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Approaches to supporting the diverse needs of maths and English learners
Approaches to supporting the diverse needs of maths and English learners (Code: C0757)

This course focuses on supporting differentiation on maths and English courses, in terms of learners' prior knowledge and experience of their subject, through non-linear curriculum planning and meeting the needs of learners with different levels of self-belief and resilience.

Autism awareness course
Autism awareness course (Code: C0436)
Our autism awareness course explores the signs, symptoms, behaviors and impact of autism for learners. It helps you to increase your knowledge, confidence and skills to embed effective practice into the support your provide. You will learn more about the condition and how you may adapt your communication, teaching strategies and environment to enable your learners to achieve their full potential.
Delivering high quality provision for learners with profound and multiple learning difficulties in the mainstream FE sector
Delivering high quality provision for learners with profound and multiple learning difficulties in the mainstream FE sector (Code: C0679)

This is a one-day training event for FE providers working with, or seeking information about, learners with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD). The training day will cover various themes including transition, developing the curriculum and personalisation and aims to extend understanding of how to support all learners effectively in the mainstream FE sector. 

Dyslexia awareness course
Dyslexia awareness course (Code: C0434)
Our dyslexia awareness course explores the signs, symptoms, behaviours and impact of dyslexia for learners. It helps you to increase your knowledge and confidence to embed skills effectively into the support you provide. You will learn more about the condition and how you may adapt your communication, teaching strategies and environment to enable your learners to achieve their full potential.
English: Speaking, listening and communicating
English: Speaking, listening and communicating (Code: C0748)

This course focuses on developing learners' speech, language and communication (SpLC) skills for maths and English teaching and learning and there is a specific focus on supporting SEND and neuro-diverse learners.

Everything you need to know about SEND funding for FE learners
Everything you need to know about SEND funding for FE learners (Code: C0610)

Delivered by Clare Howard and David Lucas, this one-day workshop responds to requests from participants from our Essential SEND Managers' course. The workshop will explain how to use the various funding streams, provide an outline of how high needs funding, disadvantage blocks and the adult education budget can support learners with SEND including those with EHCPs. It will also provide top tips on contracting, relationships with LAs and direction of travel in high needs funding.

Hearing loss awareness course
Hearing loss awareness course (Code: C0435)
Our hearing impairment awareness course explores the signs, symptoms, behaviours and impact of hearing impairment for learners. It helps you to increase your knowledge, confidence and skills to embed effective practice into the support your provide. You will learn more about the condition and how you may adapt your communication, teaching strategies and environment to enable your learners to achieve their full potential.
Knowledge module: maximising potential - (The Essential SEND Managers' Programme)
Knowledge module: maximising potential - (The Essential SEND Managers' Programme) (Code: C0450)
The 'Maximising Potential' module is led by Davina Jones from National Star, a UK Independent Specialist College and charity specialising in working with young people with disabilities to provide inclusive learning opportunities and to challenge stereotypes, raise aspirations and change attitudes. The module is a designed to support you to develop essential SEND knowledge and skills. These will enable you to meet the statutory duties and provide a personalised learning experience.
Leadership module: leading when you're not in charge (The Essential SEND Managers' Programme)
Leadership module: leading when you're not in charge (The Essential SEND Managers' Programme) (Code: C0619)

The course will be delivered by Di Neale (Leadership Centre) and Barney Angliss (ETF associate) who are experts in strengthening leadership across public services, including specialist education. The module will give you tools and techniques for working in complex situations, but will also be grounded in practice, so that you have an opportunity to try out Systems Leadership approaches for yourself and reflect on how you can apply these to real-time issues you're facing.

Managers' reflections and future planning conference
Managers' reflections and future planning conference (Code: C0795)

This conference provides management and leadership staff with the chance to reflect and feedback on the impact of our webinar offer on their staff and help us better plan and deliver what you need in the future.

Mental Health, Wellbeing and Anxiety: A practical guide exploring support, tools and training
Mental Health, Wellbeing and Anxiety: A practical guide exploring support, tools and training (Code: C0793)

As part of Weston College's Centres for Excellence in SEND 'People' focused program, this webinar will share practical examples of how managers, leaders, employers and employees can support and promote good mental health and wellbeing and reduce anxiety. Information and examples will include how to remain connected during a time of social isolation, both of which are well recognised to heighten feelings of isolation, anxiety, low mood and other mental health problems.

Practitioner-led reflections on maths & English practice
Practitioner-led reflections on maths & English practice (Code: C0782)

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.

SEND and neurodiversity: approaches to support maths and English learners
SEND and neurodiversity: approaches to support maths and English learners (Code: C0756)

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 in so far as it is the barriers created by attitudes or the physical environment that disable an individual, rather than their impairment or condition.

Supporting dyslexic learners (Webinar)
Supporting dyslexic learners (Webinar) (Code: C0651)

Taking national figures, one in ten of your learners is likely to be dyslexic. For one in twenty dyslexia is likely to significantly impact on their progress in reading, writing and spelling. This webinar identifies what you can do to support dyslexics in your classroom and through effective inclusive teaching benefit all the learners in your class.

Supporting learners with SEND through remote learning
Supporting learners with SEND through remote learning (Code: C0792)

This hot topic discussions based event will provide an opportunity for staff across the sector to share effective practice and learn how Post-16 organisations are providing specialist support during this period.



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