Training Courses


Passionate about staff development we offer Schools and Academies a free monthly webinar on the topical HR issues, this is in an addition to our face-to-face courses, E-Learning and paid for webinar series.

Why not join us for a Webinar Wednesday, the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 2pm.

#webinarwednesday

Facilitated by experienced HR Consultants, these lively, informal and interactive 45 minute sessions provide School leaders and business managers with valuable insights on topical HR issues affecting Schools and Academies.
 
These online sessions are easily accessible from your School, Personal Computer or Smart Device.


Upcoming Events:

Terms 1/2 of 2017/18

December - This month we look at Return to Work Interviews - considered best practice in effective absence management.

January - This month we look at Managing Restructures, with a focus on the importance of a well-prepared rationale and an understanding of how staff term and conditions impact timescales.

February - Slightly later this month owing to half-term, we are joined by employment law specialists from Invicta Law to discuss the latest developments in employment law.

March - This month we look at Support Staff Pay, with an update on Kent Scheme for 2018 and what this means for schools (both April and September cycles). We'll also address some FAQs... What if the member of staff has been absent during the cycle? What about maternity? and more.

April - Slightly later this month owing to Easter - we are joined by employment law specialists from Invicta Law to discuss the latest developments in employment law.

May - Please stay tuned for the topic to be announced.

June - Please stay tuned for the topic to be announced.

July - Please stay tuned for the topic to be announced.


These online sessions are easily accessible from your school or personal computer or smart device. It's quick and easy to register, simply click on the links above. After registering you’ll receive a confirmation email containing joining instructions, as well as helpful email reminders in the run up to the event.

A full calendar of events can be found on our website.

 

 

 

Past Events:

09/16 - We discussed key changes to Teachers Pay Terms and Conditions.

10/16 - We were joined by employment law specialists from Kent Legal Services to discuss the latest developments in employment law.

11/16 - We shared top tips for successfully managing probation periods.

12/16 - We discussed employment contracts and gave advice and guidance on how best to meet the recruitment needs of your school.

01/17 - We were joined by recruitment specialists from Kent Teach to look at new methods and strategies to promote your vacancies and attract the right people to your school jobs.

02/17 - We had more special guests in February, this month we were joined by employment law specialists from Kent Legal Services who provided an Employment Law Surgery.

03/17 - We took a look at managing special leave requests and circumstances including compassionate leave, time off for dependents and family friendly leave

04/17 - We were joined by employment law specialists from Kent Legal Services to discuss the latest developments in employment law.

05/17 - We were joined by an Education Safeguarding Advisor from the Kent Safeguarding Team, who shared expert advice on online protection specifically... dealing with complaints against Schools and Settings by parents/carers on social networking sites

06/17 - We looked at good practice with references; Top Tips when requesting, reviewing and issuing references.

07/17 - This month we looked at developing your HR and training plan for the 2017/18 school year.

09/17 - This month we took a look at key changes to Teachers Pay Terms and Conditions.

10/17- This month we are joined by employment law specialists from Invicta Law to discuss the latest developments in employment law.

11/17 - This month we looked at the positive use of social media and were joined by Rebecca Avery - Education Safeguarding Advisor.


Missed us?  Don't worry, you can view our latest webinar recording below and the full back catalogue of webinars can be found below