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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.


How to teach Essential Digital Skills (EDS)
03/02/2021 @ Online - How to teach Essential Digital Skills (EDS) - How to teach EDS using online services (Code: C0958/010)

The Essential Digital Skills (EDS) professional development programme supports the delivery of EDS based on the national standards.

There are ten sessions each one focusing on developing skills, knowledge and confidence to teach competencies within the standards. The sessions will explore approaches for delivery that could be implemented with learner groups, including how they could be delivered through online/blended delivery. Time will be allocated to sharing ideas, challenges, and practice.

Essential Digital Skills effective practice share and support meet up
03/02/2021 @ Online - Essential Digital Skills effective practice share and support meet up - Exploring Essential Digital Skills for teachers and trainers supporting learners in prison or probation services (Code: C0962/006)

These practitioner-led open discussions will explore effective practice in the delivery of Essential Digital Skills (EDS) in specific parts of the FE and Skills sector.

Practitioners will share their experience and support each other to develop their skills, knowledge and confidence to deliver Essential Digital Skills qualifications.

Please email us ahead of the session any topics/ resources/ subjects you would like to discuss.

Supporting and managing diversity within English classes
03/02/2021 @ Online - Supporting and managing diversity within English classes (Code: C1056/002)

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 English curriculum, resources and learning environments meet the aspirations of all learners.

What you need to know about supporting learners with  physical disabilities in the further education sector
03/02/2021 @ Online - What you need to know about supporting learners with physical disabilities in the further education sector - Launch event for supporting learners with physical disabilities in the further education sector (Code: C1048/002)

This webinar and online resource will help you to increase your knowledge and understanding of physical disability, its impact and a range of strategies to successfully support learners with physical disabilities, whether in a mainstream, specialist or work place setting so they can take greater ownership of their own learning.

Essential Digital Skills effective practice share and support meet up
04/02/2021 @ Online - Essential Digital Skills effective practice share and support meet up - Exploring Essential Digital Skills for teachers and trainers to support ESOL learners (Code: C0962/007)

These practitioner-led open discussions will explore effective practice in the delivery of Essential Digital Skills (EDS) in specific parts of the FE and Skills sector.

Practitioners will share their experience and support each other to develop their skills, knowledge and confidence to deliver Essential Digital Skills qualifications.

Please email us ahead of the session any topics/ resources/ subjects you would like to discuss.

Monthly effective practice share and support sessions in creating an inclusive curriculum - Community of Practice in SEND Curriculum
04/02/2021 @ Online - Monthly effective practice share and support sessions in creating an inclusive curriculum - Community of Practice in SEND Curriculum - February 2021 Swap and Support (Code: C0808/008)

Each month we will discuss a key theme or hot topic related to an inclusive curriculum. As a supportive, professional community we will work together to consider the options, develop FAQs and share resources so we don't always have to start from scratch.

Feel free to share the link with your circles of support and email us with the topics/ resources/ subjects to cover each month.

#APConnect: Using the Thinking Environment: Advanced Practice
04/02/2021 @ Online - #APConnect: Using the Thinking Environment: Advanced Practice - #APConnect Module 1: Using the Thinking Environment: Advanced Practice (Code: C0891/002)
  • Instructive pre-course activities
  • Two dedicated Ideas Rooms
  • Two three-hour sessions dedicated to practising Thinking Environment facilitation
  • Responsive support group
  • Reflective post-course activities


Practice Development Groups Celebration Event
05/02/2021 @ Online - Practice Development Groups Celebration Event - Practice Development Groups Celebration Event (Code: C1027/002)

The Celebration event is for practitioners and facilitators who have participated in the Education and Training Foundation's Practice Development Groups (PDG) in the Midlands.

Places are also open to those practitioners who would like to find out more about joining one of the Midlands PDGs.

What's positive and possible during the pandemic?
05/02/2021 @ Online - What's positive and possible during the pandemic? - What's positive and possible during the pandemic? (Code: C0997/003)

The regional Preparation for Adulthood (PfA) Coordinators will be joined by the three SEND National Centre for Excellence leads from the Education and Training Foundation. At this collaborative and interactive workshop we will explore key themes and a time for reflection and group discussion.

Essential Digital Skills - Exploring teaching tools
05/02/2021 @ Online - Essential Digital Skills - Exploring teaching tools - Exploring apps for remote teaching (Code: C1052/002)

The Essential Digital Skills (EDS) programme is a blended programme to support the delivery of the new qualifications based on the national standards for Essential Digital Skills.

The thirty-minute lunch time  sessions, will demonstrate the key features of a range of digital teaching tools, followed by time to create a resource using the tool.

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.
Governance Professionals' Induction and Mentoring Programme
10/02/2021 @ Online - Governance Professionals' Induction and Mentoring Programme - Governance Professionals' Induction and Mentoring Programme - Cohort one (Code: C1049/002)

The induction programme will seek to provide standardisation to the governance professional's role, by equipping participants with guidance on what their role is and what the role of governance is, what is expected of them and how this role should develop over a period of time. It will allow for sharing best practice and learning from others more experienced in the sector to ensure that this role, which can feel isolated, benefits from being part of a wider community. The induction will recognise the variety of backgrounds and skills that new governance professionals bring to the role.

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.