Primary CPD Summer Term 2017

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ALL COURSES ARE HELD at OpenZone@The Word, 45 Market Place, South Shields NE33 1JF

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EARLY YEARS MASH MEET

Thursday, May 18th, 4pm

39-40 Market Pl

South Shields, England

Mini Mash is an interactive virtual classroom that allows children in Nursery and Reception to explore, learn and create in a safe online space. In each of the seven learning areas you’ll find a wide range of tools and content mapped around the EYFS framework. It also comes complete with 25+ themed topic packs covering all of your Early Years favourites.


We’ll give you a tour of the different tools and content available in Mini Mash and there will be time to ask questions and discuss lesson ideas. Our Mash Meets offer a relaxed environment where teachers can learn, explore and share best practice while enjoying a cup of tea with some biscuits.


This Mash Meet will show you how to:


  • Use Mini Mash tools and resources in EYFS
  • Create your own resources
  • Add topic resources to the home page
  • Save work without logging in
  • Engage parents with Home Access



Benefits and outcomes:


  • Understand the Mini Mash tools and resources available to you
  • Save time when planning and finding resources
  • How to create bespoke activities for your little learners


This session is great for:


EYFS Senior Leaders, Teachers and Support Staff.


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How does the Internet work?

Wednesday, June 7th, 4pm

39-40 Market Pl

South Shields, England

Code Club builds a community of volunteers who share their passion for digital making with children and teachers across the UK.

They offer training and resources for primary school teachers of the new computing curriculum and we are delighted to announce that they will be hosing one of their very popular CPD events in South Tyneside.


This session explores networks and the internet. We look at the Web in more detail, including how to code using HTML, and how search engines work. Have a look at the video below to find out a bit more.


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Code Club Teacher Training Module: KS2 Internet

Safeguarding Conference

Friday, June 16th, 9:30am

Market Place

South Shields, England

Following our last highly successful conference on E Safety, we are pleased to be bringing you another thought-provoking, informative and highly topical conference in 2016.

Themes covered on the day will include:

  • Child sexual exploitation
  • Cyberbullying
  • Cyber security
  • and much more

Expect to hear keynotes from experts in their field and get hands on in learning new ways of approaching safeguarding in the classroom.


Who should attend?

Anyone with responsibility for safeguarding in the school.


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Computing Subject Leaders Network Meeting

Thursday, June 29th, 4pm

Market Place

South Shields, England

A chance for Co-ordinators to keep up to date with new technology and what is going on in the Local Authority. There is always an opportunity to ask questions and chat with colleagues. This is also an opportunity to have a look round our new base and facilities at The Word.

Who should attend: Computing Subject Leaders or other interested members of staff

Date: 29th June 2017

Time: 4 - 5.30


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CEOP E Safety for Teachers

Wednesday, July 19th, 1-4pm

39-40 Market Pl

South Shields, England

This free half day training course is delivered by CEOP-trained Ambassadors. The training provides an introduction to the work of CEOP, and a presentation on how young people are using technology, outlining some of the associated risks and the preventative measures that can be undertaken. Finally the course introduces you to the Thinkuknow education resources for all ages and trains you in how to deliver the Thinkuknow presentation to 11 – 16 year olds.


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Car Parking

Car parking at The Word is FREE for 2 hours. Please note that you MUST obtain a ticket from the machine and display it in a prominent place.


If your course is for longer than 2 hours we would recommend parking at The Customs House where it is free all day.

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