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Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: Embedding maths and English for ESOL apprentices
30/11/2020 @ Online - Embedding maths and English in apprenticeships: Embedding maths and English for ESOL apprentices - Webinar 6: Embedding for ESOL apprentices (Code: C0889/002)

The aim of this webinar is to help you to identify ways of improving ESOL apprentices' outcomes for maths and English using an embedded approach.

Diversity in Leadership
01/12/2020 @ Online - Diversity in Leadership - Organisation culture change for equality & inclusion workshop for middle managers (Code: C0639/013)

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.


How to teach Essential Digital Skills (EDS)
01/12/2020 @ Online - How to teach Essential Digital Skills (EDS) - How to teach digital wellbeing (Code: C0958/004)

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.

Collaborative Practice Development Day
02/12/2020 @ Online - Collaborative Practice Development Day - National Development Day: Assessing Learning Online (Code: C0488/009)

Drawing on evidence-informed practice, and lessons learnt during lockdown, our Collaborative National Development Days reflect the most pertinent themes and issues within our sector right now. Each Collaborative National Development Day will explore a different aspect of post-16 practice, such as assessing progress online, safeguarding and supporting learners online and engaging and motivating learners online.

#APConnect: Leading AP Teams – Advanced Practice
02/12/2020 @ Online - #APConnect: Leading AP Teams – Advanced Practice (Code: C0865/002)

In this module, AP leaders will be exposed to:

  • current thinking and research on leadership of teaching & learning in Further Education
  • evidence-based approaches to improving teaching and learning 
  • applied skills for managing and developing AP teams
  • a collaborative forum in which to share and exchange ideas for best practice in this area
  • a reflective space in which to practise and develop their own communication skills for leading AP teams.
New to ESOL Professional Development
02/12/2020 @ Online - New to ESOL Professional Development - Key approaches and techniques (Code: C0700/041)

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 effective practice share and support meet up
02/12/2020 @ Online - Essential Digital Skills effective practice share and support meet up - Exploring Essential Digital Skills for teachers and trainers supporting learners in prison or probation services (Code: C0962/002)

These practitioner-led open discussions will explore effective practice in the delivery of Essential Digital Skills (EDS) in specific parts of the FE and Skills sector.

Practitioners will share their experience and support each other to develop their skills, knowledge and confidence to deliver Essential Digital Skills qualifications.

Please email us ahead of the session any topics/ resources/ subjects you would like to discuss.

Developing collaborative learning and discussion in maths and English
02/12/2020 @ Online - Developing collaborative learning and discussion in maths and English (Code: C0925/002)

Evidence shows that collaborative learning, when done well, boosts achievement of all learners. This practical session will look at strategies and activities that promote collaborative learning, provides challenge and boosts learners confidence.

Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings
03/12/2020 @ Online - Centres for Excellence in Maths Teachers' meetings - Data & technology - CPD - teach meet (Code: C0509/024)
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.
Supporting your staff to develop their EdTech and Digital Skills using the ETF’s free Management Dashboard
03/12/2020 @ Online - Supporting your staff to develop their EdTech and Digital Skills using the ETF’s free Management Dashboard - Accelerating your digital CPD strategy in a Private Training Provider – an interview and Q&A with Rochdale Training (Code: C0977/003)

These sessions will provide an overview of the benefits of the Enhance Digital Teaching Platform for learning providers and showcase how a variety of providers from different parts of the FE and Training Sector are using the digital CPD management facilities, including:

  • an introduction to  EdTech and Digital Skills training
  • an overview of the platform for tracking and supporting staff's digital CPD
  • a case study presentation from a learning provider using the platform
  • a Q&A session.
FE Women's Voices 4: Inspirational Women Leaders—Yvonne Kelly
03/12/2020 @ Online - FE Women's Voices 4: Inspirational Women Leaders—Yvonne Kelly - Yvonne Kelly -inspirational woman leader live in conversation with WLN (Code: C0952/002)

Aspiring women leaders tell us they learn so much from the personal stories of women leaders and want more, especially stories of women they can identify with. Join us for a stimulating live discussion between Yvonne Kelly, CEO and Principal, Barking and Dagenham College, and Shauna-Jai Samuels exploring:

  • The challenges and successes of Yvonne's leadership journey as a Black woman leader.
  • Insights into how to end institutional bias in FE.
Essential Digital Skills effective practice share and support meet up
03/12/2020 @ Online - Essential Digital Skills effective practice share and support meet up - Exploring Essential Digital Skills for teachers and trainers to support ESOL learners (Code: C0962/003)

These practitioner-led open discussions will explore effective practice in the delivery of Essential Digital Skills (EDS) in specific parts of the FE and Skills sector.

Practitioners will share their experience and support each other to develop their skills, knowledge and confidence to deliver Essential Digital Skills qualifications.

Please email us ahead of the session any topics/ resources/ subjects you would like to discuss.

Monthly effective practice share and support sessions in creating an inclusive curriculum - Community of Practice in SEND Curriculum
03/12/2020 @ Online - Monthly effective practice share and support sessions in creating an inclusive curriculum - Community of Practice in SEND Curriculum - December 2020 Swap and Support (Code: C0808/006)

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.

Creating an outstanding online lesson in maths and English
03/12/2020 @ Online - Creating an outstanding online lesson in maths and English (Code: C0971/002)

This live session will look at how to create and teach an outstanding online lesson whether as part of blended learning or as part of an online maths and English course. It will consist of a live session to cover the learning outcomes below and you will have access to six or more On Demand videos to demonstrate some of the technical approaches.

New to ESOL Professional Development
03/12/2020 @ Online - New to ESOL Professional Development - Key approaches and techniques (Code: C0700/042)

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. 

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