Archived Professional Development

Tue, 26/02/2019 - 09:30 - 11:00

Find out how to use your charity's social media to increase followers, boost engagement and get noticed in this free training from Lewisham Local and Lewisham Lowdown. 

Date: 26 February 26, 9:30 – 11:00 am 
Location: Lewisham Local, Unit B, PLACE/Ladywell, 261 Lewisham High Street, SE13 6AY

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 13:00 - 15:00

Creative Resilience: Story-led creative approaches to using the Resilience Framework. Celine Wyatt and Jo Cleasby from the Grand Theatre Blackpool

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 10:30 - 16:15

A day of workshops and discussions on the themes of Early Years, Youth Voice and Social Justice.
Date: Thursday 14 February 2019
Location: Amnesty International UK, 25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA

Thu, 14/02/2019 (All day)

A day of workshops and discussions on the themes of Early Years, Youth Voice and Social Justice

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 12:30 - 15:00

Join 4in10: London's Child Poverty Campaign Network for this free half day fundraising workshop. Equip yourself with the tools and understanding required to make successful funding and grant applications. Designed to help you understand the different types of funding applications, how to research and select the right ones for your organisation and write effective bids.

Date: 8 February, 12:30 to 3pm
Location: City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, SE1 2AA
Cost: Free


Sat, 02/02/2019 (All day) - Sun, 07/04/2019 (All day)

Delve into teaching practice, explore the latest topics in the field of dance science, refresh your creative ideas or spend the day exploring different models of inclusive dance practice at one of Trinity Laban's stand-alone training days led by experts in the field.   CLICK HERE TO BOOK

Wed, 30/01/2019 - 09:30 - 16:00

This INSET will explore how teachers can use the arts (including visual arts and performing arts) to generate wonder, curiosity and investigation

Date: Wednesday 30 January, 9.30am-4.00pm
Location: Emergency Exit Arts, Rothbury Hall, Azof Street, London, SE10 0EF


Thu, 24/01/2019 - 17:00 - 19:00

Sound Connections presents an interactive musical workshop for those who work with early years. 

Date: Thursday 24 January, 5 - 7pm
Location: The Yaa Centre, 1 Chippenham Mews, London W9 2AN
Cost: £30

Wed, 09/01/2019 - 10:00 - 12:00

This workshop to help potential applicants to apply to Lewisham Main Grants will take place between 10am and 12 noon on 9 January 2019.

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 13:00 - 16:00

Sound Connections' stimulating training day will transform how you think about youth engagement. We will explain the core principles of Youth Voice & Participation and give you the practical skills to put them into action. You will discover how to give young people a say and empower them to take a lead.

Date: 13 December
Time: 1.00-4.00pm
Venue: Lift, 45 White Lion Street, London, N1 9PW
Cost: £40-60

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 10:00 - 16:00


At this free event, museum and gallery practitioners share their experiences of using surveys underpinned by digital technology to evaluate activities with children and young people. This is part an Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Follow-on Fund project between The National Gallery, The University of Cambridge Museums and The University of Warwick. 

Date: 11 December, 10am-4pm
At: The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DN

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 15:00 - 17:30

This session from Sound Connections aims to provide practical tools for organisations and individuals and explore the experience of marginalised communities working in the arts, particularly focusing on whiteness, race, class and privilege.

Thursday 6 December 2018
3.00pm - 5.30pm
Saint Pancras Community Association, 67 Plender Street, London, NW1 0LB

Tue, 27/11/2018 (All day)
Experienced GDPR trainer Paul Ticher is running two workshops at Voluntary Action Lewisham around data protection and the new regulations. There will be two workshops, you can choose either the morning or afternoon session.
Date: 27 November 2018
Location: The Mulberry Centre, 15 Amersham Vale, SE14 6LE
Mon, 26/11/2018 - 10:00 - 13:00

October Gallery Education runs a successful and inspiring monthly Family Learning Programme, as well as workshops in the gallery for Foundation and Key Stage 1 and 2. In this morning of training we share our experiences of working with Early Years to equip you with the tools to program, coordinate or facilitate your own workshops and projects.

Date: 26 November 2018
Time: 10-1pm
Location: October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N 3AL
Cost: £8.97


Sun, 18/11/2018 - 10:00 - 17:00

Arts Council England has funded Good Vibrations to run a day-long Effective Facilitation workshop for music practitioners to develop their facilitation techniques. 
Date: 18 November 2018
Time: 10-5pm
Location: Royal College of Music, Recital Hall, Prince Consort Road, SW7 2BS
Cost: £25

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 10:00 - 16:00

This course focuses on music-making with people living with dementia. This rapidly-growing and exciting area of the field focuses on how music can enable those living with dementia to connect and create, combating social isolation, and helping maintain a sense of agency and identity.
Fee - £95 
Saturday 17 Nov 2018 10am-4pm

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 10:00 - 17:00

A training course for Facilitators in dealing with Resistance  

Fri, 16/11/2018 (All day)

Beyond Resistance A training course for Facilitators in dealing with Resistance (challenging behaviour, disruption and awkward indivduals and groups)


Friday 16th of November 

Fee £52.99 

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 09:00 - 12:00

This course for those who work with Early Years is designed to develop understanding of what creativity means and explore ways in which we can best encourage creativity.

Date: 9 November 2018
Location: Pickhurst Infant Academy, Pickhurst Lane, West Wickham, BR4 0HL
Cost: £75

Book by 5 October 2018

Sat, 03/11/2018 - 10:00 - 16:00

This course focuses on working with Disabled People and young people with Special Educational needs. We’ll explore some of the disabling barriers these groups face, as well as physical, cognitive and learning challenges, and how creative and participatory music sessions can benefit them.

Saturday 3rd November 10-4 at Goldsmiths SE14 6NW

Fee £95