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Overcoming the barriers of disadvantage for teachers and leaders

Course Overview:
For all teaching staff, including senior leaders, relating how to recognise and overcome barriers to disadvantage. Based on evidence and first-hand experiences reflecting on the significant obstacles that stand in the way linked to socio-economic deprivation. Joint working together to form a change project to impact on cohorts of pupils and the whole school community.

Course Content:

  • Understand the impact of disadvantage on the whole child
  • Practical approaches including culture, strategies and intervention to overcome hurdles.
  • Strategic whole school planning.
  • Project to implement positive change.

About Sue Byron:
Sue has over 35 years of educational experience. She began her career as a primary school teacher and SENCo in London before moving on to found the Parent Partnership Scheme in Bromley. Sue returned to teaching as Teacher-in-Charge of a KS3/4 Assessment Unit and then Deputy Head Teacher of a KS4 PRU. From here she went on to lead the Bromley Primary Behaviour Service.  Sue then created and led the Behaviour Outreach Service for the Spring Partnership Trust. She has provided support to schools, children, families, local authorities and MATs.  Sue has strong communication skills and has formed many professional partnerships. She is solution focused and believes in the power of effective, trusting collaboration. Sue is skilled in facilitating schools to meet Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs and has strong SEND knowledge and understanding.

About Adam Lowing:
Adam is an experienced leader with a record of successful organisational transformation who has led in a range of contexts including headships in two very different settings. He has supported, developed and challenged colleagues across many settings nationwide including primary, secondary and alternative provision. He has created partnerships with a wide range of MATs/local authorities, affiliated agencies, community organisations and commercial partners.

Course Details

Sue Byron and Adam Lowing

13 Oct 2022 | 16:15 – 17:15
30 Nov 2022 | 16:15 – 17:15
01 Feb 2023 | 16:15 – 17:15
01 Mar 2023 | 16:15 – 17:15
19 April 2023 | 16:15 – 17:15
17 May 2023 | 16:15 – 17:15

Warren Road Primary School, Warren Road, Orpington, Kent, BR6 6JF

Course Cost:
£300 per delegate (includes all 6 sessions)

These courses are provided in conjunction with LG Integrity. Click here to visit their website site.

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