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Two day Prevent duty for safeguarding officers
10/07/2019 @ London - Two day Prevent duty for safeguarding officers - Two day Prevent for safeguarding officers
A two day intensive course to provide training in the requirements of the Prevent duty including: the referral process; identifying extremism; challenging extremism and hate speech. This will also cover keeping learners and staff safe online and promoting and exemplifying British values. The course is run by Selina Stewart, the Prevent lead at ETF and Polly Harrow, student services manager at Kirklees College and Chair of NAMSS.
Collaborative Practice Development Day
24/05/2019 @ Leeds - Collaborative Practice Development Day
Do you want to engage your learners, build their confidence and help them to stick with it and succeed using approaches tried and tested by practitioners? Join us for this collaborative practice development day. There will be workshops drawing on a range of popular Shaping Success Maths and English courses including phonics, update your digital skills and maths mastery approaches. There will also be opportunities to develop your digital skills, network with your peers and discuss approaches.
Supporting Functional Skills (English)
30/05/2019 @ Nottingham - Supporting Functional Skills (English) - NHTA
This course will Introduce you to newly-produced exemplar activities that may be used to develop learners' Functional English abilities. Help you to identify how and why context matters when developing learners' Functional English. Enable you to plan and design differentiated, inclusive Functional English sessions meeting Effective Practice Guidelines for assessment and tracking and help you to support learners to achieve Functional English outcomes.
Digital approaches for maths and English study skills and assessment (webinar)
11/06/2019 @ Online - Digital approaches for maths and English study skills and assessment (webinar) - Digital approaches
This interactive webinar will examine a range of digital approaches that can support maths and English development.
Engaging and motivating learners in English (East and North)
17/06/2019 @ Bolton - Engaging and motivating learners in English (East and North) - Bolton College - 2 day bespoke English - AfL and Engaging and Motivating
How do you get your learners inspired about English and eager to learn? Back by popular demand the Education and Training Foundation has commissioned more courses of this innovative training programme that provides teachers with a wide range of practical ideas to increase learner motivation, then supports you whilst you implement these ideas in your teaching.
Engaging and motivating learners in maths (East and North)
17/06/2019 @ Bolton - Engaging and motivating learners in maths (East and North) - Bolton College - 2 day bespoke Maths - AfL and Engaging and Motivating
How do you get your learners inspired about maths and eager to learn? Back by popular demand, the Education and Training Foundation has re-commissioned this innovative training programme that provides teachers with a wide range of practical ideas to increase learner motivation. Mentoring will support you whilst you implement these ideas in your teaching.
Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings
17/06/2019 @ Accrington - Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings - Contextualisation Teachmeet - Nelson and Colne College
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 phonics-based teaching at Entry Level - Awareness Session (West and South)
17/06/2019 @ Online - Using phonics-based teaching at Entry Level - Awareness Session (West and South)
The session 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.
Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings
21/06/2019 @ Brighton - Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings - Technology and Data Teachmeet - Greater Brighton Metropolitan College
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 phonics-based teaching at Entry Level: developing readers and writers (West and South)
21/06/2019 @ London - Using phonics-based teaching at Entry Level: developing readers and writers (West and South)
During this course for supporting developing readers and writers, you will explore the principles and practices that underpin the new Post-16 Phonics Toolkit. You will learn how to plan phonics-based teaching, learning and assessment activities for post-16 learners. You will explore factors to be considered when supporting learners with diverse needs and strengths, including SEND/ LDD learners and ESOL learners.
Governance Development Programme
27/06/2019 @ Leeds - Governance Development Programme - Leading a Committee - Morning Session
This comprehensive training programme for college governors will when complete comprise 24 modules at core, proficient and advanced level, and will include workshops, online training, podcasts and more. Between January and March 2019, we are looking for colleges who are willing to complete pilot modules whilst in their testing phase.
Supporting Functional Skills (English)
27/06/2019 @ Colchester - Supporting Functional Skills (English) - Supporting English - a bespoke course for Learning Support Practitioners
This course will Introduce you to newly-produced exemplar activities that may be used to develop learners' Functional English abilities. Help you to identify how and why context matters when developing learners' Functional English. Enable you to plan and design differentiated, inclusive Functional English sessions meeting Effective Practice Guidelines for assessment and tracking and help you to support learners to achieve Functional English outcomes.
Centres for Excellence in Maths Forum meetings
27/06/2019 @ Fareham - Centres for Excellence in Maths Forum meetings - Forum meeting - 27/06/19
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.
Governance Development Programme
27/06/2019 @ Leeds - Governance Development Programme - Leading a Committee - Afternoon Session
This comprehensive training programme for college governors will when complete comprise 24 modules at core, proficient and advanced level, and will include workshops, online training, podcasts and more. Between January and March 2019, we are looking for colleges who are willing to complete pilot modules whilst in their testing phase.
Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings
01/07/2019 @ Canterbury - Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings - Motivation and Engagement Teachmeet - East Kent College
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.
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