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Introduction to implementing RARPA effectively

18 January 2022
This training event is part of our series of four online, interactive training modules for post-16 education providers working with learners with SEND who currently use, or are thinking of introducing, the RARPA process.

Introduction to job coaching

20 January 2022
This is an interactive workshop for staff supporting students with SEND in the workplace, including learning support assistants, tutors, teachers, and other support roles.

Developing RARPA CPD with your team

1 February 2022
This training looks at how to develop a RARPA CPD process for an in-house team looking to introduce or improve the RARPA process.

The ILR in practice

2 February 2022
As a follow up to our “New to the ILR” workshop, we look here at a practical application of the cycle of returning Individual Learner Records (ILR), and importantly the analysis of data checking, error reports and their resolution.

Monitoring the quality of teaching, learning, assessment and support for learners with SEND (session two)

3 February 2022
An effective observation process is crucial to ensure high-quality provision for learners. This interactive, two-part online training is for staff involved in the observation of teaching, learning, assessment and support (OTLAS).

Setting up supported internship programmes

8 February 2022
Join us for an interactive online workshop for heads of SEND departments or curriculum managers. This is aimed at those in post-16 providers who plan to introduce supported internships as well as those who wish to improve or expand their existing provision.

Making the most of learning support assistants

9 February 2022
This interactive online training session is for staff who manage learning support assistants (LSAs) and are ready to review and maximise the effectiveness of this resource in a collaborative and positive way.

Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement in the RARPA process (session one)

10 February 2022
This training is for staff who already have an understanding of RARPA and want to further their knowledge of how to ensure the process is quality assured.

Securing employer engagement for work based learning programmes

1 March 2022
This event is for job coaches, work experience coordinators, managers and other staff involved in developing relationships with employers to secure work placements for learners with SEND.

Monitoring the quality of teaching, learning, assessment and support for learners with SEND (session one)

2 March 2022
An effective observation process is crucial to ensure high-quality provision for learners. This interactive, two-part online training is for staff involved in the observation of teaching, learning, assessment and support (OTLAS).

Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement in the RARPA process (session two)

3 March 2022
This training is for staff who already have an understanding of RARPA and want to further their knowledge of how to ensure the process is quality assured.

Introduction to implementing RARPA effectively

10 March 2022
This training event is part of our series of four online, interactive training modules for post-16 education providers working with learners with SEND who currently use, or are thinking of introducing, the RARPA process.

Introduction to job coaching

15 March 2022
This is an interactive workshop for staff supporting students with SEND in the workplace, including learning support assistants, tutors, teachers, and other support roles.

Arranging and conducting an internal review of your RARPA provision

17 March 2022
This workshop is for leaders and managers who have responsibility for overseeing the quality of the RARPA process and writing Self Assessment Reports (SARS) and Quality Improvement Plans (QIPs).

Quality assuring Supported Internships and work-based learning programmes

22 March 2022
This workshop is for staff and managers of Supported Internships and work-based learning programmes for young people with SEND who have a quality assurance responsibility for the provision.

Specialist FE: essential information

23 March 2022
New to specialist post-16 further education? This event will guide you through aspects of the sector and give you advice and guidance to ensure quality provision.

Monitoring the quality of teaching, learning, assessment and support for learners with SEND (session two)

31 March 2022
An effective observation process is crucial to ensure high-quality provision for learners. This interactive, two-part online training is for staff involved in the observation of teaching, learning, assessment and support (OTLAS).

New to the ILR? Getting it right first time

22 April 2022
This training is aimed at staff who have little or no experience of creating or returning Individual Learner Records (ILR) and require an introduction to the basics.

The ILR in practice

18 May 2022
As a follow up to our “New to the ILR” workshop, we look here at a practical application of the cycle of returning Individual Learner Records (ILR), and importantly the analysis of data checking, error reports and their resolution.

Specialist FE: essential information

19 September 2022
New to specialist post-16 further education? This event will guide you through aspects of the sector and give you advice and guidance to ensure quality provision.

New to the ILR? Getting it right first time

27 September 2022
This training is aimed at staff who have little or no experience of creating or returning Individual Learner Records (ILR) and require an introduction to the basics.

The ILR in practice

13 October 2022
As a follow up to our “New to the ILR” workshop, we look here at a practical application of the cycle of returning Individual Learner Records (ILR), and importantly the analysis of data checking, error reports and their resolution.

The ILR drop-in and Q&A session

22 November 2022
This session gives colleagues the opportunity to ask and discuss ILR related issues or queries, especially in advance of the R04 data return in December.

Other Events

Please check out Natspec’s events calendar for a full list of events.

Did you know?

Natspec runs external training sessions and delivers in-house courses for individual providers for our Transform training courses. These can be run as a full day or half day workshop.

To register your interest in an external training session in your region or to request in-house training, please fill out this expression of interest form or call 0115 854 1322.

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