Aberdeenshire Council - Events & Conferences

Post Graduate Certificate in Autism and Learning

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Closing Date for registration: 22nd June 2017

Target Audience: Teachers working in enhanced provision centres / community resource hubs / special schools

The dates of the Certificate programme are: 

  • Course 1a Understanding autism in an inclusive context: Sept 5/6/7 2017
  • Course 1b Enabling learning and participation: Sept 19/20/21 2017
  • Course 2a Making Sense of Behaviour: Jan 16/17/18 2018

Course 2b The autism friendly workplace: Jan 30/31 Feb 1 2018

Attached application form and endorsement form to be downloaded and completed electronically and emailed to education.developments@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

by midnight on Thursday 22 June 2017.

Course fees will be funded by the authority.  Schools will be expected to support participants with study time. Cover will not be funded centrally.

Entry to the course is by interview with a limited number of places available.

Applicants will be interviewed and following this an offer may be made.  Interviews will take place on 27th June 2016.

Applicants must seek permission from their line manager before applying for the course.

There is an expectation that those who are accepted for the course will contribute to the enhancement of autism friendly schools within the school / cluster / authority 

 

 

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School of Education
MacRobert Building
University of Aberdeen
Kings College
AB24 5UA Aberdeenshire

Starts on 27th June 2017 00:00

Finishes on 27th June 2017 00:00

 
THIS EVENT HAS NOW CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION.

Pre-birth to three: positive outcomes for Scotland

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Closing Date for registration: 26th June 2017

Target Audience: Early Learning and Childcare workforce (private, voluntary and public sectors) working with our youngest children and their families.

'Pre-birth to three: positive outcomes for Scotland's Children & Families' focuses on the four key principles of the guidance: Rights of the Child, Relationships, Responsive Care and Respect as a way to raise awareness of their importance and to promote this document as a common reference source which should be used to promote reflection, debate and discussion' (Learning and Teaching Scotland, 2010).  It will enable professional discussion around practice development related to the nine features ('role of staff, attachments, transitions, observation, assessment and planning, partnership working, health and wellbeing, literacy and numeracy, environments and play') of the key principles as you think about Getting It Right for the youngest and most vulnerable children you work with.

 

 

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Portlethen Community Centre (PINE/LARCH Room)
Bruntland Road
Portlethen
AB12 4QL Aberdeenshire

Starts on 21st August 2017 09:30

Finishes on 21st August 2017 16:00

 
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Available spaces 20/25

REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Course

17/002

Closing Date for registration: 26th June 2017

Target Audience: Early Learning & Childcare professionals (local authority, private and voluntary sectors).

Course Content:

•An introduction to Food Hygiene

•Bacteria and their characteristics

•Food Poisoning and its Prevention

•Personal Hygiene & Food Handling Habits

•The working Environment

•Cleaning & Disinfection

•Common Food Pests and their Control

•Food Legislation

•Delegate REHIS assessment & certification

•Links to further learning and support

 

 

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Ellon Community Campus - Health & Wellbeing Room
Kellie Pearl Way
ELLON
AB41 8LF Aberdeenshire

Starts on 26th August 2017 09:00

Finishes on 26th August 2017 16:00

 
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Available spaces 1/25

REHIS Refresher Food Hygiene Course

17/001

Closing Date for registration: 26th June 2017

Target Audience: Early Learning & Childcare Professionals (local authority, private and voluntary sectors) who work in Day Care Services for Children.

Course Content includes:

• A REHIS workbook and group led approach

• Identifying gaps in delegate knowledge

• Filling in gaps using training knowledge

• Assessment under exam conditions.

This course is for professionals who have already completed the six hour REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate - no longer than three years previously.

 

 

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Mearns Academy - Room GP3
Aberdeen Road
Laurencekirk
AB30 1ZJ Aberdeenshire

Starts on 23rd August 2017 18:00

Finishes on 23rd August 2017 21:30

 
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Available spaces 22/25

SNSA Showcase Event

16/692

Closing Date for registration: 19th June 2017

Target Audience: 1 Delegate per school; Could be Head Teacher, Depute Head Teacher, Principal Teacher or Teacher - to be determined by the school

In preparation for the roll out of the new Scottish National Standardised Assessment (SNSA) next session, Scottish Government have offered to run a "Showcase" event in each local authority, which will provide a walkthrough of the new system to demonstrate all aspects of its functionality and give attendees the opportunity to view the assessments, ask any questions and make comments directly to staff from ACER (the company that has been contracted by Scottish Government to provide the system.)

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Council Chambers, Woodhill House
Westburn Road
AB16 5GB Aberdeen

Starts on 23rd June 2017 14:00

Finishes on 23rd June 2017 15:30


Click & Go Primary Turnaround Wizard

16/688

Closing Date for registration: 13th June 2017

Target Audience: New Administrators in Primary Schools who have joined Aberdeenshire Council after August 2016 and who have not been through this process before or Administrators in larger Primary Schools who would like quiet time to work on this

The Primary Planning Wizard helps schools to prepare all next session's classes in 5 easy steps. It guides schools through the process of setting up next session's classes and curriculum. Classes are populated, teachers added to classes along with times and rooms.  A demonstration will be given followed by the opportunity to work on schools own data with an MIS Support representative being available to offer assistance and advice.  Please bring along details of next sessions classes i.e. teachers, class names, pupils.  

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Mackie Academy
Slug Road
Stonehaven
AB39 3DF Aberdeenshire

Starts on 20th June 2017 13:00

Finishes on 20th June 2017 16:00


PSG Home Economics

16/687

Closing Date for registration: 20th June 2017

Target Audience: Home Economics Teachers

Benchmarks, New Food Technologies Experiences and Outcomes, SQA update, food and attainment / pef, partner sharing. 

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Meldrum Academy
Colpy Rd
Oldmeldrum
AB51 ONT Aberdeenshire

Starts on 27th June 2017 13:30

Finishes on 27th June 2017 15:30


Secondary DYW Support

16/686

Closing Date for registration: 14th June 2017

Target Audience: PT with DYW and SLT equivalent

Opportunity to hear about Labour Market Information and the impact it might have on our pupils.  Further opportunity to hear about practice in Aberdeenshire schools.

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M1, Westhill Academy
Hay's Way
Westhill
Skene
AB32 6XZ Aberdeenshire

Starts on 21st June 2017 13:30

Finishes on 21st June 2017 15:30


REHIS Elementary Infection Control Course

16/679

Closing Date for registration: 20th June 2017

Target Audience: Early Learning & Childcare professionals (local authority, private and voluntary sectors).

Our REHIS Infection Prevention & Control and Blood Borne Viruses workshop is a 6 hour course which aims to enable delegates to develop their theoretical understanding, practical skills and competence in applying the 'essential elements of standard infection control precautions'.  To enable delegates to use what they have learned to assess risk in practice and to work competently to reduce the risk of infection for service users, colleagues and self.

 

 

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Portlethen Academy - Room 1F3
Bruntland Road
PORTLETHEN
AB12 4QL Aberdeenshire

Starts on 27th June 2017 18:00

Finishes on 28th June 2017 21:30


REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Course

16/678

Closing Date for registration: 13th June 2017

Target Audience: Early Learning & Childcare professionals (local authority, private and voluntary sectors).

Course Content:

•An introduction to Food Hygiene

•Bacteria and their characteristics

•Food Poisoning and its Prevention

•Personal Hygiene & Food Handling Habits

•The working Environment

•Cleaning & Disinfection

•Common Food Pests and their Control

•Food Legislation

•Delegate REHIS assessment & certification

•Links to further learning and support

 

 

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Westhill Academy - G18
Hay's Way
WESTHILL
AB32 6XZ Aberdeenshire

Starts on 20th June 2017 18:00

Finishes on 21st June 2017 21:30


Elklan Training to support 3-5 year olds

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Closing Date for registration: 6th April 2017

Target Audience: Early Learning & Childcare Professionals (local authority, private and voluntary sectors) who work in Day Care Services for ChildrenEarly Years Practitioners who support children with speech, language and communication difficulties

Elklan Training to Support 3 - 5 year olds

Elklan training is designed to provide strategies to support the needs of children with speech, language and communication difficulties.

Dates: 19 & 26 April 2017

3, 10,17 & 24 May 2017

7,14 & 21 June 2017

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Portlethen Academy
Bruntland Road
Portlethen
AB12 4QL Aberdeenshire

Starts on 19th April 2017 15:30

Finishes on 21st June 2017 17:30


Elklan Training-Portlethen

16/514

Closing Date for registration: 6th April 2017

Target Audience: Primary class teachers and PSAs who work collaboratively to support children with speech, language and communication difficulties.

Elklan training is designed to provide teachers and PSAs in Nursery and Primary Schools with strategies to support the needs of children with speech, language and communication difficulties.

  • understand speech, language and communication difficulties and how they may present in the classroom
  • develop attention and listening skills
  • support children with memory and vocabulary learning diffculties
  • know how to modify their own language level to suit the children's level
  • use modelling to encourage children to express themselves
  • understand the development of speech sounds and why children have problems
  • know how to support a child with interaction difficulties

Dates: 19 Apr, 26 Apr, 3 May, 10 May, 17 May, 24 May, 31 May, 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 June 2017

 

 

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Portlethen Academy
Bruntland Road
Portlethen
AB12 4QL Aberdeenshire

Starts on 19th April 2017 15:30

Finishes on 21st June 2017 17:30


Developing Number Sense to Raise Attainment-South

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Closing Date for registration: 30th January 2017

Target Audience: Primary class teachers, SfL(Primary and Secondary), SMT and secondary teachers with an interest in transition/supporting developing number sense in the primary years.

Developing Number Sense to Raise Attainment - South.

Dates & Locations:

Monday 6 February - Portlethen Academy

Monday 27 February - Portlethen Academy

Monday 27 March - Portlethen Academy

Monday 8 May - Lairhillock School

Monday 29 May - Lairhillock School

Monday 18 September - Portlethen Academy

 

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Portlethen Academy/Lairhillock School
Aberdeenshire

Starts on 6th February 2017 16:00

Finishes on 18th September 2017 17:30


Developing Number Sense to Raise Attainment-North

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Closing Date for registration: 1st February 2017

Target Audience: Primary class teachers, SfL(Primary and Secondary), SMT and secondary teachers with an interest in transition/supporting developing number sense in the primary years.

Developing Number Sense to Raise Attainment - North.
Wednesday 8 February

Date:

Wednesday 1 March

Wednesday 29 March

Wednesday 10 May

Wednesday 31 May

Wednesday 20 September

 

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Monquhitter School
Thornhill Road
Cuminestown
By Turriff
AB53 5WH Aberdeenshire

Starts on 8th February 2017 16:00

Finishes on 20th September 2017 17:30


Developing Number Sense to Raise Attainment-Cent 1

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Closing Date for registration: 31st January 2017

Target Audience: Primary class teachers, SfL(Primary and Secondary), SMT and secondary teachers with an interest in transition/supporting developing number sense in the primary years.

Developing Number Sense to Raise Attainment - Central 

Dates:

Tuesday 7 February

Tuesday 28 February

Tuesday 28 March

Tuesday 9 May

Tuesday 30 May

Tuesday 19 September

 

 

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Kintore Primary School
Castle Walk
Kintore
AB51 0RU Aberdeenshire

Starts on 7th February 2017 16:00

Finishes on 19th September 2017 17:30


TEST - FOR TRAINING PURPOSES ONLY

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Closing Date for registration: 31st January 2020

Target Audience: TRIAL EVENT - FOR TRAINING PURPOSES - ALL STAFF MAY USE THIS

Find Summary Of Event here

CLICK ON THE PURPLE REGISTER BUTTON TO REGISTER FOR THE EVENT

THE COMPLETE USER GUIDE CAN BE FOUND ATTACHED TO THIS EVENT.

All staff can use this event as a guide to what they can expect when registering for actual events on this website.  The only stage of the normal process that has been removed from this trial event, is the auto generation of a request for approval to attend, which would usually be sent to the school/or line manager.

It is important that your personal details are kept up to date.  The system generates information based on what you have input in your personal details.  Staff who are employed at a school, should ensure that their personal details reflect this fact.  Other groups such as Visiting Specialists, Sensory Support staff, EAL staff, EPS, etc have their own 'category' ie virtual school, so they should select the appropriate group.  

If you have any difficulties with registering for events, please use Contact Us facility at top of screen, or telephone 01224 665351 or 01224 664875 where a member of the team will be happy to assist.  However, if the closing date has already passed, and the purple Register button is not showing, we are not able to add you to the  event.

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Test

Starts on 1st February 2020 09:00

Finishes on 1st February 2020 17:00

 
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Available spaces 973/1000