Archived Professional Development

Sat, 19/03/2016 - 10:00 - 16:00

Understand how 'school readiness' and academic attainment can be linked to physical development and the benefits of movement based learning.

Consider physical development in a scientifically informed way.

Gain a greater understanding of safe and effective movement practice.

Experience applied movement science.

Thu, 17/03/2016 - 09:30 - 15:00

Professional Development from STEEP

Wed, 16/03/2016 - 09:30 - 16:30

The Empowerment Star is a holistic and collaborative tool for supporting and measuring change when working with women who have experienced Domestic Abuse. 

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:00 - 15:30

Raising the Baton: Exploring the diverse styles and repertoire of early years music making. 

Our sixth annual London Early Years Music Network conference is returning to the heart of our work – music.

Our community is united through a belief in the power of music but the opportunity to discuss the repertoire we use and how it can impact on children is rare.

Mon, 15/02/2016 - 17:30 - 19:30

Supporting young refugees, asylum seekers and new migrants

Fairbeats! is holding a training session all about becoming a Fairbeats! Support Worker.  

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 10:30 - 16:30

This session will be run by Dawn Newton, founder of Morello Marketing who will discuss practical ways to get the most out of your charity's social media. 

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 10:00 - 12:00

An introduction to Autistic Spectrum Disorder, for those in Lewisham and beyond

Mon, 01/02/2016 (All day) - Mon, 29/02/2016 (All day)

Delve into the lives of children and discuss the potential benefits and limitation of technology in their lives.

Sat, 30/01/2016 - 09:00 - Sun, 31/01/2016 - 16:00

From South Thames Early Education Partnership and Teaching School Alliance (STEEP)

Thu, 28/01/2016 - 09:30 - 13:00

This is a free half day workshop for staff and volunteers in voluntary and community sector organisations working with children, young people and families. 

Mon, 25/01/2016 (All day) - Thu, 25/02/2016 (All day)

Discover inspiring ways to teach literacy

Thu, 21/01/2016 - 10:30 - 13:00

An exciting new programme of support and training from Voluntary Action Lewisham to help your group demonstrate the impact of your work.

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 09:15 - 15:15

This course gives staff the tools to provide sessions in Early Years settings which use movement, physical expression and dance together with messy and creative play to enable children to explore their bodies and their imaginations. 

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 08:45 - 14:00

The course is held at Gallions Primary School and is open to anyone working in education, looking to see how music can work in a primary setting and perhaps get some ideas for their own institutions.

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 16:00 - 18:00

With Artsmark relaunching in September, A New Direction will be running one Discover Artsmark session in every London borough between November 2015 and February 2016.

Mon, 09/11/2015 - 17:00 - Tue, 24/11/2015 - 18:30

A free, three part course designed for teachers in the logistics of running an oral history project within the school setting, for children. 

Mon, 09/11/2015 - 09:30 - 13:00

Four qualifications and an introductory award for ages 5 - 25 years.

Arts Award can be delivered in schools, cultural organisations, youth clubs, libraries etc.

Sun, 08/11/2015 - 10:00 - 17:00

This practical course delivered by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Dance Faculty aims to provide new teachers or those less experienced in leading dance activities in primary schools with the confidence to deliver fun, accessible and creative dance sessions.

Sun, 08/11/2015 - 10:00 - 17:00

This practical course delivered by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Dance Faculty aims to provide new teachers or those less experienced in leading dance activities in primary schools with the confidence to deliver fun, accessible and creative dance sessions.