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Teaching Functional Skills English Level 5 CPD module
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.
Teaching Functional Skills Maths Level 5 CPD module
The course will ensure that those responsible for teaching Functional Skills maths are conversant with effective practice and have the confidence to teach Functional Skills maths to learners with skills below Level 2, and support their achievement.
Developing work placements that promote social action, maths and English skills
Learners benefit from real experience in the world of work, which takes time, resources and effective planning to co-ordinate and deliver meaningful work placements.
This bespoke support package, raises the profile of work placements helping maximise the opportunities for social action, learning and developing maths and English skills. The delivery model for this programme will be designed around the needs of each provider.
Develop lesson observations and learning walks (maths and English)
The direct observation of teaching has for too long been associated with performance management alone, judging the quality of teaching when it has a vital role to play in developing and improving it too.
This practical one-day course will give you a key insight into how observations can be used developmentally by managers and colleagues improve the teaching of maths and English - both when delivered in standalone lessons and when embedded into vocational learning.
Embedded support with English (for ESOL learners)
Integrating the development of English skills within a vocational programme has now become both an established support model and a key indicator of high quality teaching across the curriculum. ESOL* learners have particular support needs in terms of both spoken and written English and this course sets out to explore the way vocational lecturers can meet those needs through a range of embedded teaching strategies.
* English for Speakers of Other Languages
Engaging and motivating learners in English (Central)
How do you get your learners inspired about English and eager to learn? Back by popular demand the Education and Training Foundation has commissioned more courses of this innovative training programme that provides teachers with a wide range of practical ideas to increase learner motivation, then supports you whilst you implement these ideas in your teaching.