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“Stay safe, be safe”. Understanding your professional responsibilities workshop

The Education Workforce Council (EWC), as the regulatory body for 7 groups involved in education and training in Wales has dealt with over 2,000 cases where a practitioner’s fitness to practise has been called into question.

A must for both practitioners and those with staff responsibilities, this session will help you to remain fit to practise by:

  • unpicking the EWC Code of Professional Conduct and Practice
  • discussing real case examples on topics such as inappropriate relationships, social media, learner restraint and theft from school
  • exploring what behaviour outside of school is appropriate, using real case examples where practitioners have breached EWC standards
  • giving details of why some practitioners are refused EWC registration
  • presenting EWC’s popular good practice guides on areas such as the appropriate use of social media and testing, assessment, exams and invigilation

 Plan, Do, Review How to build an e-portfolio

The Professional Learning Passport (PLP) is the ultimate platform for your professional learning.

Launched by the Welsh Government (through the EWC) as the national, standardised e-portfolio, it may be used to record and reflect on your professional development.

This session will show you how to quickly and easily build a portfolio and explain how to:

  • capture your professional learning “on the go”, using their mobile phone, tablet or other mobile device
  • upload documents, videos, presentations and audio files as you progress through your career
  • access EBSCO, the online gateway to over 4,500 academic education journals, papers and e-books, available for free to EWC registrants
  • use your portfolio to plan your career, set objectives and prepare for your annual performance review
  • share best practice with colleagues

Resilience training and support, Wellbeing strategies to support the workplace

  •  Provide practical strategies, diagnostics, tactics and tools to bolster mental, emotional and physical resilience in leaders, managers and teams.
  • Learn the 5 Pillars of Resilience model is designed to educate, empower and inspire individuals to discover and maximise their own levels of resilience.
  • Understand the significant benefit of support workplace resilience during times of uncertainty and change.
  • Recognise the early warning signs or symptoms of poor mental health, stress, anxiety and depression within your team.
  • Identify how to role model your won healthy working behaviours and proactively influence employee wellbeing.
  • Confidently approach difficult conversations or topics with colleagues whilst recognising appropriate boundaries and times to refer or signpost.
  • Securing the resources you need to lead, inspire and minimise stress in the workplace.

 

‘Cascade’ Developing a coaching culture to manage positive mind-set.  

  • Look in depth at individual learning styles (NLP Techniques) to best tailor goals and structures
  • Clarity about what you want, why you want it and how you can get it
  • Deepen your understanding of how coaching and mentoring can impact an organisation
  • Get a critical understanding of the role and responsibilities of the workplace coach and mentor
  • Defining the difference between coaching and mentoring
  • Strategies on how to bridge the gap between where you are now and where you want to be
  • Understanding the Skills, Principles and Practice of Effective Management Coaching and Mentoring
  • Developing strategies to manage positive mind set within a coaching context
  • Increased knowledge of self/self-awareness and ability to relate to and influence others
  • Increased motivation and personal effectiveness
  • Increased resourcefulness/resilience e.g. ability to handle change