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Practitioner led reflections on maths and English webinar (sharing session)
17/11/2020 @ Online - Practitioner led reflections on maths and English webinar (sharing session) (Code: C0928/008)

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!

New to ESOL Professional Development
18/11/2020 @ Online - New to ESOL Professional Development - Connecting theory and practice (Code: C0700/045)

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. 

Essential Digital Skills delivery in different contexts of the FE and Training sector
18/11/2020 @ Online - Essential Digital Skills delivery in different contexts of the FE and Training sector - Exploring EDS for teachers and trainers supporting learners with SEND (Code: C0899/004)

These sessions explore challenges faced in the delivery of Essential Digital Skills in specific parts of the FE and Training sector including:

  • teaching in Prisons and the Probation services
  • working with learners with special educational needs and disabilities
  • developing the digital skills of those for whom English in not their first language
  • teaching on programmes described as preparation for life and work.  

New pedagogies for deep learning - lessons for your 2021 curriculum
18/11/2020 @ Online - New pedagogies for deep learning - lessons for your 2021 curriculum (Code: C0913/002)

This live webinar will answer some of the key questions:

- What maths and English knowledge and skills do our learners need to thrive in the world?

- How can our subject areas contribute to developing these attributes?

- What kind of learning is needed for the current context and any future complexity?

- How do we ensure equity and wellbeing?

Diversity in Leadership
19/11/2020 @ Online - Diversity in Leadership - Organisation culture change for equality & inclusion for senior managers (Code: C0639/016)

The aim of this programme is to challenge bias, remove obstacles to achieving leadership roles and provide coaching to motivate and build confidence in aspiring leaders across the sector. The programme has 4 strands; Unconscious Bias training, Coaching for aspiring BAME / Diverse leaders and BAME / Diverse coaching in Governance, the creation of an FE Diversity Charter and a toolkit which supports the implementation of diversity in leadership.


Essential Digital Skills - Train the Trainer
19/11/2020 @ Online - Essential Digital Skills - Train the Trainer - Essential Digital Skills - Train the Trainer (Code: C0843/004)

This interactive course provides trainers and leaders with the resources, ideas and support to deliver in-house professional development sessions that will introduce practitioners to the Education and Training Foundation's Essential Digital Skills (EDS) programme.

Initial Assessment - Informing personalised curriculum building for learners with SEND
19/11/2020 @ Online - Initial Assessment - Informing personalised curriculum building for learners with SEND - November 2020 (Code: C0900/003)

Join us while we share our development journey around initial assessment. 

We rely on our learners with inclusion needs (SEND) and their circles of support to inform our initial assessment of the softer skills. We then use the results to set targets and support our learners to plot their progress and then share their achievements via their progress reviews. 

New to ESOL Professional Development
19/11/2020 @ Online - New to ESOL Professional Development - Connecting theory and practice (Code: C0700/046)

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. 

Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings
20/11/2020 @ Online - Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings - Mastery - CPD - teach meet (Code: C0509/022)
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.
Using a health check to create a whole organisation approach to embedding maths and English in apprenticeships
20/11/2020 @ Online - Using a health check to create a whole organisation approach to embedding maths and English in apprenticeships - Training webinar 1: Whole organisation approach (Code: C0887/002)

This training webinar will explore ways of using a health check to create a whole organisation approach to embedding maths and English in apprenticeships. It will include:

  • relevant information and ideas on whole organisation approaches
  • chats based on trainer experiences
  • breakout sessions for participants to actively discuss topics raised
  • signposting to supporting resources.
Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: Employers and providers working together to embed maths and English
23/11/2020 @ Online - Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: Employers and providers working together to embed maths and English - Webinar 5: Employer provider partnership (Code: C0885/003)

The aim of this webinar is to help you to identify ways of improving apprentices' outcomes for maths and English through enhanced collaboration between employers and providers using an embedded approach.

Let’s chat Essential Digital Skills (EDS)
24/11/2020 @ Online - Let’s chat Essential Digital Skills (EDS) - Let’s chat @ digital inclusion (Code: C0958/003)

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.

Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings
25/11/2020 @ Online - Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings - Motivation & Engagement - CPD - teach meet (Code: C0509/023)
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.
New to ESOL Professional Development
25/11/2020 @ Online - New to ESOL Professional Development - Remote and blended learning (Code: C0700/051)

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. 

Essential Digital Skills delivery in different contexts of the FE and Training sector
25/11/2020 @ Online - Essential Digital Skills delivery in different contexts of the FE and Training sector - Exploring EDS for teachers and trainers supporting learners undertaking preparation for life and work programmes (Code: C0899/005)

These sessions explore challenges faced in the delivery of Essential Digital Skills in specific parts of the FE and Training sector including:

  • teaching in Prisons and the Probation services
  • working with learners with special educational needs and disabilities
  • developing the digital skills of those for whom English in not their first language
  • teaching on programmes described as preparation for life and work.