Developing collaborative learning and discussion in maths and English (Code: C0925)

Evidence shows that collaborative learning, when done well, boosts achievement of all learners. This practical session will look at strategies and activities that promote collaborative learning, provides challenge and boosts learners confidence.

Pricing options

Individual fees

• Society for Education and Training member: £42.50

• Non-members: £50

• Full price £75 (for non-ESFA funded organisations)

In-house fees

To get maximum value from your CPD budget we can run this course for a group of your staff online or face-to-face (Covid-19 restrictions permitting) for just £500 with a minimum of 8 delegates and no maximum number!. We can also tailor the course to the needs of your staff.

For further details of In-house training please contact or call 020 8680 4077.


Date: 02/12/2020
Price: from £50.00
All free places taken
Booking Close Date: 02/12/2020
Session 1
Date: 02/12/2020 16:30 - 18:00
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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 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?

Maths and English managers, teachers and support staff.

Training aim

To enable participants to identify, include and promote the benefits of better learner communication through collaborative learning in their everyday teaching approaches


  • Be clear about the benefits of better communication for learning and progress
  • Understand collaborative learning and peer to peer support, feedback and assessment
  • Understand how to introduce these strategies alongside existing teaching methodologies
  • Identify one new strategy to try out in upcoming lessons
  • Collaborating through technology


90 minutes

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