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Maths: key topics learners find challenging
15/07/2020 @ Online - Maths: key topics learners find challenging - Maths: key topics learners find challenging (Code: C0750/003)

This course will investigate the maths topics learners find challenging and consider strategies to support learning. A range of resources and best practice approaches will be discussed. Structuring learning to encourage learners to tackle, remember and secure their learning will be considered.

Supporting Functional Skills learners (Maths)
15/07/2020 @ Online - Supporting Functional Skills learners (Maths) - Supporting Functional Skills learners (Maths) (Code: C0759/007)

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.

Talking anxiety with Nick Elston - leading inspirational speaker on the lived experience of mental health
15/07/2020 @ Online - Talking anxiety with Nick Elston - leading inspirational speaker on the lived experience of mental health (Code: C0815/002)

Nick Elston will be sharing his tips, tools and techniques that helped him in his own recovery. Despite the sometimes heavy subject matter, Nick delivers his webinars in an inspirational, fun and powerful style. The webinar will focus not just on what anxiety is - but what anxiety does - how it keeps us in a comfort zone, stops us living a life on our terms & ultimately how it affects success - by your own definition.

Supporting Functional Skills learners (English)
16/07/2020 @ Online - Supporting Functional Skills learners (English) - Supporting Functional Skills learners (English) (Code: C0758/003)

This course will help participants to develop a range of strategies to help learners studying for Functional Skills English level 1 and level 2. The course focuses on the key areas which examiners and tutors have identified as being areas learners find more challenging. The course will use a range of everyday texts as used in the examinations to explore how to develop learners reading and writing skills.

Maths and English digital pedagogies
17/07/2020 @ Online - Maths and English digital pedagogies - Maths and English digital pedagogies (Code: C0752/008)

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 Functional Skills learners (Maths)
17/07/2020 @ Online - Supporting Functional Skills learners (Maths) - Supporting Functional Skills learners (Maths) (Code: C0759/008)

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.

Maximising the effectiveness of  support staff (webinar)
17/07/2020 @ Online - Maximising the effectiveness of support staff (webinar) - Online (Code: C0443/007)
Research evidence indicates there can be a positive impact on learner attainment when a range of support staff work in structured settings, implementing targeted interventions using brief, regular sessions maintained over time to motivate, support and engage students. These interventions need to be based on detailed assessments to ensure that the right support is provided to the right pupil. This webinar will help you explore these areas.
Stretching and Challenging Learners in Post-16 Maths and English (West and South)
20/07/2020 @ Online - Stretching and Challenging Learners in Post-16 Maths and English (West and South) - Online (Code: C0532/002)
This course will support you to develop teaching approaches and subject-specific pedagogy required to challenge and encourage more able learners.
Approaches to supporting the diverse needs of maths and English learners
21/07/2020 @ Online - Approaches to supporting the diverse needs of maths and English learners - Approaches to supporting the diverse needs of maths and English learners (Code: C0757/004)

This course focuses on supporting differentiation on maths and English courses, in terms of learners' prior knowledge and experience of their subject, through non-linear curriculum planning and meeting the needs of learners with different levels of self-belief and resilience.

Developing English in vocational/ technical contexts
21/07/2020 @ Online - Developing English in vocational/ technical contexts - Developing English in vocational/ technical contexts (Code: C0744/004)

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.

Maths and English digital pedagogies
21/07/2020 @ Online - Maths and English digital pedagogies - Maths and English digital pedagogies (Code: C0752/003)

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.

Collaborative approaches to professional development: Learning the lessons of lockdown
21/07/2020 @ Online - Collaborative approaches to professional development: Learning the lessons of lockdown - Live Webinar (Code: C0816/002)

An unexpected consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic has been the realisation of the many benefits of a skilful use of technology to enrich online learning. Additionally, teachers have had a unique opportunity to spend time collaborating and reflecting with colleagues, sharing practice and developing new skills to meet these new challenges.  

Releasing the genie – helping teachers and learners tap into the potential of students’ personal devices
22/07/2020 @ Online - Releasing the genie – helping teachers and learners tap into the potential of students’ personal devices - Live Webinar (Code: C0812/002)

The most powerful educational technology you will ever use with your students does not belong to your organisation. It belongs to the students. Your student's mobile phone can support learning in a wide range of ways from personal organisation to research and referencing, reading more efficiently, writing more productively, mastery learning, collaborative learning and alternative assignments.

New to ESOL Professional Development
22/07/2020 @ Online - New to ESOL Professional Development - New to ESOL 2020-2021 Planning and Q&A session (Code: C0700/035)

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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