MAP Update – 28th June 2017

Upcoming Events

Free Apple Training Session – iPads Across The Curriculum

Learn how to use iPads and a range of engaging applications to foster creativity across the curriculum. We’ll be looking at ideas to inspire writing, innovative ways to teach music and ways children can show off their imaginative art.

Thursday 6th July 2017, 4:00pm – 5:30pm at North Ormesby Primary Academy.

Further information & booking here

ResearchEd Conference 

Hear from the a great list of speakers from higher education, secondary and primary schools, with insights on assessment, evidence in education, the role of genetics in education, oracy, student grouping, feedback, school leadership, exam stress, and so much more.

Saturday 8th July 2017, 9:30am – 4:00pm at Huntington School, York.

Further information & booking here

Transforming Tees – School Lead Seminar

Case studies sharing excellence from Primary, Secondary and Special schools in the Tees Valley will be presented by their Senior leadership teams. Opening keynote presentation by Professor Allen Thurston.

Friday 30th June 2017, 9:00am – 1:30pm at Middlesbrough Football Club.

Full information here

Tale Of The Tees – Challenge Event For Tees Valley schools 

On the 14th July there is a special Tees Valley focused challenge day. Pupils must create a response to a stimulus that explores what it is like to live in the Tees Valley; past, present or future. We already have pupils signed up in all of the Local Authority areas of the Tees Valley.

Find further information & sign up here


MSCB Briefing Note For Schools

This briefing note is put together by these representatives and the MSCB business unit as a means of ensuring the key discussions, information and action points arising from the Board meetings are communicated to schools as swiftly and as accessibly as possible.

Read the briefing notes here

PHE Reports

The reports draw on an analysis of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Survey to:

  • Summarise key statistics on self-reported levels of cyberbullying and self-harm and the wellbeing of adolescent girls.
  • Highlight a range of factors operating in young people’s family, peer, school and community environments that potentially buffer against poor mental wellbeing.
  • Signpost to useful sources of support and further information.

Cyberbullying: An analysis of data from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey for England, 2014

Wellbeing of adolescent girls: An analysis of data from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey for England, 2014

Intentional self-harm in adolescence: An analysis of data from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey for England, 2014

Secondary School Staff Get Mental Health First Aid Training

£200,000 funding to help teachers understand and identify mental health issues in children.

From June 2017, teachers in secondary schools around the country will take part in a new training programme to help them identify and respond to early signs of mental health issues in children.

Read the full story here

Tees Valley Higher Education Report

Report analysing higher education in Tees Valley, along with a summary info-graphic.

Read the full report here

Stem Funding Offer For Your School

Race for the Line Model Rocket Car Competition – Season 3.

Schools are invited to apply to be part of the programme to inspire a generation of your learners to engage with Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

Full information & applications here

Grants4Schools Funding Guides

The A-Z guide to schools funding 2017 – 10% discount available on all funding guides use code discjune17.

Find the guides & more information here

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