Using digital technology: improving engagement and learning in maths and English (South)

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

Pricing options

There are three pricing options:

1. Individual fees

SET member: £85 

Non-SET member: £100

2. Hosting

Providers with 6-10 delegates: £600.

We will support you to fill the extra places but this is a great opportunity to work collaboratively with providers in your locality.

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 16 staff: £880
  • In-house courses for up to 32 staff: £1,700
  • In-house courses for up to 48 staff: £2,400

Upcoming

Online
Date: 28/02/2019
Price: from £81.00
2 Free places available
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Exeter
Date: 21/03/2019
Price: from £100.00
4 Free places available
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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.

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?

  • Functional Maths and English teachers
  • Vocational tutors and assessors involved in embedded support
  • Learning Support Assistants

Training aim

This 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 in Functional English and Functional Maths.

Outcomes

You will have the knowledge and confidence to:

  • reflect on the way digital technology can enrich good practice in Functional Skills teaching as well as promote innovative delivery models
  • share examples of good practice in the use of e-learning tools and digital approaches
  • evaluate a range of tutor-devised digital resources created for use in classroom teaching and in blended learning
  • explore some popular online resource banks, websites, 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 and/or maths 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