Training / Education

This list is both formal and informal.  It does demonstrate a commitment to CPD.

EDUCATION:

OpenLearn – Profile

Current : Succeed with Maths Part 1 – Introductory level Science, Maths & Technology course

8th November 2018 : Galaxies, stars and planets – Introductory level Science, Maths & Technology course

21st October 2018 : The Sun – Introductory level Science, Maths & Technology course

18th October 2018 : Tidal Energy – Intermediate level Environmental Studies course

1st October 2018 : Children’s Rights – Intermediate level Sociology course

11th September 2018 : Teaching Assistants: Support In Action (NB : this is an extract from E111).

18th August 2018 : Heath & Safety in the laboratory and  field – Introductory level Science, Maths & Technology course

16th August 2018 : Facilitating group discussions – Introductory level Money & Business course

14th August 2018 : Encouraging Book talk in the school library – Introductory level Education & Development course

Open University 2005 – 2012

December 2012: Certificate in Contemporary Science (c70) – Level 4 :  CertCont Sci (Open)

July 2010: Certificate in Supporting learning in Primary schools (c60) – Level 4 :  Cert SLPS (Open)

ICT / COMPUTING:

2018 : Future Learn Courses – Listed on Profile.

2017 – Present – Codecademy

  • 2018 – Ruby
  • October 2017 : CSS
  • October 2017 : HTML
  • October 2017 : Learn the Command Line
  • September 2017 : Git
  • August 2017 /  SQL

The dates listed above is when I undertook and completed the courses,  due to changes to the codecademy  website and underlying technology dates on website may be different.  This is beyond my control.

2016 Display Screen Equipment Torbay Council.

2014 / 2017 Hour of Code – http://www.code.org

2012 Scratch Programming Alison.com.

February 2000 IBT2 Dartington Tech.

February 1999 CLAIT South Devon College.

TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

24th February 2018:  Introduction to Child Protection (Torbay Council – i-learn system and class on 24th Feb)

  • Identify the four specific types of abuse and signs and symptoms of possible abuse
  • Take the appropriate actions where possible abuse is suspected
  • Be an effective advocate for the child or young person

COMPLETED

21st Feb 2018 Introduction to Health and Safety – Virtual College.

16th February 2018:  Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness.

Training Objectives:

  • To recognize vulnerabilities in young people
  • To spot common risk indicators of child sexual exploitation in young people
  • To understand the process of grooming
  • To consider the different models of CSE
  • To know what information to record
  • To know where to report any concerns

15th February 2018 : Induction to Safeguarding Children and Adults (Torbay Council – i-learn system)

  • Safeguarding is everyones responsibility
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence
  • Prevent

13th November 2017: Managing Conflict – Youth Genesis

5th September 2017: Behaviour Management – Growth Mindset

4th September 2017: CAP Child Protection / Safeguarding.

23rd Jan 2017: Workshop on Raising Awareness of Prevent (WRAP) (Torbay Council – i-learn system)

4th September 2016: Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering – online.

2nd / 3rd September: Safeguarding, Prevent, Health and Safety – Priory School

20th July 2016: First Aid at Work (online) – Torbay Council

19th July 2016: Equality and Diversity – Torbay Council

20th July 2014: Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering.

27th October 2011: Essential First Aid (all ages) St John Ambulance (3 hours).

23rd May 2011: Safer Working Practices v2 – Virtual College.

21st March 2011: Health and safety in the workplace – Virtual College.

4th October 2010: Introduction to Child Protection (Torbay Council).

PLAYWORK:

3rd April 2012 Risk Benefit Analysis – Play Torbay.

2nd April 2012 Rain doesn’t need to be a pain – Play Torbay.

12th March 2012 Do you really know what play and playwork is ? – Play Torbay.

10th June 2009 Active Club Training – workshop.

28th April 2009 Promoting Positive behaviour – workshop.

Coventry Technical College

1994: First Diploma Electronic engineering.

1993: Certificate of achievement in science.

Finham Park Comprehensive

1986 – 1992: Finham Park Comprehensive, Coventry.

1992: Certificate in Pre-vocational Education

1991: GCSEs.

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

TheMagPI – Issue 24 – Pages 32 – 33 – Turtle Graphics – http://www.themagpi.com/

TheMagPI – Issue 29 – Pages 44-47 – TkInter introduction – http://www.themagpi.com/