2021-22 Programme

A programme of professional learning has been developed for this session to complement your local authority offer. An associated Glow Microsoft Team has been created as a space for you to connect and network with all NQTs from across the Northern Alliance and engage in the programme. Access the team by Logging into Glow and using the joining code: oz215iw

A different theme will be promoted each month with live professional learning sessions on Tuesday and Thursday of the first week in the month to give options for attendance. Each theme is linked to the GTCS Professional Standards for Full Registration and keep the Professional Values of Social, Trust and Respect, and Integrity and Professional Commitment at the heart of the programme.

Live sessions will be held in the General channel of the Microsoft Team. Follow the links below to register your place on the live sessions (links will be added over time).

Children’s Rights through Equality & Diversity
Session Aim:
Raise awareness of the issues related to equality and diversity to ensure inclusion.

Session outline:
• Why equality & diversity is important – links to children’s rights, mental health and sense of belong and ultimately achievement
• Bullying survey in Northern Alliance – findings and issues raised
• From our school to yours: practical approaches to LGBT education and BME
Tuesday 2nd Nov, 4-5pm
Thursday 4th Nov, 5-6pm
Communicating with Parents
Session Aim:
Explore effective communication with parents.

Session outline:
• How we communicate with our parents
• How do we know our communication is effective
• Practical examples of communication during Covid
• Questions and scenarios
Tuesday 30th Nov, 4-5pm
Thursday 2nd Dec, 4-5pm
Developmentally appropriate practice to support children & young people
Scottish Attainment Challenge – Addressing the poverty related attainment gap
Developing the Young Workforce (in all sectors)
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) & Outdoor Learning
1+2 Languages
Learning for Sustainability & Outdoor Learning
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