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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.

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. 

Beyond Functional Skills: the actual maths & English learners need in the workplace
22/07/2020 @ Online - Beyond Functional Skills: the actual maths & English learners need in the workplace (Code: C0761/002)

In this webinar we will explore the domain of maths and English - moving away from the syllabus and looking at the complex interplay of numeracy and literacy beyond the exam and in a variety of career paths.

SEND and neurodiversity: approaches to support maths and English learners
23/07/2020 @ Online - SEND and neurodiversity: approaches to support maths and English learners - SEND and neurodiversity: approaches to support maths and English learners (Code: C0756/004)

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.

Supporting ESOL on English courses
23/07/2020 @ Online - Supporting ESOL on English courses - Supporting ESOL on English courses (Code: C0753/003)

This course aims to support teachers of GCSE and Functional Skills English who have ESOL learners in their groups and need to ensure their approaches are inclusive and prepare all learners, including ESOL, to make progress.

New to ESOL Professional Development
23/07/2020 @ Online - New to ESOL Professional Development - New to ESOL 2020-2021 Planning and Q&A session (Code: C0700/036)

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. 

Creating an effective curriculum for maths and English (webinar)
24/07/2020 @ Online - Creating an effective curriculum for maths and English (webinar) - Online (Code: C0731/003)

Using the time we have to plan for next year. Understanding what makes a great curriculum for maths and English and how this contributes to a successful 'deep dive'.

Supporting Functional Skills learners (Maths)
27/07/2020 @ Online - Supporting Functional Skills learners (Maths) - Supporting Functional Skills learners (Maths) (Code: C0759/009)

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.

Drama-based teaching and role play to Improve learning in English
27/07/2020 @ Online - Drama-based teaching and role play to Improve learning in English - Online (Code: C0762/003)

This webinar will explore drama techniques, role play and forum theatre in order to improve outcomes in English language GCSE or Functional Skills.

Supporting wellbeing and mental health in maths and English classes
31/07/2020 @ Online - Supporting wellbeing and mental health in maths and English classes - Online (Code: C0772/003)

This webinar will help teachers develop their confidence in understanding mental health issues faced by some of their students and look at practical ways to support them in a maths or English classroom.

SEND Curriculum Review - Do you want to develop personalised study programmes for learners with inclusion needs/SEND which support their aspirations?
07/08/2020 @ Online - SEND Curriculum Review - Do you want to develop personalised study programmes for learners with inclusion needs/SEND which support their aspirations? - September 2020 (Code: C0803/003)

The activities undertaken may be used to:

  • Inform self assessment reporting (across a post-16 provider rather than in a SEND specific academy or discrete provision)
  • Develop strategy and intent regarding the curriculum offer for some of our sector's most vulnerable young people
  • Support post-inspection action planning and change management in line with OFSTED's Education Inspection Framework. 
Chairs' Leadership programme
26/11/2020 @ Oxford - Chairs' Leadership programme - Chairs' Leadership Programme (Code: C0462/007)
This highly prestigious Chairs' Programme has been subsidised by DfE and developed by Said Business School, Oxford University. The programme includes a 24 hour residential at Oxford Said with the opportunity to work with high profile governance experts to explore the latest governance thinking and practice with a small group of FE governance peers. Please click on expressions of interest for later cohorts
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