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This course requires delegates to be enrolled on the ECDL programme before booking on this course and charges may apply. Please email ECDL@Portsmouthcc.gov.uk for more information.
ECDL Extra is a recognised qualification at Level 2 and is deemed to be equivalent with GCSE grades A* to C.
ECDL Extra builds on the users basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and improves their understanding of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Organisations that provide services to children are required to incorporate into their recruitment and selection procedures measures that help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children, or otherwise be unsuited to work with them.
Making safeguarding and promotion of the welfare of children an integral part of human resources management in organisations that work with children is an essential part of creating safe environments.
Following the 2004 Bichard Inquiry Report there are legal duties on schools, FE colleges and a wide range of partner organisations to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
For schools, Bichard specifically recommended that:
ELSAs are teaching assistants or learning mentors in schools or colleges who have been trained as Emotional Literacy Support Assistants. ELSAs help children and young people learn to understand their emotions and respect the feelings of those around them. ELSAs plan and deliver individual and small group programmes in schools with access to support from educational psychologists through group supervision and individual contact.
The Educational Psychology team will deliver 8 x 1.5 hour online webinar sessions on aspects of emotional literacy including :
There will be a mix of direct teaching, opportunities for discussion and activities. Learning will be supplemented through signposting to relevant reading and resources and take away homework activities.
|Session||Session Date||Session Time||Session Venue||Map|
|1||30 September 2020||13:00 - 15:00||No Venue||Map|
|2||07 October 2020||13:00 - 15:00||No Venue||Map|
|3||14 October 2020||13:00 - 15:00||No Venue||Map|
|4||21 October 2020||13:00 - 15:00||No Venue||Map|
|5||04 November 2020||13:00 - 15:00||No Venue||Map|
|6||11 November 2020||13:00 - 15:00||No Venue||Map|
|7||18 November 2020||13:00 - 15:00||No Venue||Map|
|8||25 November 2020||13:00 - 15:00||No Venue||Map|