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Published: Wednesday, 7th October 2020

Virtual online learning

We recognise that these are challenging times for schools and settings. Finding time to focus on continuing professional development can be difficult.

To ensure staff within schools and settings continue to have access to CPD and professional learning we have adapted our CPD offer and delivery approach to utilise online platforms.

We are developing a library of online learning resources to ensure staff in schools and settings continue to receive statutory guidance and support to address a range of challenges and topics.

Guidance videos

Virtual School PEP tutorial

Jill Peplow, PEP Co-ordinator for the Virtual School talks through changes to the online PEP template within Welfare Call

Watch: PEP tutorial (opens in a new window)


Early years inclusion webinars

The early years inclusion team are developing a range of free webinars, that will be available on the early years YouTube page (opens in a new window).

The webinars are designed to support early years practitioners and SENCOs in early years settings and schools to develop their learning across a range of inclusive practice subjects.

The following webinars are available to view:

Watch: Graduated response and recommended paperwork (opens in a new window)

Watch: An introduction to the pre-school forum (opens in a new window)

Forthcoming early years webinars

  • The SEND Local Offer
  • SEND Information Advice Service
  • Local inclusion fund and graduated response levels
  • Relationship building with parents
  • Relationship building with parents – SEND
  • Visual Impairment
  • Hearing Impairment

The early years team, in liaison with our colleagues in specialist services will be developing a broad range of webinars throughout the academic year to support all aspects of inclusive practice.

Online resources

You will find a range of learning resources within the support services pages on our website.

Our resources aim to provide guidance on a variety of matters such as learning difficulties, impairments, emotional health and wellbeing issues and regulations.

Please contact the service teams if you require support or guidance with a need not featured within the website resources.

Scheduled training

You can view our planned programme of virtual training and conferences by downloading our training directories or search for training by keyword, phase or date on CPD online (opens in a new window).

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