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Early Learning and Childcare Leadership and Management

Early Learning and Childcare Leadership

Target Audience: Funded Provider Managers, Centre Leaders, Depute Headteachers with ELC in their remit or Headteachers.

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Presenters: Bernadette Martin-Scott,  Annie Carr and Jane Mudd

Programme Description 

Dates:

27 October 10.00-12.00

22 November 1.00-3.00

tbc w/b 9 January

26 January 9.30-4.00

8 March 9.30-4.00

25 April 9.00-12.00

11 May 9.30-4.00

Additional mini-sessions tbc

 

 

 

To apply:

If you are a PKC Employee

Log onto My View with your pay number and password 

 

If you are a Partner Provider or External to PKC

You will need to complete the course application form which must be emailed to ecslearninghub@pkc.gov.uk

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Committee Skills

Target Audience: All ELCC 

This course is aimed at Management Committees of Childcare settings

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Date and Time: 13 June 2023 - 7.00pm - 9.00pm

 

Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council 

 

Aims and Outcomes: This course is aimed at current and potential committee members/trustees within the voluntary and community sector., that manage Early Learning & Childcare provision. The course explores the roles and responsibilities of office bearers and committee members.

The skills and understanding developed will ensure your board functions effectively and efficiently.

Applications and Interviews - Recruitment Opens in September 2022

Target Audience: Those aspiring to move into a promoted post or middle/senior leaders seeking to move into a new position. 

Ian Fraser will be running a virtual twilight session on application forms and interviews to help school staff at all levels take the next step on their journey towards a promoted post. He has agreed to undertake a two hour session for anyone interested in Perth and Kinross Council at 4.00pm-6.00pm on Wednesday 26 October 2022.

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Date & Time: 26 October 2022 4.00pm – 6.00pm

 

Aims and Outcomes: Effective application forms.  Preparing for interview, including a suggested structure for dealing with questions.  Interview behaviours.

 

The twilight has been previously highly evaluated by colleagues in PKC.  Recruitment will open in September 2022.

Senior Practitioner Development Programme

Target Audience: This session is for practitioners who wish to develop their leadership skills to take on future senior roles across Perth and Kinross.

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Date and Time: 27 Sep, 7 Nov, 6 Dec 2022 and 30 Jan, 7 Feb 2023 all session must be attended 

 

Presenter: Linda Reid and Pauline Linn - Perth and Kinross Council 

 

Aims and Outcomes: Develop an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a senior practitioner.  Provide an opportunity to engage in professional dialogue to develop their understanding of pedagogical leadership.  Develop an understanding of quality improvement and the cycle of self-evaluation.

Have a clear understanding of qualifications required to undertake the role.  Increased knowledge of roles and responsibilities of a senior practitioner.  Increased knowledge of how to be an effective pedagogical leader to ensure high quality early learning and childcare.  Increased confidence in professional judgement and decision-making.

Introduction to Leadership and Management

Target Audience: All ELCC Staff, Practitioners, Lead Practitioners and Childminders

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Date and Time: 31 August 2022 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm 

                         26 October 2022 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm 

                         6 December 2022 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm 

                         27 February 2023 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm 

                         10 May 2023 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm 

 

Presenter: Shona O'Connor - Perth and Kinross Council 

 

Aims and Outcomes: This is a virtual session to explore the basic foundations to leadership and management. This Leadership and Management course will help you to develop the skills that are essential for all leaders and managers. The course looks at the different qualities you may adopt and techniques for motivating and coaching your team and how to maximise your use of time. The session explores the varying stages of conflict resolution and give tips to support this. The course is designed to give aspiring managers some tools and guidance in order to develop their management role, within their settings.

By the end of the course participants should have a better understanding of the key characteristics of leaders and mangers and would confidently spot these differences within their own settings allowing them to compliment the roles

If no link in the information above please follow below instructions:

Anyone wishing to book a space on any of these courses must do the following: 

 

If you are a PKC Employee

Log onto My View with your pay number and password 

 

If you are a Partner Provider or External to PKC

You will need to complete the course application form which must be emailed to ecslearninghub@pkc.gov.uk

Course Application For - Click Here