GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) English

This L5 CPD course supports practitioners working with GCSE English learners, especially those who have achieved lower than a grade C/5 at school. You will explore/experience how to engage and motivate learners and undertake assessment to build on your prior learning. You will experience digital approaches and other effective practices for leading GCSE English courses. Past delegates say the course was 'exemplary & inspiring' with 'excellent, highly knowledgeable trainers'.

Pricing options

There are three pricing options + two types of bursaries available for all applicants. 

1. Individual fees
  • SET member: £340 
  • Non-SET member: £400  
2. Hosting 
Providers with 6-10 delegates: £2,600

3. In-house
Get the maximum value from your CPD budget and run an in-house course at a time and venue to suit?
  • In-house course for up to 16 staff: £3,680


* Questions? Call 0116 233 0877. Speak to Jo Byrne. E-mail jo.byrne2@gmail.com

Upcoming

King's Lynn
Date: 02/11/2018
Price: from £400.00
4 Free places available
Session 1
Date: 02/11/2018 13:00 - 16:00
Venue: To Be Confirmed
Session 2
Date: 09/11/2018 13:00 - 16:00
Venue: College of West Anglia Blended Learning Course (consists of five half day, face to face workshops and five web-based sessions), Tennyson Avenue, PE30 2QW
Session 3
Date: 23/11/2018 13:00 - 16:00
Venue: To Be Confirmed
Session 4
Date: 07/12/2018 13:00 - 16:00
Venue: College of West Anglia, Tennyson Avenue, King's Lynn,, PE30 2QW
Session 5
Date: 11/01/2019 13:00 - 16:00
Venue: To Be Confirmed
Session 6
Date: 25/01/2019 13:00 - 16:00
Venue: College of West Anglia, Tennyson Avenue, King's Lynn,, PE30 2QW
Session 7
Date: 01/02/2019 13:00 - 16:00
Venue: College of West Anglia, Tennyson Avenue, King's Lynn,, PE30 2QW
Session 8
Date: 15/02/2019 13:00 - 16:00
Venue: To Be Confirmed
Session 9
Date: 08/03/2019 13:00 - 16:00
Venue: To Be Confirmed
Session 10
Date: 15/03/2019 13:00 - 16:00
Venue: College of West Anglia, Tennyson Avenue, King's Lynn,, PE30 2QW
IN HOUSE
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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 as normal. At the payments stage of the booking you will be asked to tell us which of the three criteria you meet and then click on the 'recalculate' button to reduce the cost of the booking to zero.

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.

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Who is this course for?

  • Existing teachers who currently teach GCSE English and would benefit from training and development.
  • New GCSE teachers such as Functional Skills teachers or vocational teachers who are teaching/ have taught English/ Literacy at level 2 and meet the entry requirements.

Training aim

It aims to support you to develop the subject knowledge and subject-specific pedagogy required to support learners who have not achieved a good pass in GCSE English (Language) at school. 

Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers in Education and Training

Outcomes

You will be able to: 
  • analyse factors that might disengage GCSE learners and explore strategies for motivating and inspiring them
  • evaluate and use approaches to initial and diagnostic assessment which actively involve learners in the process of assessment and target setting
  • plan effective learning programmes for GCSE English Language courses
  • develop knowledge and abilities to carry out effective GCSE English Language teaching
  • use a range of assessment for learning strategies and adapt teaching to meet the needs of individual learners
  • reflect on own practice and identify ways (including the use of research) to improve it.


Accreditation

If delegates, including those from 2015 cohorts, wish to seek accreditation at Level 5 there is an additional fee for this of £200 per person. This includes:

  • centre costs, registration and certification 
  • tutorial support
  • an accreditation eGuide
  • assessment and feedback.


Length of the course

The course will run over 10-12 weeks, and will include approximately 40 guided learning hours, and will typically run over five full face-to-face days. Different delivery models are available. 

Entry Requirements

Candidates must be qualified to level 3, or be able to demonstrate level 3 personal skills, in English*.

A generic teaching qualification e.g. DTLLS, Cert Ed, PGCE, etc 

* If applicants do not have a Level 3 English qualification, they will be asked to complete an initial assessment. If necessary, they will be signposted to Foundation Online learning modules and/or a Level 3 'Award in Literacy/ Language for English Teachers'. 





    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