|Restorative Mindset: Relationships, high challenge and high support
||Developing relationships, a restorative mind-set and exploring a model of high challenge and high support.
- An introduction to the concepts and philosophy of restorative practice.
- Relationships – build, maintain and repair.
- The importance of building connection and investing in social capital – a relational model – connect before content.
- An overview of the social discipline window – a model of challenge and support and applying it to everyday practice
|Putting the Fun into Reading!
||Putting the fun into reading! This interactive session will consider ways we can add drama and energy to reading in the classroom, including echo reading, drama techniques and music.
|Effective Communication: Improving interactions with students
Session 2 of 4
|An opportunity to discuss effective interaction and communication, improving interactions with students, principles of scaffolding and the underpinning points including modelling & prompting.
Please do sign up for all four sessions – (also suitable for Teaching staff) – Click here to sign up: ‘Making-SEN-Make-Sense.pdf (avanti.org.uk)
|The Purpose of Pupil Surveys: Specific key aims liked to the SEF
||Outlining the purpose of the pupil survey and showing the steps between tailoring to our specific key aims (based on SEF) to its full launch:
- Key Aims and Metrics
- Creating the questions using G-Forms
- Pre-survey (“Beta testing”)
- Focus Groups
|Simon Arnell and Jitendra Jani
|The Avanti Way Pupil Charter: A vision created for children, by children
||To share the vision for The Avanti Way Pupil Charter: a vision that was created for children, by children. Opportunities to reflect on what the Avanti Way Ethos means to our pupils and communities.
|The Importance of Talk and Story: Developing children’s vocabulary
||This session will cover: The importance of talk and stories, links between the role stories play in developing young children’s vocabulary and language and how staff can expand children’s store of words through talk throughout the day.
||Harshah Parmar and Tim Burns
|Taking the Curriculum Outdoors: Opportunities for exploration, experimentation and contextual learning
||What is learning outdoors all about and why would I do it?
Exploring some key research findings about the benefits for pupils of curriculum linked learning outdoors and the varied opportunities offered by school outdoor spaces for literacy. There will be an interim task for everyone to take away and complete before the second webinar.
|Learning through Landscapes
|The Application of Rosenshine’s Principles to the teaching and learning of PRE
||Exploring the application of Rosenshine’s Principles into the teaching and learning of PRE (Philosophy, Religion and Ethics).
For Primary and Secondary staff
|Dravit Koorichh and Mike Ion
|The Avanti Way and Pupil Retreats – before, during and after
||Discussing the experiences at Vedanta so far! Children’s experiences, events and Retreat programmes and aims.
||Gopi Bloche and Raviakash Deu