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Leicester City schools innovative approach to INSET training days

As many schools have fixed INSET training days schools often are all competing for the same dates from training providers.

In August 2018 Leicester City schools took an innovative approach to INSET training days which were held in August 2018 either side of the bank holiday. Attachment training was delivered for in excess of 400 staff.

Derbyshire Attachment Aware School project goes from strength to strength

Ahead of year four of their Attachment Aware Schools project, Derbyshire Virtual School for Looked After Children have published this report. Following learning inputs from KCA, schools invovled in the project undertake action research as they apply theory to pratice. The Virtual School both supports the action research proecess and facilitates opportunities for practice sharing. This exciting and effective approach to developing attachment awareness fully embraces a process of co-creation in which success is dependent upon empowering all stakeholders to innovate. https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/site-elements/documents/pdf/social-health/children-and-families/children-we-look-after/the-virtual-school/attachment-aware-schools-programme.pdf

Northamptonshire Community Health Trust set to introduce Five to Thrive across children's services

As part of an organisational response to the neuroscience of brain development, Northamptonshire Community Health Trust, together with the Local Authority, have commissioned KCA to provision a significant staff development programme.

An ignition conference will take place on 13 May and this will be followed up by sector-specific training events and focused development of up to 60 'Five to Thrive Champions'.

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