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English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading
02/06/2020 @ Online - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading - Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading (Code: C0747/004)

The course explores the principles and practices that underpin the Post-16 Phonics Toolkit. Participants will discuss the benefits and challenges of using phonics-based teaching and then explore the key concepts, terminology, skills progression and teaching approaches presented in the Toolkit.

English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading
02/06/2020 @ Online - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading - Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading (Code: C0747/005)

The course explores the principles and practices that underpin the Post-16 Phonics Toolkit. Participants will discuss the benefits and challenges of using phonics-based teaching and then explore the key concepts, terminology, skills progression and teaching approaches presented in the Toolkit.

Supporting Functional Skills learners (English)
02/06/2020 @ Online - Supporting Functional Skills learners (English) - Supporting Functional Skills learners (English) (Code: C0758/005)

This course will help participants to develop a range of strategies to help learners studying for Functional Skills English level 1 and level 2. The course focuses on the key areas which examiners and tutors have identified as being areas learners find more challenging. The course will use a range of everyday texts as used in the examinations to explore how to develop learners reading and writing skills.

Teaching Functional Skills Maths Level 5 CPD module
03/06/2020 @ Online - Teaching Functional Skills Maths Level 5 CPD module - Webinar 2 (Code: C0439/036)
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.
Practitioner-led reflections on maths & English practice
03/06/2020 @ Online - Practitioner-led reflections on maths & English practice (Code: C0782/002)

This course provides practitioners with the opportunity to reflect on the materials and ideas presented to them in other webinars and share with colleagues the changes they have made to their practice and then impact that these changes have had.

English: improving writing
04/06/2020 @ Online - English: improving writing - English: improving writing (Code: C0746/002)

This course will draw on best practice approaches to develop writing skills to produce coherent and cohesive texts which respond effectively to examination and occupational tasks: answers to reading questions, transactional and creative writing tasks.

Teaching Functional Skills English Level 5 CPD module
04/06/2020 @ Online - Teaching Functional Skills English Level 5 CPD module - Online 3 (Code: C0438/038)
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.
Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: resources
04/06/2020 @ Online - Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: resources - Webinar 2: Resources (Code: C0682/006)

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.


English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading
05/06/2020 @ Online - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading (Code: C0747/006)

The course explores the principles and practices that underpin the Post-16 Phonics Toolkit. Participants will discuss the benefits and challenges of using phonics-based teaching and then explore the key concepts, terminology, skills progression and teaching approaches presented in the Toolkit.

Maths and English digital pedagogies
05/06/2020 @ Online - Maths and English digital pedagogies - Maths and English digital pedagogies (Code: C0752/009)

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.

Leading a successful Maths and English Department: monitoring and evaluating progress
05/06/2020 @ Online - Leading a successful Maths and English Department: monitoring and evaluating progress (Code: C0768/002)

As leaders and managers we need to create a climate in our department that ensures success for every learner. This webinar will help you support teachers in responding to qualitative and quantitative measures to help all students make progress. 

Using phonics-based teaching at Entry Level - an introductory webinar (West and South)
08/06/2020 @ Online - Using phonics-based teaching at Entry Level - an introductory webinar (West and South) - Introduction to Using Phonics Based Teaching (Code: C0507/007)
The webinar aims to introduce the CPD programme developed to support Functional English practitioners in exploring phonics-based teaching approaches at Entry Levels. It provides an opportunity to discuss the benefits and challenges of using such approaches with post 16 learners and explores some of the key principles that underpin the teaching strategies covered in the one day courses.
English: improving reading
10/06/2020 @ Online - English: improving reading - English: improving reading (Code: C0745/005)

This course will draw on best practice approaches to engage learners in reading for work, study and pleasure, in order that they can improve their confidence to respond to texts in class and during assessments. The course will consider reading at word, sentence and text levels and will include 'whole text' approaches that can be used with learners to develop a range of reading skills.

Maths and English digital pedagogies
10/06/2020 @ Online - Maths and English digital pedagogies - Maths and English digital pedagogies (Code: C0752/006)

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
10/06/2020 @ Online - Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: assessment - Webinar 3: Assessment (Code: C0683/006)

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.


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