Courses

DECSY offers a full range of courses and events to help you improve your skills in incorporating Global Learning in your teaching. To book on to a course contact: bookings@decsy.org.uk or phone 0114 241 2750.  The 2017 – 2018 courses are:

The Schools Linking Programme

  • 26 September 2018
  • 2pm
  • 4pm
An excellent training opportunity for your Equalities Named Co-ordinator and all Early Years practitioners

Global Teacher Award – Level 1 Accredited Course

  • 15 October 2018
  • 1.30pm
  • 4.30pm
  • 06 March 2019
  • 1.30pm
  • 4.30pm
Endorsed by Oxfam, the Global Teacher's Award supports teachers in developing the skills, confidence and practical approaches to incorporate global learning into the curriculum.

Gender Equality in Schools

  • 18 October 2018
  • 9:30am
  • 4:30pm
Participants will receive a free copy of 'Gender Equality in Primary Schools' A guide for teachers, written by Helen Griffin (published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers).

Developing as an ‘Eco-School’ at a Peak District outdoor classroom

  • 26 October 2018
  • 3.30pm
  • 6pm
This course can be delivered as whole-school training for inset days or twilight sessions, contact DECSY for more information.

Planning a broad and balanced curriculum through Global Learning

  • 20 November 2018
  • 9.30am
  • 4.30pm
  • 19 June 2019
  • 9.30am
  • 4.30pm
A workshop format course aimed at KS2 and KS3, focusing on curriculum development, teaching and learning, development of whole school ethos, pupil behaviour and values.

Philosophy for Children (P4C) – Level 1

  • 22 November 2018
  • 4.30pm
  • 6.30pm
  • 12 March 2019
  • 4.30pm
  • 6.30pm
  • 10 June 2019
  • 4.30pm
  • 6.30pm
Endorsed by Oxfam, the Global Teacher's Award supports teachers in developing the skills, confidence and practical approaches to incorporate global learning into the curriculum.

Philosophy for Children in Early Years Foundation Stage

  • 22 January 2019
  • 1pm
  • 4pm
Aims of the course: To understand the value and benefits of P4C for young children (including links to EYFS curriculum requirements) To explore the building blocks of philosophical enquiry To recognise the opportunity within daily current practice for developing skills and dispositions for P4C To discuss what the P4C steps look like in F1 and F2» Read More

Embedding P4C within the Literacy Curriculum

  • 20 March 2019
  • 9.30am
  • 3.30pm
This course will support teachers in using Philosophy for Children (P4C) and literacy together to critically explore 'British values' in the context of global learning at KS2.

Philosophy for Children – Beyond Level 1 (Tools for Thinking Together)

  • 18 June 2019
  • 9.30am
  • 4.30pm
Aims of the course: • To reinforce your practice and facilitation skills to become a more versatile and confident facilitator • Overcome obstacles you may have come up against in P4C enquiries • Drive higher order questioning and thinking skills for your students This course is for all those who have done P4C level 1» Read More

Persona Doll Training

  • TBC
This course is ideal for Early Years practitioners, KS 1 and 2 teachers and learning support staff to develop confidence, knowledge and skills in using Persona Dolls.

School-centred introduction to Philosophy for Children

  • TBC
Aims of the course:  •   To provide an introduction to the aims, benefits and delivery of P4C in Primary Schools. •   To give participants an opportunity to see P4C in practice in a SAPERE Silver Award school. •   To give participants the opportunity to find out how a whole school approach to» Read More