BSLC Short Courses 2019 - 2020

BTSA offer a number of courses as part of the CPD offer for schools who are BSLC members.

PAD day events (October 2019) included:

  • English – led by the English and Media Centre- full day
  • Engage Bury – led by Holy Cross College senior leaders

Headteachers’ Conference (December 2019)

Headteachers, and their deputies, were invited to the Headteacher's Conference on Tuesday 3rd December at Elms Bank College Hub. Tuesday Humby, National Director for Teaching and Training, Ormiston Academies Trust discussed the OFSTED framework and her experience in moving schools to good/outstanding.

Upcoming Events include:

  • Magenta Principles

Two colleagues from each BSLC school are invited to attend a three day training course with Mike Hughes to learn about his Magenta Principles in detail and consider how they can be developed and embedded across schools to improve teaching and learning.

Course dates are: Wednesday 4th December, Tuesday 25th February and Wednesday 1st April, 9.00am - 3.00pm at Elms Bank College Hub (formerly St Monica's Sixth Form).

Places can be booked by emailing Catherine Dent on: dent.c@elmsbank.co.uk. Please see the attached flyer for further details.

  • A full menu of courses related to Mental Health

Please note, places for all courses (with the exception of Mental Health First Aid Kit Training) will be allocated in order of application. To reserve a place please email the BTSA team on: BTSAAdmin@ccmat.co.uk

 

Date

 

Course Title & Information

 

Venue & Facilitators

 

 

Two Day Course:

Wednesday 12th February

and

Thursday 13th February

9.00am – 5.00pm

 

Mental Health First Aid Kit Training

(One place per school)

 

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) equips people with mental health skills and awareness. Through this accredited training we equip people with the skills they need to support their own and others’ wellbeing. It empowers people to notice the signs of mental ill health. It also encourages them to break down barriers and listen in a non-judgemental way. In addition, it shows them how to signpost support for recovery.

 

 

Elms Bank College Hub (formerly St Monica’s)

 

Gemma Johnson

 

Twilight Course:

Wednesday 15th January

3.30pm – 4.30pm

 

Self-Harm

(Allocated in order of email booking)

 

This training allows people to gain a better understanding of self-harm. It allows you to see the benefit of early intervention, and provides strategies to break down barriers in discussing this with young people. It provides practical strategies that can be implemented immediately. 

 

Elms Bank College Hub (formerly St Monica’s)

 

Gemma Johnson

 

 

Twilight Course:

Thursday 12th March

 

3.30pm – 4.30pm

 

 

Transgender

(Allocated in order of email booking)

 

This training concentrates on how to talk and discuss identity with young people who are unsure of their own. It will allow staff to feel empowered when discussing this with young people and break down barriers of topics. It also signposts staff to helpful training/websites and resources that can be used during these conversations and within a classroom environment. It will discuss how the process of gender reassignment can start, so the staff have a better understanding of the process.

 

 

 

Elms Bank College Hub (formerly St Monica’s)

 

Gemma Johnson

 

 

Twilight Course:

Thursday 23rd April

 

3.30pm – 4.30pm

 

 

Depression & Anxiety

(Allocated in order of email booking)

 

This training allows people to gain a better understanding of depression and anxiety in a classroom setting. It also discusses ways in which you can talk to young people and advise in a helpful way. It concentrates on breaking down any barriers the young person has and how they can be overcome so the young person can continue with their education.

 

 

Elms Bank College Hub (formerly St Monica’s)

 

Gemma Johnson

 

 

Twilight Course:

Wednesday 10th June

3.30pm – 4.30pm

 

Adverse Childhood Experience

(Allocated in order of email booking)

 

This training discusses adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and how the potentially traumatic events that can have negative, lasting effects on health and well-being. These experiences range from physical, emotional, or sexual abuse to parental divorce or the incarceration of a parent or guardian. It discusses how these can be evident in a classroom setting and what staff can do to try and help the young person to feel valued and supported.

 

 

 

Elms Bank College Hub (formerly St Monica’s)

 

Gemma Johnson