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Behaviour management, Listening Schools - School Based INSET

A LISTENING SCHOOL:  SCHOOL BASED INSET OPTIONS

INSET Title: Review Your Current Anti-Bullying Policy
INSET Overview: Examine the present policy & how it meets current requirements re:
                            Current research
                            Consultation and participation
                            Contents
                            Monitoring and Evaluation
                            Links to related policies
 
Time: Full Day
Target Audience: All staff - Teaching & Non-Teaching, Governors


INSET Title: Cyber Bullying: What needs to be in place?
INSET Overview: What is Cyber-bullying?
                            What requirements do schools need to meet?
                            Roles & Responsibilities
                            The mandatory anti-bullying policy
                            Acceptable Use Policies
                            Safety Committee
                            Education Programmes
                            Community Use/Extended School Activities
                            Links to related policies
                            (Schools may wish to invite a PSNI representative to this inset)
 
Time: Half Day
Target Audience: Principals,  staff teaching & non-teaching, parent/pupil representatives, Governors


INSET Title: Towards a  ‘Rights’ Respecting Community
INSET Overview: Provide an opportunity for the whole school community to determine the:
                            Vision
                            Core Values
                            Statement of General Principles
                            Key Rights
                            Strategies -  from rights to responsibilities 
                            Monitoring & evaluation procedures
 
Time: Full Day
Target Audience: Principals,  staff teaching & non-teaching, parent/pupil representatives, Governors

INSET Title: Circle Time
INSET Overview: A1 Introduction to Circle Time: 
                            Key concepts and strategies
                            Teacher's role and skills   
                            Statement of General Principles
                            Whole-school benefits
 
Time: Full Day
Target Audience: Principals,  staff teaching & non-teaching, parent/pupil representatives, Governors

INSET Title: Puppets & Emotional Awareness
INSET Overview: A1 Emotional Intelligence -  Information session for staff
                            A2 Ways of using puppets to promote emotional understanding within the framework 
                            of the revised curriculum 
    
Time: 1hr.30mins - Half Day
Target Audience: Principals,  staff, Governors,  LSAs, Participating staff, LSAs,

INSET Title: Playground Buddies
INSET Overview: A1 Buddies  - Information session for staff & supervisors
                            A2 Setting up A Buddy Scheme – in-house training for pupils,   supervisors & co-
                            ordinating staff  
    
Time: 1hr.30mins - Half Day
Target Audience: Principals, staff (T/NT), Governors,  Selected pupils, co-ordinating staff

INSET Title: Mentoring
INSET Overview: A1 Mentoring  - Information session for staff
                            A2 Setting up A Mentoring Scheme: in-house training for pupils, & co-ordinating staff
    
Time: 1hr.30mins - Half Day
Target Audience: Principals, staff (T/NT), Governors,  Selected pupils, co-ordinating staff
 

INSET Title: Mediation
INSET Overview: A1 Mediation  - Information session for staff
                            A2 Setting up A Mediation Scheme: in-house training for pupils, & co-ordinating staff
 
Time: 1hr.30mins - Half Day
Target Audience: Principals, staff (T/NT), Governors,  Selected pupils, co-ordinating staff
 


INSET Title: Class Councils/School Council
INSET Overview: A1 Class and School Councils - Information session for staff
                            A2 Getting started: The class council – in-house training for pupils, &
                            co-ordinating staff
    
Time: 1hr.30mins - Half Day
Target Audience: Principals, staff (T/NT), Governors,  Selected pupils, co-ordinating staff

INSET Title: An Introduction To Counselling Skills
INSET Overview: An introduction to the key counselling skills:
                            Active Listening
                            Questioning
                            Reflecting
                            within the context of the SARAH model
    
Time: Full Day or 1hr. 40mins(x3)
Target Audience: Principals, VPs, Heads of Year, all staff


INSET Title: Anger Management
INSET Overview: Reach an understanding of the:
                            Anger cycle
                            Negative & positive aspects
                            Triggers
                            Relaxation & de-escalation techniques 
 
Time: 1hr.30mins - Half Day
Target Audience: Principals, VPs, Heads of Year, all staff


INSET Title: Inclusion: Removing Barriers to Learning
INSET Overview: Towards an Inclusive School:
                            Establish Criteria
                            Identify blockers
                            Agree existing promoters of inclusion
                            Determine strategies
                            Clarify roles & responsibilities
                            Agree monitoring & evaluation procedures
 
Time: Full Day
Target Audience: Principals, staff (T/NT), parent/pupil representatives, Governors


INSET Title: Creating Happier Playgrounds
INSET Overview: Re-organise and restructure your school playground:
                            Audits & mapping exercises
                            Layout & zoning
                            Rules & Consequences
                            Roles & responsibilities
                            Wet breaks
 
Time: Half Day
Target Audience: Principals, staff, Governors & supervisors Selected pupils, supervisors,  co-ordinating 
                             staff

INSET Title: Winning Classrooms: Motivation & Self-Esteem 
INSET Overview: How to increase motivation & promote positive self-esteem within the classroom: 
                            Practical strategies include: 
                            Affirmation activities
                            Solution Focused Response
                            Class wide rewards
                            Self Talk
                            Language of Choice
 
Time: Half Day
Target Audience: Principals, staff (T/NT) LSAs, Governors
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