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#APConnect: Developing APs (modular) & Manager Mentoring CPD Programme
06/11/2020 @ Online - #APConnect: Developing APs (modular) & Manager Mentoring CPD Programme - Kick Off Meeting (Code: C0907/004)

This course offers a unique in-house blended modular programme for AP-type teams, plus wrap around support for  commissioning manager/s. While there is a strong, practical focus for APs, the manager mentoring support explores AP-type team development and deployment in organisational life, resulting in a developmental plan. The focus is on developing the knowledge, behaviour and skills of APs so they can provide effective peer-to-peer support & lead quality improvements.

#APConnect: Using Developmental Observations – Advanced Practice
06/11/2020 @ Online - #APConnect: Using Developmental Observations – Advanced Practice (Code: C0863/002)

In this module, APs will be exposed to:  

  • Current thinking & research in the field of developmental approaches to observation  
  • Evidence-based approaches to using observation to improve and develop teaching & learning
  • Applied skills in developing AP practice related to reflection and coaching
  • A collaborative forum in which to share & exchange ideas for best practice in this area with colleagues from across the FE sector
#APConnect: Developing APs (modular) & Manager Mentoring CPD Programme
06/11/2020 @ Online - #APConnect: Developing APs (modular) & Manager Mentoring CPD Programme - Kick Off Meeting (Code: C0907/005)

This course offers a unique in-house blended modular programme for AP-type teams, plus wrap around support for  commissioning manager/s. While there is a strong, practical focus for APs, the manager mentoring support explores AP-type team development and deployment in organisational life, resulting in a developmental plan. The focus is on developing the knowledge, behaviour and skills of APs so they can provide effective peer-to-peer support & lead quality improvements.

Introduction to SEND in maths and English (Taster Session)
09/11/2020 @ Online - Introduction to SEND in maths and English (Taster Session) (Code: C0906/002)

This taster session will provide some practical strategies for supporting, motivating and enabling post-16 learners with SEND to achieve academic and personal success.

FE Women's Voices 5: Raising Women's Voices Through Governance
10/11/2020 @ Online - FE Women's Voices 5: Raising Women's Voices Through Governance - 10 November 2020 (Code: C0901/002)
Governing bodies are legally required in FE, Skills and Lifelong Learning. Being a governor can be a fantastic professional development opportunity and a rare chance to have a wide social impact. Join Cheryl Turner, Chair of Governors, and Neena Chauhan, Staff Governor at Fircroft College, for this online session in which they share their personal experiences and thinking and invite you to share your ideas and aspirations for what women governors want and will achieve.
Centres for Excellence in Maths Forum meetings
11/11/2020 @ Online - Centres for Excellence in Maths Forum meetings - Autumn term - forum meeting (Code: C0510/006)
The forum meetings aim to bring together the leaders from each Centre together to discuss the programme, updates, meet with their Regional Maths Leads (RML) and work on their action research projects.
Understanding Essential Digital Skills CPD programme
11/11/2020 @ Online - Understanding Essential Digital Skills CPD programme - Online (C0842/006) - Understanding Essential Digital Skills for teachers/ managers (Code: C0842/006)

This interactive course presents an overview of the Essential Digital Skills (EDS) framework and standards, and the resources and tools available to support teachers and managers. It offers an opportunity to develop knowledge and confidence to deliver EDS qualifications and share good practice.

Supported Employment Agency model
11/11/2020 @ Online - Supported Employment Agency model - Supported Employment Agency Model - Live Webinar (Code: C0941/002)

We will share how we find sustainable paid employment for our learners with SEND and how we help them overcome their barriers to employment through a variety of methods tailored around their specific needs.

New to ESOL Professional Development
11/11/2020 @ Online - New to ESOL Professional Development - Key approaches and techniques (Code: C0700/039)

This course aims to support ESOL practitioners working with New to ESOL (sometimes called 'pre-entry') learners. The content covers a broad range of aspects of this work including oracy and literacy teaching, phonics, participatory approaches to learning, literacy and language practices, and making the most of the New to ESOL Resources. Content is negotiated for each individual event. 

Mental Health and Wellbeing in FE - the new landscape
11/11/2020 @ Online - Mental Health and Wellbeing in FE - the new landscape (Code: C0959/002)

The session will have a key focus on the impacts of mental health and wellbeing for learners and staff in the Covid FE landscape. There will be an opportunity to reflect upon the first term of the 20/21 academic year and identify common themes that have arisen. A toolbox of resources will be shared that embraces both face to face and digital opportunities.

Managing and supporting learners with ADHD to achieve in maths and English
11/11/2020 @ Online - Managing and supporting learners with ADHD to achieve in maths and English (Code: C0912/002)

ADHD is a term used to describe students who often have the following problems: overactive behaviour (hyperactivity); impulsive behaviour; difficulty in paying attention and distractibility. This live session will provide opportunities to discuss and explore practical approaches to understanding and supporting these students.

RARPA - developing your SEND curriculum
12/11/2020 @ Online - RARPA - developing your SEND curriculum - November 2020 (Code: C0898/002)

RARPA (Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement) is the process to measure the progress and achievement of. learners on non-accredited learning programmes. 

In this webinar we will explore the use of RARPA for a variety of learners to ensure we are using the study programme flexibly to meet needs. 

New to ESOL Professional Development
12/11/2020 @ Online - New to ESOL Professional Development - Key approaches and techniques (Code: C0700/040)

This course aims to support ESOL practitioners working with New to ESOL (sometimes called 'pre-entry') learners. The content covers a broad range of aspects of this work including oracy and literacy teaching, phonics, participatory approaches to learning, literacy and language practices, and making the most of the New to ESOL Resources. Content is negotiated for each individual event. 

Let’s chat Essential Digital Skills (EDS)
17/11/2020 @ Online - Let’s chat Essential Digital Skills (EDS) - Let’s chat @ how to teach EDS online/blended (Code: C0958/002)

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.

Student Governors Inductions 2020/21
17/11/2020 @ Online - Student Governors Inductions 2020/21 - Student governors Inductions - November session (Code: C0940/004)

As part of the wider agenda to develop  governance in the Further Education (FE) and Training sector, the student governors inductions aim to support student governors in their role.