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Maths and English digital pedagogies
01/03/2021 @ Online - Maths and English digital pedagogies - Digital Pedagogies - March 2021 (Code: C0877/010)

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.

Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings
03/03/2021 @ Online - Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings - Data & technology - CPD - teach meet (Code: C0509/028)
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.
Developing maths in vocational / technical contexts
03/03/2021 @ Online - Developing maths in vocational / technical contexts - Developing maths in vocational / technical context (Code: C0868/003)

Drawing on lessons learnt from lockdown this course will support technical and vocational tutors, trainers and assessors to identify naturally occurring opportunities to develop learners' maths skills which are needed for them to successfully complete their study programme, apprenticeship or vocational/ technical course. Approaches will incorporate lessons learnt from lockdown.

SEND and neurodiversity: approaches to support maths and English learners
03/03/2021 @ Online - SEND and neurodiversity: approaches to support maths and English learners - SEND and neurodiversity: approaches to support mat (Code: C0881/002)

Drawing on lessons learnt from lockdown, this course focuses on practical strategies and reasonable adjustments for supporting learners with SEND on maths and English courses. It builds on the social model of disability, suggesting that it may be the barriers created by attitudes, or the physical environment, that disable an individual, rather than their impairment or condition.

Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: Sharing resources for embedding maths and English in apprenticeships
03/03/2021 @ Online - Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: Sharing resources for embedding maths and English in apprenticeships - Training webinar 2: Sharing resources (Code: C0980/004)

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.
Supporting and managing diversity within maths classes
03/03/2021 @ Online - Supporting and managing diversity within maths classes (Code: C1057/002)

This live webinar will look at the positive approaches we can take to support diversity in its widest sense and begin to reflect on how our maths curriculum, resources and learning environments meet the aspirations of all learners.

Planning effective English lessons (Taster session)
04/03/2021 @ Online - Planning effective English lessons (Taster session) (Code: C1070/002)

This taster session is a short look into key elements of effective English lesson planning and how this will help learners apply knowledge and skills in a range of contexts and build on their existing knowledge

Collaborative Practice Development Day
09/03/2021 @ Online - Collaborative Practice Development Day - National Development Day - Supporting summative assessments for maths and English learners (Code: C0488/014)

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: An assessment for learning approach to embedding maths and English in apprenticeships
10/03/2021 @ 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: C1028/003)

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.
Leadership 8 - Managing the maths and English classroom after lockdown
10/03/2021 @ Online - Leadership 8 - Managing the maths and English classroom after lockdown (Code: C1093/002)

Learners will be responding in different ways to lockdown and will respond in different ways to being back in the classroom. This live session will look at how we can prepare the environment, lesson structures and classroom management to best support learners returning to face to face sessions.

Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings
12/03/2021 @ Online - Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings - Contextualisation - CPD - teach meet (Code: C0509/029)
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.
Practitioner led reflections on maths and English webinar (sharing session)
12/03/2021 @ Online - Practitioner led reflections on maths and English webinar (sharing session) (Code: C0928/012)

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!

Teaching Functional Skills Maths Level 5 CPD module
15/03/2021 @ Online - Teaching Functional Skills Maths Level 5 CPD module - Teaching Functional Skills Maths (March - May) (Code: C0847/006)

This is aimed at both new teachers of Functional Skills maths and those already teaching but possibly recently transferred from other areas, including vocational teachers and assessors. It is particularly suitable for those who do not currently hold a specific teaching qualification in maths. It is designed to meet the needs of all parts of the sector, including independent training providers, FE colleges, offender learning and adult and community education.

PDG Exchange: Developing learners' oracy via video - Using Flipgrid
24/03/2021 @ Online - PDG Exchange: Developing learners' oracy via video - Using Flipgrid - Developing learners' oracy -Using Flipgrid (Code: C1071/002)

Join our series of maths/English Midlands PDG Exchanges. Exchanges provide safe, practical spaces to unpack current teaching and learning theory - bringing 'big ideas' alive via a range of online tools. We've designed sessions so you can test your ideas and applications in a safe space with peers.

PDG Exchange: Developing learners' maths skills through careful lesson and scheme planning
30/03/2021 @ Online - PDG Exchange: Developing learners' maths skills through careful lesson and scheme planning - Developing learners' maths (Code: C1089/002)

Join our series of maths/English Midlands PDG Exchanges. Exchanges provide safe, practical spaces to unpack current teaching and learning theory - bringing 'big ideas' alive so you can apply them to your own practice in meaningful ways. We've designed sessions so you can test your ideas and applications in a safe space with peers.

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