As we head towards Christmas, we want to make sure you have a summarised view of what is coming up from VNET in the next packed half term, as well as sharing some other news items and events you may have missed.
We will be doing similar ahead of each half term from here on, as requested by many of you in the last few months.
The sessions below have been organised in response to the needs of the network. If there are other courses you would like to see organised, please do let us know.
All of the events listed below can now be booked by clicking on the appropriate link.
VNET Events in the next Half Term – All Open for Booking
- 10th January: 9am – 12noon – Making a Case for Ofsted – A Data Workshop with Simon Davis (Free)
- 10th January: 5pm – 6:30pm – Governors Getting Ready for Inspection Seminar with Nick Butt (Free)
- 16th January: 9am – 12noon – Making a Case for Ofsted – A Data Workshop with Simon Davis (Free)
- 17th & 31st January: 9am – 4pm – Effective Confrontation Two Day Course with Kim Frazer (Sorry – Fully Booked)
- 17th January & 14th February: 9am – 3:30pm – Observing Teacher Behaviour and its Effects on Learning Two Day Course with Surinder Dhingra (Sorry – Fully Booked)
- 18th January: 8:45am – 4pm – VNET Curriculum Conference (Two free places per VNET Member School/Federation)
- 25th January: 8am – 9:30am – Mediation and Conflict Resolution Breakfast Briefing with Catch22 (Free)
- 29th January: 8:30am – 4pm – Resilience and Leadership Seminar with Jolyon Morris (£125pp +VAT)
- 30th January: 8:30am – 4pm – Perspectives on Leadership and Leadership Selection with Jolyon Morris (£125pp +VAT)
- 5th February: 5pm – 6:30pm – Making Monitoring Work for You – A Governor/Trustee Workshop with Rosemary Kett (Free)
- 7th February: 8:30am – 12:30pm – Moving Early Years to Outstanding through Effective Leadership Seminar with Clare Searle & Sue Brockhouse (£75pp +VAT)
We will also be hosting a free inclusion focused breakfast briefing on the 6th February alongside our new partners Inclusion Expert – more news and reservation information to follow.
Partner Events in the Next Half Term
In case you haven’t seen them, the following are a selection of the events being hosted by some of our partners which we think are worth looking into if they meet your priorities:
- 10th January: 1pm – 4pm – Using the Boxall Profile: a whole school approach @ Norfolk Nurture Hub (Discounted to £54pp +VAT for VNET Members)
- 17th January: 1:30pm – 3:30pm – Attachment Disorders Workshop @ NTLEC (£30pp)
- 21st January: 9:30am – 3:30pm Supporting Learning Poolside @ VisionEd (Discounted to £150pp +VAT for VNET Members)
- 24th January: 1:30pm – 3pm – E-Safety Awareness Briefing @ NTLEC (£30pp)
- 29th January: 1pm – 4pm – Understanding Dyslexia: Assessment and Practical Classroom Strategies to meet pupils’ needs @ NTLEC (£40pp)
- 4th February: 4:30pm – 6:30pm – An Introduction to the EEF’s Teaching and Learning Toolkit Twilight @ Norwich Research School (£30pp)
- 5th February: 9:30am – 3:30pm – NQT High Quality PE for All @ VisionEd (Discounted to £150pp +VAT for VNET Members)
- 13th February: 4:30pm – 6:30pm – Metacognition and Self-Regulation Twilight @ Norwich Research School (£30pp)
More courses and events are available on our partners websites. To see what our partners are offering, please check out their section on our website – VNET Partners
News and updates you may have missed this term
- DfE: How schools can support pupils whose mental health problems manifest themselves in behaviour
- Ofsted: Using Ofsted’s IDSR: early years foundation stage profile to key stage 4
- Ofsted: Annual Report 2017/18
- Ofsted: An investigation into how to assess the quality of education through curriculum intent, implementation and impact More on this at the conference!
- EEF: Working with parents to support children’s learning
- EEF: Whole Class Reading Strategies
VNET Office – Christmas Opening Times
Finally, we would like to thank all of you for your support and ongoing engagement in the network over the course of this Autumn term. We thank everyone who has engaged with the 50 courses, subject groups and events we have held during the term, not to mention all of the work done directly in schools and on special projects in over 200 schools.
We look forward to seeing you all at the Conference in January, and wish you all a very merry and restful Christmas.