Organised Online Training Days – Multiple Schools

EQUALS will be hosting over a dozen online training sessions during the summer term in 2021.



These will be 100% free for EQUALS Members


These sessions will take place either on Tuesdays or Thursdays and be between 3:45 and 5:15 pm. Schools can send up to 3 delegates per topic.

Additional numbers can be considered subject to availability.


As these sessions will be free for equals members, they are likely to fill up fast, so please register your interest asap, to secure your place/s.

To register your interest please email



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This training will cover the following:


First part of Summer Term

  • Pre-formal (PMLD) CurriculumThursday 22nd April 2021by Peter Imray
  • Informal CurriculumTuesday 27th April 2021- by Peter Imray
  • Semi-formal (SLD/MLD) CurriculumTuesday 13th April 2021 by Peter Imray
  • Formal CurriculumThursday 6th May 2021 by Peter Imray
  • Using the Engagement Model to Support pupils not yet engaged in Subject Specific Learning
    –  Thursday 13th May 2021  – by James Waller
  • MAPP – Mapping & Assessing Personal Progress
    –  Tuesday 18th May 2021 by Mike Sissons
  • Logically Illogical – A Personal History of Autism
    Tuesday 4th May 2021 – by Ros Blackburn

Second part of Summer Term

  • Teaching Play and LeisureTuesday 11th May 2021 by Peter Imray
  • Teaching CommunicationThursday 20th May 2021 by Peter Imray
  • Teaching Thinking and Problem SolvingTuesday 25th May 2021 by Peter Imray
  • Moving On 14-25 Curriculum and Accreditation
    – Monday 7th June 2021
  • Teaching IndependenceThursday 10th June 2021 by Peter Imray
  • Teaching MathematicsThursday 17th June 2021 by Peter Imray
  • Teaching Reading and WritingTuesday 22nd June 2021 by Peter Imray

If you would like to book one of these please contact  

Would you like some training for a different area?  If so please email to put forward any suggestions for future training.  

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