LAAT has a commitment to the development of all of our staff in order that they feel empowered and connected to the work they do in their schools.
High quality training
We partner with Flick Learning in providing high quality, education specific training across a number of disciplines to include Safeguarding, Childcare and Education, Health and Safety, People Skills, GDPR and Information Handling and Financial Crime. All courses are accredited by the CPD Accreditation Service, with Health and Safety being accredited by ROSPA and Prevent having Home Office approval.
Growth and development
Teaching and Support staff benefit from bespoke learning journeys in order that we are not only compliant with our statutory responsibility but so that our staff can be confident in fulfilling all aspects of their role to the highest standards. Our focus for our staff is on their Growth and Development, enhancing their skills and knowledge with the outcomes of our pupils being at the heart of every course delivery. The School Improvement Team provide a wide and ever expanding range of development opportunities for our schools.
School and Operational leaders have access to Trust specific CPD and Training around a number of HR and People Management areas to include Growth and Development, Sickness Absence, Line Manager Skills, Interviewing skills and Safer Recruitment. In addition to these courses we have a regular programme of delivery related to Finance, Governance, HR, Education, Data, Health and Safety and Estates. All courses are delivered by professionally qualified members of the central services team.
CPD is provided in a number of way to best meet the needs of the individual and the Trust and can include virtual learning, leadership development programmes, mentoring, peer support, external specialist qualification programmes and apprenticeships etc.
NPQ Delivery Partner
In recognition of its success in supporting teacher excellence, LAAT has been selected as a Delivery Partner with the Church of England for the National Professional Qualifications (NPQ). The NPQ programme offers courses to develop the knowledge and skills of current and aspiring leaders in UK schools. LAAT is the NPQ Delivery Partner for the East Midlands area.