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Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: resources
04/06/2020 @ Online - Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: resources - Webinar 2: Resources (Code: C0682/006)

This learning package will help you identify and use appropriate resources for an embedded approach to the delivery of maths and English in apprenticeships. It consists of an online module and an associated interactive webinar.


English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading
05/06/2020 @ Online - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading (Code: C0747/006)

The course explores the principles and practices that underpin the Post-16 Phonics Toolkit. Participants will discuss the benefits and challenges of using phonics-based teaching and then explore the key concepts, terminology, skills progression and teaching approaches presented in the Toolkit.

Maths and English digital pedagogies
05/06/2020 @ Online - Maths and English digital pedagogies - Maths and English digital pedagogies (Code: C0752/009)

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.

Supporting learners with writing skills when learning remotely
05/06/2020 @ Online - Supporting learners with writing skills when learning remotely - Live Webinar (Code: C0797/002)

According to the National Literacy Trust, 16.4% of adults in England, or 7.1 million people, can be described as having 'very poor literacy skills.' At a time when our learners are working remotely, we will explore how technology can support them with writing skills as they try to complete coursework and assignments. 

Leading a successful Maths and English Department: monitoring and evaluating progress
05/06/2020 @ Online - Leading a successful Maths and English Department: monitoring and evaluating progress (Code: C0768/002)

As leaders and managers we need to create a climate in our department that ensures success for every learner. This webinar will help you support teachers in responding to qualitative and quantitative measures to help all students make progress. 

Using phonics-based teaching at Entry Level - an introductory webinar (West and South)
08/06/2020 @ Online - Using phonics-based teaching at Entry Level - an introductory webinar (West and South) - Introduction to Using Phonics Based Teaching (Code: C0507/007)
The webinar aims to introduce the CPD programme developed to support Functional English practitioners in exploring phonics-based teaching approaches at Entry Levels. It provides an opportunity to discuss the benefits and challenges of using such approaches with post 16 learners and explores some of the key principles that underpin the teaching strategies covered in the one day courses.
Maths: level crossing
09/06/2020 @ Online - Maths: level crossing - Maths: level crossing (Code: C0751/002)

During this course practitioners will have the opportunity to discuss strategies to support their learners to move their learning forward to be successful with both GCSE and Functional Skills maths. This includes tackling problem-solving questions, keeping learners motivated and looking at some of the key issues as to why supporting learners to re-sit successfully can be so challenging.

English: improving reading
10/06/2020 @ Online - English: improving reading - English: improving reading (Code: C0745/005)

This course will draw on best practice approaches to engage learners in reading for work, study and pleasure, in order that they can improve their confidence to respond to texts in class and during assessments. The course will consider reading at word, sentence and text levels and will include 'whole text' approaches that can be used with learners to develop a range of reading skills.

Enhance your powers of critical reflection
10/06/2020 @ Online - Enhance your powers of critical reflection - Live Webinar (Code: C0798/002)

With online teaching and learning being a new environment for many teachers, it is important to begin to understand how effectively your practice is developing. In this session we explore how collaborative critical reflection with colleagues can help you identify successes and challenges, reflect on them and develop strategies for improvement. 

Maths and English digital pedagogies
10/06/2020 @ Online - Maths and English digital pedagogies - Maths and English digital pedagogies (Code: C0752/006)

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.

Supporting Functional Skills learners (Maths)
10/06/2020 @ Online - Supporting Functional Skills learners (Maths) - Supporting Functional Skills learners (Maths) (Code: C0759/005)

This course will introduce you to a variety of contextual materials and activities that may be used to develop learners' Functional Skills maths abilities. Help you to identify how and why context matters when developing learners' Functional Skills maths. Enable you to plan and design differentiated, inclusive Functional Skills maths sessions meeting Effective Practice Guidelines for assessment and tracking and help you to support learners to achieve Functional Skills maths outcomes.

Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: assessment
10/06/2020 @ Online - Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: assessment - Webinar 3: Assessment (Code: C0683/006)

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.


Teaching pre-entry level maths and English
10/06/2020 @ Online - Teaching pre-entry level maths and English (Code: C0774/002)

This course helps us support learners who may have had little experience of formal learning or little interaction with maths and English.

Centres for Excellence in Maths Forum meetings
11/06/2020 @ Online - Centres for Excellence in Maths Forum meetings - Summer term forum meeting (Code: C0510/005)
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.
English: Speaking, listening and communicating
11/06/2020 @ Online - English: Speaking, listening and communicating - English: Speaking, listening and communicating (Code: C0748/002)

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.