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Accessibility maturity - an organisational approach to legal compliance/cultural change
Accessibility maturity - an organisational approach to legal compliance/cultural change (Code: C1124)

Digital accessibility is a legal obligation and failure to meet the "accessibility requirement" is regarded as a failure to make a reasonable adjustment. This webinar has been designed to help organisations to benchmark their current accessibility. Using the Accessibility Maturity Model for Education we'll illustrate how accessibility impacts on all areas of organisation from practice to policy and process. We'll explore the use of EdTech to engage and improve outcomes for learners, as well as give you the confidence to start creating roadmaps to help you comply with accessibility legislation.

Adapting content quickly to deliver online
Adapting content quickly to deliver online (Code: C0733)

This webinar will show how you can take a class presentation and quickly adapt it for online use and look at the inclusion of audio, video and the use of notes to assist learners.

We will explore how you can combine tools (Nearpod with Skype/Zoom or Teams) to make structured but interactive online sessions using your presentation as a starting point.

Enhance Digital Teaching Modules will support this webinar.

Awarding Organisation briefing on EDSQs
Awarding Organisation briefing on EDSQs (Code: C1108)

This online webinar is designed to develop understanding of the new Essential Digital Skills Qualifications (EDSQs) from the perspective of the awarding organisations who have developed EDSQs.

It is estimated that 11.3 million people (21%) in the UK lack basic digital skills and 4.3 million (8%) of adults in the UK have no basic digital skills at all.

To tackle this skills gap the Department for Education (DfE) has introduced new fully funded legal entitlement digital skills qualifications for all adults.


Connected and Effective : Achieving your goals with remote learning: Quality and performance in practice
Connected and Effective : Achieving your goals with remote learning: Quality and performance in practice (Code: C1109)

This Connected and Effective webinar explores practical definitions of the quality of teaching, learning and assessment in the context of remote learning.

A scenario-based approach explores practical definitions of the quality of teaching, learning and assessment in the context of remote learning. It examines the challenges and possibilities for getting the best out of EdTech to deliver great learning experiences and outcomes, and how to be sure you've achieved your goals.

Connected and Effective: Maintaining engagement and ensuring progress
Connected and Effective: Maintaining engagement and ensuring progress (Code: C1114)

This Connected and Effective webinar examines ways of using EdTech to monitor and maintain engagement with learning and ensure positive progress. It applies the insights of current pedagogical thinking and recent sector experience, blending theory and practice in a scenario-based approach to explore the challenges and opportunities for engaging learners during extended periods of remote learning and creating and sustaining momentum.

Connected and Effective: Preparing for remote learning
Connected and Effective: Preparing for remote learning (Code: C1113)

This Connected and Effective webinar looks at the essential steps teachers can take to prepare for extended periods of remote delivery. This scenario-based approach explores practical ways to prepare yourself and your learners for success when moving teaching, learning and assessment from the classroom to remote learning. It touches on issues such as digital skills, session design, collaboration, confidence, wellbeing and workload.

Creating a culture of critical reflection to improve digital practices
Creating a culture of critical reflection to improve digital practices (Code: C1123)

This webinar, part of our EdTech Manager Webinar Spring 2021 series, has been designed to help organisations create a culture of critical reflection to improve digital practices of both individuals and organisations. You will have opportunities to share practice, ideas and to ask questions.

The ETF's Spring 2021 EdTech offer for managers is based on the Digital Teaching Professional Framework (DTPF).

Delivery through a virtual classroom
Delivery through a virtual classroom (Code: C0732)

How can you make virtual classrooms work in practice? In this webinar we'll explore how tools that are commonly available in webinar software can be used to create different pedagogical approaches for online delivery.

For the session we will use Zoom, whose free version includes chat, feedback status, screen sharing capabilities, whiteboard and breakout rooms. Enhance Digital Teaching Modules will be used to support this webinar.

Digital Accessibility
Digital Accessibility (Code: C1083)

Delivering teaching, learning and assessment that meets the needs of all your learners is a challenge and technology makes it easier if you know how to use it appropriately. Digital resources are generally more accessible than traditional handouts and you can significantly improve their accessibility by making small and simple changes. By taking time to reflect on student needs, you can produce a mind shift in your delivery approach that benefits all learners.

Digital differentiation in delivery and assessment.
Digital differentiation in delivery and assessment. (Code: C1085)

Finding enough time to manage what seems like an ever increasing workload is a challenge for most teachers and trainers. When time is tight, how do you ensure that you can still differentiate your delivery and assessment activities when teaching remotely? Digital technologies can give learners more choices, more agency and more support than is possible with traditional teaching methods. This webinar will explore approaches you can use and give you the opportunity to share ideas.

Digital strategies and digital savviness for managers
Digital strategies and digital savviness for managers (Code: C1125)

This webinar, part of our EdTech Manager Webinar Spring 2021 series has been designed to help managers develop their digital savviness that in turn can help inform the digital strategies they follow within their curriculum areas or organisations.  Being able to make good judgements on the EdTech tools your organisation uses, helps to prevent challenges and makes it easier to plan training and peer sharing opportunities. You will have opportunities to share practice, ideas and to ask questions.

The ETF's EdTech offer is based on the Digital Teaching Professional Framework (DTPF).

Digital wellbeing and supporting your staff to manage theirs
Digital wellbeing and supporting your staff to manage theirs (Code: C1126)

This webinar, part of our EdTech Manager Webinar Spring 2021 series has been designed to help managers to support the digital wellbeing of themselves and their staff. You will have opportunities to share practice, ideas and to ask questions.

The ETF's EdTech offer is based on the Digital Teaching Professional Framework (DTPF).

Engaging Learners and maintaining good mental health when delivering remotely
Engaging Learners and maintaining good mental health when delivering remotely (Code: C1084)

Remote delivery can be hard - when students don't seem to want to engage. Some learners may be reluctant to turn on their webcam or speak using their mic. Others with specific needs may feel anxious about typing responses in the chat pane. In this webinar we'll explore how you can feel confident learners are engaged, and how in the process you look after your own mental health.

Engaging learners in VLEs
Engaging learners in VLEs (Code: C0735)

How do we motivate and engage learners suddenly faced with learning independently online?

This webinar will look at tools that can be used within a VLE help to motivate and engage learners by adding collaborative activities and gamification.

For the session, we will use Moodle to demonstrate features within a VLE to support online learning. We will look at the use of forums, wikis, quiz, and badges.

Essential Digital Skills Case Studies
Essential Digital Skills Case Studies (Code: C1156)

This broadcast webinar explores the journey of organisations within the FE and Skills sector that prepared for and delivered EDS courses based on the new EDS framework and associated standards. Panellists will share how they have approached particular challenges that arose as they trialled accredited and non-accredited courses. They will describe how they have upskilled staff and revised and reflected upon the introduction of EDS.

There will be a participant led Q & A session.

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