Using digital technology: improving engagement and learning in English (East and North)

This one day course explores a range of popular e-learning tools and websites for use in English teaching. It aims to give participants an opportunity to widen their perspectives on how teachers can use digital technology to engage and support learners on both Functional English and GCSE English programmes.

Pricing options

<Face to face 1 day>

There are two pricing options:

1. Individual fees

  • Society for Education and Training member: £85
  • Non-members: £100  

2. In-house

To get maximum value from your CPD budget we can run this course in-house at a time and venue to suit you.

  • Training for up to 16 staff: £880
  • Training for up to 32 staff: £1,700  

You can also add a post-course webinar to your session to help embed the learning from the course in practice for only an additional £200.

<Webinar 1 session>

There are two pricing options:

1. Individual fees

  • Society for Education and Training member: £21.25
  • Non-members: £25

2. In-house

To get maximum value from your CPD budget we can run this course for a group of your staff online at a time and venue to suit you for £200 per webinar.

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?

  • GCSE English teachers
  • Functional English tutors
  • Vocational tutors and assessors involved in embedded support
  • Learning support assistants

Training aim

The course aims to explore and evaluate a range of e-learning tools and websites with direct reference to their relevance in improving learner engagement and achievement on English programmes at a range of levels.

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • reflect on the way digital technology can enrich good practice in English teaching as well as promote innovative delivery models
  • share examples of good practice in the use of e-learning tools and approaches
  • evaluate a range of tutor-devised digital resources created for use in classroom teaching and in blended learning
  • explore some popular useful online resource banks, blogs and YouTube channels.

Length

One full day with opportunities for further support and collaborative activity.

Entry Requirements

You should be teaching or supporting English skills development.

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