The Portsmouth Education Partnership (PEP) brings together Multi Academy Trusts (MATs), schools, academies, colleges, early years settings, Higher Education Institutions, the council, teaching schools, the Regional Schools Commissioner (RSC), Portsmouth Dioceses and EBP South to improve attainment and opportunities for children and young people across the city.
The PEP is linked to the overarching Children’s Trust arrangements for Portsmouth which bring together all agencies whose work affects the lives of children, young people and families, including: social care, health, the Police, Jobcentre Plus, the voluntary sector, Solent Local Enterprise Partnership and others.
To access the minutes of meetings please contact: Sarah Christopher, PEP and School Inclusion Manager.
PEP calendar of events and training
■ Philosophies of Gender Workshop
Philosophies of Gender Workshop
1st May 201812:30 pm - 4:00 pm Teaching and Learning Centre
This workshop is ledby Dr Cora Sargeant, an Educational Psychologist from Wiltshire who is an experiencedspeaker on LBGT+ issues.
The Philosophies of Gender session invites delegates towonder about what genders exist in the world and what makes a person the genderthey are. We'll then take a look at the society we have created for ourselvesbased on common answers to those questions, how social expectations on thebasis of this view of gender bind us all to a greater or lesser extent, and thegroups of people for whom common answers to those questions pose a fundamentalchallenge to their sense of belonging. We'll take a look at an alternative setof answers to those questions, at a new model of gender informed by those newanswers, and ponder how we might all be freed and find belonging in a societybuilt out of a more inclusive understanding of what genders might exist in theworld and what makes someone the gender they experience themselves to be.
Who is it for?
This session is open to all professionals working withchildren and young people in schools and colleges, including SENCOS, pastoralleads, senior leaders and ELSAs.
Ø1stMay, 12.30 - 4:00pm, Teaching and Learning Centre, Portsmouth Academy
ØThissession is FREE, book on MLE via code: SHEPS032A
Take a look at this short video from Stamshaw Infant School which is a lovely watch for parents and teachers alike.
Professional Development Consortium in MFL with Philip Campagna
On 23rd May, a workshop with Philip Campagna will be taking place in Portsmouth, which will focus on the development of speaking and writing skills at KS3 in preparation for the new MFL GCSE.
Philip is the South West Regional and National Director for Network for Learning and is a Senior Lecturer and PGCE Course Leader for Secondary MFL at Bath Spa University, and is also the PGCE Primary MFL Coordinator. In the past he has presented to national and international language conferences.
The session will take place from 5.00pm – 7.00pm and will be held at the St. George’s Building on St. Thomas’ Street, Old Portsmouth.
Full details of the event can be foundhere. If you would be interested in attending this event, please get in touch with Tanya.