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Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: resources
29/01/2021 @ Online - Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: resources - Webinar 2: Resources (Code: C0682/014)

This learning package will help you identify and use appropriate resources for an embedded approach to the delivery of maths and English in apprenticeships. It consists of an online module and an associated interactive webinar.


Practitioner led reflections on maths and English webinar (sharing session)
29/01/2021 @ Online - Practitioner led reflections on maths and English webinar (sharing session) (Code: C0928/005)

The session will allow practitioners to share ideas, adaptions and issues and take away new ideas from each other. So, come along, be creative and be a magpie!

Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: inclusivity
01/02/2021 @ Online - Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: inclusivity - Webinar 4: Inclusivity (Code: C0685/012)

This learning package will help you to support inclusivity in an embedded approach to the delivery of maths and English in apprenticeships. It consists of an online module and an associated interactive webinar.


Maths and English digital pedagogies
02/02/2021 @ Online - Maths and English digital pedagogies - Digital Pedagogies - February 2021 (Code: C0877/003)

Drawing on lessons learnt from lockdown 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.

Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: assessment
03/02/2021 @ Online - Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: assessment - Webinar 3: Assessment (Code: C0683/014)

This learning package will help you to identify appropriate assessment methods for an embedded approach to the delivery of maths and English in apprenticeships. It consists of an online module and an associated interactive webinar.


Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: Embedding maths and English for ESOL apprentices
08/02/2021 @ Online - Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: Embedding maths and English for ESOL apprentices - Webinar 6: Embedding for ESOL apprentices (Code: C0889/004)

The aim of this webinar is to help you to identify ways of improving ESOL apprentices' outcomes for maths and English using an embedded approach.

Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings
10/02/2021 @ Online - Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings - Mastery - CPD - teach meet (Code: C0509/026)
As part of the Centres for Excellence in Maths programme, the teachers' meetings aim to help Centres and their networks to share best practice, learn from each other and from national activity. This will be important to ensuring the programme reaches and benefits the entire post-16 Further Education and Training sector.
Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: An assessment for learning approach to embedding maths and English in apprenticeships
10/02/2021 @ Online - Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: An assessment for learning approach to embedding maths and English in apprenticeships - Training webinar 3: Assessment for learning (Code: C1028/002)

This training webinar will explore ways of applying an assessment for learning approach to embedding maths and English in apprenticeships.

It will include:

  • a presentation of relevant information and ideas on assessment for learning approaches
  • chats based on trainer experiences
  • breakout sessions for participants to actively discuss topics raised
  • signposting to supporting resources.
Evidence-led pedagogy in maths and English
10/02/2021 @ Online - Evidence-led pedagogy in maths and English (Code: C1005/002)

In this course, we will explore:

  • What research says about effective teaching.
  • What research says about effective learning.
  • How to create the conditions for learning, instilling a growth mindset and developing metacognition.
  • How to develop independence by explicitly teaching study and research skills.  
Practitioner led reflections on maths and English webinar (sharing session)
12/02/2021 @ Online - Practitioner led reflections on maths and English webinar (sharing session) (Code: C0928/011)

The session will allow practitioners to share ideas, adaptions and issues and take away new ideas from each other. So, come along, be creative and be a magpie!

GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) English
17/02/2021 @ Online - GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) English - GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) English (Code: C0028/050)
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'.
Supporting staff in using initial and diagnostic assessments
17/02/2021 @ Online - Supporting staff in using initial and diagnostic assessments (Code: C1006/002)

In this course we will explore:

  • How to use initial and diagnostic assessments as teachers and students.
  • How to set course targets and monitor progress.
  • How to set medium-term SMART targets.
  • The central tenets of effective marking - making it meaningful and manageable.
  • The central tenets of effective feedback - making it motivating by closing the loop.
  • How to use self and peer- assessment and feedback effectively.
GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) maths
18/02/2021 @ Online - GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) maths - GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) maths (Code: C0027/045)
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'....
Collaborative Practice Development Day
19/02/2021 @ Online - Collaborative Practice Development Day - National Development Day: Creative and innovative approaches to teaching maths and English (online and remotely) (Code: C0488/013)

Drawing on evidence-informed practice, and lessons learnt during lockdown, our Collaborative National Development Days reflect the most pertinent themes and issues within our sector right now. Each Collaborative National Development Day will explore a different aspect of post-16 practice, such as assessing progress online, safeguarding and supporting learners online and engaging and motivating learners online.

Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: Sharing resources for embedding maths and English in apprenticeships
19/02/2021 @ Online - Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: Sharing resources for embedding maths and English in apprenticeships - Training webinar 2: Sharing resources (Code: C0980/003)

This training webinar will explore ways of identifying, creating and sharing resources for embedding maths and English for apprentices across teams and organisations. It will include:

  • models for sharing good practice
  • working with colleagues to adapt and develop resources for apprentices
  • collaborative working
  • developing an action plan.
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