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Accounts Payable/Cyfrifon Taladwy
Enabling Head Teachers and Governing Bodies to make payments to their suppliers via the Council's Payment System
Cardiff Council’s Resources Accounts Payable Teams provide an effective service to schools to pay vendor invoices submitted by them via a link from their SIM’s system to the Council’s Financial System...
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YMCA Support for Families
15 May
Support for Families and YMCA Cardiff are working collaboratively to successfully support young carers during the crisis and providing creative online services for young people to get involved in at home Please see attached posters for more information
Chat Health
14 May
Cardiff and Vale UHB are running a service called CHAT Health. This is a confidential texting service for 11 to 19 year olds who require any help and advice on a variety of issues, as per the attached posters.
Young Peacemakers Awards 2020
12 May
Young Peacemakers Awards 2020 ENTER NOW – DEADLINE APPROACHING! In a post-COVID-19 world sharing ideas and inspiration about how we create a more peaceful, sustainable and cooperative global community is more important than ever. This is the main aim of the Welsh Centre for International Affairs’ Young Peacemakers Awards. Because of the Coronavirus crisis, this year’s Awards have moved online! We are inviting contributions – creative and critical writing, artwork, performance, film, presentations on action for change – online, with many categories being ones children and young people can work on from home, with parental support. Please also remember that entries can include work and projects already completed in school – as long as young people are happy for this to happen! For more information, including details of the categories, an application form and terms and conditions go to our Young Peacemakers’ page on the WCIA website. Ideas for projects young people can do at home are also available here. Please encourage your pupils to enter the Awards. It’s not too late: the closing date is 30th June. An Awards ceremony will be organised for autumn 2020. For more information, contact centre@wcia.org. ______________________________________________________________________ Gwobrau Heddychwyr Ifanc 2020 YMGEISIWCH NAWR – DYDDIAD CAU YN NESÁU! Mewn byd ôl-COVID-19 mae rhannu syniadau ac ysbrydoliaeth am sut i greu cymuned fyd-eang fwy heddychlon, cynaliadwy a chydweithredol yn fwy pwysig nag erioed. Dyma brif amcan Gwobrau Heddychwyr Ifanc a drefnir gan Ganolfan Materion Rhyngwladol Cymru. Oherwydd argyfwng y firws Corona, mae’r Gwobrau eleni wedi symud ar lein! Rydym yn gwahodd cyfraniadau – ysgrifennu creadigol a beirniadol, gwaith celf, perfformiadau, ffilm, cyflwyniadau ar weithredu i greu newid – ar lein. Mae sawl categori yn addas i blant a phobl ifanc weithio arnynt oddi cartre’, gyda chefnogaeth rhieni Cofiwch hefyd fod ceisiadau yn medru cynnwys gwaith a phrosiectau a gyflawnwyd eisoes yn yr ysgol – cyhyd â bod pobl ifanc yn hapus bod hyn yn digwydd! Am fwy o wybodaeth, gan gynnwys manylion am y categorïau, ffurflen cais a thelerau ac amodau, ewch i’r dudalen Gwobrau Heddychwyr Ifanc ar wefan y WCIA. Mae syniadau am brosiectau y gall pobl ifanc eu gwneud gartre’ ar gael yma. A wnewch chi annog eich disgyblion i gyflwyno cais? Nid yw hi’n rhy hwyr: y dyddiad cau yw 30 Mehefin. Trefnir seremoni gwobrwyo yn Hydref 2020. Am fwy o wybodaeth, cysylltwch â: centre@wcia.org.
Diff Diaries Project
11 May
The ‘Diff Diaries project is now live! Share Your Lockdown Story The coronavirus has rapidly changed life as we know it in Cardiff and The ‘Diff Diaries will bring children and young people together for voices to be heard, stories to be told and experiences to be understood for generations to come. The ‘Diff Diaries will provide lots of opportunities to develop creative skills! How to get involved: • Videos • Written Diaries • Collages How to Enter The project is open to children and young people aged 7-16 years old and parental consent will be required for all entries. Entries can be submitted weekly via Hwb, and children and young people will need a Hwb email in order to enter ‘Diff Diaries. If you have forgotten your Hwb email please contact your school and if you need help with this please contact: cardiffcommitment@cardiff.gov.uk To find out more information and how to submit an entry please visit: https://sites.google.com/hwbcymru.net/the-covid-19-diff-diaries/home The project will come to an end one month after all schools re-open for statutory education. Highlights of the entries will be shared weekly via the Cardiff Council and Cardiff Commitment social media channels using the hashtag: #TheDiffDiaries #DyddiaduronDiff If you have any questions about ‘The ‘Diff Diaries’ please email: cardiffcommitment@cardiff.gov.uk or contact us on 07790819982 Follow Us: Facebook – Cardiff Commitment https://www.facebook.com/cardiff.commitment.77 Instagram – CardiffCommitment https://www.instagram.com/cardiffcommitment/ Twitter - @CdfCommitment https://twitter.com/CdfCommitment www.cardiffcommitment.co.uk For more information please see the documents attached.
Coronavirus - COVID 19
13 Mar
Click here: Latest Updates from Public Health Wales – this page is updated every day at 3pm Public Health Wales is working closely with the Welsh Government and the other UK public health agencies to carefully monitor the Coronavirus situation and implement a planned response, with measures in place to protect the health of the public. Click here: Advice for the public There are general principles you can follow to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses such as Novel Coronavirus. These include: Washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands Avoid close contact with people who are unwel If you feel unwell, stay at home and do not attend work or school Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue then throw the tissue in the bin, and then wash your hands immediately (Catch it, Bin it, Kill it) Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces in the home and work environment Click here: FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions
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Training & Events

08
08 Jun
Workshop to Raise Awareness of Prevent
The course will focus on expanding staff's knowledge in this area of safeguarding using real life examples of cases that have been referred to Prevent and the Channel Panel. The session will explore the aims of Prevent, look at how individuals can be radicalised and drawn into violent extremism. It will focus on what help & support looks like in Cardiff.
10
10 Jun
Pupil Discipline and Exclusion // Disgyblu a Gwahardd Disgyblion
• Esbonio gweithdrefnau cywir y broses wahardd. • Nodi a thrafod meysydd o bryder a sensitifrwydd. • Hysbysu llywodraethwyr o’u cyfrifoldebau mewn perthynas ag ymddygiad a phresenoldeb disgyblion yn eu hysgolion. • Darparu gwybodaeth i lywodraethwyr ynghylch sut mae Paneli Apeliadau yn gweithredu. • To explain the correct procedures in the exclusion process • To identify and discuss areas of sensitivity and concern • To inform governors of their responsibilities related to pupil behaviour and attendance in their schools • To provide governors with the knowledge of how independent Appeal Panels operate.
11
11 Jun
Early Years Inclusion Training Day
The first day will include: Presentation: Child Development in the Early Years - By exploring many aspects of child development you will gain insight into how to support infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers during this critical stage of life. Workshop 1: An Introduction to THRIVE - Gain an overview of the THRIVE approach based on neuroscience, attachment theory, child development and the role of creativity and play in developing emotional resilience Workshop 2: Managing Behaviour & Expectations - Understand factors that affect how children present in your setting, explore a range of inclusive strategies in your setting, Learn how to record, observe and discuss individual needs Day 2 will Include: Presentation: Developing play in children with social communication difficulties- gain an understanding of the experience of play for children with social communication difficulty and autism and how to support its development. Workshop 1: Messy Play- explore how messy play can promote the development of the whole child and explore ways to engage sensory seekers/ sensory avoiders Workshop 2: Sensory Stories- Understand how sensory stories can promote the development of communication skills. Day 3 will include: Presentation: Developing Attention and Listening Skills - Understand the development of listening & attention skills, discuss the challenges faced in settings, understand the importance of non-verbal communication Workshop 1: Makaton Taster - A fun and interactive session where you will learn approx. 50 essential signs along with some songs that you can take back Workshop 2: Visual Strategies- gain an understanding of why we need to use visual supports, find out how to implement visual supports with children in mainstream settings
16
16 Jun
LNST Cardiff Literacy Intervention Programme (CLIP) - Reading
This course brings together the key aspects of the relevant LNST modules and gives school staff the skills they need to create, deliver and manage bespoke reading interventions for their primary-aged pupils, particularly those at Stage 2 of the Graduated Response. In line with the forthcoming ALN reforms, it is expected that the interventions are driven by the Teacher and supported by a suitably trained Teaching Assistant. Small group intervention should be followed up in the classroom. A maximum of 4 places can be booked; at least 1 Teacher/SENCo and ALNCo must attend. Following the training, there is an expectation that TAs deliver a small group intervention. The first half-day will outline the assessment, planning and teaching processes. The second half-day is a follow up sessions for attendees the CLIP Reading AND CLIP Writing Courses and will provide opportunities to analyse the data collected, address any issues that have arisen and share good practice. Mae'r cwrs hwn yn cysylltu'r elfennau allweddol o’r modiwlau LNST ac yn rhoi’r sgiliau perthnasol i staff sydd eu hangen arnynt i greu, cyflwyno a rheoli ymyraethau darllen pwrpasol ar gyfer eu disgyblion oed cynradd, yn enwedig y rheiny yng Ngham 2 yr ymateb graddedig. Yn unol â'r diwygiadau ADY sydd i ddod, disgwylir i'r ymyrraeth gael eu gyrru gan yr athro a'u cefnogi gan gynorthwyydd dysgu sydd wedi'i hyfforddi'n briodol. Dylid dilyn i fyny ar yr ymyrraeth grwp bach yn nol yn yr ystafell ddosbarth. Gellir archebu uchafswm o 4 lle; Rhaid i o leiaf 1 athro ac ALNCo fod yn bresennol. Yn dilyn yr hyfforddiant, mae disgwyl i CD ddarparu ymyriad grwp bach. Bydd yr hanner diwrnod cyntaf yn amlinellu'r prosesau asesu, cynllunio ac addysgu. Mae'r ail hanner diwrnod yn sesiwn dilynol ar gyfer y rhai sydd wedi mynychu’r cwrs ‘CLIP Reading’ a ‘CLIP Writing’ ac mi fydd yn cynnig cyfleoedd i ddadansoddi'r data a gesglir, mynd i'r afael ag unrhyw faterion sydd wedi codi a rhannu arfer da.
16
16 Jun
LNST Cardiff Literacy Intervention Programme (CLIP) - Writing
This course brings together the key aspects of the relevant LNST modules and gives school staff the skills they need to create, deliver and manage bespoke writing interventions for their primary-aged pupils, particularly those at Stage 2 of the Graduated Response. In line with the forthcoming ALN reforms, it is expected that the interventions are driven by the Teacher and supported by a suitably trained Teaching Assistant. Small group intervention should be followed up in the classroom. A maximum of 4 places can be booked; at least 1 Teacher/SENCo and ALNCo must attend. Following the training, there is an expectation that TAs deliver a small group intervention. The first half-day will outline the assessment, planning and teaching processes. The second half-day is a follow up session for attendees of the CLIP Reading AND CLIP Writing Courses and will provide opportunities to analyse the data collected, address any issues that have arisen and share good practice. Mae'r cwrs hwn yn cysylltu elfennau allweddol o’r modiwlau LNST ac yn rhoi’r sgiliau perthnasol i staff sydd eu hangen arnynt i greu, cyflwyno a rheoli ymyraethau darllen pwrpasol ar gyfer eu disgyblion oed cynradd, yn enwedig y rheiny yng Ngham 2 yr ymateb graddedig. Yn unol â'r diwygiadau ADY sydd i ddod, disgwylir i'r ymyrraeth gael eu gyrru gan yr athro a'u cefnogi gan gynorthwyydd dysgu sydd wedi'i hyfforddi'n briodol. Dylid dilyn i fyny ar yr ymyrraeth grwp bach yn nol yn yr ystafell ddosbarth. Gellir archebu uchafswm o 4 lle; Rhaid i o leiaf 1 athro ac ALNCo fod yn bresennol. Yn dilyn yr hyfforddiant, mae disgwyl i’r Cynorthwywyr Dysgu ddarparu ymyrraeth grwp bach. Bydd yr hanner diwrnod cyntaf yn amlinellu'r prosesau asesu, cynllunio ac addysgu. Mae'r ail hanner diwrnod yn sesiwn dilynol ar gyfer y rhai sydd wedi mynychu’r cwrs ‘CLIP Reading’ a ‘CLIP Writing’ ac mi fydd yn cynnig cyfleoedd i ddadansoddi'r data a gesglir, dod i'r afael ag unrhyw faterion sydd wedi codi a rhannu arfer da.