Upcoming CPD events and webinars

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We move our session locations each term to try and ensure the best coverage. You can also sign up for our free webinars, which can be accessed from anywhere. 

 

Mash Meets, Mash Webinars and Mash Chats are not chargeable, unless specified, as they are provided to support your use of Purple Mash. These sessions can also be delivered on-site at our usual subsidised rates.

 

Our Mash Meets offer a relaxed environment where teachers can learn, explore and share best practice while enjoying a cup of tea with some biscuits. Mash Meets are held at either schools or local centres. Check the map to see where yuor nearest Mash Meets are.

 

No Mash Meets near you? Why not organise your own Mash Meet for your local schools or cluster? You can apply to host a Mash Meet here

 

Mash Webinars are up to 30 minutes long and focus on a specific area of Purple Mash, they again are not chargeable, but you must register, and a link will be sent a few days prior to the webinar that gives joining instructions.

We're now offering webinars! 

As well as our regional cluster sessions we also run regular webinars, so you can enjoy a CPD session no matter where you are in the world. 

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Introducing Mash Chats!

Want advice or support in using Purple Mash in your school? More on Mash Chats

Mash Chats are an opportunity to talk to one of the Professional Development Team, on a one to one basis, about teaching and learning with Purple Mash.

Mash Meets: 

Making the most of Purple Mash

Purple Mash provides with tools and resources for every age group and subject. Whether you are new to Purple Mash or would just like a refresher, this is the ideal Mash Meet for you. We'll give you a tour of the different tools and content available in Purple Mash and there will be time to ask questions and discuss lesson ideas.

This Mash Meet will show you how to: differentiate activities; create personalised themed resources; set, review and give feedback on work; celebrate and share work with Purple Mash digital Display Boards.

Benefits and outcomes: Understand the Purple Mash tools and resources available to you. Save time when planning and finding resources. Understand how you can use Purple Mash for assessment and marking.

This session is great for: Subject coordinators, teachers and teaching assistants who are new to Purple Mash, or existing users looking for a refresher.

 

Computing

If you need to deliver the Computing curriculum to KS1 or KS2 and wish to know how Purple Mash can support teaching and learning in this area, then this is the Mash Meet for you. We'll give you a tour of the key Computing resources and there will be time to ask questions and discuss lesson ideas. 

This Mash Meet will show you: engaging coding activities for KS1 and KS2; monitoring and assessment in coding; setting and sharing computing activities; teaching email and e-safety with 2Email.

Benefits and outcomes: Understand how Purple Mash can be used to teach coding and email. Cross-curricular ideas for embedding computing objectives. Know how to monitor and assess computing activities in Purple Mash.

This session is great for: Computing subject leaders, teachers and teaching assistants who are responsible for teaching the computing curriculum in primary schools in England.

 

Mini Mash - Mashing in the Early Years

If you are looking to use IT easily and creatively in Nursery or Reception classes, then this is the Mash Meet for you. We'll give you a tour of the Mini Mash resources and fuctionality. Mini Mash is an interactive virtual classroom that allows children in Nursery and Reception to explore, learn and create in a safe online space. In each of the seven learning areas you'll find a wide range of tools and content mapped around the EYFS framework. It also comes complete with 25+ themed topic packs covering all of your Early Years favourites.

This Mash Meet will show you how to: use Mini Mash tools and resources in EYFS; create your own resources; add topic resouces to the home page; save work without logging in; engage parents with Home Access. 

Benefits and outcomes: Understand the Mini Mash tools and resources available for you. Save time when planning and finding resources. How to create bespoke activities for your little learners.

This session is great for: Computing subject leaders, teachers and teaching assistants who are responsible for teaching in nursery and reception class.

 

Purple Mash and the Digital Competence Framework

Purple Mash is full of creative tools and resources suitable to help you cover the requirements of the new Digital Competence Framework. We will look at the new Digital Competence Framework and demonstrate tools and resourcees in Purple Mash that can help you enjoy convering it with your pupils. We'll give you a tour of different tools and resources available and there will be time to ask questions and discuss lesson ideas.

This Mash Meet will show you: an overview of the Purple Mash tools and resources available to you; a tour of Purple Mash in relation to each of the key areas of the framework; resources and lesson ideas that will help you meet the new objectives; a variety of cross-curricular lesson ideas.

Benefits and outcomes: Knowldege of the Purple Mash tools and resources available to you. Save time when planning and finding resources. Understand how you can plan to use Purple Mash to help you meet the requirements of the new Digital Competence Framework.

This session is great for: Subject coordinators planning to implement the new Digital Competence Framework, teachers and teaching assistants who are new to Purple Mash, or exisiting users looking for a refresher.

 

Design, build and share 3D models and games with Purple Mash

This hands-on course will guide you through how to get children to plan design and create their own 3D models and games. ICT Coordinator and class teacher Simon Widdowson will show you how 2Design and Make has been used by Porchester Juniors for some inspiring, real-life projects to make a range of 3D models across the curriculum. The course will also show you how to get your children to plan and make a 3D game, incorporating literacy objectives including instructional and persuasive writing. We will investigate how to incorporate your project into a class blog or display board using QR codes, links and embed codes.

This Mash Meet will show you how: 2Design and Make can be used to make 3D models; a school has used 3D printing to make a range of creative projects; to make a 3D game and link it to literacy objectives; to blog about and share your projects. 

Benefits and outcomes: Understand the Purple Mash tools and resources available to you. Inspire children with 3D printing projects. Share creative projects through blogging, QR codes, links and embed codes.

This session is for: Class teachers, ICT coordinators and classroom assitants. 

 

2Simple in the EYFS - Using 2Build a Profile and Mini Mash

This course is aimed at Early Years teachers and will cover how to use the multi-award winning 2Build a Profile app and web suite to save teachers time when recording observations. We will show you how to take observations on the go using the app, how to collage evidence, print out reports and use the assessment feature. The second half of the session will focus on Mini Mash which is part of Purple Mash but made especially for Early Years. Our Mash Meets offer a relaxed environment where teachers can learn, explore and share best practice while enjoying a cup of tea and some biscuits.

This Mash Meet will include: Taking observations on the go using the 2Build a Profile app; collating evidence and printing reports; using Mini Mash in an engaging way with young children; using pre-made collections to explore topics such as People who help us, Minibeats, All about me and The Seaside. 

Benefits and outcomes: Learn how to capture observations quickly and easily, saving you time. Use the web suite to see where there are gaps in learning to focus your planning. Get young children engaged in learning and proficient in using technology through Mini Mash. 

This session is great for: EYFS teachers and practitioners.

 

London South and South East

Professional Development Manager: Linda Read

linda@2simple.com  Tel: 07946 170 109

  

School

Local Authority

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

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London North and East

Professional Development Manager: Danica Chapman

danica@2simple.com  Tel: 07985 753 251

 

School

Local Authority 

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

Buckingham Park CoE Primary School

Jubilee Square

Buckingham Park

Aylesbury

HP19 9DZ

Buckinghamshire

Thursday

8th June 2017

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Making the most of Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

Long Meadow School

Garthwaite Crescent

Shenley Brook End

Milton Keynes

MK5 7XX

Milton Keynes

Thursday

22nd June 2017

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Making the most of Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

St Luke's CofE Primary School

Saunders Ness Road

London

E14 3EB

Tower Hamlets

Wednesday

28th June 2017

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Making the most of Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

Camden CLC

Charrington Street

London

NW1 1RG

London

Thursday

29th June 2017

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Making the most of Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

Holbrook Primary School

The Street

Holbrook

Ipswich

IP9 2PZ

Suffolk

Thursday

6th July 2017

4.15 - 5.30pmMash Meet: Making the most of Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

St Botolph's CoE Primary School

Oundle Road

Orton Longueville

PE2 7EA

Peterborough

Monday

10th July 2017

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Making the most of Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

Our Lady of Lourdes RC Primary School

Wesley Road

Stonebridge

NW10 8PP

Brent

Tuesday

11th July 2017

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Making the most of Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

The training room

Addison Annexe

131 Addison Gardens

London

W14 0DT

Hammersmith and Fulham

Wednesday

12th July 2017

4.15 - 5.30pmMash Meet: Making the most of Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

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North East

Professional Development Manager: Andrew Wilkinson

andrew.wilkinson@2simple.com  Tel: 07983 693 170

 

School

Local Authority 

Date

Time

Type of session

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South West

Professional Development Manager: Lucy Runham

lucy@2simple.com  Tel: 07508 007 565

 

School

Local Authority 

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

Abbey Meads Community Primary School

Hugo Drive

Abbey Meads

SN25 4GY

Swindon

Thursday

15th June 2017

4.15 - 5.30pmMash Meet: Making the most of Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Sancreed Road

Parkstone

BH12 4DZ

Poole

Thursday

22nd June 2017

4.15 - 5.30pmMash Meet: Making the most of Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

St Ursula's E-ACT Academy

Brecon Road

Westubry-on-Trym

Bristol

BS9 4DT

Bristol

Monday

26th June 2017

4.15 - 5.30pmMash Meet: Digital Learning with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

Barton Primary School

Green Street

Newport

PO30 2AN

Isle of Wight

Monday

3rd July 2017

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Digital Learning with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

Cutcombe CoE First School

Wheddon Cross

Minehead

TA24 7DZ

Somerset

Tuesday 

10th October 2017

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Digital Learning with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

Shiphay Learning Academy

Exe Hill

Shiphay

Torquay

TQ2 7NF

Devon

Thursday

19th October 2017

3.30 - 5.30pmMash Meet: Digital Learning with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

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Wales

Professional Development Manager: Lucy Runham

lucy@2simple.com  Tel: 07508 007 565

 

School

Local Authority

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

Cornist Park CP

Ffordd yr Ysgol 

Flint

CH6 5ET

Flintshire

Wednesday

14th June 2017

4.15 - 5.30pmMash Meet: Purple Mash and the Digital Competence FrameworkClick here to sign up for this session

Tavernspite CP School

Tavernspite Whitland

SA34 0NL

Pembrokeshire

Tuesday

20th June 2017

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Purple Mash and the Digital Competence FrameworkClick here to sign up for this session

Llandaff City C/W Primary School

Hendre Close Llandaff

Cardiff

CF5 2HT

Cardiff

Wednesday

11th October 2017

3.45-5.15pmMash Meet: Purple Mash and the Digital Competence FrameworkClick here to sign up for this session

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Midlands

Professional Development Manager: Nikki Wilkinson

nikki@2simple.com  Tel: 07531 462 995

 

School

Local Authority

Date

Time

Type of session   

Booking

Wolverhamnpton Learning Technologies Team

School's Technology Support Centre

Pool Street

Graiseley

WV2 4NE

Wolverhampton

Tuesday

27th June 2017

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: 2Simple in the EYFS - Using 2Build a Profile and Mini MashClick here to sign up for this session

King Charles School

Wilkes Avenue

Bentley

WS2 0JN

Walsall

Monday

3rd July 2017

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: 2Simple in the EYFS - Using 2Build a Profile and Mini MashClick here to sign up for this session

Tupton Primary and Infant School

Queen Victoria Road

New Tupton

Chesterfield

S42 6DY

Derbyshire

Monday

18th September 2017

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Making the most of Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

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North West

Professional Development Manager: Michelle Singleton

michelle@2simple.com  Tel: 07808 663 539

 

School

Local Authority

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

Cullingworth Village Primary School

New School Lane

Station Road

Cullingworth

BD13 5DA

Bradford

Wednesday 

14th June 2017

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Making the most of Purple MashTo book please contact cpd@2simple.com

 

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Yorkshire and Humberside

Professional Development Manager: Andrew Wilkinson

andrew.wilkinson@2simple.com  Tel: 07983 693 170

 

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Local Authority Area(s)

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Type of session

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Scotland

Professional Development Manager: Andrew Wilkinson

andrew.wilkinson@2simple.com  Tel: 07983 693 170

 

School

Local Authority

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

Govan High School, ICT Training Suite, 12 Ardnish St, Glasgow,

G51 4NB

Glasgow

TBC

3.30 – 5pm

TBC

Book via CPD Manager or call EdICT on 0141

582 0551 or email training@edict.co.uk

Interested in hosting a cluster session?

 

TBC

TBC

TBC

Contact cpd@2simple.com or Andrew Wilkinson 07983 693170

 

 

 

Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

Professional Development Manager: Andrew Wilkinson

andrew.wilkinson@2simple.com  Tel: 07983 693 170

 

School         

Local AuthorityDateTimeType of sessionBooking

 

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Mash Webinars 

 

Mash Webinars are up to 30 minutes long and focus on a specific area of Purple Mash. They are provided free of charge. These are great if you want a quick and convenient CPD session on a specific area of Purple Mash. Webinars are live and you can ask questions via the text chat and we will answer them during the webinar or get back to you at a convenient time. We change the webinar titles regularly, so if there is an area you would like a webinar on, then please do email us and let us know: cpd@2simple.com

 

Mini Mash - Mashing in the Early Years: Setting up Mini Mash for your young learners. Topic and curriculum resources. Creating your own activities in Mini Mash. 

 

What's new in Purple Mash?: Latest functionality. Latest apps. Latest curriculum support.

 

Blogging and sharing with Purple Mash: How to create, share and manage class blogs. Individual blogging for your pupils. Sharing work via display boards, QR codes, embedding and links.

 

Setting up for next academic year: Creating and managing new pupils and staff. Moving classes and pupils. Setting up groups.

 

Get coding with Purple Mash: Get coding from Year 1 to Year 6. Set and track coding activities. Explore supporting resources.

 

Introducing the Purple Mash Computing Scheme of Work: Overview of our new Scheme of Work. Lesson plans. Support materials. 

 

 

 

You can view recordings of our previous webinars here.

 

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

Tuesday, 13th June 201712.30 - 12.50pmMash Webinar: Mini Mash - Mashing in the Early Years

Click here to sign up for

the session

Wednesday, 14th June 20174 - 4.20pmMash Webinar: Introducing the Purple Mash Computing Scheme of Work

Click here to sign up for

the session

Thursday, 15th June 20174 - 4.20pmMash Webinar: What's new in Purple Mash?

Click here to sign up for

the session

Monday, 19th June 201712.30 - 12.50pmMash Webinar: Blogging and sharing with Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for

the session

Thursday, 22nd June 201712.30 - 12.50pmMash Webinar: Setting up for next academic year

Click here to sign up for

the session

Thursday, 29th June 20174 - 4.20pmMash Webinar: Get coding with Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for

the session

Thursday, 20th July 20174 - 4.20pmMash Webinar: Setting up for next academic year

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the session

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Mash Chats 

2Simple Mash ChatsA Mash Chat is a 5 to 20 minute phone call about anything Purple Mash related. 

 

Whatever the focus, we'll make sure you're paired up with the right Purple Mash expert! 

 

We'll also share our screens with you so you'll be able to see everything we're describing or suggesting. You'll need access to a phone and computer, that's it.

 

Mash Chats are delivered free of charge for all Purple Mash schools. 

 

Schedule a Mash Chat here.

 

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Special Events 

 

Event         Location Date Time Description         Cost   Booking
Inspiring Writing

OpenZone @ The Word

39-40 Market Place

South Shields

NE33 1JF

Wednesday 

21st June 2017

9.15am - 4.30pmFind out more about this event here

£45 

(inc. lunch and

light refreshments)

Click here to sign up for this event

Developing Digital Competence with Purple Mash in Cardiff

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cyncoed Campus

Cyncoed Road

Cardiff

CF23 6XD

Wednesday

12th July 2017

9am - 3.30pmCome and join us at our first full day CPD event in Wales! Purple Mash is full of creative tools and resources suitable to help you cover the requirements of the new Digital Competence Framework and we want you to get the best value of your investment. 

£150pp+VAT

(inc. lunch)

Click here to sign up for this event
Curriculum Mastery with Purple Mash

2Simple Software

2nd Floor

2-10 Baron Street

London

N1 9LL

Thursday

21st September 2017

9am - 3.30pmDiscover practical strategies for enhancing curriculum delivery through creativity and an integrated, problem-solving approach to learning. 

£150pp+VAT 

(inc. lunch and

light refreshments) 

Click here to sign up for this event

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