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Introduction to Assessment for Learning for English
08/12/2021 @ Online - Introduction to Assessment for Learning for English (Code: C1313/003)

This course will support technical and vocational tutors, trainers and assessors to understand that assessment of English GCSEs and Functional Skills is a process of gathering data to better understand the progress of the learner and how to use this data to inform planning that lead to improvements in learning.

How to deliver inclusive Information, Advice and Guidance  (IAG) for learners with SEND
09/12/2021 @ Online - How to deliver inclusive Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) for learners with SEND - CEIAG and Transition for learners with SEND (Code: C0954/004)

IAG is essential for:

  • Ensuring young people access the most appropriate provision.
  • Informing curriculum design/delivery.
  • Securing positive futures.

Join us to reflect on effective practice and consider inclusive approaches to ensure IAG meets the needs of learners with SEND.

Share and Shape  - the SEND Sector
10/12/2021 @ Online - Share and Shape - the SEND Sector - Share and Shape - the SEND Sector (Code: C1203/006)

The sessions will provide an opportunity for our Centre for Excellence in SEND to share our effective practice of how we work with employers, our community including our parent/carers to help us give the best opportunities for our SEND learners. But even more importantly, it's an opportunity for you to share what you are doing well.

In these sessions held monthly, we will look at emerging current themes, share effective approaches and ask ourselves 'how might we' to shape ideas together. 

Student Governors Inductions 2021/22
10/12/2021 @ Online - Student Governors Inductions 2021/22 - Student governors Inductions - December sessions (Code: C1301/004)

As part of the wider agenda to develop governance in the Further Education and Training sector, the student governors inductions have been organised to help new student governors in their role.

Sharing English CPD
13/12/2021 @ Online - Sharing English CPD - Approaches to developing learners' vocabulary (Code: C1286/006)

These interactive sessions, free for those who have participated in other paid for CPD, will provide a chance for participants to share ideas of effective practice around an English topic.

English GCSE Re-sits: Develop your Practice (Level 5 module)
14/12/2021 @ Online - English GCSE Re-sits: Develop your Practice (Level 5 module) (Code: C1291/002)

This Level 5 CPD course supports practitioners working with GCSE English learners, especially those who have achieved lower than a grade 4 at school. You will explore and experience how to engage and motivate learners and undertake assessment to build on their prior learning. You will experience digital approaches and other effective practices for leading GCSE English courses. Past delegates say the course was 'exemplary & inspiring' with 'excellent, highly knowledgeable trainers'. 

How to teach Essential Digital Skills (EDS)
14/12/2021 @ Online - How to teach Essential Digital Skills (EDS) - Fun ways to teach terminology without using online tools  (Code: C0958/034)

The Essential Digital Skills (EDS) professional development programme supports the delivery of EDS based on the national standards.

How to teach EDS' sessions focus on 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.

Effective inclusive employer support approaches
14/12/2021 @ Online - Effective inclusive employer support approaches - Effective Inclusive Employer Support Approaches Follow Up Session (Code: C1208/003)

We all want to improve employment outcomes for learners and to support and give confidence to employers. We will explore what good employment support looks like and our effective inclusive employer approaches.

Getting things in proportion in GCSE maths
16/12/2021 @ Online - Getting things in proportion in GCSE maths (Code: C1253/002)

Proportional reasoning is the foundation for a number of GCSE topics, which explore more abstract mathematical constructs, such as direct and inverse proportion and their graphical and algebraic representations, similar triangles, and growth and decay problems.

This interactive course will explore different approaches to teaching mathematical techniques based on proportional reasoning and will support problem-solving development and reasoning skills.

Monthly effective practice share and support sessions in creating an inclusive curriculum - Community of Practice in SEND Curriculum
06/01/2022 @ Online - Monthly effective practice share and support sessions in creating an inclusive curriculum - Community of Practice in SEND Curriculum - January 2022 Swap and Support (Code: C0808/015)

Each month we will discuss a key theme or hot topic related to an inclusive curriculum. As a supportive, professional community we will work together to consider the options, develop FAQs and share resources so we don't always have to start from scratch.

Feel free to share the link with your circles of support and email us with the topics/ resources/ subjects to cover each month.

Diversity in Leadership
07/01/2022 @ Online - Diversity in Leadership - Organisation culture change for equality & inclusion for senior managers (Code: C0639/024)

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 includes organisational culture change workshops and coaching for 30 diverse aspiring leaders and Governors, in particular those from a BAME background and those with protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. New for 2021/22 is a diversity masterclass series of three modules covering topics to address and reverse structural discrimination and to promote diversity and inclusion.


Leading From The Middle
10/01/2022 @ Online - Leading From The Middle - Leading From The Middle 2021/22 Open Cohort 4 (Code: C0455/056)
Leading from the Middle is the FE and Skills sector's new high impact development programme for sector middle managers. With a focus on the skills, behaviours, competencies and awareness to succeed in middle leadership and management roles, this programme adopts an innovative and personalised approach to improving the professional effectiveness of this important tier of sector leadership. This is a solutions focussed programme that will encourage you to think and act differently.
Monthly effective practice share and support sessions in creating an inclusive curriculum - Community of Practice in SEND Curriculum
10/01/2022 @ Online - Monthly effective practice share and support sessions in creating an inclusive curriculum - Community of Practice in SEND Curriculum - Community of Practice: Supporting Curriculum for CSWs and those supporting deaf students and students with hearing loss (Code: C0808/027)

Each month we will discuss a key theme or hot topic related to an inclusive curriculum. As a supportive, professional community we will work together to consider the options, develop FAQs and share resources so we don't always have to start from scratch.

Feel free to share the link with your circles of support and email us with the topics/ resources/ subjects to cover each month.