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Integrating maths into vocational courses
Integrating maths into vocational courses (Code: C1254)

Presenting maths in a contextualised or embedded way increases motivation and improves learning.

This interactive course will support technical and vocational tutors, trainers, and assessors to identify naturally occurring opportunities to develop learners' maths skills needed to successfully complete their study programme, apprenticeship, or vocational or technical course. A range of resources and best practice approaches will be discussed.

Interactive webinar for EdTech mentoring
Interactive webinar for EdTech mentoring (Code: C1465)

We believe that every FE organisation has the potential to provide high-quality mentoring and coaching for their staff. By joining this webinar, attendees can start to ensure that mentoring and coaching in their organisation is of the highest quality. In this interactive webinar you will learn how to support or enact effective EdTech mentoring and coaching.

The webinar will last for 90 minutes.

Interactive webinar for leaders/managers
Interactive webinar for leaders/managers (Code: C1418)

We believe that every FE organisation has the potential to provide high-quality mentoring and coaching for their staff. By attending this webinar, leaders can start to ensure that mentoring and coaching in their organisation is of the highest quality. In this interactive webinar you will learn how to support or enact effective mentoring and coaching.

The webinar will last for 90 minutes.

You only need to attend one session.

Interactive webinar for mentees
Interactive webinar for mentees (Code: C1420)

We believe that every FE organisation has the potential to provide high-quality mentoring and coaching for their staff. By attending this interactive webinar, mentees will learn how to be an effective mentee and how to get the most out of their mentoring/coaching relationship.

The webinar will last for 90 minutes.

You only need to attend one session.

Interactive webinar for mentors
Interactive webinar for mentors (Code: C1419)

We believe that every FE organisation has the potential to provide high-quality mentoring and coaching for their staff. By attending this webinar, mentors can start to ensure that mentoring and coaching in their organisation is of the highest quality. In this interactive webinar you will learn how to support or enact effective mentoring and coaching.

The webinar will last for 90 minutes. 

You only need to attend one session.

Interactive webinars for leaders/managers, mentors and mentees
Interactive webinars for leaders/managers, mentors and mentees (Code: C1296)

We believe that every FE organisation has the potential to provide high-quality mentoring and coaching for their staff. By attending these webinars leaders, mentors and mentees can start to ensure that mentoring and coaching in their organisation are of the highest quality. In these interactive webinars you will learn how to support or enact effective mentoring and coaching.

Each webinar will last for 60 minutes. There are three available: leaders & managers, mentors and mentees.

You only need to attend one session. 

Introduction to Assessment for Learning for English
Introduction to Assessment for Learning for English (Code: C1313)

This course 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.

Investigating grammar: supporting your learners to understand how texts work
Investigating grammar: supporting your learners to understand how texts work (Code: C1276)

This interactive course aims to explore how knowledge and skills in grammar can be taught in imaginative ways through the active exploration of everyday and vocational texts. It is the second of two linked webinars that explore the teaching of grammar and extends the ideas and teaching strategies that are covered in the course entitled 'Developing Grammar for reading and writing'. Ideally therefore, participants will have attended the first course but it is not a requirement as this course begins with a summary of the content of the earlier session

Keeping Children Safe in Education - Focus Groups
Keeping Children Safe in Education - Focus Groups (Code: C1381)

Focus groups for Safeguarding Leads to discuss, feedback and ask questions about the recent changes to the KCSIE (Keeping Children Safe in Education) legislation.

Key factors in individual maths lesson planning
Key factors in individual maths lesson planning (Code: C1251)

The planning of individual lessons, and how they interlink with others, are crucial in order to maximise the time spent with learners and get the most out of the resources available.

This interactive course will support all practitioners delivering substantial maths content in how approaches to planning can support deeper learning and develop learner engagement. It will include how the use of resources can be maximised and enable participants to gain a greater awareness of how they put together a lesson plan impacts on the learning that does or does not take place.

 

Leadership and your SEND organisation
Leadership and your SEND organisation (Code: C1149)

As the CEO Principals of the three colleges leading Centres for Excellence in SEND, we have been working with senior leaders across the post-16 sector for two years. We have different approaches, but all have a culture with inclusion at the heart. We will share insights gained from the leadership conversations we have had and explore how you and your organisation might also benefit.

Joining us, is the National Development Team for inclusion (NDTi), with a focus on The Preparing for Adulthood (PfA). We will explore approaches of delivering better outcomes together and share experiences.


Leading From The Middle
Leading From The Middle (Code: C0455)

Leading from the Middle is the FE and Skills sector's new high impact development programme for sector middle managers. With a focus on the skills, behaviours, competencies and awareness to succeed in middle leadership and management roles, this programme adopts an innovative and personalised approach to improving the professional effectiveness of this important tier of sector leadership. This is a solutions focussed programme that will encourage you to think and act differently.

Leading SEND - Sharing our trauma-informed approaches
Leading SEND - Sharing our trauma-informed approaches (Code: C1360)

After this past year and a half we need kindness and patience at work like never before. These three hour long focus group sessions will explore how we use trauma-informed approaches to our work with learners, parents/carers and with colleagues.  We will take time to explore how by listening deeply to each other we might increase time and space for kind working practices.


Leading strategic change in your post-16 SEND curriculum offer
Leading strategic change in your post-16 SEND curriculum offer (Code: C0826)

Mandie Stravino, CEO of Derby College Group and lead of Centre for Excellence in SEND (curriculum), will host a webinar to discuss how she has led the development of our organisation's strategy, challenging all staff to embed inclusivity in their work. The CfE Curriculum project team will discuss: developing inclusive thinking and intent in organisational strategy, developing inclusive policies to impact on practice.