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Lesson observation & learning walks: improving learning in maths & English (Central)
26/02/2019 @ Nottingham - Lesson observation & learning walks: improving learning in maths & English (Central)
The direct observation of teaching has for too long been associated with performance management alone, when it has a vital role to play in developing and improving it too. This practical one-day course will rigorously dissect what best practice means in maths and English and look in depth at how observations can be used developmentally by managers and colleagues to improve the teaching of maths and English - both when delivered in standalone lessons and when embedded into vocational learning.
Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
27/02/2019 @ Online - Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
The aim of the interactive webinar is to introduce the purpose, content and structure of new materials to support revised Functional Skills in maths and English. You will be introduced to some of the key teaching approaches modelled in the materials, and to a range of ideas for lessons that can be adapted for different contexts and models of support. The webinar will also help you make the most of the one day or two CPD programmes which will explore the materials in detail.
Assessment and tracking in maths and English (introductory webinar)
27/02/2019 @ Online - Assessment and tracking in maths and English (introductory webinar)
The aim of the interactive webinar is to introduce effective practice in assessment and tracking for maths and English.
Webinar 6 – Spotlight on maths & English CPD and resources to support apprenticeship delivery and gateway
28/02/2019 @ Online - Webinar 6 – Spotlight on maths & English CPD and resources to support apprenticeship delivery and gateway
This interactive webinar will examine a range of CPD and resources available through the Education and Training Foundation to support maths and English within apprenticeship delivery. It will also help you plan a programme of support for staff involved in math and English support, teaching and embedding.
Teaching mixed ability groups: English (webinar)
06/03/2019 @ Online - Teaching mixed ability groups: English (webinar)
This webinar has been set up to specifically target the development of reading skills for students who struggle to read or are disengaged from reading. The webinar will offer a multitude of ideas, techniques, strategies, practices and methodology to tackle these issues as a means of supporting FS/GCSE staff in the post-16 sector.
Digital approaches for maths and English study skills and assessment (webinar)
07/03/2019 @ Online - Digital approaches for maths and English study skills and assessment (webinar)
This interactive webinar will examine a range of digital approaches that can support maths and English development.
Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
07/03/2019 @ Online - Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
The aim of the interactive webinar is to introduce the purpose, content and structure of new materials to support revised Functional Skills in maths and English. You will be introduced to some of the key teaching approaches modelled in the materials, and to a range of ideas for lessons that can be adapted for different contexts and models of support. The webinar will also help you make the most of the one day or two CPD programmes which will explore the materials in detail.
Webinar 7 - Improving Assessment for Learning (maths and English)
08/03/2019 @ Online - Webinar 7 - Improving Assessment for Learning (maths and English)
The aim of the interactive webinar is to introduce effective practice in assessment and tracking apprentices' maths and English.
Maximising the effectiveness of  support staff (webinar)
08/03/2019 @ Online - Maximising the effectiveness of support staff (webinar)
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.
Webinar 8 - Mentoring Apprentices in the workplace with an emphasis on maths and English
12/03/2019 @ Online - Webinar 8 - Mentoring Apprentices in the workplace with an emphasis on maths and English
Apprentice (workplace) supervisors do not need to consider themselves as maths or English experts, or indeed, be particularly confident in these areas themselves in order to provide effective, advice, guidance and support. The key to this is simply 'knowing your apprentice' and having effective procedures for liaising with the provider (e.g. teacher, trainer or assessor). This seminar will offer some principles of securing employer support.
Lesson observation & learning walks: improving learning in maths & English  (South)
12/03/2019 @ Exeter - Lesson observation & learning walks: improving learning in maths & English (South)
The direct observation of teaching has for too long been associated with performance management alone, when it has a vital role to play in developing and improving it too. This practical one-day course will rigorously dissect what best practice means in English and maths and look in depth at how observations can be used developmentally by managers and colleagues to improve the teaching of maths and English - both when delivered in standalone lessons and when embedded into vocational learning.
Using digital tools to enhance collaborative activities in maths – webinar
12/03/2019 @ Online - Using digital tools to enhance collaborative activities in maths – webinar
This interactive webinar will support participants to develop their understanding of a range of digital tools that can be used to support collaborative maths learning. Teaching and learning maths can be challenging. While working on maths problems, students may suffer from mental fatigue and excessive exhaustion, and struggle to keep pace. Join this webinar to get some insight into how the to use digital tools to support your learners to learn together.
Teaching mixed ability groups: maths (webinar)
12/03/2019 @ Online - Teaching mixed ability groups: maths (webinar)
There is a substantial body of evidence that suggest that achievement of all students in maths is improved in heterogeneous teaching environments. This webinar will explore a range of maths activities designed to make work both accessible and challenging. We will look at how to plan to ensure that everyone can grasp essential maths concepts and move towards a greater depth of understanding.
Using digital technology: improving engagement and learning in maths and English (South)
21/03/2019 @ Exeter - Using digital technology: improving engagement and learning in maths and English (South)
This one day course explores a range of popular 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.
Webinar 9 - Pilot - Critically reflecting on your practice: What changes have you made?
22/03/2019 @ Online - Webinar 9 - Pilot - Critically reflecting on your practice: What changes have you made?
The aim of the interactive webinar is to provide participants with an opportunity to critically reflect on their practice in relation to developing maths and English with their learners and staff.
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