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Oldham College - ETF Centres for Excellence in SEND: Employer Spokes - The benefits to your business of diversifying your workforce
26/01/2022 @ Online - Oldham College - ETF Centres for Excellence in SEND: Employer Spokes - The benefits to your business of diversifying your workforce (Code: C1311/002)

Oldham College is joined by Oldham-based employers, who will share their experiences of taking on a young person with SEND and the positive impact this has had on their businesses.

This workshop includes a Q&A/discussion session, to give attendees the chance to share their thoughts and gain a deeper understanding of how taking on a young person with SEND will diversify and strengthen their workforce.

Additional SEND Needs - Opening Up your Maths Curriculum
26/01/2022 @ Online - Additional SEND Needs - Opening Up your Maths Curriculum - Jan 2022 (Code: C1329/003)

This session will focus on common barriers for learners with; autism (triad of impairments, psychological processes, barriers in Maths, inclusive classrooms), speech & language needs (unlocking the language of maths, reading comprehension to answer maths questions) dyscalculia and dyspraxia (features of SPLD, for and against diagnosis, law Specific Learning Difficulties, strategies for the classroom) and behaviour (general behaviour and classroom management, strategies for improving engagement & expectations, ADHD main characteristics, how maths teachers can help).

Mental Health Ideas Room
26/01/2022 @ Online - Mental Health Ideas Room (Code: C1368/002)

We are delighted to offer a 3-part focus group in mental health and wellbeing. The focus group will provide a platform to support one another, to learn and to share in ideas, concerns, resources and best practice, following 3 key themes.

  1. Psychological safety in the classroom- creating group identity and cohesion
  2. Specific subject anxiety - strategies to support academic anxiety
  3. Emotional identity, language and schemas- how these make up the learning persona

 

Regional Governance Inductions 21/22
26/01/2022 @ Online - Regional Governance Inductions 21/22 - South - Governors' Induction Part 1 (Code: C1174/020)

The regional governors inductions aim to help support new college governors gain a better understanding of their role and the further education sector. These events are delivered by the Association of Colleges and are free to attend.

Developing our learners' phonics skills
27/01/2022 @ Online - Developing our learners' phonics skills (Code: C1268/004)

This course explores ways of using phonics to identify and plan for the needs of learners. You will reflect on common errors learners on FS and GCSE English courses make and be guided to explore phonics strategies for improvement.

It will be beneficial for teachers who have a basic knowledge of the key terminology and concepts involved in phonics and the principles and practices underpinning them.

Maths problem solving
27/01/2022 @ Online - Maths problem solving (Code: C1255/004)

As well as a need for learners to develop better problem-solving skills, current maths exams at Functional Skills and GCSE require the ability to answer longer, more complex questions with multistep processes, typically requiring the showing of method or planning alongside

This is an interactive course that will support all practitioners in developing learners reasoning and problem-solving skills. Whilst also examining a range of activities that can be used with learners for supporting them in improving confidence in tackling more complex multistep problems.

EdTech Accessibility Training
27/01/2022 @ Online - EdTech Accessibility Training - Tool based auditing - Keyboard Accessibility (Code: C1334/006)

The public sector bodies accessibility regulations came into force in September 2018. They create legal obligations for further education and higher education organisations to "meet the accessibility requirement".

But the "accessibility requirement" is a technical suite of web standards that many find difficult to translate to every day teaching and learning. Therefore many colleges, training centres and even universities have a large legal risk. This risk grows as students become more aware of their legal entitlement to barrier-free digital content.


Governance Development Online Networking Events
27/01/2022 @ Online - Governance Development Online Networking Events - Chairs Development Network Event with IoD- Board Dynamics (Code: C0799/011)

This course is a series of online networking and development events for FE College Chairs to generate the sharing of innovative and creative thinking in order to assist them in their roles during these challenging and unprecedented times.

College Chairs can also join the Chairs' Development Network group on LinkedIn


Governance Development Programme
27/01/2022 @ Online - Governance Development Programme - C5: Understanding sector, policy and inspection (Code: C0475/040)

This comprehensive training programme for college governors comprises 32 modules at core, proficient and advanced level, including workshops, online training, podcasts and more. To access the online modules, your institution needs to purchase the programme license on this page- only one booking is needed per organisation. This will then give you an access key to allow you full access to the full range of modules hosted on the Foundation Online Learning platform. To access additional one-off webinars, these will be charged at an additional £25 per person per webinar.

Interactive webinars for leaders/managers, mentors and mentees
27/01/2022 @ Online - Interactive webinars for leaders/managers, mentors and mentees - Leaders Webinar (Code: C1296/008)

We believe that every FE organisation has the potential to provide high-quality mentoring and coaching for their staff. By attending these webinars leaders, mentors and mentees can start to ensure that mentoring and coaching in their organisation are of the highest quality. In these interactive webinars you will learn how to support or enact effective mentoring and coaching.

Each webinar will last for 60 minutes. There are three available: leaders & managers, mentors and mentees.

You only need to attend one session. 

Developing grammar for reading and writing
28/01/2022 @ Online - Developing grammar for reading and writing (Code: C1245/004)

This interactive webinar aims to explore how knowledge and skills in grammar can be taught in imaginative ways through the active exploration of everyday and vocational texts.

It is the first of two linked webinars that explore the teaching of grammar and introduce ideas and teaching strategies that are then developed in the follow up webinar Investigating grammar: Supporting your learners to understand how texts work.

Interactive webinars for leaders/managers, mentors and mentees
28/01/2022 @ Online - Interactive webinars for leaders/managers, mentors and mentees - Leaders Webinar (Code: C1296/009)

We believe that every FE organisation has the potential to provide high-quality mentoring and coaching for their staff. By attending these webinars leaders, mentors and mentees can start to ensure that mentoring and coaching in their organisation are of the highest quality. In these interactive webinars you will learn how to support or enact effective mentoring and coaching.

Each webinar will last for 60 minutes. There are three available: leaders & managers, mentors and mentees.

You only need to attend one session. 

Developing writing: teacher modelling and collaborative writing techniques
31/01/2022 @ Online - Developing writing: teacher modelling and collaborative writing techniques (Code: C1272/004)

This interactive course will explore a range of strategies and activities designed to support learners during the formative stages of the writing process. These will include teacher modelling, collaborative writing and activities which help learners revise and refine their writing.

Maths is beautiful
31/01/2022 @ Online - Maths is beautiful (Code: C1249/003)

Making maths a positive experience for learners resitting GCSE or studying towards Functional Skills maths can be a challenge. This course will counter the ideas that maths is not relevant or is not connected to art, music, patterns or creativity. It will provide practical ideas and resources for energising maths learning.

Participants will be given the opportunity to share their ideas about beauty in mathematics and will be encouraged to apply these in their teaching so that they can motivate their learners in surprising and interesting ways.

Interactive webinars for leaders/managers, mentors and mentees
31/01/2022 @ Online - Interactive webinars for leaders/managers, mentors and mentees - Mentors Webinar (Code: C1296/010)

We believe that every FE organisation has the potential to provide high-quality mentoring and coaching for their staff. By attending these webinars leaders, mentors and mentees can start to ensure that mentoring and coaching in their organisation are of the highest quality. In these interactive webinars you will learn how to support or enact effective mentoring and coaching.

Each webinar will last for 60 minutes. There are three available: leaders & managers, mentors and mentees.

You only need to attend one session.