Training and Development Briefing 12/18

Published: 12 Apr 2018

How to Claim Additional Learning Support (ALS) Workshop

Tuesday 22 May 2018, Birmingham

How to Claim Additional Learning Support (ALS) Workshop is aimed at key college staff who work with Additional Learning Support in their roles including Administration of Additional Learning Support Staff, Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, MIS and SEN and LLDD.

This practical workshop will provide delegates with a detailed overview of the key aspects of the current requirements for claiming Additional Learning Support.

Who should attend:

ALS Managers, ALS administrators, Staff delivering ALS, MIS staff responsible for ALS, Finance staff responsible for ALS.

Register here.

Senior Leadership Management Development, Cohort 15

Tuesday 22 May 2018 - Thursday 4 October 2018, Warwick Conferences

AoC Create has tailored the Senior Leadership Management Development programme to ensure it remains relevant and meets the current and evolving development needs of leaders in the FE sector. This programme is about improving leadership in practice.

Who should attend?

This programme is designed for senior managers and leaders working in the further education and skills sector who wish to improve management and leadership effectiveness in their current senior role or who aspire to move on to the next level. Applicants should be able to demonstrate significant experience in people management, resource and financial/budgetary responsibility.

Register here.

Finance for FE Leaders

Thursday 14 June 2018, Birmingham

This programme is designed to provide senior leaders with a practical insight into key principles of good financial management in a period of unprecedented pressure on college finances. The event is interactive and includes a case study exercise to highlight some of the key learning points, drawing on examples of good and bad practice.

The workshop aims to:

  • confirm the key principles of good financial management in the FE sector
  • develop leaders’ ability to recognise warning signs of potential financial failure
  • demonstrate the importance of effective curriculum planning in driving down high pay costs
  • enhance awareness of the importance of cash flow management and relationships with the banks
  • explain the key factors that can influence a college’s financial health grades.

Register here.

Managing People and Performance

Wednesday 6 June 2018, London

This practical one-day programme is designed to support those who have recently moved into a management role or those who are aspiring towards their next step into management.

The aim of this and the next module is to help you explore the challenges facing you and then giving you some core skills and approaches to help you step up into your new role.

This workshop is designed to support delegates manage poor performance and support them to coach their employees.

By the end of this session you will:

  • Reflect on the key aspects of managing performance
  • Explore how well you deal with poor performance and difficult situations
  • Identify strategies to support the management of performance
  • Shared good practice with regards to managing performance and people
  • Recognise and describe how you react and respond in challenging situations and conversations
  • Recognise and use effective communications including feedback
  • Understand how people emotionally respond to change and develop strategies to ensure change is successful
  • Explore the use of coaching and mentoring in your management practice.

Register here.