This is a two-part course; delegates are expected to attend both sessions
NQTs will have the opportunity to share and develop practice in the planning and delivery of PSHE (Personal, Social, Health & Economic) education. There will be an input on the national, local and legal context for the delivery of this important aspect of the curriculum. Participants will explore effective teaching and learning methods for PSHE education through the use of discussion, scenarios, circle time and participating in activities used in the delivery of this subject.
By the end of the course you will be more able to: create a safe learning environment for the delivery of PSHE & SEAL answer questions on sensitive issues plan and deliver PSHE education lessons (with a focus on relationships and sex education and drug, alcohol and tobacco education) that meet the needs of pupils and students
Teachers’ Standards TS1: establish a safe and stimulating environment for pupils, rooted in mutual respect TS2: be aware of pupils’ capabilities and their prior knowledge, and plan teaching to build on these TS3: have a secure knowledge of the relevant subject(s) and curriculum areas, foster and maintain pupils’ interest in the subject, and address misunderstandings TS4: contribute to the design and provision of an engaging curriculum within the relevant subject area(s) TS5: have a secure understanding of how a range of factors can inhibit pupils’ ability to learn, and how best to overcome these TS7: have clear rules and routines for behaviour in classrooms, and take responsibility for promoting good and courteous behaviour both in classrooms and around the school, in accordance with the school’s behaviour policy Aspects of Part Two: Personal and Professional Conduct
This course is suitable for NQTs in all primary, secondary and special schools. Staff new to teaching PSHE are also welcome to attend but the course will cost £90 per day