MAP Update – 27th September 2017

Upcoming Events

Inspire2Learn Leadership Conference 

The themes will be around an effective engaging curriculum and the impact on linking with the world of work has on life chances for our pupils. Guest speakers are Sean Harford, Dr Elnaz Kashefpatel and Dr Lee Jerome.

Friday 13th October at Ramside Hall, County Durham.

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Maths KS2/3 Transition Workshop

NESTA have been running transition programmes between their secondary and primary members for several years now and this workshop explores practical approaches to problem solving and interventions that have had an impact.

Tuesday 17th October, 1.30pm – 3.30pm at Nunthorpe Academy.

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Pivotal Behaviour Training

Pivotal Education is an education training consultancy established by Paul Dix working across the whole of the UK and internationally.

This training session aims to show you exactly what steps you need to go through to improve behaviour in your classroom and throughout your school or college.

Friday 6th October 2017, 9.00am – 3.00pm at Civic and Learning Centre, Normanby Road, Middlesbrough.

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Transforming Tees – Assessment & Diagnostic Training

This two-day course Led by Professor Rob Coe and Dr Stuart Kime will focus on marking pupils’ writing.

Thursday 12th October 2017 & Thursday 23th November 2017 at the Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough,

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Deal To Help Schools Save Cash On Computer Equipment

The second in a series of bulk buying deals for schools considering buying new tablets, laptops or desktop devices has now started. Schools could save thousands of pounds by using a deal developed by DfE and Crown Commercial Services (CCS).

Find the full information here

Statistics Update At DFE

Update from The Department For Education on education and children.

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Words For Work – Workshops For Secondary Schools

Words for Work consists of five workshops that focus on:

  • Demonstrating the importance of literacy for success in employment
  • Improving young people’s oral and written communication skills
  • Giving young people confidence in their own abilities and raising their career aspirations

Find the full workshop details here

For more information or to sign up please contact Alice Penfold on

Digital Resilience & Safeguarding Children

Please see below the final report of the Community Safety and Leisure Scrutiny Panel in relation to Digital Safeguarding – Sexting and Youth Produced Imagery.

For further information on this topic please feel free to contact:

Jeff Watson, Young People’s Risk Reduction Manager, 01642 728237,

Ralph Jordinson, Risk and Resilience Coordinator and CEOP Ambassador, 01642 728377,


Head Of Achievement Post

Middlesbrough Council are looking for an aspiring leader to work on firmly establishing their new and innovative approach to school-led improvement in order to ensure inclusive learning and better educational outcomes for the children of Middlesbrough.

Apply for this vacancy at

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