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Diversity in Leadership
21/01/2021 @ Online - Diversity in Leadership - Organisation culture change for equality & inclusion for senior managers (Code: C0639/017)

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.


Student Governors Inductions 2020/21
21/01/2021 @ Online - Student Governors Inductions 2020/21 - Student governors Inductions - January session (Code: C0940/005)

As part of the wider agenda to develop  governance in the Further Education (FE) and Training sector, the student governors inductions aim to support student governors in their role. 

Regional Governors inductions 20/21
21/01/2021 @ Online - Regional Governors inductions 20/21 - South East - Governors Induction (Code: C1003/003)

The workshop will include a discussion on operating in a climate of ever-changing emphasis and influence from government, changing local and national circumstances. It will also explore the governance roles and responsibilities, how boards can monitor progress and the crucial elements of information that a board required to enable effective monitoring and challenge.

Preparing for assessment without exams (Taster session)
21/01/2021 @ Online - Preparing for assessment without exams (Taster session) (Code: C1062/002)

This fully funded webinar will give participants the opportunity to reflect on and discuss the challenges of teacher assessment without exams. The session will be flexible depending on any updates and will allow plenty of opportunities to share approaches and concerns. Please note that the learning outcomes below may change in response to any updated information

How to teach Essential Digital Skills (EDS)
22/01/2021 @ Online - How to teach Essential Digital Skills (EDS) - How to teach EDS across a range of devices (Code: C0958/008)

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.

New to ESOL Teaching Practice Course
22/01/2021 @ Online - New to ESOL Teaching Practice Course - Teaching Practice Group 3a/3b: FE based practitioners / Open (Code: C1037/004)

This course is an opportunity for ESOL practitioners and volunteers to work in teaching practice groups with an experienced trainer, to try out practical approaches, techniques and ideas with their learners and to share their insights and experiences. Each teaching practice group of approximately five practitioners will work with an experienced trainer who will set practical teaching tasks for each group matched to their teaching contexts and learners. Groups will meet fortnightly, for an hour, between January and March 2021, and participants will feed back and share experiences.

New to ESOL Teaching Practice Course
22/01/2021 @ Online - New to ESOL Teaching Practice Course - Teaching Practice Group 4a/4b: Community settings / Open (Code: C1037/005)

This course is an opportunity for ESOL practitioners and volunteers to work in teaching practice groups with an experienced trainer, to try out practical approaches, techniques and ideas with their learners and to share their insights and experiences. Each teaching practice group of approximately five practitioners will work with an experienced trainer who will set practical teaching tasks for each group matched to their teaching contexts and learners. Groups will meet fortnightly, for an hour, between January and March 2021, and participants will feed back and share experiences.

Everything you need to know about SEND funding for FE learners
25/01/2021 @ Online - Everything you need to know about SEND funding for FE learners - Everything you need to know about SEND funding: High needs funding (Code: C0999/015)

Over two parts, this course will cover:

  • The high needs funding system, including top tips relating to contracting, relationships with LAs, and budgeting.
  • How other funding, e.g. disadvantage blocks or AEB, can be used to support SEND learners, including those with EHCPs.
  • Current developments and directions of travel in relation to High Needs funding and contracting.

The course will be highly interactive, allowing delegates to share experiences and ask questions.

What's positive and possible during the pandemic?
25/01/2021 @ Online - What's positive and possible during the pandemic? - What's positive and possible during the pandemic? (Code: C0997/002)

The regional Preparation for Adulthood (PfA) Coordinators will be joined by the three SEND National Centre for Excellence leads from the Education and Training Foundation. At this collaborative and interactive workshop we will explore key themes and a time for reflection and group discussion.

Using a health check to create a whole organisation approach to embedding maths and English in apprenticeships
25/01/2021 @ Online - Using a health check to create a whole organisation approach to embedding maths and English in apprenticeships - Training webinar 1: Whole organisation approach (Code: C0887/004)

This training webinar will explore ways of using a health check to create a whole organisation approach to embedding maths and English in apprenticeships. It will include:

  • relevant information and ideas on whole organisation approaches
  • chats based on trainer experiences
  • breakout sessions for participants to actively discuss topics raised
  • signposting to supporting resources.
GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) maths
25/01/2021 @ Online - GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) maths - TASTER SESSION: GCSE L5 Maths Module (Code: C0027/046)
This L5 CPD course supports practitioners working with GCSE maths learners, especially those who have achieved lower than a grade C/ 5 at school. You will explore and experience how to engage and motivate learners and undertake assessment throughout the learner journey to build on prior learning. You will experience digital approaches and other effective practices for leading GCSE maths courses. Past delegates found the course 'inspirational', 'excellent', 'world class'....
How to teach Essential Digital Skills (EDS)
26/01/2021 @ Online - How to teach Essential Digital Skills (EDS) - How to teach EDS processing numerical data (Code: C0958/009)

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.

Essential Digital Skills - Train the Trainer
26/01/2021 @ Online - Essential Digital Skills - Train the Trainer - Essential Digital Skills - Train the Trainer (Code: C0843/005)

This interactive course provides trainers and leaders with the resources, ideas and support to deliver in-house professional development sessions that will introduce practitioners to the Education and Training Foundation's Essential Digital Skills (EDS) programme.

Everything you need to know about SEND funding for FE learners
27/01/2021 @ Online - Everything you need to know about SEND funding for FE learners - Everything you need to know about SEND funding: High needs funding (Code: C0999/016)

Over two parts, this course will cover:

  • The high needs funding system, including top tips relating to contracting, relationships with LAs, and budgeting.
  • How other funding, e.g. disadvantage blocks or AEB, can be used to support SEND learners, including those with EHCPs.
  • Current developments and directions of travel in relation to High Needs funding and contracting.

The course will be highly interactive, allowing delegates to share experiences and ask questions.

Women Up2 (WUp2): A personal and career development course
27/01/2021 @ Online - Women Up2 (WUp2): A personal and career development course - Full course (Code: C1035/002)

Ready to develop your leadership in the sector and step up to your next role?  Then come along to Women UP2 and

  • Enter an intersectional women-only space, with diverse facilitators,  where you can explore what's important to you, what is it you want to achieve and what's the best way to get it.
  • Find out about being career braver and more ambitious.
  • Create a support network.
  • Show solidarity with other women.
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