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Free professional development sessions for school support staff

Working in partnership with Unison, The Open University in Wales are offering the following free workshops to support staff and teaching assistants in Wales.  Come and join these free Saturday workshops - these sessions will help raise your confidence in the workplace and build a clear understanding of your roles and capabilities.

These courses are open to all support staff, even if you are not a Unison member.  You will receive a completion certificate as evidence of your learning that can be added to your learning portfolio.

Choose from the following courses and follow the online link to book your place.  These are free to attend, but you must book to join.

Behaviour Management             

Breaking down the barriers to learning:

· Building inner strength

· Anger management tips

· Confidence building

· Reflecting on how you respond to inappropriate behaviour

· Working as a team to help learners achieve their best

 

Closing the Gap

Helping children from challenged backgrounds to maximise attainment:

· Coaching to improve learning

· Improving literacy and numeracy ideas

· Building relationships with the home

·Working as a team to help learners achieve their best

 

Making Literacy Fun

  • Speaking and Listening Ideas

  • Working with words

  • Making Literacy fun

Each event starts at 10.00 am and finishes at 2pm. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Date Venue & Area Activity Register
23 June 2018 Athenaeum Hall , Llanelli Making Literacy Fun Book Here
28 July 2-18 Athenaeum Hall , Llanelli Behaviour Management Book Here

If you have any queries please contact: wales-events@open.ac.uk