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GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) English
07/07/2020 @ Online - GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) English - GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) English (Code: C0028/047)
This L5 CPD course supports practitioners working with GCSE English learners, especially those who have achieved lower than a grade C/5 at school. You will explore/experience how to engage and motivate learners and undertake assessment to build on your prior learning. You will experience digital approaches and other effective practices for leading GCSE English courses. Past delegates say the course was 'exemplary & inspiring' with 'excellent, highly knowledgeable trainers'.
Developing English in vocational/ technical contexts
07/07/2020 @ Online - Developing English in vocational/ technical contexts - Developing English in vocational/ technical contexts (Code: C0744/002)

This course will support technical and vocational tutors, trainers and assessors to identify naturally occurring opportunities to develop learners' English skills which are needed for them to successfully complete their study programme, apprenticeship or vocational/ technical course.

English: Speaking, listening and communicating
07/07/2020 @ Online - English: Speaking, listening and communicating - English: Speaking, listening and communicating (Code: C0748/003)

This course focuses on developing learners' speech, language and communication (SpLC) skills for maths and English teaching and learning and there is a specific focus on supporting SEND and neuro-diverse learners.

English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading
08/07/2020 @ Online - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading (Code: C0747/007)

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
08/07/2020 @ Online - Maths and English digital pedagogies - Maths and English digital pedagogies (Code: C0752/010)

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 dyslexic learners (Webinar)
08/07/2020 @ Online - Supporting dyslexic learners (Webinar) (Code: C0651/007)

Taking national figures, one in ten of your learners is likely to be dyslexic. For one in twenty dyslexia is likely to significantly impact on their progress in reading, writing and spelling. This webinar identifies what you can do to support dyslexics in your classroom and through effective inclusive teaching benefit all the learners in your class.

Developing English in vocational/ technical contexts
09/07/2020 @ Online - Developing English in vocational/ technical contexts - Developing English in vocational/ technical contexts (Code: C0744/003)

This course will support technical and vocational tutors, trainers and assessors to identify naturally occurring opportunities to develop learners' English skills which are needed for them to successfully complete their study programme, apprenticeship or vocational/ technical course.

English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading
09/07/2020 @ Online - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading (Code: C0747/003)

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.

SEND and neurodiversity: approaches to support maths and English learners
09/07/2020 @ Online - SEND and neurodiversity: approaches to support maths and English learners - SEND and neurodiversity: approaches to support maths and English learners (Code: C0756/003)

This course focuses on practical strategies and reasonable adjustments for supporting learners with SEND on maths and English courses. It builds on the social model of disability in so far as it is the barriers created by attitudes or the physical environment that disable an individual, rather than their impairment or condition.

English: improving reading
10/07/2020 @ Online - English: improving reading - English: improving reading (Code: C0745/003)

This course will draw on best practice approaches to engage learners in reading for work, study and pleasure, in order that they can improve their confidence to respond to texts in class and during assessments. The course will consider reading at word, sentence and text levels and will include 'whole text' approaches that can be used with learners to develop a range of reading skills.

Introduction to maths and English digital pedagogies
13/07/2020 @ Online - Introduction to maths and English digital pedagogies (Code: C0784/002)

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.

Managers' reflections and future planning conference
15/07/2020 @ Online - Managers' reflections and future planning conference - Online (Code: C0795/002)

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.

Supporting Functional Skills learners (English)
16/07/2020 @ Online - Supporting Functional Skills learners (English) - Supporting Functional Skills learners (English) (Code: C0758/003)

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.

Maths and English digital pedagogies
17/07/2020 @ Online - Maths and English digital pedagogies - Maths and English digital pedagogies (Code: C0752/008)

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.

Maximising the effectiveness of  support staff (webinar)
17/07/2020 @ Online - Maximising the effectiveness of support staff (webinar) - Online (Code: C0443/007)
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.
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