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Using digital tools to enhance collaborative activities in maths (webinar)
01/06/2020 @ Online - Using digital tools to enhance collaborative activities in maths (webinar) - Online (Code: C0430/008)
This interactive webinar will support participants to develop their understanding of a range of digital tools that can be used to support collaborative maths learning. Teaching and learning maths can be challenging. While working on maths problems, students may suffer from mental fatigue and excessive exhaustion, and struggle to keep pace. Join this webinar to get some insight into how the to use digital tools to support your learners to learn together.
English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading
02/06/2020 @ Online - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading - Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading (Code: C0747/004)

The course explores the principles and practices that underpin the Post-16 Phonics Toolkit. Participants will discuss the benefits and challenges of using phonics-based teaching and then explore the key concepts, terminology, skills progression and teaching approaches presented in the Toolkit.

Maths: key topics learners find challenging
02/06/2020 @ Online - Maths: key topics learners find challenging - Maths: key topics learners find challenging (Code: C0750/002)

This course will investigate the maths topics learners find challenging and consider strategies to support learning. A range of resources and best practice approaches will be discussed. Structuring learning to encourage learners to tackle, remember and secure their learning will be considered.

English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading
02/06/2020 @ Online - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading - Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading (Code: C0747/005)

The course explores the principles and practices that underpin the Post-16 Phonics Toolkit. Participants will discuss the benefits and challenges of using phonics-based teaching and then explore the key concepts, terminology, skills progression and teaching approaches presented in the Toolkit.

Supporting Functional Skills learners (English)
02/06/2020 @ Online - Supporting Functional Skills learners (English) - Supporting Functional Skills learners (English) (Code: C0758/005)

This course will help participants to develop a range of strategies to help learners studying for Functional Skills English level 1 and level 2. The course focuses on the key areas which examiners and tutors have identified as being areas learners find more challenging. The course will use a range of everyday texts as used in the examinations to explore how to develop learners reading and writing skills.

Teaching Functional Skills Maths Level 5 CPD module
03/06/2020 @ Online - Teaching Functional Skills Maths Level 5 CPD module - Webinar 2 (Code: C0439/036)
The course will ensure that those responsible for teaching Functional Skills maths are conversant with effective practice and have the confidence to teach Functional Skills maths to learners with skills below Level 2, and support their achievement.
Mental Health, Wellbeing and Anxiety: A practical guide exploring support, tools and training
03/06/2020 @ Online - Mental Health, Wellbeing and Anxiety: A practical guide exploring support, tools and training - Online C0793/002 (Code: C0793/002)

As part of Weston College's Centres for Excellence in SEND 'People' focused program, this webinar will share practical examples of how managers, leaders, employers and employees can support and promote good mental health and wellbeing and reduce anxiety. Information and examples will include how to remain connected during a time of social isolation, both of which are well recognised to heighten feelings of isolation, anxiety, low mood and other mental health problems.

Practitioner-led reflections on maths & English practice
03/06/2020 @ Online - Practitioner-led reflections on maths & English practice (Code: C0782/002)

This course provides practitioners with the opportunity to reflect on the materials and ideas presented to them in other webinars and share with colleagues the changes they have made to their practice and then impact that these changes have had.

English: improving writing
04/06/2020 @ Online - English: improving writing - English: improving writing (Code: C0746/002)

This course will draw on best practice approaches to develop writing skills to produce coherent and cohesive texts which respond effectively to examination and occupational tasks: answers to reading questions, transactional and creative writing tasks.

Teaching Functional Skills English Level 5 CPD module
04/06/2020 @ Online - Teaching Functional Skills English Level 5 CPD module - Online 3 (Code: C0438/038)
The course will ensure that those responsible for teaching Functional Skills English are conversant with effective practice and have the confidence to teach Functional English to learners with skills below Level 2, and support their achievement.
Attendance and Motivation: English
04/06/2020 @ Online - Attendance and Motivation: English - Attendance and Motivation: English (Code: C0742/004)

This course will focus on how to engage and motivate learners to attend and remain on English courses and will include supporting learners remotely and issues surrounding resilience and self-efficacy. The course will support practitioners to use innovative approaches to engage learners in reading and writing, drawing on recent practitioner research findings (from OTLA 6).

Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: resources
04/06/2020 @ Online - Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: resources - Webinar 2: Resources (Code: C0682/006)

This learning package will help you identify and use appropriate resources for an embedded approach to the delivery of maths and English in apprenticeships. It consists of an online module and an associated interactive webinar.


English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading
05/06/2020 @ Online - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading (Code: C0747/006)

The course explores the principles and practices that underpin the Post-16 Phonics Toolkit. Participants will discuss the benefits and challenges of using phonics-based teaching and then explore the key concepts, terminology, skills progression and teaching approaches presented in the Toolkit.

Maths and English digital pedagogies
05/06/2020 @ Online - Maths and English digital pedagogies - Maths and English digital pedagogies (Code: C0752/009)

This course explores a range of digital approaches, 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.

Supporting learners with writing skills when learning remotely
05/06/2020 @ Online - Supporting learners with writing skills when learning remotely - Live Webinar (Code: C0797/002)

According to the National Literacy Trust, 16.4% of adults in England, or 7.1 million people, can be described as having 'very poor literacy skills.' At a time when our learners are working remotely, we will explore how technology can support them with writing skills as they try to complete coursework and assignments. 

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