FREE CPD Programme for ECTs, Transitional NQTs and RQTs

Published: 7 January 2022

Pens on a Notebook

Pens on a Notebook

A free CPD programme has been put together for ECTs, transitional NQTs and RQTs by the PACE Team. These bitesize remote sessions will commence from January 2022.

These sessions are optional, pick and mix which you want to attend and are free for all ECTs, transitional NQTs and RQTs.

To book places on any of these sessions please email

TopicContent OutlineColleagueDate (all at 4pm)Phase
Essential Safeguarding for ECTs A chance to look at and discuss some safeguarding scenarios that have really happened – what would you have done if this was in your school? Jo Ward Monday 7th February All
Statutory Assessment in Primary School The session will outline the statutory assessments carried out across the primary phase. There will be information about how each one is conducted, including the administration and assessment. Maxine Bull Thursday 3rd March Primary / Special
Supporting Disadvantaged Pupils  What is Pupil Premium? How can this funding be used to support pupils? How can I play my part? Vincent Hampton Thursday 17th March All
The Virtual School for Looked after Children (1) – Supporting LAC and Post LAC What is the role and function of the Virtual School for looked after children? Which pupils are LAC and PLAC? What are the needs of these two vulnerable groups? Graeme Ferguson / Susannah Beadle / Nina McNelis Wednesday 30th March All
Understanding the Process – Exclusions  This session will explain the definitions, reasons and responsibilities around suspensions and exclusions, and explain the alternatives that schools may use. Ellen Wilkinson Thursday 28th April All
The Virtual School for Looked After Children (2) – New responsibilities  What are the extended duties for Virtual Schools in relation to all children with a social worker? For pupils who are classed as CIN and CP – what training can be accessed by all staff to help support these pupils? Graeme Ferguson Monday 16th May All
Supporting Pupils with SEND This session will give you an overview of the main areas of need within SEND. We will also spend time looking at strategies which may support learners. Shaheen Parekh Tuesday 14th June All
An Introduction to In-Year Fair Access This session will give an explanation of how pupils move from one school to another, how vulnerable pupils are able to receive additional support and what happens if a young person is not appropriate for mainstream education. Ellen Wilkinson Thursday 30th June Secondary
How governors support your school  What is the role of governing bodies? How do they support your school? Jayne Hadfield Wednesday 13th July All


Share this article…
FB   LI   TW   WA   EM