Teacher CPD at London CLC

During the COVID-19 pandemic, CPD sessions will run remotely and timings may be subject to change.

calendar Tue 23 Feb 2021


time 09:00 - 12:00
KS2 
Half day (£50)

Doing more with Scratch

Scratch is London CLC’s go-to tool for teaching KS2 computing in a way that is flexible, encourages creativity and provides the complexity to challenge pupils and teachers alike. This session will help teachers gain a more detailed understanding of Scratch, including some of the new features available in Scratch 3. It will link these new skills to some of the big ideas in computing, with classroom activities that exemplify these links.

Having attended this course teachers will...

  • understand some of the less used features in Scratch.
  • know how these features can be used to extend KS2 pupils’ learning.
  • be aware of a range of resources that support teaching and learning with Scratch.
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calendar Wed 10 Mar 2021


time 09:00 - 12:00
KS1 KS2 
Half day (£50)

Maths forum

The maths forum provides an opportunity for maths subject leaders to share their expertise and investigate new opportunities for digital technologies to support maths teaching and learning. The forum combines discussion with colleagues about school-wide progress in mathematics, with hands-on activities led by a London CLC tutor, demonstrating how technology can be used to support maths. The session will include materials from the ScratchMaths project, a piece of research conducted by UCL Knowledge Lab with input from London CLC.Having attended this course, teachers will:

 

Having attended this course teachers will...

  • be familiar with the maths practice of other schools and subject leaders.
  • be able to use digital technologies to facilitate cutting-edge maths activities.
  • be able to introduce ScratchMaths to their colleagues at school.
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calendar Tue 23 Mar 2021


time 09:00 - 12:00
KS1 KS2 
Half day (£50)

Science forum

London CLC’s science forum is an opportunity for primary science subject leaders to share their expertise and work with a London CLC tutor to investigate a range of digital technologies that can support science teaching and learning. The open forum format allows teachers to discuss a range of issues, and share their ideas and solutions. The discussion will be followed by a London CLC-led practical session, which will demonstrate how pupils can use digital technology to research, test and present scientific ideas.

Having attended this course teachers will...

  • be familiar with the science practice of other schools and subject leaders.
  • be able to use digital technologies to facilitate cutting-edge scientific investigations.
  • know about a range of engaging tools pupils can use to present their understanding of key scientific concepts.
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calendar Thu 25 Mar 2021


time 09:00 - 12:00
EYFS KS1 KS2 
Half day (£50)

Creative arts forum

This session is for teachers who lead on creative arts subjects and will include guidance on how technology can be used to support learning in music, visual art and drama. It will be facilitated by London CLC specialists and will draw on our experiences as Tate Exchange associates and our partnership work with a range of cultural institutions. Teachers will have the opportunity to try a range of tools, as well as sharing their experiences and expertise with colleagues from other schools.

Having attended this course teachers will...

  • know about some new uses of technology to support creative arts.
  • have a clear idea of how to plan and structure arts projects using technology.
  • gain some new approaches for sharing, collaborating and publishing with technology.
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calendar Tue 27 Apr 2021


time 09:15 - 15:30
KS1 KS2 
Full day (£95)

Humanities conference

Discover how digital technology can be used to support the teaching and learning of humanities subjects. This event provides opportunities for geography, history and RE teachers to learn about curriculum developments, share their expertise and participate in hands-on technology workshops. We will also introduce experts from partner museums and galleries who will share exciting opportunities to work with their organisations.

Having attended this course teachers will...

  • have a range of new digital skills to support learners.
  • know about opportunities provided by local cultural organisations.
  • have learned from the experiences of other schools and subject leaders.
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calendar Tue 11 May 2021


time 09:00 - 12:00
EYFS 
Half day (£50)

EYFS forum

This half-day forum provides an opportunity for EYFS practitioners to discuss and evaluate the use of technology in developing young children’s communication, creativity and problem-solving skills. The session will provide opportunities to explore and develop a series of technology-based activities to take back to your early years’ setting.

Having attended this course teachers will...

  • be more confident in planning computing and technology-based learning activities for young children.
  • be familiar with the application of technology in an early years’ setting.
  • be more knowledgeable about digital tools and resources.
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calendar Tue 08 Jun 2021


time 09:15 - 15:30
KS1 KS2 
Full day (£95)

Summer Primary computing conference

This event is for computing subject leaders and teachers interested in the use of technologies across the curriculum. It will include keynote speakers with policy and curriculum updates, in addition to practical workshops and opportunities to hear from colleagues in other schools. Sessions will cover the three key areas of the computing curriculum: computer science, digital literacy and information technology. This conference will build upon the themes explored at the previous conference in the autumn.

Having attended this course teachers will...

  • be able to support and lead school colleagues in teaching the computing curriculum and using digital technologies across the curriculum.
  • know more about policy and practice in online safety, digital skills and the computing curriculum.
  • be more up to date with innovation in technology and pedagogy.
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calendar Wed 16 Jun 2021


time 09:00 - 12:00
KS1 KS2 
Half day (£50)

Online safety briefing for NQTs

Understanding the complex issues around online safety is of paramount importance to schools. This briefing session for NQTs will focus on raising awareness of the issues while providing support and guidance on effective teaching of digital literacy and online safety. In addition, the session will support new teachers in understanding how to keep themselves safe and protect their professional reputation

Having attended this course teachers will...

  • have a deeper understanding of the key aspects of online safety.
  • know about initiatives and resources for pupils, school staff and parents.
  • be better able to respond to online safety incidents.
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