmentally - appropriate, and secures children's learning and progression. Presenter: Karen Dixon, Pauline Linn and Carly Williams - Perth and Kinross Council . Read more
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  • Wednesday 11 Sep 24
    Pre Registration for Childminding Target Audience: Anyone interested in Childminding. Course Description: This is a virtual sessions and by attending a childminder pre-registration course, this will give you all the information you need to get started as a childminder, including copies of relevant national documents, templates for business paperwork and sample policies. It is beneficial to attend an introductory session before booking on a course, however, we appreciate that may not always be possible and will do our best to make other arrangements to discuss the topics covered with people who are keen to attend. Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
    Add Pre Registration for Childminding to your calendar
  • Monday 16 Sep 24
    Child Protection Officer Training Target Audience: all as appropriate. Course Description: You have been nominated to complete training as a Child Protection Officer for your school/establishment or early years setting. This course will clarify procedures regarding the training process. PKC Staff; Perth and Kinross Essential Child protection e- learning. You should have already undertaken the Child Protection Basic Awareness course and completed. Presenter: Christy Stephenson - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Tuesday 17 Sep 24
    Digibyte: Microsoft Reflect Target Audience: All Staff Course Description: Microsoft Reflect is a free feature embedded into Microsoft Teams. This provides and emotional check in for learners whilst also providing mindfulness tools such as breathing exercises, podcasts and brain breaks to support emotional well-being. Provide an emotional check in for learners; Find free emotional well-being resources that can be used with learners; Embed self- reflection in MS Teams Read more
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  • Tuesday 17 Sep 24
    PKC Nurturing Relationships - Phase 4 Target Audience: ELC, Primary and Secondary staff who are leading on the Nurturing Relationships programme within their schools. Course Description: This programme uses an action research model to support schools on their Nurturing Relationships journey. Schools will progress through the six nurture principles, guided by their school leads team over a period of 4+ years. Online training and coaching offered to the school leads team and whole staff training is offered to provide a universal level of understanding of the key concepts of nurture. Presenter: Rachel Rennie and Leah Smart - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Tuesday 17 Sep 24
    An Introduction to Analysing National Standardised Assessments Data Target Audience: School Staff involved in the analysis of data. Course Description: This course is for anyone involved in the delivery and in the analysing of standardised assessments to children and young people in primary or secondary schools. This course will use a set of demonstration reports to look at the assessments’ adaptive design and the long scale. We will also highlight key features of the Individual report, Group Diagnostic reports and Group Aggregate report that are used to report on children’s and young people’s achievement and progress. We will then consider how NSA data may be used to stimulate professional reflection and discussion and to help inform the next steps in learning. Presenter: Lorna Mackintosh. Read more
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  • Tuesday 17 Sep 24
    Assessment and Planning in ELC to Support Children with ASN Target Audience: Any Practitoners who are assessing and planning for additional support needs within in ELC settings. Course Description: This course will introduce you to key concepts and ideas to support your understanding and practice in relation to identifying Additional Support Needs and Planning for these needs. Attendance at all three sessions are required to complete the Programme. Presenter: Pauline Linn and Karen Dixon - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Thursday 19 Sep 24
    Senior Practitioner Development Programme Target Audience: ELC and Out of School Care. Any practitioner wishing to develop leadership skills. ECP or SECP or equivalent. Course Description: This session is for practitioners who wish to develop their leadership skills to take on future senior roles across Perth and Kinross. Presenter: Linda Reid, Pauline Linn and Sally McDougall - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Thursday 19 Sep 24
    Exploring GIRFEC and UNCRC Target Audience: ELC, Out of School Care, Childminders. Course Description: This is a face to face session to explore how we can use Getting it Right for Every Child and the UNCRC within your own work settings. Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Thursday 19 Sep 24
    PKC Nurturing Relationships - Phases 1, 2 & 3 Target Audience: ELC, Primary and Secondary staff who are leading on the Nurturing Relationships programme within their schools. Course Description: This programme uses an action research model to support schools on their Nurturing Relationships journey. Schools will progress through the six nurture principles, guided by their school leads team over a period of 4+ years. Online training and coaching offered to the school leads team and whole staff training is offered to provide a universal level of understanding of the key concepts of nurture. Presenter: Rachel Rennie and Leah Smart - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
    Add PKC Nurturing Relationships - Phases 1, 2 & 3 to your calendar
  • Friday 20 Sep 24
    Outdoor Play and Learning at Westbank ELC (Autumn) Target Audience: ELC Practitioners and Leaders, Early primary school teachers and support staff. An opportunity to engage in learning centred around designing and delivering high quality play experiences in the outdoors with a seasonal slant. Read more
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  • Tuesday 24 Sep 24
    Child Protection Basic Awareness Target Audience: ELC, Out of School Care, Childminders Course Description: This is a face to face session to provide a basic overview of the procedures and the processes used in child protection. The course will cover indicators of abuse, signs and symptoms and support your confidence in responding appropriately. The course will also cover your responsibilities in regard to information sharing and give you a basic understanding of the processes undertaken by statutory services when responding to child protection concerns. Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
    Add Child Protection Basic Awareness to your calendar
  • Wednesday 25 Sep 24
    Supporting the Learning and Development of Boys in the ELC Setting - Closing the Gender Attainment Gap Target Audience: ELC Practitioners and Leaders, Early Primary School Teachers and Support Staff. Course Description: During this training, you will hear about the gaps in developmental milestone data between boys and girls in ELC settings. You will explore how unconscious gender bias can impact on interactions and provision in ELC settings, and discuss with colleagues how to ensure the needs of boys are met in your ELC setting. Signposting to up to date reading and research will also be provided. Presenter: Nina Roberts, Carly Williams and Sally McDougall - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Thursday 26 Sep 24
    Digibyte: Apple Green Screen Target Audience: Green Screen can be used to capture learners imagination through transporting them to a variety of places. Find out how this can easily be done using the iMovie app. Course Description: How to use creative film making features with the iPad Read more
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  • Thursday 26 Sep 24
    Risk in Play Target Audience: ELC, Out of School Care, Childminders. Course Description: This session will explore our own play experiences while growing up. The session allows participants to be involved in discussions around a risk benefit approach and the importance of managing risk. There is the opportunity for discussion and the sharing of top tips around developing risk assessments with children. The course also looks at local and national guidance that support risk in play. Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Monday 30 Sep 24
    Positive Relationships Target Audience: ELC, Out of School Care, Childminders. Course Description: This is a face to face session that will provide a framework for supporting children who are experiencing behaviour challenges, to enable them to regulate themselves to the greatest extent possible whilst taking on board your own knowledge, skills and experience. Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Monday 30 Sep 24
    Digibyte: Top 5 ASN Apps for Recording Learning Target Audience: ASN, Primary and Secondary Teachers. Course Description: Find out how you can use accessibility features on an iPad to support a number of ASN. Presenter: Harriet Benbow - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Tuesday 22 Oct 24
    Loose Parts Play Read more
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  • Thursday 24 Oct 24
    Introduction to Pre Registration for Childminding Target Audience: Anyone interested in Childminding. Course Description: This is a virtual session that explores what Childminding is and whether this is right for you and your family. It covers the impact of working from your own home. It also looks at the legislation and regulatory body that childminders are registered with. The course goes on and looks at The Health and Social Care Standards, finishing with registering and running a childminders service. Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
    Add Introduction to Pre Registration for Childminding to your calendar
  • Thursday 24 Oct 24
    Early Learning and Childcare Induction Target Audience: New ELC staff. Course Description: This is a mandatory session for all new staff in local authority early learning and childcare settings. Presenter: Catriona Roberts, Carly Williams and Sally McDougall - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
    Add Early Learning and Childcare Induction to your calendar
  • Wednesday 30 Oct 24
    Food Safety Management Target Audience: all ELC and school staff involved in handling food within the playroom or classroom. Course Description: An introduction to food safety management procedures and guidance to support education staff to adhere to legal requirements, maintain accurate records, and embed strict infection control measures into food cooking and preparation activities which take place in the classroom/playroom. Presenter: Carly Williams, Sally McDougall, and Nina Roberts - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
    Add Food Safety Management to your calendar
  • Thursday 31 Oct 24
    Pre Registration for Childminding Target Audience: Anyone interested in Childminding. Course Description: This is a virtual sessions and by attending a childminder pre-registration course, this will give you all the information you need to get started as a childminder, including copies of relevant national documents, templates for business paperwork and sample policies. It is beneficial to attend an introductory session before booking on a course, however, we appreciate that may not always be possible and will do our best to make other arrangements to discuss the topics covered with people who are keen to attend. Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
    Add Pre Registration for Childminding to your calendar
  • Monday 4 Nov 24
    Child Protection Officer Training Target Audience: all as appropriate. Course Description: You have been nominated to complete training as a Child Protection Officer for your school/establishment or early years setting. This course will clarify procedures regarding the training process. PKC Staff; Perth and Kinross Essential Child protection e- learning. You should have already undertaken the Child Protection Basic Awareness course and completed. Presenter: Christy Stephenson - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
    Add Child Protection Officer Training to your calendar
  • Tuesday 5 Nov 24
    Digibyte: Translation Tools Target Audience: Primary an Secondary Staff Find out how to use accessibility features such as Immersive Reader, OneNote and PowerPoint to support Translation in class. Find out how to support EAL learners with Digital Technology Read more
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  • Wednesday 6 Nov 24
    Perfect Your Pedagogy with Promethean Find out how to use classroom tools such as split screen, selection tools, annotation tools and much more; become more confident with Active Inspire Software Read more
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  • Thursday 7 Nov 24
    Introduction to Leadership and Management Target Audience: ELC. Out of School Care, Childminders. Course Description: This is a face to face session to explore leadership and management. The course is a basic introduction to leadership and management designed to give aspiring managers tools and guidance in order to develop their management role. Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
    Add Introduction to Leadership and Management to your calendar
  • Tuesday 12 Nov 24
    Introduction to Child Development Target Audience: ELC. Out of School Care, Childminders This is a face to face session to provide a basic overview of the procedures and the processes used in child protection. The course will cover indicators of abuse, signs and symptoms and support your confidence in responding appropriately. The course will also cover your responsibilities in regard to information sharing and give you a basic understanding of the processes undertaken by statutory services when responding to child protection concerns. Aims and Outcomes: Provide a basic overview of the procedures and processes used in child protection. The course will cover indicators of abuse, signs, symptoms and support your confidence in responding appropriately. The course will also cover your responsibilities regarding information sharing and give you a basic understanding of the processes undertaken when responding to child protection concerns. Read more
    Add Introduction to Child Development to your calendar
  • Tuesday 12 Nov 24
    Digibyte: Workflow Tips for the ipad Target Audience: Primary and Secondary Staff Get the most out of you iPad by finding out how to use this best in class. Find out how to split screen, make quick notes, add short cuts and focus on specific apps when using iPads in the classroom. Explore tools that can help support the functionality of iPad use. Read more
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  • Thursday 14 Nov 24
    Staged Intervention Framework for Attendance (SIFA) Collaborative Conversation Target Audience: Primary and Secondary - SLT and guidance. Course Description: An opportunity to share practice, jointly problem solve and identify further developments. Presenter: Rhianna Brodie - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
    Add Staged Intervention Framework for Attendance (SIFA) Collaborative Conversation to your calendar
  • Wednesday 20 Nov 24
    Solution Focused Approaches Target Audience: Secondary and Primary Support Staff and Teachers. Course Description: Solution focused approaches can be used with individuals or groups to support engagement and goal setting. Participants will understand the principles underlying solution focused approaches, and practice a range of tools. Presenter: Rachel Rennie and Julie Martin. Read more
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  • Thursday 21 Nov 24
    0-3 Being Me in PKC Target Audience: ELC Practitioners working with under 3's. Course Description: Developing a sound understanding of the key principles of supporting children 0-3. Attachments, baby brain development, schematic play, experiences, interactions and spaces relating to the under 3s. Presenter: Sophie Lowe and Catriona Roberts. Read more
    Add 0-3 Being Me in PKC to your calendar
  • Thursday 21 Nov 24
    Child Protection Basic Awareness Target Audience: ELC, Out of School Care, Childminders Course Description: This is a face to face session to provide a basic overview of the procedures and the processes used in child protection. The course will cover indicators of abuse, signs and symptoms and support your confidence in responding appropriately. The course will also cover your responsibilities in regard to information sharing and give you a basic understanding of the processes undertaken by statutory services when responding to child protection concerns. Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
    Add Child Protection Basic Awareness to your calendar
  • Monday 25 Nov 24
    Exploring GIRFEC and UNCRC Target Audience: All ELC and primary staff. Course Description: This is a face to face session to explore how we can use Getting it Right for Every Child and the UNCRC within your own work settings. Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
    Add Exploring GIRFEC and UNCRC to your calendar
  • Monday 25 Nov 24
    Digibyte: Garageband GarageBand is a super Apple App which can support music and podcast creation. Find out how to use the basic features of this app during this webinar. Find out how to use features of Garageband such as: voice changer, using digital instruments, create a quick song and create a podcast Read more
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  • Tuesday 26 Nov 24
    Using National Standardised Assessments Data (NSA) to Support Improvement Target Audience: School Senior Leaders. Course Description: This course will continue in the same theme as the course, An Introduction to analysing NSA data, to further understanding of analysing of data. It is designed to develop professional’ use of the NSA reports to support improvement. It builds on the many techniques in the above course to extend understanding along with prompting attendees to make decisions on how to approach analysis of the NSA reports. Presenter: Laura Mackintosh. Read more
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  • Tuesday 26 Nov 24
    Using Longitudinal Data and Reports in NSA Target Audience: School Leaders This course is for anyone involved in the delivery and analysis of outcomes in the national standardised assessments in primary or secondary schools. This course will introduce the Outcomes by Academic Year report (OBAY) and Learning Progress Report (LPR). We will review the key features of these reports and highlight ways in which they can be used to identify individual learner and cohort progress and give you an insight into how you might use these reports within your school. Read more
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  • Tuesday 26 Nov 24
    Supporting the Learning and Development of Boys in the ELC Setting - Closing the Gender Attainment Gap Target Audience: ELC Practitioners and Leaders, Early Primary School Teachers and Support Staff. Course Description: During this training, you will hear about the gaps in developmental milestone data between boys and girls in ELC settings. You will explore how unconscious gender bias can impact on interactions and provision in ELC settings, and discuss with colleagues how to ensure the needs of boys are met in your ELC setting. Signposting to up to date reading and research will also be provided. Presenter: Nina Roberts, Carly Williams and Sally McDougall - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
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  • Friday 29 Nov 24
    Supporting the Learning and Development of Boys in the ELC Setting - Closing the Gender Attainment Gap Target Audience: ELC Practitioners and Leaders, Early Primary School Teachers and Support Staff. Course Description: During this training, you will hear about the gaps in developmental milestone data between boys and girls in ELC settings. You will explore how unconscious gender bias can impact on interactions and provision in ELC settings, and discuss with colleagues how to ensure the needs of boys are met in your ELC setting. Signposting to up to date reading and research will also be provided. Presenter: Nina Roberts, Carly Williams and Sally McDougall - Perth and Kinross Council. Read more
    Add Supporting the Learning and Development of Boys in the ELC Setting - Closing the Gender Attainment Gap to your calendar
  • Thursday 5 Dec 24
    Practical Workshop on Using CIRCLE Up, Up, and Away Target Audience: all ELC and Primary 1 staff. Course Description: Practical support for those working in the Early Years to engage with and use the CIRCLE Up, Up, and Away document to support high quality provision for all children that is inclusive, developmentally - appropriate, and secures children's learning and progression. Presenter: Karen Dixon, Pauline Linn and Carly Williams - Perth and Kinross Council . Read more
    Add Practical Workshop on Using CIRCLE Up, Up, and Away to your calendar
  • Tuesday 10 Dec 24
    Supply ECP, PA and EYPSA Network Target Audience: All supply PA, ECPs and EYPSAs. The supply network allows PKC supply staff to hear about the most recent policy and practice in our early learning and childcare settings. By attending, you will be able to engage in professional discussions with your colleagues from the Early Years Team, as well as being able to ask any questions you might have in relation to your role. Read more
    Add Supply ECP, PA and EYPSA Network to your calendar
  • Wednesday 11 Dec 24
    An Introduction to the National Standardised Assessments for Scotland Target Audience: All School Staff Course Description:This course is for anyone involved in the delivery of national standardised assessments to children and young people in primary or secondary schools who wish to understand the purpose of the assessments and gain familiarity with the functionality of the assessment platform. Read more
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