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Covid 19 and Extremism (FE and Specialised Colleges only)
10/03/2021 @ Online - Covid 19 and Extremism (FE and Specialised Colleges only) - Covid 19 and Extremism (Code: C1103/002)

Has Covid 19 created greater vulnerability to extremism and if so how?

We will explore the risk factors during a pandemic and how extremists may use Covid 19 to groom people. We will consider ways in which the FE and training sector can help protect its learners from grooming. There will be time for questions during the session.

This presentation was delivered at the ETF National Safeguarding and Prevent Forum on 4 February 2021.

Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: An assessment for learning approach to embedding maths and English in apprenticeships
10/03/2021 @ 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: C1028/003)

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.
Leadership 8 - Managing the maths and English classroom after lockdown
10/03/2021 @ Online - Leadership 8 - Managing the maths and English classroom after lockdown (Code: C1093/002)

Learners will be responding in different ways to lockdown and will respond in different ways to being back in the classroom. This live session will look at how we can prepare the environment, lesson structures and classroom management to best support learners returning to face to face sessions.

The Further Education CFO Programme
11/03/2021 @ Online - The Further Education CFO Programme - CFO programme - online (Code: C0174/009)
As demands on the further education sector rise, the need for FDs and CFOs to step forward is clear. ICAEW have been commissioned by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) to deliver a programme that will deliver a step change in the ability of CFOs and FDs in the sector to partner with their CEO to drive strategy forward.
Supporting Functional Skills learners (Maths)
11/03/2021 @ Online - Supporting Functional Skills learners (Maths) - Supporting Functional Skills Learners (Maths) (Code: C0884/002)

This course will introduce you to a variety of contextual materials and activities that may be used to develop learners' Functional Skills maths abilities. You will be supported to identify how and why context matters and enable you to plan and design differentiated, inclusive Functional Skills maths sessions. Consideration will be taken of the EPGs for assessment and tracking and how to support learners to tackle assessment questions in order to achieve Functional Skills maths outcomes.

Engaging Learners and maintaining good mental health when delivering remotely
11/03/2021 @ Online - Engaging Learners and maintaining good mental health when delivering remotely - Engaging learners (Code: C1084/002)

Remote delivery can be hard - when students don't seem to want to engage. Some learners may be reluctant to turn on their webcam or speak using their mic. Others with specific needs may feel anxious about typing responses in the chat pane. In this webinar we'll explore how you can feel confident learners are engaged, and how in the process you look after your own mental health.

Developing English in vocational/ technical contexts
11/03/2021 @ Online - Developing English in vocational/ technical contexts - Developing English in voc/ tech contexts (Code: C0869/004)

Drawing on lessons learnt from lockdown this course will support technical and vocational tutors, trainers and assessors to identify naturally occurring opportunities to develop learners' English skills which are needed for them to successfully complete their study programme, apprenticeship or vocational/ technical course.

Making webinars accessible for deaf learners
11/03/2021 @ Online - Making webinars accessible for deaf learners - Making webinars accessible for deaf learners (Code: C1072/002)

The Education and Training Foundation is working with the National Deaf Children's Society to deliver a one hour webinar to help you understand the main barriers to accessing webinars for deaf learners and how these can be overcome using tech solutions and adjustments to teaching. You'll also have the opportunity to put questions to experts in deaf education.

NDCS use of term 'deaf' to describe learners with all levels of deafness from mild to profound. 

Teaching Functional Skills English Level 5 CPD module
11/03/2021 @ Online - Teaching Functional Skills English Level 5 CPD module - Teaching Functional Skills English Level 5 CPD mod (Code: C0846/006)

This course is aimed at both new teachers of Functional Skills English, and those already teaching but possibly recently transferred from other areas, including vocational teachers and assessors. It is particularly suitable for those who do not currently hold a subject-specific teaching qualification in English. It is designed to meet the needs of all parts of the sector, including independent training providers, offender learning and adult and community education.

Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings
12/03/2021 @ Online - Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings - Contextualisation - CPD - teach meet (Code: C0509/029)
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.
Developing English in vocational/ technical contexts
12/03/2021 @ Online - Developing English in vocational/ technical contexts - Developing English in vocational/ technical contex (Code: C0869/003)

Drawing on lessons learnt from lockdown this course will support technical and vocational tutors, trainers and assessors to identify naturally occurring opportunities to develop learners' English skills which are needed for them to successfully complete their study programme, apprenticeship or vocational/ technical course.

Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: Using online learning to embed maths and English in apprenticeships
12/03/2021 @ Online - Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: Using online learning to embed maths and English in apprenticeships - Training webinar 4: Online learning (Code: C1030/003)

This training webinar will explore ways of using an online approach to support embedding maths and English in apprenticeships.

It will include:

  • a presentation of relevant information and ideas on online approaches
  • chats based on trainer experiences
  • breakout sessions for participants to actively discuss topics raised
  • signposting to supporting resources.
Practitioner led reflections on maths and English webinar (sharing session)
12/03/2021 @ Online - Practitioner led reflections on maths and English webinar (sharing session) (Code: C0928/012)

The session will allow practitioners to share ideas, adaptions and issues and take away new ideas from each other. So, come along, be creative and be a magpie!

Teaching Functional Skills Maths Level 5 CPD module
15/03/2021 @ Online - Teaching Functional Skills Maths Level 5 CPD module - Teaching Functional Skills Maths (March - May) (Code: C0847/006)

This is aimed at both new teachers of Functional Skills maths and those already teaching but possibly recently transferred from other areas, including vocational teachers and assessors. It is particularly suitable for those who do not currently hold a specific teaching qualification in maths. It is designed to meet the needs of all parts of the sector, including independent training providers, FE colleges, offender learning and adult and community education.

Grooming and Extremism - What is it and what does it mean for Further Education?
16/03/2021 @ Online - Grooming and Extremism - What is it and what does it mean for Further Education? - Grooming and Extremism 16 March 2021 (Code: C1076/002)

Sam will explore what we actually mean by grooming and radicalisation.

  • Are they the same thing and should our responses be the same?
  • What is the relationship between grooming and extremism in modern society?
  • By tackling one does this impact on the other?

During the session, we will consider the impact of extremism and radicalisation on further education and what we should be doing to keep learners safe and our reputations intact.

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