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TA Day Conference - Towards Independence in Learning

TA Day Conference - Towards Independence in Learning

  • 26 January 2023
  • 9:15am - 3:30pm
  • Valence School, Westerham
  • Only 3 Places Remaining

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This event will take place between 9:15am and 3:30pm on 26/01/2023

Who is this for?

Teaching Assistants in Key Stages 1 and 2 who work closely with pupils with Special Educational Needs / Disabilities

Course Objectives:

To explore research and a range of effective approaches and strategies to support and develop:

  • speech, language, and communication skills
  • effective ways of communicating with pupils
  • emotional containment and perceived safety
  • independence - the ability of pupils to plan, monitor, understand and manage their own learning

leading to pupils developing a greater independence in learning

We will consider research about what makes a TA effective with specialist seminars, including practical illustrations and strategies, with opportunities for discussion and interactive learning:

  • What TAs Need To Know About Research, and How It Can Improve Our Practice
  • Supporting Speech, Language and Communication Needs
  • Supporting Young Children With Delayed Language and Communication Skills
  • Reframing Behaviour: Understanding Emotional Containment
  • Supporting Independent Learning in the Classroom

Date and Time: Thursday 26th January 2023 - arrive at 9.15am, 9.30am - 3.30pm.

Cost: £50 per delegate

Venue: Professional Learning Centre, Valence School, Westerham TN16 1QN