Resilience: an introduction (English)
Maths and English Pipeline
SET member: £85 https://set.et-foundation.co.uk
Non-SET member: £100
Providers with up to 5 delegates: £300 and 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.
In-house course for up to 16 staff: £880.
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Venue: East Durham College, Peterlee Campus, Willerby Grove, Peterlee, SR8 2RN
Who is this course for?
This course is for teachers/trainers:
- teaching GCSE English language
- teaching Functional Skills English
- support learners' literacy and English skills in vocational contexts.
If your organisation would like to host a course for your own staff, either in-house or with extra places offered to external candidates you can register interest here.
This course introduces the key ideas of English resilience and the 'growth zone' model and how teachers can develop strategies to overcome barriers to learning English.
- develop understanding of the barriers and anxiety faced by many English learners
- explore four key factors in developing resilience and their implications for classroom practice:
- growth mindset
- personal value and agency
- how to work at English
- appropriate scaffolding and support
- use activities which make English ALIVE (accessible, linked, inclusive, valuable, engaging).
Length of the course
One full day.
Pre-course reading will be provided for all participants, with access to further materials online.
Applicants should be teaching, managing or supporting English or literacy skills in the FE and Skills sector.
Participants completing this one-day course have the option of progressing to the three-day course 'Coaching skills for developing English resilience'.