Buckinghamshire Traded Services

Training & CPD for Schools

Training & CPD for Schools

Continued Professional Development within Buckinghamshire is delivered by BESST, a range of other expert Buckinghamshire Council teams and partner agencies.

BESST Training & CPD

Early Years advisory and consultancy service for schools and PVI setting

Our specialist Early Years team provides support for leaders, teachers, and early years practitioners and is thoroughly committed to supporting the raising EYFS standards within schools and settings. We provide flexible and bespoke quality improvement services to help raise early achievement and the quality of all early years registered settings. An agreed programme of in-school support can be planned in consultation with the headteacher or other senior leaders. This may include bespoke consultancy visits, audits of practice and provision, training, mentoring, coaching, and Early Years reviews.

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Educational Visits and Learning Outside the Classroom

Buckinghamshire Council has a dedicated Outdoor Advisory Team delivering advice, guidance, and training around Educational Visits and developing Outdoor Learning.

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Keeping Children Safe in Schools – Addressing anti-discrimination practices and online safety from bullying

Buckinghamshire Council, welcomes you to attend our CPD teachers training session.

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Primary Assessment and Moderation Training

We provide a range of training and joint moderation sessions, enabling primary schools to develop excellent classroom assessment practices, supporting schools in making accurate assessments, and thus supporting improved progress across the curriculum.

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BESST Summer Conference

Join Karl C. Pupé, the author of "The Action Hero Teacher: Classroom Management Made Simple" a former NEETs Coordinator and SEMH teacher. Karl shares his wealth of knowledge gained by working with some of London’s most challenging students

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BESST School Improvement Conferences and Training

The School Improvement team will be offering a virtual conference for all school staff, leaders and governors, with one conference each term, across academic year 2023/24. Training for school staff will be delivered according to identified strategic need.

BESST will work closely with headteachers to determine the most pressing topics for schools across the county and will tailor the annual programme to best meet these needs.

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