Training

The School Performance team runs an annual calendar of CPD courses and conferences, visit the Telford Education Services website for more details about courses and conferences. To book a place on any of these courses, please send a completed CPD booking form to cpdschoolimprovement@telford.gov.uk.


From time to time we also run a special programme of additional courses – in the Summer Term 2021 these courses are focused on Tackling Racism.

Tackling racism training - sessions

Telford and Wrekin local authority schools and academies have free access to these courses and there is no limit to the number of delegates per school / setting.

Please note non Telford and Wrekin school will be charged £108 per delegate.

Course tutor: Kirsty Holden, Qamar Maqsood
Target audience: heads, deputies, senior leaders, governors, DSL, SENCO and EAL coordinators (cross phase)
Course date: Wednesday 26 May 2021 between 3.30pm and 5pm
Location: online via Microsoft Teams


Course content

The session will provide an opportunity for participants to:

  • an overview of the equality objectives
  • meet the statutory duties of schools in this area in the light of current legislation
  • develop a robust policy and school procedures to identify racist incidents
  • an overview of statistics in relation to hate crimes nationally and Telford
  • explore strategies and best practice in preventing and responding to incidents for the most positive outcomes.

Key outcomes

Delegates will be able to:

  • ensure that they have a robust policy and procedures in place to recognise racist incidents
  • meet statutory requirements in the publication of equality information relating to their school
  • implement strategies to minimise racist incidents and redress the damage caused by them
  • share strategies to prevent racist incidents and bullying with their school community.

Course tutor: Kirsty Holden, Qamar Maqsood
Target audience: governors
Course date: Tuesday 8 June 2021 between 6pm and 7.30pm
Location: online via Microsoft Teams


Course content

The course aims to provide governors with:

  • an understanding of unconscious bias, the impact of Racist abuse on pupils’ achievement and learning and provide governors with the ability to identify BAME pupils and their wider needs within schools
  • the importance of the reporting and recording of racist incidents and how to deal with racist incidents complaints
  • the ability to critically analyse the policies and school procedures to ensure they meet the statutory duties under the Equality Act 2010.

Key outcomes

Delegates will be able to:

  • identify areas of concern and support Headteachers in regards to addressing the needs of BAME pupils, their achievement within schools and ensure the school provides an inclusive curriculum
  • have up-to-date knowledge of the procedures of dealing with racist incidents and complaints
  • analyse and challenge their schools policies and practice in relation to the reporting of Racist incidents.

Course tutor: Kirsty Holden, Qamar Maqsood
Target audience: Headteachers / DSL/ SLT/ SENCO/ EAL Coordinators (cross phase)
Course date: Tuesday 8 June 2021 between 1.30pm ando 3pm or Tuesday 6 July 2021 between 3.30pm and 5pm
Location: online via Microsoft Teams


Course content

The session will provide an opportunity for participants to:

  • review the process of recording and reporting internally, and to the Local Authority
  • identify the statutory duties of schools in this area in the light of current legislation
  • an introduction to the IRIS system and data entry procedures
  • develop procedures for school reporting and recording of racist incidents.

Key outcomes

Delegates will be able to:

  • recognise the significance of recording racist incidents
  • meet the statutory requirements as outlined in law
  • implement strategies to ensure accurate reporting of racist incidents
  • explore strategies and procedures to ensure that if any incident does occur, the school and governors have a point of reference and access to external support
  • have an awareness and understanding of the local authority support and advice service for schools when dealing with racist incidents.

Course tutor: Kirsty Holden, Qamar Maqsood
Target audience: all school staff (cross phase)
Course date: Monday 14 June 2021 between 4pm and 5.30pm or Thursday 1 July 2021 between 3.30pm and 5pm
Location: online via Microsoft Teams


Course content

The session will provide an opportunity for participants to:

  • meet the statutory duties of schools in this area in the light of current legislation
  • develop confidence in the identification of racist incidents
  • consider best practice in preventing and responding to incidents for the most positive outcomes
  • review the process of recording and reporting internally, and to the Local Authority.

Key outcomes

Delegates will be able to:

  • recognise racist incidents
  • meet statutory requirements
  • implement strategies to minimise racist incidents and redress the damage caused by them
  • explore strategies to prevent racist incidents and bullying.

Course tutor: Kirsty Holden, Qamar Maqsood
Target audience: all EYFS staff, setting managers and childminders
Course dates: Monday 21 June 2021 between 6pm - 7.30pm or Thursday 1 July 2021 between 6pm and 7.30pm
Location: online via Microsoft Teams


Course content

The course aims to provide EYFS staff with:

  • an understanding of unconscious bias, identifying racism in early years, the impact of Racist abuse on pupils’ achievement and learning as well as the community as a whole
  • provide EYFS staff with the ability to identify BAME pupils and their wider needs within their setting
  • the importance of the reporting and recording of racist incidents and how to deal with racist incidents complaints as well as strategies to support
  • the ability to critically analyse the policies and procedures to ensure they meet the statutory duties under the Equality Act 2010.

Key outcomes

Delegates will be able to:

  • identify areas of concern and support EYFS staff in regards to addressing the needs of BAME pupils, their achievement within settings and schools to ensure they provide an inclusive curriculum
  • have up-to-date knowledge of strategies and the procedures of dealing with racist incidents and complaints
  • analyse and challenge their schools/ settings’ policies and practice in relation to the reporting of Racist incidents.

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