Barnsley Education Specialist Support Team (BESST)

The training listed below and in our training programme overview is delivered by our team of highly specialist professionals with expertise across a range of SEND provision. The venue for all training is Barnsley Town Hall.

For more information please contact our team

 

Training for 2017

Event

Summary

Date

Cost

An Introduction to Achieving Good Outcomes for Children and Young People with Hearing Impairment

The terms deaf or hearing impaired are broad terms. Attend to gain a clearer understanding of why the child in your class is deaf and what the implications are for his/her listening, language and cognitive development. Take way strategies, interventions and links to resources that will enable you to meet the needs of deaf children in your setting.

19/09/17

£50

Early Start – SEND: Early Identification and Effective SEN Support of Children in the Early Years

An introduction to the process of statutory requirements, identifying need and how best practice can support.

19/09/17

£50

First Steps to using and implementing Visual Structure with children and young people with an Autism diagnosis

It is well documented and researched that using visual structure is an essential tool for practitioners in the support of children and young people whose diagnosis sits within the autism family. As with any intervention the earlier this is in place the better life progress and independence can made.

21/09/17

£95

Lego Stage 1

This course is designed to equip those who deliver social skills interventions with the knowledge and understanding to effectively carry out LEGO Therapy in the school setting. This approach is highly motivating for many pupils and is suitable for children from Y2 upwards who have a need to further develop their social interactions with others (This may include children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum).

29/09/17

£55

Lego Stage 2

This course is designed to equip those who have already delivered LEGO Therapy in a school setting with the skills to apply the principles to other aspects of provision within school. It provides ideas as to the ‘next steps’ to take once LEGO Therapy has been introduced and consistently delivered with a group of pupils.

29/09/17

£50

Assistive Technology for Visually Impaired children and young people

Using assistive technology for a child or young person with a visual impairment.

05/10/17

£50

Improving Outcomes for Pupils on the Autism Spectrum

This course will provide practitioners with an understanding of the four main areas of difficulty for individuals on the Autism Spectrum along with strategies and resources that will enable them to make a difference and improve outcomes for this vulnerable group of children and young people.

12/10/2017

£95

How to play and interact with a deaf child.

The terms deaf or hearing impaired are broad terms. This is a course aimed at adults who have very little knowledge of deafness in order to develop an understanding of how to play and interact with a deaf child.

12/10/17

£50

Impact on progress - It could be Glue Ear?

Did you know that by the end of the Foundation Stage every child is likely to have had at least one episode of glue ear? Find out what the implications are for the child’s listening skills, attainment and speech and language development. Discover what to do to manage this condition more effectively.

16/10/17

£50

Makaton

The Taster Session is designed to give you a brief insight and fun experience of the Makaton Language Programme.

19/10/17

£15

3 Day Training Developing in your role as SENCO

This course is designed to equip new, as well as existing SENCOs who want a refresher, with the understanding, knowledge and skills to effectively carry out their role in setting.

07/11/17
20/11/17
28/11/17

£285

How good listening environments support progress

Did you know that there is a link between attainment and the level of background noise and acoustic environment of a setting? High levels of background noise are also associated with poor health, fatigue and stress. Find out which conditions provide challenges for both deaf and hearing children. Find out how to provide a more listener friendly environment in your setting.

06/11/17

£50

Music Interaction

Music Interaction is an interactive approach primarily for developing children’s social and communication skills through music.

07/11/17

£50

Early Start – SEND: Supporting Learning for Children with Complex Needs in the Early Years

Practical strategies to support learning through play for children with a Special Educational need or Disability.

21/11/2017

£50

Training for 2018

Event Summary Date Cost

Writing Social Scripts

This course is designed to equip parents, teachers, and support staff to use these simple stories as a tool to prepare a child or young person for a new situation, to address problem behaviour, or even to teach new skills in conjunction with reinforcing responses to every day social situations.

15/01/18

£50

An Introduction to Achieving Good Outcomes for Children and Young People with Hearing Impairment

The terms deaf or hearing impaired are broad terms. Attend to gain a clearer understanding of why the child in your class is deaf and what the implications are for her/his listening, language and cognitive development and academic achievement. Take away strategies, interventions and links to resources that will enable you to meet the needs of deaf children in your setting.

16/01/18

£50

How to play and interact with a child who has a Visual Impairment

Practical examples for play and interaction for children with different visual impairments.

26/01/2018

£50

Improving Outcomes for Pupils on the Autism Spectrum

This course will provide practitioners with an understanding of the four main areas of difficulty for individuals on the Autism Spectrum along with strategies and resources that will enable them to make a difference and improve outcomes for this vulnerable group of children and young people.

05/02/18

£95

Early Start – SEND: Early Identification and Effective SEN Support of Children in the Early Years

An introduction to the process of statutory requirements, identifying need and how best practice can support.

8/02/18

£50

3 Day Training Developing in your role as SENCO

This course is designed to equip new, as well as existing SENCOs who want a refresher, with the understanding, knowledge and skills to effectively carry out their role in setting.

20/02/18 06/03/18
20/03/19

£285

How good listening environments support progress

Did you know that there is a link between attainment and the level of background noise and acoustic environment of a setting? High levels of background noise are also associated with poor health, fatigue and stress. Find out which conditions provide challenges for both deaf and hearing children. Find out how to provide a more listener friendly environment in your setting.

20/02/18

£50

Makaton Taster

The Taster Session is designed to give you a brief insight and fun experience of the Makaton Language Programme.

22/02/18

£15

Meeting the needs of young people with Visual Impairment

Practical support strategies enabling individual needs to be met successfully within the educational system.

23/02/18

£50

Nystagmus and its potential impact upon learning and life-skills

Raising awareness of how nystagmus can impact upon learning and life.

02/03/18

£50

How to play and interact with a deaf child.

The terms deaf or hearing impaired are broad terms. This is a course aimed at adults who have very little knowledge of deafness in order to develop an understanding of how to play and interact with a deaf child.

12/03/18

£50

How to introduce co-operative play for children 0-5 with Social Communication and Interaction needs.

This one day course will equip practitioners with the skills to develop co-operative play differently for children with social communication and interaction needs.

15/03/18

£95

Become a Sighted Guide

Hands on experiential learning using simulation spectacles to learn how to be a sighted guide from toddlers to adulthood.

19/03/18

£50

Music Interaction

Music Interaction is an interactive approach primarily for developing children’s social and communication skills through music. 

20/03/18

£50