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East of England Practice Development Group Dissemination Event
East of England Practice Development Group Dissemination Event (Code: C1132)

This Practice Development Group (PDG) dissemination event will share the project outcomes of several groups of FE teachers working in the East of England. 

Those attending will hear about a variety of strategies, techniques and resources that can be used to aid and support the development of new approaches to teaching and embedding of maths, English or ESOL. The event will also explore how digital technologies can be used to support online delivery of these subject areas.  



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.

Essential Digital Skills delivery in different contexts of the FE and Training sector
Essential Digital Skills delivery in different contexts of the FE and Training sector (Code: C0899)

These sessions explore challenges faced in the delivery of Essential Digital Skills in specific parts of the FE and Training sector including:

  • teaching in Prisons and the Probation services
  • working with learners with special educational needs and disabilities
  • developing the digital skills of those for whom English in not their first language
  • teaching on programmes described as preparation for life and work.  

Essential Digital Skills effective practice share and support meet up
Essential Digital Skills effective practice share and support meet up (Code: C0962)

These practitioner-led open discussions will explore effective practice in the delivery of Essential Digital Skills (EDS) in specific parts of the FE and Skills sector.

Practitioners will share their experience and support each other to develop their skills, knowledge and confidence to deliver Essential Digital Skills qualifications.

Please email us ahead of the session any topics/ resources/ subjects you would like to discuss.

Essential Digital Skills - Exploring teaching tools
Essential Digital Skills - Exploring teaching tools (Code: C1052)

The Essential Digital Skills (EDS) programme is a blended programme to support the delivery of the new qualifications based on the national standards for Essential Digital Skills.

The thirty-minute lunch time  sessions, will demonstrate the key features of a range of digital teaching tools, to support you to teach Essential Digital Skills.

Essential Digital Skills for lead trainers and managers
Essential Digital Skills for lead trainers and managers (Code: C0843)

This interactive course provides trainers and leaders with the resources, ideas and support to deliver in-house professional development sessions that will introduce practitioners to the Education and Training Foundation's Essential Digital Skills (EDS) programme.

Essential Digital Skills professional development programme - Online
Essential Digital Skills professional development programme - Online (Code: C0677)

Adults with no or low digital skills will be entitled to take Essential Digital Skills (EDS) qualifications free of charge from September 2020.The Essential Digital Skills professional development programme will support teachers, trainers and leaders to deliver the new qualifications based on the national standards for Essential Digital Skills.

Extending your digital skills
Extending your digital skills (Code: C1086)

Whatever your current level of digital skills and use of digital pedagogies it's time to move to the next level. Remote and blended learning are likely to remain part of our practice in the future. This webinar explores how you can extend your skills, what resources there are to support you, what CPD frameworks are available and how you can evidence your learning.

How to teach Essential Digital Skills (EDS)
How to teach Essential Digital Skills (EDS) (Code: C0958)

The Essential Digital Skills (EDS) professional development programme supports the delivery of EDS based on the national standards.

How to teach EDS' sessions focus on focusing on developing skills, knowledge and confidence to teach competencies within the standards. The sessions will explore approaches for delivery that could be implemented with learner groups, including how they could be delivered through online/blended delivery. Time will be allocated to sharing ideas, challenges, and practice.

Introduction to maths and English digital pedagogies
Introduction to maths and English digital pedagogies (Code: C0784)

This webinar will introduce you to some of the key thinking and research around teaching maths and English online. Rather than look at the technology and associated processes, this webinar will focus on effective ways of remote teaching of key topics in maths and English.

Learning from others and fostering practitioner networks
Learning from others and fostering practitioner networks (Code: C1082)

We learn as much from our peers as we do from a training session. This webinar explores how you can maximise your learning by working with your peers and how you can support the fostering of practitioner networks, through the development of practitioner-led approaches.

Making the most of online learning
Making the most of online learning (Code: C0728)

Among the wealth of self-access training materials included on the Education and Training Foundation's Enhance Digital Teaching Platform are a range of modules focused around accessibility and dealing with difference and diversity. By becoming familiar with the key ideas around digital accessibility and inclusion you significantly increase the chance of your online experiences being more effective for more students.


Managers' reflections and future planning conference
Managers' reflections and future planning conference (Code: C0795)

This conference provides management and leadership staff with the chance to reflect and feedback on the impact of our webinar offer on their staff and help us better plan and deliver what you need in the future.

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