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30 Jul
eCWIP provides a range of training courses & events to support your school staff. To secure your places we suggest that you book onto the courses as early as possible. The current and upcoming courses include: Health & Safety Courses Emergency First Aid Qualsafe Awards Level 3 (1 day course) - 11/09/2019 09:30-16:30 - Wyvern House | WH | Wyvern House | The Drumber | Winsford | CW7 1AH Managing Safety – 17/09/2019 09:30-16:00- Civic Hall | CH | Civic Way | Ellesmere Port | CH65 0AZ Paediatric First Aid Qualsafe Award Level 3 (2 day course) – 18/09/2019 and 19/09/2019 09:30-16:30 - Wyvern House | WH | Wyvern House | The Drumber | Winsford | CW7 1AH First Aid at Work (3 day) (FAIB) - 25/09/2019, 26/09/2019 and 27/09/2019 –09:00-16:00 - Forest Hills | Best Western Forest Hills Hotel Overton Hill | Frodsham | Cheshire | WA6 6HH First Aid at Work Requalification (2 day) – 30/09/2019 and 01/10/2019 09:00-16:00 - Forest Hills | Best Western Forest Hills Hotel Overton Hill | Frodsham | Cheshire | WA6 6HH Asbestos Awareness - 15/10/2019 09:00-12:00 - Civic Hall | CH | Civic Way | Ellesmere Port | CH65 0AZ Paediatric First Aid Qualsafe Award Level 3 (2 day) - 15/10/2019 and 16/10/2019 09:00-16:00 - The Technology Centre | Inward Way | Ellesmere Port | CH65 3EN Managing Safety – 12/11/2019 09:00-15:00 - Forest Hills | Best Western Forest Hills Hotel Overton Hill | Frodsham | Cheshire | WA6 6HH Safe Moving & Handling Objects Qualsafe Award Level 2 – 14/11/2019 09:00-16:00 - The Technology Centre | Inward Way | Ellesmere Port | CH65 3EN Psychology Courses Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) initial training (6 day course) - Day 1 - 12/09/2019 09:30-15:30 - The Technology Centre | Inward Way | Ellesmere Port | CH65 3EN Mental Health First Aid Training-Youth: (MHFAT:Y) (2 days) - 16/09/2019 and 17/09/2019 09:00-17:00 - Wyvern House | WH | Wyvern House | The Drumber | Winsford | CW7 1AH Emotionally Based School Non-attendance: good practice guidance for schools - 08/10/2019 09:30-15:30 - Ellesmere Port Catholic High School, Capenhurst Ln, Ellesmere Port CH65 7AQ Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) follow on Supervision - DATE TO BE AGREED AT A LATER DATE AFTER BOOKING - Venue to be agreed at a later date after booking Mental Health First Aid Training-Youth: (MHFAT:Y) - 1 day - 24/10/2019 09:00-17:00 - Civic Way | Ellesmere Port | CH65 0AZ Regulatory Compliance Highfield ABC Level 2 Award Food Safety in Catering - 14/08/2019 09:15-16:45 - Nicholas House | 1 Black Friars | Chester | CH1 2NU Highfield ABC Level 2 Award Food Safety in Catering - 11/09/2019 09:15-16:45 - Wyvern House | WH | Wyvern House | The Drumber | Winsford | CW7 1A Highfield ABC Level 2 Award Food Safety in Catering - 24/09/2019 09:15-16:45 - Civic Way | Ellesmere Port | CH65 0AZ Highfield ABC Level 2 Award Food Safety in Catering - 04/10/2019 09:15-16:45 - Nicholas House | 1 Black Friars | Chester | CH1 2NU Booking To book onto a course please visit: www.ecwip.education If you have an existing account, click the login icon and enter your password. If you do not have an existing eCWIP login account, please click the ‘sign up’ icon and fill out your details. A member of the eCWIP team will create your account and email you once this is completed with instructions. Once logged in, select the ‘Training’ menu heading (at the top of the page). Once on the training page, type the name of the course you are looking for in the ‘Find a course’ bar and search, then select the course you would like to look at in more detail. On the ‘Make a booking’ section, select an existing account from your school or create a new delegate (this is who will be completing the course). To complete the booking, click the request button (at the bottom of the page) and then you MUST click into the shopping basket (top right of the page) and check the item out, the booking will not be secured until this final step is taken.
Make sure your September 2019-August 2020 buyback is complete!
29 Jul
Please make sure that your schools/academies upcoming buyback is in and completed in full. Service teams need to know ahead of September 19 so that they can prioritise and manage workload etc. You can pull of a range of purchase reports to check if you log in and visit the Services tab.
Upcoming course - Person Centred Practises with Children and Young People: One Page Profiles
14 Jun
Outline As part of the SEND workforce action plan there is an upcoming learning opportunity for one member of staff in each school to attend a one day programme on person centre practices and one page profiles provided by Helen Sanderson Associates. Description Developing One-Page Profiles Participants will have a first draft of their own One-page Profile Participants have an opportunity to view a number of examples of One-page Profiles for children, young people and schools staff and discuss how they can be developed and used. Participants will have an overview of person-centered reviews and used the what’s working/not working tool to reflect on current reviews in their school Outcome To share practical person-centered thinking tools and practices that can be used with children, young people and families. These person-centered practices will ensure that: The child/young person is kept at the centre of any information gathering or planning processes There is good understanding around what is important to the child/young person and what good support looks like for them That good person-centered conversations can inform Education, Health and Care Plans There will also be opportunities for two delegates who have completed the programme to develop their skills further and complete a train the trainer programme to build internal capacity for the future. Booking Information Nominations must be agreed by head teacher. To book your space please click here and search for Person Centred Practises with Children and Young People: One Page Profiles
First Aid at Work Training - Last chance to book!
03 Jun
Outline -This is the First Aid at Work FAIB/HSE 3 day course - Day 1: 19/06/2019 09:30 - 16:30 Venue: Mollington Banastre Hotel (Room / Please ask at reception), 1 Parkgate Road, Chester, CH1 6NN This course aims to familiarise candidates with the principles of First Aid and be able to recognise and deal with a wide range of conditions. Candidates will be under continual assessment during this course. Description - Course content: Legislation Record keeping First Aid equipment Priorities at the scene of an emergency Hypoxia Unconsciousness Cardiac Arrest and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Chocking procedures Asthma Fainting Anaphylaxis Wounds, bleeding & Hypovolemic shock Heart conditions Stroke Head injuries Epilepsy Diabetes Poisoning Smoke/gas inhalation Fractures Scalds and burns Audience - Workplace First Aiders Hurry book your place on this course by clicking here
Schools HR Consultancy - Headteacher Workshops 2019
28 May
The annual round of Schools HR Consultancy - Headteacher Workshops will be taking place throughout June. If you haven’t yet booked your place on the workshop, its not too late. You can book your place in the Training & Events section of the site. This year, we’ll be covering a range of subjects including the new Teachers Recruitment and Retention Strategy and recruitment good practice, the new NJC pay structure, as well as updates on teachers pay, apprenticeships and new policies. Schools HR Consultancy subscribers get one place FREE on the workshop but you can purchase additional places for £40 per person. The workshops will be taking place on: Wednesday 5th June 2019 - Primary & Special School Headteachers Workshop 9.15am – 12.30pm Cheshire View Plough Lane, Christleton, Chester CH3 7PT Wednesday 19th June 2019 - Primary & Special School Headteachers Workshop 9.15am – 12.30pm Best Western Forest Hills Hotel, Overton Hill, Frodsham, WA6 6HH Wednesday 26th June 2019 - Primary & Special School Headteachers Workshop 9.15am – 12.30pm Macdonald Portal Hotel, Cobblers Cross Lane, Tarporley, CW6 0DJ Thursday 13th June 2019 (following CWASH meeting) - Secondary Headteachers & Business Managers Workshops 12.30pm – 4.30pm Macdonald Portal Hotel, Cobblers Cross Lane, Tarporley, CW6 0DJ For more information, please contact Rosemary Hodgson, HR Strategy Lead rosemary.hodgson@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk.
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Training & Events

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019 09:00 - 16:00
Emergency First Aid Qualsafe Awards Level 3 (1 day)
This Qualsafe course aims to provide familiarity of the principles of first aid so that the trained can deal with a first aid emergency effectively until help arrives.
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Thu, 24 Oct 2019 09:00 - 17:00
Mental Health First Aid Training-Youth: (MHFAT:Y) - 1 day
Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses are for everyone who works with, lives with or supports young people aged 8-18. The courses aim to teach you the skills and confidence to spot the signs of mental health issues in a young person, offer first aid and guide them towards the support they need. In doing so, you can speed up a young person’s recovery and/or stop a mental health issue from getting worse. The five broad topic areas include: • What is mental health? • Anxiety and depression • Suicide and psychosis • Self harm and eating disorders • A model for giving Mental Health First Aid
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Mon, 04 Nov 2019 16:30 - 18:30
Schools Financial Value Standard (for Governors/Headteachers only)
Briefing session for gvoernors and headteachers on the new Schools Financial Value Standard framework for 2019-20
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Tue, 05 Nov 2019 09:15 - 15:30
New Ways of Working – Core Programme - 3 days 5th & 6th November 2019 & 20th Nov 2019
To understand the New Ways of Working model, principles and values and apply this to your daily work with children and families and partners
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Tue, 05 Nov 2019 10:00 - 23:00
School Exclusions – Independent Review Panel Member Training
If a parent/pupil wishes to challenge a permanent exclusion from school, they are able to request an independent review of that decision from the Local Authority.