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Teaching Functional Skills English Level 5 CPD module
29/01/2019 @ London - Teaching Functional Skills English Level 5 CPD module
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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.
Two day Prevent duty for safeguarding officers
20/02/2019 @ Nottingham - Two day Prevent duty for safeguarding officers
A two day intensive course to provide training in the requirements of the Prevent duty including: the referral process; identifying extremism; challenging extremism and hate speech. This will also cover keeping learners and staff safe online and promoting and exemplifying British values. The course is run by Selina Stewart, the Prevent lead at ETF and Polly Harrow, student services manager at Kirklees College and Chair of NAMSS.
Beyond the Blind Spots – Talent Attraction, Management & Retention for FE
22/01/2019 @ Manchester - Beyond the Blind Spots – Talent Attraction, Management & Retention for FE
These workshops will provide a safe space for reflection and give you an opportunity to plan fresh approaches to embed in your own colleges. These workshops offer three free places to each college attending, enabling a senior manager, HR specialist and a governor to attend together in order to gain an understanding of the united, practical steps to take within their college.
Regional Governance Inductions 2018/19
22/01/2019 @ Bury - Regional Governance Inductions 2018/19
The workshop will include a discussion on operating in a climate of ever-changing emphasis and influence from government, changing local and national circumstances, and evolving competition and partnerships alike. It will also explore the governance roles and responsibilities, how boards can monitor progress and the crucial elements of information that a board required to enable effective monitoring and challenge.
Teaching mixed ability groups: English (webinar)
22/01/2019 @ Online - Teaching mixed ability groups: English (webinar)
This webinar has been set up to specifically target the development of reading skills for students who struggle to read or are disengaged from reading. The webinar will offer a multitude of ideas, techniques, strategies, practices and methodology to tackle these issues as a means of supporting FS/GCSE staff in the post-16 sector.
Autism awareness course
23/01/2019 @ London - Autism awareness course
Our autism awareness course explores the signs, symptoms, behaviors and impact of autism for learners. It helps you to increase your knowledge, confidence and skills to embed effective practice into the support your provide. You will learn more about the condition and how you may adapt your communication, teaching strategies and environment to enable your learners to achieve their full potential.
Webinar 2 - Supporting vulnerable learners in maths and English in apprenticeships
23/01/2019 @ Online - Webinar 2 - Supporting vulnerable learners in maths and English in apprenticeships
The aim of the interactive webinar is to examine ways in which practitioners can teach, support and develop maths and English in a methodically inclusive way to support those who are struggling, or who require additional support at the same time as making sure the whole group makes progress. Participants will use some self-evaluation tools which they can take away and use in future planning. You will examine the evidence on what works to support learners with SEND - and what doesn't.
Leading From The Middle
24/01/2019 @ Birmingham - Leading From The Middle
Leading from the Middle is the FE and Skills sector's new high impact development programme for sector middle managers. With a focus on the skills, behaviours, competencies and awareness to succeed in middle leadership and management roles, this programme adopts an innovative and personalised approach to improving the professional effectiveness of this important tier of sector leadership. This is a solutions focussed programme that will encourage you to think and act differently.
Using multimedia with maths and English learners (webinar)
24/01/2019 @ Online - Using multimedia with maths and English learners (webinar)
This interactive webinar will explore a range of multimedia for use with maths and English learners. It aims to give participants an opportunity to widen their perspectives on how teachers can use multimedia to engage and support learners.
Using phonics-based teaching at Entry Level - an introductory webinar
25/01/2019 @ Online - Using phonics-based teaching at Entry Level - an introductory webinar
The webinar aims to introduce the CPD programme developed to support Functional English practitioners in exploring phonics-based teaching approaches at Entry Levels. It provides an opportunity to discuss the benefits and challenges of using such approaches with post 16 learners and explores some of the key principles that underpin the teaching strategies covered in the one day courses.
Maximising the effectiveness of  support staff (webinar)
25/01/2019 @ Online - Maximising the effectiveness of support staff (webinar)
Research evidence indicates there can be a positive impact on learner attainment when a range of support staff work in structured settings, implementing targeted interventions using brief, regular sessions maintained over time to motivate, support and engage students. These interventions need to be based on detailed assessments to ensure that the right support is provided to the right pupil. This webinar will help you explore these areas.
Hearing impairment awareness course
29/01/2019 @ London - Hearing impairment awareness course
Our hearing impairment awareness course explores the signs, symptoms, behaviours and impact of hearing impairment for learners. It helps you to increase your knowledge, confidence and skills to embed effective practice into the support your provide. You will learn more about the condition and how you may adapt your communication, teaching strategies and environment to enable your learners to achieve their full potential.
Raising aspirations of learners through Outstanding Teaching Learning and Assessment (OTLA)
29/01/2019 @ London - Raising aspirations of learners through Outstanding Teaching Learning and Assessment (OTLA)
Workshops will focus on supporting practitioners to work together with employers in their field, to improve teaching of vocational and technical skills across a wide range of industries. The impact of functional skills and work readiness and the wider links to employer expectations and influence will be explored through this interactive workshop.
Beyond the Blind Spots – Talent Attraction, Management & Retention for FE
30/01/2019 @ Birmingham - Beyond the Blind Spots – Talent Attraction, Management & Retention for FE
These workshops will provide a safe space for reflection and give you an opportunity to plan fresh approaches to embed in your own colleges. These workshops offer three free places to each college attending, enabling a senior manager, HR specialist and a governor to attend together in order to gain an understanding of the united, practical steps to take within their college.
Teaching mixed ability groups: maths (webinar)
30/01/2019 @ Online - Teaching mixed ability groups: maths (webinar)
There is a substantial body of evidence that suggest that achievement of all students in maths is improved in heterogeneous teaching environments. This webinar will explore a range of maths activities designed to make work both accessible and challenging. We will look at how to plan to ensure that everyone can grasp essential maths concepts and move towards a greater depth of understanding.
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