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An assessment for learning approach to English GCSE and Functional Skills
An assessment for learning approach to English GCSE and Functional Skills (Code: C1181)

This webinar will support technical and vocational tutors, trainers and assessors to understand that assessment of English GCSEs and Functional Skills is a process of gathering data to better understand the progress of the learner and how to use this data to inform planning that lead to improvements in learning.

Developing English writing skills
Developing English writing skills (Code: C1180)

Many learners begin their English courses with little confidence in their writing ability. This course encourages tutors to explore a range of interactive activities and approaches designed to help both teachers and learners evaluate their writing skills and identify ways in which they can improve and refine specific aspects of their written work.

GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) English
GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) English (Code: C0028)
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'.
GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) maths
GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) maths (Code: C0027)
This L5 CPD course supports practitioners working with GCSE maths learners, especially those who have achieved lower than a grade C/ 5 at school. You will explore and experience how to engage and motivate learners and undertake assessment throughout the learner journey to build on prior learning. You will experience digital approaches and other effective practices for leading GCSE maths courses. Past delegates found the course 'inspirational', 'excellent', 'world class'....
Level 5 Teaching Functional Skills English
Level 5 Teaching Functional Skills English (Code: C1179)

This course is for both new teachers of Functional Skills English, and those already teaching but possibly recently transferred from other areas, including vocational teachers and assessors. It is particularly suitable for those who do not currently hold a subject-specific teaching qualification in English. It is designed to meet the needs of all parts of the sector, including independent training providers, offender learning and adult and community education.

New to ESOL Professional Development
New to ESOL Professional Development (Code: C0700)

This course aims to support ESOL practitioners working with New to ESOL (sometimes called 'pre-entry') learners. The content covers a broad range of aspects of this work including oracy and literacy teaching, phonics, participatory approaches to learning, literacy and language practices, and making the most of the New to ESOL Resources. Content is negotiated for each individual event. 

Sharing English CPD
Sharing English CPD (Code: C1183)

These interactive sessions, free for those who have participated in other paid for CPD, will provide a chance for participants to share ideas of effective practice around an English topic.

Teaching Functional Skills English Level 5 CPD module
Teaching Functional Skills English Level 5 CPD module (Code: C0846)

This course is aimed at both new teachers of Functional Skills English, and those already teaching but possibly recently transferred from other areas, including vocational teachers and assessors. It is particularly suitable for those who do not currently hold a subject-specific teaching qualification in English. It is designed to meet the needs of all parts of the sector, including independent training providers, offender learning and adult and community education.

Vocational English
Vocational English (Code: C1184)

This interactive 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 or technical course. A range of resources and best practice approaches will be discussed.

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