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 2018 – 2019 courses are:

Global Teacher Award – Level 1 Accredited Course

  • 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.

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
This two and a half day practical workshop will explore the aims, principles and benefits of philosophical enquiry, and explore how these enquiries can develop Global Citizenship skills, concepts and dispositions and tackle controversial issues.

Philosophy for Children (P4C) – Level 2b

  • 29 November 2018
  • 9am
  • 4:30pm
P4C Level 2b is designed for teachers who want to be able to lead the development of P4C across the school and use P4C to enhance relationships between children and colleagues.

Philosophy for Children in Early Years Foundation Stage

  • 22 January 2019
  • 1pm
  • 4pm
To understand the value and benefits of P4C for young children (including links to EYFS curriculum requirements)

Philosophy for Children (P4C) – Level 2a

  • 14 March 2019
  • 9am
  • 4:30pm
P4C Level 2a is for practitioners who have been using P4C regularly in the classroom for six months or more and whose students are starting to ask higher order questions and to self-facilitate.

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.