NPQML and NPQSL New Cohorts beginning Autumn 2020

The DfE will be continuing to offer scholarships for church schools in the diocese where any other school is in category 5 or 6 area. They are also available for schools in a MAT where any other school is in category 5 or 6. If you have any colleagues interested in either of these programmes please apply by emailing in the first instance. An online induction will take place in July (dates to be confirmed) and the face to face days will commence Autumn 2020. We also welcome applications from schools who are not eligible for funding – the following competitive prices will apply NPQML £955 / NPQSL £1,075.

ONLINE (Via Zoom) - Safer Recruitment in Education Settings (Thursday, 21st May. 9.30am to 3.30pm)

We are delighted to be able to offer this course as an online training opportunity (via Zoom). This course gives school staff recruiters the information and understanding they need to recruit safely and comply with relevant statutory guidance. The course involves an assessment which is woven into the day at end of each session

By the end of the course, participants will have:

  • Identified key features of staff recruitment that help deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people
  • Considered policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse or ensure its prompt reporting
  • Begun to review their own organisation’s policies and practices with a view to making them safer

Course content includes:

  • Safer recruitment and the wider context of safeguarding
  • Prevalence of abuse and profile of abusers
  • How abusers operate within organisations
  • Features of a safer recruitment process
  • Planning a safer recruitment process
  • Making the right decisions: interview and selection
  • Setting acceptable standards of behaviour
  • Maintaining an ongoing culture of vigilance

Online course cost - £50 per person - to book your place email

Gillian Andrews, Education Consultant

Following on from Franklin Hartle’s, (Chair of Trustees for SET) email concerning the future of Carillon we are pleased to announce that Gillian will continue to work as a Freelance Education Consultant. Gillian’s areas of expertise include the following:

  • Leadership – Accredited Facilitator and Assessor for NPQML and NPQSL
  • P4C Level 1 Accredited SAPERE Trainer
  • Safer Recruitment Consortium Accredited Trainer
  • Accredited Coach (ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Management)
  • Behaviour Expert (Advanced Diploma in Psychology and SEN)
  • A range of bespoke services including MDA Training and Leading an Effective Team

Gillian is contactable on until the end of July 2020 and thereon after can be contacted on 07881 647837 or 

Please contact her for a no obligation discussion regarding any requirements you may have.