Gain event management skills and complete your DofE Gold residential.
The DofE residential team will be involved in various areas of the show, including:
Pilton Music Tent
Main Show Ring
Included in the cost of the residential:
Breakfast will be available each day at an onsite facilityPacked lunch will be provided during the dayEvening meals. Taken as a group at an onsite facility but may include a BBQ or pizza night (details to be confirmed during the residential)
A compound within the showground for the sole use of the DofE group. Participants will camp in small expedition tents (provided) with a central gazebo.Toilets and showers will be available on site.The site is patrolled by a security company overnight.
Where the programme allows we will include a range of activities during the evening.
The leaders will camp with the group throughout the residential and will be your point of contact between 6pm and 9am (all their contact details will be supplied nearer the time).The DofE team will have a stand at the show and a member of the SCC DofE team will be available every day (all their contact details will be supplied nearer the time).
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Various Roles within Support Services for Education
We currently have three roles being advertised within Support Services for Education, these include the following,
Business and Commercial Apprentice - Commercial Development Team -https://secure1.somerset.gov.uk/careers/details.html?jobId=612
Area Building Services Engineer - Property & Grounds - https://dasjobs.co.uk/job/area-building-services-engineer-3/?route=scc
General Hospitality Assistant - SORLS - https://dasjobs.co.uk/job/general-hospitality-assistant/?route=scc
Please select the hyperlink next to each role to find out more about these exciting opportunities.
Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management
This award consists of attending two days training focusing on Understanding Leadership and Leading and Motivating a Team Effectively. You will be required to write and submit two assignments to achieve an accredited Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management.
This Award aims to provide practicing and potential first line managers and supervisors with the knowledge, skills and confidence to perform effectively in the workplace both as managers and leaders.
The course will enable you to develop the knowledge and understanding of different leadership styles or behaviours which exist in the workplace, including an understanding of your own preferred leadership behaviours, and the impact that these different styles are likely to have on behaviour of team members. It further considers how leaders and managers can really engage staff by understanding the real nature of motivation, and then use the necessary skills to ensure their teams achieve outstanding results.
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SWEET 2019 (South West Exhibition of Educational Technology)
Somerset County Council Schools and Traded ICT team www.sccict.co.uk/sweet-2019 are hosting a one day conference held at Dillington House, Ilminster. The event will be an opportunity for schools to take part in an informative and engaging day that will showcase educational technology that is currently available to them. There will be workshops, presentations and trade stands where you will have the opportunity to talk first hand with companies from within the industry.
We are pleased to announce that Google, Microsoft & Apple will each be present for the day and will deliver the following:
Google - Key note presentation - Google in Education delivered by Roger Slade (Google Account Manager – South)
Workshop – Google Classroom your mission control delivered by Roger Slade & Jason Tye
Microsoft – Key note presentation - How Technology has helped my school, Join this showcase school to learn how with leadership, technology can truly improve your teachers’ time in the classroom and help impact student outcomes. Join this school to hear how their digital journey improved their experience in and out of the classroom - Headteacher (showcase school TBC)
Workshop – Introduction to O365. Join us to see how Office 365 can be used in the classroom beyond PowerPoint and Exchange with Teams and OneNote engaging, enthusing and delighting your students while giving you more time to focus on teaching. delivered by Callum Paine, Modern Classroom Specialist.
Apple – Key note presentation - Raising the Bar for Learning with Technology delivered by Niel McLeod (Education Development Executive - Apple)
Workshop - Evidence-Informed approaches to using technology to raise attainment delivered by Niel McLeod (Education Development Executive - Apple)
For more information and details of the programme please follow this link - www.sccict.co.uk/sweet-2019
Price is £15 per person. Only available for Somerset Schools.
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Introduction to Mindful Emotional Coaching - Click Here
Bringing together the neuroscience behind children’s emotions and evidence based strategies to support them and build resilience’.
Mindful Emotion Coaching is about building emotional resilience and mental wellbeing by enabling conversations about emotions behind behaviours and building understanding of the neuroscience of brain development, human interactions and mindful awareness.
We look closely at the work of Dan Siegel and John Gottman and focus on the ‘how to’ of developing emotion resilience.
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