Maximising the effectiveness of support staff (webinar)
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
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?
Support staff including:
- Learning support assistants
- Teaching assistants/teaching support assistants
- Progress tutors
- Learning support workers
- Learning support practitioners
- Learning support tutors
- Workplace assessors/coach
- Learning mentors/Peer learning mentors
- Communication support (BSL), Dyslexia support
- To demonstrate ways in which support teachers can have a major impact on learners
- Explain how the research can have a practical implication in your institution
- Identify and summarise the evidence on most effective forms of intervention.
You will have the knowledge and confidence to:
- develop effective use of support staff in everyday contexts
- use support staff in delivering meaningful structured interventions
- develop practical skills needed by support staff in a range of contexts
- provide incisive feedback and monitoring progress
- provide alternative ways of explaining concepts.
60 minutes plus questions.