CPD for Teaching Assistants

Welcome to the CPD and Core Training for Teaching Assistants page. ABM is a specialist training provider focussed on early years and education. Our expert trainers have developed a series of CPD modules, drawn from our apprenticeships programme, designed to develop the knowledge and skills of the South East’s teaching assistants.

Our CPD courses are available in three formats:

  • Training Rooms: our expert train your staff on premises
  • Virtual Classrooms: we deliver interactive learning online via Zoom, teams or Starleaf
  • E-learning: we provide bespoke interactive self led Articulate RISE 360 digital workbooks and assessment.

Programmes offered on a flexible basis. We can ‘mix’ these formats upcoming different elements to create programme tailored to meet your specific needs. Email for more details and pricing.

Browse our catalogue of courses below:

The National Curriculum

What is the National Curriculum and what are its aims and objectives ?

This RISE module works through the Early Years Foundation stage and looks at the roles of observation and play in the context of the characteristics of effective learning..

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Safeguarding for T.As

This course is all about safeguarding in the context of schools.

We look at signs and symptoms of abuse and / or neglect. What to look for and how respond.

We cover when and how to escalate an issue or concern and who to talk to.

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Supporting Phonics

According to the Department for Education’s guidance for parents, “Research shows that when phonics is taught in a structured way – starting with the easiest sounds and progressing through to the most complex – it is the most effective way of teaching young children to read”

How can teaching assistants best support phonics in the classroom ?

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School Policies and Jargon

This course focusses on the importance and purpose of key school polices and documentation.

We equip new Teaching Assistants with the basic knowledge they need to comprehend these and understand the ‘jargon’ that they will contain.

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Learning Technology Schools

This is a crash course in using learning technology to best effect -providing an engaging and participative learning space for those taking part in your classroom.

This more about how to make use of technology rather than the technology itself.

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Supporting Virtual Learning

The rate at which teaching and learning has moved online rapidly increased since Covid 19. But how can we keep learners engaged and actively participating in interactive learning from home ?

Our expert online trainers show how it can be done with this practical step by step course.

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The ABM CPD and Core Training for Teaching Assistants suite of courses are available on a flexible basis and delivered as training rooms, virtual classrooms or standalone e-learning. Call us on 01634 799950 or Email.

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