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English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading
08/07/2020 @ Online - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading (Code: C0747/007)

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
08/07/2020 @ Online - Maths and English digital pedagogies - Maths and English digital pedagogies (Code: C0752/010)

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 low-level literacy skills remotely
08/07/2020 @ Online - Supporting learners with low-level literacy skills remotely - Live Webinar (Code: C0813/002)

This webinar will explore practical approaches to supporting learners with low level (Pre-entry to Entry 3) literacy skills. Sarah Simons teaches adults in both a college and ACL context to a wide range of learners, including those with complex needs and specific learning difficulties, including dyslexia. Within the webinar, we will explore how digital technologies have supported learning and how Sarah has adapted her approaches to the needs of individual learners.

Supporting dyslexic learners (Webinar)
08/07/2020 @ Online - Supporting dyslexic learners (Webinar) (Code: C0651/007)

Taking national figures, one in ten of your learners is likely to be dyslexic. For one in twenty dyslexia is likely to significantly impact on their progress in reading, writing and spelling. This webinar identifies what you can do to support dyslexics in your classroom and through effective inclusive teaching benefit all the learners in your class.

Developing English in vocational/ technical contexts
09/07/2020 @ Online - Developing English in vocational/ technical contexts - Developing English in vocational/ technical contexts (Code: C0744/003)

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.

English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading
09/07/2020 @ Online - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading - English: Post-16 Phonics - improving spelling & basic reading (Code: C0747/003)

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.

SEND and neurodiversity: approaches to support maths and English learners
09/07/2020 @ Online - SEND and neurodiversity: approaches to support maths and English learners - SEND and neurodiversity: approaches to support maths and English learners (Code: C0756/003)

This course focuses on practical strategies and reasonable adjustments for supporting learners with SEND on maths and English courses. It builds on the social model of disability in so far as it is the barriers created by attitudes or the physical environment that disable an individual, rather than their impairment or condition.

English: improving reading
10/07/2020 @ Online - English: improving reading - English: improving reading (Code: C0745/003)

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.

Effective management of problems in your maths and English teams (webinar)
10/07/2020 @ Online - Effective management of problems in your maths and English teams (webinar) - Webinar (Code: C0730/003)

This webinar will explore practical ways to help us understand and deal with people whose behaviour for whatever reasons create a barrier to effective teaching, learning and effective running of maths and English departments.

Developing maths in vocational/ technical contexts
13/07/2020 @ Online - Developing maths in vocational/ technical contexts - Developing maths in vocational/ technical contexts (Code: C0743/003)

This course will support technical and vocational tutors, trainers and assessors to identify naturally occurring opportunities to develop learners' maths skills which are needed for them to successfully complete their study programme, apprenticeship or vocational/ technical course.

Introduction to maths and English digital pedagogies
13/07/2020 @ Online - Introduction to maths and English digital pedagogies (Code: C0784/002)

This webinar will introduce you to some of the key thinking and research around teaching maths and English online. Rather than look at the technology and associated processes, this webinar will focus on effective ways of remote teaching of key topics in maths and English.

Maths: level crossing
14/07/2020 @ Online - Maths: level crossing - Maths: level crossing (Code: C0751/003)

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.

Supporting ESOL on maths courses
14/07/2020 @ Online - Supporting ESOL on maths courses - Supporting ESOL on maths courses (Code: C0754/003)

This course aims to investigate the importance of language in developing numeracy/maths skills and to develop strategies to support ESOL learners with their maths learning.

Supporting Functional Skills learners (Maths)
14/07/2020 @ Online - Supporting Functional Skills learners (Maths) - Supporting Functional Skills learners (Maths) (Code: C0759/003)

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.

Managers' reflections and future planning conference
15/07/2020 @ Online - Managers' reflections and future planning conference - Online (Code: C0795/002)

This conference provides management and leadership staff with the chance to reflect and feedback on the impact of our webinar offer on their staff and help us better plan and deliver what you need in the future.

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