Webinar 1 - Partnering with employers to support maths and English

The aim of the interactive webinar is to identify strategies that will create a powerful, value-added relationship with employers, encouraging and supporting their active engagement with maths and English support for apprentices, in the workplace or during off-job training.

Pricing options

There are three pricing options:

1. Individual fees (1 delegate only)

SET member: £21.25

Non-SET member: £25

This is a subsidised rate for providers that receive funding from the ESFA.

For providers not receiving funding the full cost is £37.50


2. Group bookings (2 or more delegates)

For group bookings of more than two people we can offer you a 20% discount on your total price. Please email Booking Support to get your discount.


3. In-house

Do you want to get the maximum value from your CPD budget? Why not run an in-house course at a time and venue to suit?

In-house course for up to 12 staff: £250

In-house courses for up to 15 staff: £300



Upcoming

IN HOUSE
Enquire about running this course at your location

Free Places

A limited number of free places are offered on this course. Please see the 'Upcoming' section above for current availability. Free places are offered to ensure greater diversity on our courses, so to qualify you must either:

  • Work in an organisation in one of the 12 opportunity areas (Blackpool, Bradford, Derby, Doncaster, Fenland and East Cambridgeshire, Hastings, Ipswich, Norwich, Oldham, Scarborough, Stoke, West Somerset)
  • Work in an organisation with an annual turnover of less than £500,000
  • Consider yourself to have a disability
  • Come from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) background

You must also agree to be contacted by our evaluation team.

To book a free place find a course that has free places remaining and book a single place. At the payments stage of the booking you will be asked to tell us which of the three criteria you meet. Once selected, click on the 'recalculate' button to reduce the cost of the booking to zero and complete the booking.

If, for whatever reason, you are unable to attend, please advise us at least one week before the course takes place. This will allow us to offer the free place to someone else who works in the FE sector, so they can take advantage of this offer.

SET Membership


SET members are entitled to an exclusive 15% discount off this ETF professional development course.

Find out more about SET membership on the Society for Education and Training (SET) website.

Who is this for?

Teachers, trainers, assessors, mentors and coaches with responsibilities for facilitating apprentices' maths and English development.

Curriculum managers responsible for relevant vocational areas and for embedded maths and English.

Training aim

This webinar will help you identify a range of strategies to help create a powerful, value-added relationship with employers, encouraging and supporting their active engagement with maths and English support for apprentices, in the workplace or during off-job training.

Outcomes

You will have the knowledge and confidence to:

  • examine the root-cause of poor employer engagement and provider-led strategies to remedy this
  • explain the policy and quality drivers that employers must know and 'sign-up to' when taking on an apprentice
  • provide practical strategies for securing employers' support for maths and English
  • explore a continuum of provider-employer partnership ranging from more effective cross-communication.

Length

90 minutes (virtual room will be open 30 minutes before the webinar starts so you can test your kit)


Technical requirements
• a software download is required which you can download in advance or on the day from this link https://zoom.us/download. We will open the room 30 minutes before we start so you can test your equipment.
• a good internet connection
• a set of headphones, in-earphones (like you would use for a mobile phone or tablet), or a mic-phones headset.
• a webcam although not essential is very helpful.

This webinar is designed so you can participate in a single webinar or combine it with others as part of a series.

Entry Requirements

You should be teaching or supporting maths and/or English skills development.

An email will be sent to you with access to a link where you will be able to complete a series of questions to support your learning experience. Completion of the questions is required two weeks before the webinar date.

Please note the price charged and login provided is per individual delegate unless otherwise stated. Should you wish to make a group booking, please check our pricing options for booking of two or more people.

Contact us

If this course is not currently available in your area, and you would like to attend then register your interest. We will let you know about new events as they are announced.

If you have any questions, please contact:

T: 0800 0 831 830
E: bookingsupport@etfoundation.co.uk