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  • Reminder: Employment Update, 28 April This half-day seminar, jointly hosted by Study UK and Penningtons Manches LLP, will look at the latest developments in employment law with particular reference to how it applies in an educational institution. There have been a number of cases and other developments of interest to providers of education. The employment law update will include:  What next for zero hours workers?  Many education providers appoint teaching staff on zero hours contracts. We will look at some of the current issues from your perspective. Changes to salary sacrifice and childcare voucher schemes: what you need to know The role of HR in disciplinary investigations: traps for the unwary We will also provide a roundup of key recent cases. Session formatPresentations with hand-outs and case studies, with plenty of time for discussion and questions. This session is suitable for College principals, managers and HR professionals. When and whereThursday 28 April, 125 Wood St, London EC2V 7AWRegistration: 13:00| Start time: 13:30 | End time: 16:30 About the trainersThis session will be delivered by members of the Education and Employment teams at City law firm Penningtons Manches LLP  Booking informationStudy UK members: £80. Non-members: £110. (VAT exempt) Click here to book online via www.studyuktraining.com or contact the events team: T: 020 7608 7090 | F: 020 7608 7961 | E: events@study-uk.org
  • Reminder: Personal Wellbeing, 19 April This whole day interactive workshop, jointly hosted by Study UK and Brave the Rage, will give you the tools that will enable you to provide a platform of support for all students. You will receive a wide range of creative and practical resources with which to build your students' emotional resilience, life and leadership skills.  Session content: Understanding Cultural Boundaries Building Equality & Diversity Best Practice into Teaching Signs and Symptoms of Vulnerability Best Practice Questioning & Listening Tools: Group Case Study Positive Relationships, Communication, Social Skills & Language Understanding Feelings & Emotions Assertiveness & Confidence Building Tools and Techniques Self-Esteem & the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy Role Play: The Power of Body Language Solutions to Bullying and Cyberbullying E-Safety Top Tips Solutions to Anger Relaxation, Wellbeing & Meditation Techniques Session format:An interactive workshop format, with best practice case studies and role-plays. There will be plenty of time for discussion and questions.  This session is suitable for:Any staff working in teaching, admissions or student services. When and where:Tuesday 19 April 2016, 219 St John Street, London EC1V 4LY.Registration: 10:00am | Start time: 10:30am | End time: 16:30pm. About the trainer:Brave the Rage Trainer Julie K Wilkinson has over 20 years’ experience working with young people on issues related to bullying and wellbeing.  She is qualified in mediation and conflict resolution. Julie has worked for Kidscape as an Anti Bullying Coordinator for England, and is currently Vice Chair of Children England. Booking information:Study UK members: £160. Non-members: £220. (VAT exempt) Click here to book online via www.studyuktraining.com or contact the events team: T: 020 7608 7090 | F: 020 7608 7961 | E: events@study-uk.org
  • Event: Social Media, 19 May 2016 In this session, we will look at a range of legal issues relating to your use of social media in your business, your employees’ use of social media, and how that impacts on you. Issues covered include: Social media and the recruitment process: pros and cons. Employees’ opinions: freedom of expression –v- bringing your organisation into disrepute Monitoring personal communications on work equipment Data protection and data security Whose information? Session formatPresentations with hand-outs and case studies, with plenty of time for discussion and questions. This session is suitable for Anyone who is either directly involved with or responsible for overseeing social media use within your institution. When and whereThursday 19 May, 125 Wood St, London EC2V 7AWRegistration and lunch: 13:00| Start time: 13:30 | End time: 16:30 About the trainersThis session will be delivered by the Education team at City law firm Penningtons Manches LLP. Booking informationStudy UK members: £80. Non-members: £110. (VAT exempt) Click here to book online via www.studyuktraining.com or contact the events team: T: 020 7608 7090 | F: 020 7608 7961 | E: events@study-uk.org
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