Lesson observation & learning walks: improving learning in maths & English (South)
There are three pricing options:
1. Individual fees
SET member: £85
Non-SET member: £100
If you want a course with these outcomes and are willing to host participants from other providers, hosting can be a great value option.
Providers with 8+ delegates pay only £600 to have this course delivered on-site. 3.
If you don't want to host external delegates, or you want the course content tailored to suit the requirements of your setting - in-house training is the best approach.
- 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
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 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?
This course is aimed at anyone involved in the observation of maths and English teaching - whether this be through discrete classes or embedded in wider vocational teaching.
To enable you to develop a culture of open, reflective practice in your organisation encouraging staff to be more adventurous in their teaching style and use of resources.
This course will help you develop your practice in accordance with the ETF's Professional Standards, in particular: 10 - Evaluate your practice with others and assess its impact on learning.
You will have the knowledge and confidence to:
- identify the essential maths and English skills and teaching approaches that maths, English Language and vocational teachers need to focus on
- explore and critique various theories of lesson observation/learning walks and relate them to improving outcomes for maths and English learners
- identify how to give supportive and effective feedback on how to improve outcomes for learners in maths and English
- create a sustainable, collaborative and expansive learning environment.
The course consists of a one day face-to-face session with support to help you get new structures and expectations established in your organisation.
You should be a practitioner responsible for monitoring or improving the quality of maths and English.