Download the latest directories for scheduled training dates, for the forthcoming term:
Featured new and additional training
Our full range of training courses for browsing can be found on CPD online or alternatively download the latest relevant training directory
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Training
Can be delivered as in-house training to suit your staff / committee / Governing Board on a date / time to suit. We offer three types of GDPR training:
- Early Years GDPR Training Specifically for Private, Voluntary and Independent Early Years and Childcare Settings
- Governor and Clerk GDPR Training: Specifically for Governing Boards to support them with the strategic responsbilities to ensure the school is compliant
- Whole School GDPR Awareness Training: Specifically for staff / support staff working in schools
If you would like to explore this training please contact our GDPR Trainers Cath Shotton / Nicky Burford on 01905 678136 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
So you want to move up to Management
This all day course is designed for those who are new to management within a Nursery / Pre-School environment within the last year or are looking to progress into management.
Leadership and Governance
National Professional Qualifications
Accredited by the Department for Education, National Professional Qualifications supports the professional development of aspiring and serving middle, senior, headteachers and executive leaders.
Visit our NPQ pages to find out further information on NPQML, NPQSL, NPQH and NPQEL qualifications and scheduled cohort dates.
Governor Training, available to all Governors, Clerks and Chairs, can be downloaded here
SENCo Leadership Development Programme, suitable for anyone who is looking to develop their skills to effectively lead SEND / Inclusion within their school. Find out more here
Schools Safeguarding Training
A range of Safeguarding training for Designated Safeguarding Leads, School Office Administrators and whole school workforce is available.
Visit the dedicated Safeguarding Training page for furter information and listings.
Governor Safeguarding Training
SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN IN EDUCATION – Governors’ Role and Responsibilities for course dates, time and overview download the latest Governor Services Training Directory
Early Years and Childcare Safeguarding Training
A range of Safeguarding trainng for Early Years and Childcare Designated Safeguarding Leads and Deputies, Practitioners and whole workforce is available. For course dates, times, locations download the latest Early Years Training Directory
Writing Individual Risk Assessments for Children with SEND in Early Years Settings
An Introductory 1 hour course to support practitioners with writing individual risk assessments for children with SEND within Early Years settings. We will look at the 6 areas to consider when supporting a child with complex needs, including health care plans and will provide support with writing individual risk assessments for children with SEND within Early Years settings.
04 December 2018 | 17:30 - 18:30 | Worcester (re-arranged date to previously advertised)
28 February 2019 | 17:00 - 18:00 | Worcester
14 May 2019 | 16:30 - 17:30 | Worcester
English as an Additional Language (EAL) Network Meetings
Termly opportunities for EAL coordinators to meet and share good practice with a specific focus each term.
For dates / times and location of the Network meetings visit our EAL training page
How to write a Support Plan Workshop
A 1 hour Introductory course to support practitioners with writing individual support plans (ISP) for children with SEND within Early Years settings. We will run through use of individual support plans (ISP) instead of individual provision maps (IPM) for children with SEND.
05 March 20819| Worcester | 17:30 - 18:30
23 May 2019 | Worcester | 17:30 - 18:30
Working with Bereaved Children: Supporting emotional and mental health
With Around 5% of children and young people likely to be affected by the death of a close family member before the age of 16, all schools need to be prepared and confident to support bereaved children. This course will equip you with the knowledge and understanding you need to offer sensitive and effective support to children affected.
27 November 2018 | 09:30 - 15:30 | Worcester
Psychological Approaches to Learning: Precision Teaching and Paired Reading
Precision Teaching (PT) is an evidence-based approach to accelerating learning for children from Reception onwards who have difficulties acquiring basic skills and who may be experiencing specific learning difficulties. Paired Reading is also introduced as a simple technique for supporting the accuracy and fluency of developing readers which can be done when sharing any text.
25 January 2019 and 15 March 2019 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Redditch
Pupil Premium Network meeting
These network meetings will Provide Local Area updates in relation to the performance of disadvantaged learners, provide updates in relation to CLA, explore effective elements of a Pupil Premium Strategy, and Consider and share effective ways of reporting the impact of provision on outcomes for disadvantaged learners
Tuesday 02 April 2019 | 13:00 - 16:00 | Worcester
Thursday 11 July 2019 | 13:00 - 16:00 | Worcester
Teaching, Learning and Assessment
|Balancing learning in Reception||24 January 2019||09:00 - 16:00||Worcester|
It's all about the Outdoors
|14 May 2019||09:00 - 16:00||Worcester|
EYFSP Cluster Moderation Sessions
All schools are required to take an active part in LA agreement trialing and discussions around the ELG’s. These sessions enable staff to achieve this on a Worcestershire wide scale with experienced EYFSP moderators and colleagues across the county.
Audience: EYFS Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Year 1 Teachers, Headteachers and Senior Leadership Team
Moderation sessions are on 12th, 13th or 14th March and are either 9am to 12pm or 1pm to 4pm. BOOK your place via CPD
Price: £50 + VAT, with a discount to £25 +VAT for 2nd and 3rd delegates
Every Child Counts (ECC)
Every Child Counts (ECC) has developed from the still highly effective Numbers Count programme to an extended family of mathematics and literacy interventions across Key Stages 1-3, enabling schools to select interventions appropriate to the needs of their pupils. To support schools ECC programmes will be offered in response to need. Our range of ECC programmes can be found here
Using CPD Online
Worcestershire schools and settings can log on to the CPD website using their previous PLD account details. If you do not have a account set up or you require assistance using CPD, please email the appropriate team:
Early Years Settings - ~email@example.com
Governor Services - firstname.lastname@example.org
Schools and Settings- ~email@example.com
Download the CPD user guide
(includes: how to complete evaluations and access certificates along with our new functionality of managing your staffing list)
Terms and Conditions
Babcock Prime is working on behalf of Worcestershire County Council to deliver high quality education CPD to all schools & settings.
Babcock Prime is a trading name of Babcock Training Limited (Education Services) which is a VAT registered entity. Therefore VAT at the prevailing rate will be added to all invoices. This is in line with HMRC rules and is consistent with services you may currently be purchasing from other external parties. In most cases the input VAT can be claimed back. Please seek independent financial advice should you be unsure about your VAT status.