We are delighted to invite you to join us at the first ever Leeds for Learning Exhibition to be held on Friday 24th February 2017 at Leeds Civic Hall. This is an opportunity for school and setting leaders to discuss with experienced LA officers the wide range of support available from the Leeds for Learning team in 2017/18. We understand that every school, academy, college and setting have a unique set of priorities. Being able to cherry pick from a range of high quality services from one professional body who understands your context and needs benefits everyone, from the classroom to the senior leadership team. Book your complimentary exhibition place now at http://www.leedsforlearning.co.uk/Event/42575
Safeguarding Training 2016 - 2017
Planned training for the academic year 2016 -2017
Leeds for Learning Terms and Conditions
Please find attached in the about us section a copy of the revised Leeds for Learning terms and conditions.
Spring Term Secondary Subject Conferences 2017
This spring, we have a variety of secondary subject conferences for you to enjoy including; Computing, Science, Modern Foreign Languages, History and Geography! Subject leaders can enjoy a full day of workshops and keynote speeches delivered by leading practitioners and experts in their chosen field. Book early to secure your place, don’t miss out!
The Secondary Computing Conference returns on 22nd March 2017, and this year we are delighted to offer the conference in partnership with the Exa.Foundation, a new, not-for-profit initiative designed to directly support schools in teaching pupils about technology. Joining us on the day will be award winning former teacher and computing master teacher Alan O’Donohoe, to inspire, support, and promote the teaching of technology and e-safety practice within schools. There will also be a range of workshops throughout the day covering current areas of focus in secondary Computing including hardware, software and curriculum developments. Don’t miss out on this opportunity and book your place here!
The Secondary Science Conference, on 29th March 2017, is about bringing curiosity, awe and wonder to your young scientists to support their outcomes. The day will allow you to explore this theme through interactive workshops, demonstrations and an invaluable chance to network with other subject leaders. On the day, we will be joined by keynote speaker Dr McGowan, Reader and Lecturer at the School of Chemistry, University of Leeds. This event is being hosted by The University of Leeds during the Festival of Science, offering a rich learning space and an opportunity to explore what could be on offer for your pupils. Don’t delay and book your place today!
Join us at our Secondary Modern Foreign Languages Conference on 24th March 2017, for a day that will explore the ever increasing emphasis on the skills that are needed to be embedded in KS3 to cope and succeed at KS4 for all our students. We are delighted to introduce our keynote speaker Juliet Park to this year’s Secondary Language Conference. Juliet is a national speaker, trainer and author covering primary to A-level as well as being a specialist in business languages. Juliet’s keynote will focus on Precision Planning for success at GCSE. Delegates will also attend an array of workshops including: ‘Building a sustainable team that can adapt and progress’ and ‘Subject leader priorities’. For more information, and to book your place, please visit this website.
Our Secondary History Conference, on 10th March 2017, will have a particular focus on creating outstanding engagement and outcomes in History. We are pleased to welcome Andy Milne, Deputy Director of Learning at the Rodillian Academy, as our keynote speaker. Andy’s keynote will be centred on maximising engagement in the history classroom. Delegates will also benefit from a variety of workshops including; ‘The new GCSE and approaches to narrative assessment’ and ‘The Discovery Centre’. To book your place at this valuable conference, follow this link.
Join us at our Secondary Geography Conference on 17th March 2017 where we will be focussing on inspiring the next generation of geography! The day will be filled with inspirational speeches and workshops to equip delegates with techniques to take back to the geography classroom to maximise impact and engagement with students. On the day, we will be joined by Steve Brace, Head of Education and Outdoor Learning at the Royal Geographical Society, who will be delivering a special keynote entitled ‘Inspiring the Next Generation of Geographers’. There will also be the opportunity to attend an exciting choice of workshops including: ‘Creating the climate for learning in geography’ and ‘Creative and inspiring revision with impact’. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to be inspired! Book your place here.
Achievement for All: Diminishing the Difference Conference 2017
We are delighted to announce details of our one day regional ‘Achievement for All: Diminishing the Difference’ Conference and Exhibition, where we will be joined by nationally acclaimed educationalist, Sir John Dunford.
As the government’s former National Pupil Premium Champion, Sir John worked with schools and local authorities on the effective use of pupil premium funding to raise the educational achievement of disadvantaged pupils. Sir John has spent over 40 years in numerous educational roles involving leadership, policy making and government relations, during which he has been influential in shaping national education policy and has been widely quoted in the media. His keynote will outline the latest thinking on pupil premium policy and will set out a strategic approach to enable schools to address the issues being faced by disadvantaged learners.
Throughout the day, delegates will delve deep and consider thought provoking ideas and strategies that have been successful in overcoming barriers to all pupils achieving success by attending a range of practical, engaging and inspiring real life, school based, case studies and workshops.
For full workshop details, further information and to book your place, please click here!