Regional governance events 2017/18
26/02/2018 @ Nottingham - Regional governance events 2017/18
As part of the wider agenda to develop FE governance, this programme of regional events aims to support board members and senior leaders to improve board effectiveness and overall provider performance. These events are supported by the Education and Training Foundation, facilitated by Association of Colleges and emfec and are free to attend.
Price: £0.00
Student Governor Support Programme
26/02/2018 @ Nottingham - Student Governor Support Programme
This programme will support new student governors to feel confident and engaged in their new role and will empower student governors to contribute and make more of an impact during their term in office.
Price: £0.00
Vocational Revitaliser (VR) Plus: Developing your practice in maths
28/02/2018 @ Farnham - Vocational Revitaliser (VR) Plus: Developing your practice in maths
Every vocational teacher or trainer, consciously or unconsciously, teaches aspects of maths because maths is required to carry out almost all vocational tasks. You will build on knowledge and techniques from their introductory VR course (or from prior learning and/or experiences of developing embedded maths).
Price: £100.00
Provider support to building subject leadership in maths & English
28/02/2018 @ ONLINE - Provider support to building subject leadership in maths & English
This online course is designed around key themes and feedback from the sector including Ofsted inspection reports and links with the ETF's Maths and English Pipeline. The modules focus on how to improve the use of data to support better progress in maths and English, and the coaching and support provided allows you to embed this learning into your organisation. This course provides six registrations for online modules and a support package of consultancy.
Price: £1800.00
Initial Teacher Training Enhancement Programme
28/02/2018 @ South Kensington - Initial Teacher Training Enhancement Programme
Improve your capacity to facilitate high quality, sector relevant, Initial Teaching Training. This two day programme has been designed to promote professionalism and improve the quality and availability of CPD for staff teaching initial teacher training programmes in the Further Education and Skills Sector.
Price: £175.00
Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
28/02/2018 @ ONLINE - Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
The aim of the interactive webinar is to introduce the purpose, content and structure of new materials to support revised Functional Skills in maths and English. You will be introduced to some of the key teaching approaches modelled in the materials, and to a range of ideas for lessons that can be adapted for different contexts and models of support. The webinar will also help you make the most of the one day or two CPD programmes which will explore the materials in detail.
Price: £25.00
Digital technology: develop your practice (maths and English)
01/03/2018 @ St Ives, Cambridgeshire - Digital technology: develop your practice (maths and English)
This one day course explores a range of popular 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.
Price: £100.00
Webinar 1 - Partnering with employers to support maths and English
02/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Webinar 1 - Partnering with employers to support maths and English
The aim of the interactive webinar is to identify strategies that will create a powerful, value-added relationship with employers, encouraging and supporting their active engagement with maths and English support for apprentices, in the workplace or during off-job training.
Price: £25.00
Revolutionising curriculum to meet future employer needs
02/03/2018 @ Manchester - Revolutionising curriculum to meet future employer needs
This one-day course will cover: - co-construction of curriculum with employers and the need for alignment - educational process mapping; End goal thinking and practical implications for the learner experience - practical models developed as a result of the project that can be applied across different sectors - using 'live' data to bring the curriculum to life for students - how to achieve the practical roll out of CPD learning across the college and bringing your colleagues with you.
Price: £100.00
Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
02/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
The aim of the interactive webinar is to introduce the purpose, content and structure of new materials to support revised Functional Skills in maths and English. You will be introduced to some of the key teaching approaches modelled in the materials, and to a range of ideas for lessons that can be adapted for different contexts and models of support. The webinar will also help you make the most of the one day or two CPD programmes which will explore the materials in detail.
Price: £25.00
Integrating industry experts into curriculum delivery
02/03/2018 @ York - Integrating industry experts into curriculum delivery
The event will cover: Co-construction of the curriculum to address employer needs and expectations Employer/provider collaboration and sourcing placements for T-Levels Resources developed to engage and enhance the employer experience New learning materials developed as part of the project create a formalised method and model for integrating industry experts (Master Technicians) into the teaching programme in a cost effective and sustainable manner.
Price: £100.00
Enhanced Teaching, Learning and Assessment: inspiring ideas from the ‘Brushing Up’ collaborative project in hair and beauty
05/03/2018 @ Birmingham - Enhanced Teaching, Learning and Assessment: inspiring ideas from the ‘Brushing Up’ collaborative project in hair and beauty
The course will explore how practitioners can better prepare learners for the world of work within the hair and beauty industry through the adoption of innovative teaching, learning and assessment approaches. It will include how practitioners can support experts so that they can deliver sessions for learners, and include innovative approaches to enable learners to support mental health in their working environment. The content will be relevant for those working in other vocational areas.
Price: £100.00
Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
05/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
The aim of the interactive webinar is to introduce the purpose, content and structure of new materials to support revised Functional Skills in maths and English. You will be introduced to some of the key teaching approaches modelled in the materials, and to a range of ideas for lessons that can be adapted for different contexts and models of support. The webinar will also help you make the most of the one day or two CPD programmes which will explore the materials in detail.
Price: £25.00
High quality study programmes for learners with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND): dissemination events
06/03/2018 @ Birmingham - High quality study programmes for learners with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND): dissemination events
Managers and practitioners will come together to learn from groups of providers who have been involved in innovative collaborative development projects.
Price: £100.00
Improving your delivery for learners with SEND - showcasing effective practice and new opportunities
06/03/2018 @ City of London - Improving your delivery for learners with SEND - showcasing effective practice and new opportunities
This showcase event will help you to further support your learners with SEND by providing the opportunity to consider the latest projects and approaches from key organisations and their consultants including NATSPEC, Alin, Mencap and the Sutton Trust Academy. The event will also include updates from AELP on the latest policy and funding positioning and will also ensure you understand the support available and what is expected of providers.
Price: £100.00
Vocational Revitaliser (VR) Plus: Developing your practice in English
07/03/2018 @ Weston-Super-Mare - Vocational Revitaliser (VR) Plus: Developing your practice in English
Every vocational teacher or trainer, consciously or unconsciously, teaches aspects of English because English (and, increasingly, digital literacies) are required to carry out almost all vocational tasks. You will build on knowledge and techniques from your introductory VR course (or from prior learning and/or experiences of developing embedded English).
Price: £100.00
Apprenticeship end point assessment – gearing up your delivery
07/03/2018 @ City of London - Apprenticeship end point assessment – gearing up your delivery
Are you with an End-point Assessment Organisation looking for support to launch or grow your end-point assessment services? If so, this package will help you to consider the practical steps needed to implement your plans. Focusing on areas such as creating and testing assessment instruments, developing accurate costing models and defining your end to end employer/apprentice/provider journey.
Price: £200.00
AOSEC Regional Governance Forum 2018
07/03/2018 @ London - AOSEC Regional Governance Forum 2018
In association with the Education and Training Foundation, the AOSEC Regional Governance Forum 2018 will bring together governors from across the region to network and share good practice within FE and Sixth Form College governance. You will have the opportunity to hear from key partners and stakeholders offering national updates and highlighting the current and future landscape of the FE sector. Speakers include Ofsted, DfE and BDO.
Price: £0.00
Preparing apprentices for Gateway
07/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Preparing apprentices for Gateway
An apprenticeship ends with an assessment, but before that is taken, the apprentice must be deemed ready. This is the Gateway. There are several things that providers, employers, EPAOs and the apprentice should be aware of and have in place to make this journey as stress free and beneficial as possible. This webinar will go through what providers have learnt so far.
Price: £25.00
Developing your digital skills to support assessment
07/03/2018 @ London - Developing your digital skills to support assessment
This two day course will provide you with the personal digital skills to develop and expand your assessment approaches inside and outside the classroom, creating a more productive learning environment for you and your students.
Price: £175.00
Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
07/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
The aim of the interactive webinar is to introduce the purpose, content and structure of new materials to support revised Functional Skills in maths and English. You will be introduced to some of the key teaching approaches modelled in the materials, and to a range of ideas for lessons that can be adapted for different contexts and models of support. The webinar will also help you make the most of the one day or two CPD programmes which will explore the materials in detail.
Price: £25.00
Women’s Leadership Network Conference 2018 - Releasing Talent.
08/03/2018 @ London - Women’s Leadership Network Conference 2018 - Releasing Talent.
It seems that almost every day the media reports that employers in every sector face the challenge of getting talented people into the right roles, the need for greater diversity on Boards and of enabling those with parental or caring responsibilities to return to and thrive at work. Working in partnership with Morley College, the Women's Leadership Network conference 2018 will look at these issues from a gender perspective, with inspirational speakers, workshops and networking opportunities.
Price: £100.00
High quality study programmes for learners with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND): dissemination events
08/03/2018 @ Holloway - High quality study programmes for learners with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND): dissemination events
Managers and practitioners will come together to learn from groups of providers who have been involved in innovative collaborative development projects.
Price: £100.00
Webinar 2 - Supporting vulnerable learners in maths and English in apprenticeships
08/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Webinar 2 - Supporting vulnerable learners in maths and English in apprenticeships
The aim of the interactive webinar is to examine ways in which practitioners can teach, support and develop maths and English in a methodically inclusive way to support those who are struggling, or who require additional support at the same time as making sure the whole group makes progress. Participants will use some self-evaluation tools which they can take away and use in future planning. You will examine the evidence on what works to support learners with SEND - and what doesn't.
Price: £25.00
Supporting learners effectively in maths
09/03/2018 @ Wolverhampton - Supporting learners effectively in maths
Developing the maths skills of learners remains a key challenge for providers, and learning support staff have a big role to play. This course is make up of four modules. It will develop the confidence, knowledge and skills of those supporting learners to help them understand clearly what learners need to know - and how to support them in developing it. Based on brand-new research, the four modules offer a blended learning approach for maximum impact.
Price: £150.00
Managing effective partnerships with larger employers
12/03/2018 @ Southwark - Managing effective partnerships with larger employers
There are a new, more senior employees within many levy paying employers, many of whom have little experience of in-work training, that providers need to engage with if the programmes that they deliver are to be effective. This workshop includes case studies from providers working with levy paying employers as well as input from employers on what they are looking for.
Price: £200.00
High quality study programmes for learners with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND): dissemination events
12/03/2018 @ Cambridge - High quality study programmes for learners with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND): dissemination events
Managers and practitioners will come together to learn from groups of providers who have been involved in innovative collaborative development projects.
Price: £100.00
The Further Education CFO Programme - alumni event
12/03/2018 @ Tring - The Further Education CFO Programme - alumni event
As demands on the further education sector rise, the need for FDs and CFOs to step forward is clear. ICAEW have been commissioned by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) to deliver a programme that will deliver a step change in the ability of CFOs and FDs in the sector to partner with their CEO to drive strategy forward.
Price: £195.00
Supporting Functional Skills (Maths)
13/03/2018 @ Bridlington - Supporting Functional Skills (Maths)
This course will introduce you to newly-produced exemplar activities that may be used to develop learners' Functional Maths abilities. Help you to identify how and why context matters when developing learners' Functional maths. Enable you to plan and design differentiated, inclusive Functional maths sessions meeting Effective Practice Guidelines for assessment and tracking and help you to support learners to achieve Functional maths outcomes
Price: £100.00
An introduction to the new Prevent for learners Side by Side modules - for Welsh providers
13/03/2018 @ Carmarthen - An introduction to the new Prevent for learners Side by Side modules - for Welsh providers
This session will include an introduction to the Side by Side modules led by Selina Stewart from ETF and also a session on safe places led by Barrie Phillips the FE and training Prevent coordinator for Wales.
Price: £0.00
High quality study programmes for learners with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND): dissemination events
13/03/2018 @ Leeds - High quality study programmes for learners with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND): dissemination events
Managers and practitioners will come together to learn from groups of providers who have been involved in innovative collaborative development projects.
Price: £100.00
Procurement and public sector and large levy paying employers
13/03/2018 @ Southwark - Procurement and public sector and large levy paying employers
This workshop is designed to meet the needs of providers planning to work with larger levied employers, including public sector organisations. It will give practical support to training providers who are looking to win business with organisations using procurement to secure their training partners. This workshop will include some case studies from providers who have successfully been through the procurement process and will identify the dos and don'ts in procurement.
Price: £200.00
Working creatively to engage learners through schools
13/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Working creatively to engage learners through schools
This webinar will explore how providers are maximising on this unique opportunity to showcase apprenticeships in the best possible way and build lasting relationships with schools.
Price: £25.00
How to deliver apprenticeships effectively: Seminar
14/03/2018 @ Birmingham - How to deliver apprenticeships effectively: Seminar
The aim of this one day seminar is to inspire you to think differently about how you can add value to your apprenticeship delivery. The event will include 'short sharp' key notes highlighting cutting edge innovative approaches plus workshops on a range of topics including innovative curriculum planning and working with employers to deliver apprenticeship standards.
Price: £100.00
Apprenticeship end point assessment - deciding and preparing for  your organisation's involvement
14/03/2018 @ City of London - Apprenticeship end point assessment - deciding and preparing for your organisation's involvement
Are you thinking about delivering apprenticeship end-point-assessment in future? Do you want to find out more to inform your decision, or be in a much better position to apply to the government's Register of End-Point Assessment Organisations? This workshop package will take you through issues, models and opportunities for your organisation, helping you to understand what it takes to deliver effective end-point assessment and how your organisation can get involved.
Price: £200.00
An introduction to the new Prevent for learners Side by Side modules - for Welsh providers
14/03/2018 @ Neath - An introduction to the new Prevent for learners Side by Side modules - for Welsh providers
This session will include an introduction to the Side by Side modules led by Selina Stewart from ETF and also a session on safe places led by Barrie Phillips the FE and training Prevent coordinator for Wales.
Price: £0.00
Building your business
14/03/2018 @ Leeds - Building your business
Providers will be reflecting on their employer engagement strategies, business development processes and expertise and sales skills in order to redefine and improve their role in the changing employer: provider relationship. Provider organisations need to be able to adapt their sales systems and processes in order to maximise the opportunities available across all employers.
Price: £200.00
Webinar 3 – Developing and supporting learners’ maths and English
14/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Webinar 3 – Developing and supporting learners’ maths and English
This interactive webinar will explore a range of factors which impact on apprentices' success in their maths and English learning. You will examine what steps you can take to support apprentices' success in maths and English.
Price: £25.00
Effective Practice in Assessment and Tracking: an introduction for managers and leaders
15/03/2018 @ Cambridge - Effective Practice in Assessment and Tracking: an introduction for managers and leaders
Managers and leaders will be introduced to the ETF's Effective Practice Guidelines (EPGs) for assessment and tracking in maths and English and their impact on teaching, learning and assessment, as well as the validity of performance data. Delegates will explore implementation strategies (and how to overcome structural and attitudinal barriers to their adoption) to improve learner self-efficacy and resilience whilst meeting multiple expectations of outstanding teaching and learning.
Price: £100.00
Effective Practice in Assessment and Tracking: an introduction for practitioners
15/03/2018 @ Cambridge - Effective Practice in Assessment and Tracking: an introduction for practitioners
This course will introduce practitioners to the ETF's new evidence-based, Effective Practice Guidelines (EPGs) for assessment and tracking in maths and English and will explore teaching, learning and assessment approaches that will improve progression and attainment. These EPGs will promote a new perspective on assessment, tracking and associated pedagogies.
Price: £100.00
Vocational revitaliser: an introduction (maths and English)
15/03/2018 @ Wolverhampton - Vocational revitaliser: an introduction (maths and English)
Maths and English (joint) vocational revitalisers are one-day, blended programmes that introduce techniques vocational practitioners can use to develop their learners' confidence and abilities in maths & English. By doing things in a different way, practitioners can help learners improve their maths & English, at the same time as developing vocational skills. Courses are either contextualised to specific areas (such as construction), or open context, for practitioners from a range of contexts.
Price: £100.00
Planning your delivery programme
15/03/2018 @ Leeds - Planning your delivery programme
This one day workshop will enable you to develop a broader understanding of the main differences in planning a curriculum offer for the apprenticeship standards. It will also help you to develop strategies to ensure that your organisation is considering and applying innovative approaches and options for collaboration and use of technology.
Price: £200.00
Delivering apprenticeship standards - leadership and management
15/03/2018 @ City of London - Delivering apprenticeship standards - leadership and management
Are you an apprenticeship provider who wants to progress your delivery of apprenticeship standards? This workshop is designed to help you understand what high-quality delivery looks like and support you to accelerate your readiness or develop your current delivery of specific sector standards.
Price: £200.00
How to use the Learner Entry Tool and complete the ILR
15/03/2018 @ ONLINE - How to use the Learner Entry Tool and complete the ILR
The ILR is a vital tool that providers need to understand how to use in order to get paid. This webinar will go through the basics and highlight key things to look out for.
Price: £0.00
Integrating industry experts into curriculum delivery
16/03/2018 @ London - Integrating industry experts into curriculum delivery
The event will cover: Co-construction of the curriculum to address employer needs and expectations Employer/provider collaboration and sourcing placements for T-Levels Resources developed to engage and enhance the employer experience New learning materials developed as part of the project create a formalised method and model for integrating industry experts (Master Technicians) into the teaching programme in a cost effective and sustainable manner.
Price: £100.00
Tutorial Development Programme
16/03/2018 @ Birmingham - Tutorial Development Programme
Ofsted inspections often find that learners struggle to progress on study programmes, particularly at Level 2, with individual learner starting points not identified and tracking of progress over time ineffective, ultimately leading to students not achieving their potential. Successful tutorials are essential for reversing this, we will work closely with you to assess strengths and weaknesses of tutorial process and develop a programme of improvement.
Price: £0.00
Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
16/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
The aim of the interactive webinar is to introduce the purpose, content and structure of new materials to support revised Functional Skills in maths and English. You will be introduced to some of the key teaching approaches modelled in the materials, and to a range of ideas for lessons that can be adapted for different contexts and models of support. The webinar will also help you make the most of the one day or two CPD programmes which will explore the materials in detail.
Price: £25.00
Delivering apprenticeship standards - engineering & motor vehicle - extended webinar
19/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Delivering apprenticeship standards - engineering & motor vehicle - extended webinar
The aim of this interactive webinar is to support you to accelerate your readiness or develop your current delivery of specific sector standards, helping you to understand what high-quality delivery looks like.
Price: £75.00
Preparing to Deliver the Apprenticeship Standards
19/03/2018 @ Burnley - Preparing to Deliver the Apprenticeship Standards
The course is designed to prepare and qualify you to work in the new world of apprenticeship standards. Changes including end point assessment are transforming the roles of assessors and workplace mentors. This course will prepare you for a new role, and lead to a specialist qualification for apprenticeship practitioners.
Price: £250.00
Enhanced Teaching, Learning and Assessment: inspiring ideas from the ‘Brushing Up’ collaborative project in hair and beauty
19/03/2018 @ London - Enhanced Teaching, Learning and Assessment: inspiring ideas from the ‘Brushing Up’ collaborative project in hair and beauty
The course will explore how practitioners can better prepare learners for the world of work within the hair and beauty industry through the adoption of innovative teaching, learning and assessment approaches. It will include how practitioners can support experts so that they can deliver sessions for learners, and include innovative approaches to enable learners to support mental health in their working environment. The content will be relevant for those working in other vocational areas.
Price: £100.00
Webinar 4 – Digital approaches for maths and English
19/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Webinar 4 – Digital approaches for maths and English
This interactive webinar will examine a range of digital approaches that can support apprentices' maths and English development.
Price: £25.00
ETF/AoC Outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment Technical Skills National Conference
20/03/2018 @ London - ETF/AoC Outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment Technical Skills National Conference
A national conference on the outcomes of an ETF funded programme on Outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment . Delivered by the Association of Colleges in partnership with emfec, the programme has supported 21 provider-led projects to develop and trial innovative approaches in the teaching, learning and assessment of technical skills. The conference is an opportunity to hear directly from the providers about what has worked in improving outcomes for learners in technical education, and why.
Price: £100.00
Delivering apprenticeship standards - warehousing and logistics - extended webinar
20/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Delivering apprenticeship standards - warehousing and logistics - extended webinar
The aim of this interactive webinar is to support you to accelerate your readiness or develop your current delivery of specific sector standards, helping you to understand what high-quality delivery looks like.
Price: £75.00
Maximise progress at entry level (maths and English)
20/03/2018 @ Southwark - Maximise progress at entry level (maths and English)
Entry level courses are essential to motivate and provide learners with a firm foundation to study at higher levels in Functional Skills or progress to GCSE. The practical ideas suggested will be suitable for all exam boards and delegates will gain new and creative ideas on choosing options and developing an innovative curriculum to motivate learners in developing literacy skills further.
Price: £100.00
Coaching and mentoring for apprenticeship success
20/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Coaching and mentoring for apprenticeship success
Research shows that learning providers are finding that investing time and resource into coaching and mentoring skills is paying dividends within the transition from frameworks to standards. These skills are vitally important for the supervisors supporting the apprentice in the workplace and proving equally valuable for provider team members.
Price: £25.00
Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
20/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
The aim of the interactive webinar is to introduce the purpose, content and structure of new materials to support revised Functional Skills in maths and English. You will be introduced to some of the key teaching approaches modelled in the materials, and to a range of ideas for lessons that can be adapted for different contexts and models of support. The webinar will also help you make the most of the one day or two CPD programmes which will explore the materials in detail.
Price: £25.00
Delivering apprenticeship standards - customer service & business administration - extended webinar
21/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Delivering apprenticeship standards - customer service & business administration - extended webinar
The aim of this interactive webinar is to support you to accelerate your readiness or develop your current delivery of specific sector standards, helping you to understand what high-quality delivery looks like.
Price: £75.00
Maths and English leaders networking event
22/03/2018 @ Birmingham - Maths and English leaders networking event
This event provides an opportunity for delegates to network, share best practice and discuss a range of current topics and challenges related to English and maths provision. The day combines presentations, delivered by English and maths experts and current Ofsted Inspectors, and hot topic discussions including: an Ofsted update on maths & English; contextualisation in vocational curriculum; effective strategies for teaching; developing positive attitudes and impact of English marking schemes.
Price: £100.00
Supporting learners effectively in English
22/03/2018 @ Abingdon - Supporting learners effectively in English
Developing the English skills of learners remains a key challenge for providers, and learning support staff have a big role to play. This course will develop the confidence, knowledge and skills of those supporting learners to help them understand clearly what learners need to know - and how to support them in developing it. Based on brand-new research, the four modules offer a blended learning approach for maximum impact.
Price: £150.00
Building your business
22/03/2018 @ City of London - Building your business
Providers will be reflecting on their employer engagement strategies, business development processes and expertise and sales skills in order to redefine and improve their role in the changing employer: provider relationship. Provider organisations need to be able to adapt their sales systems and processes in order to maximise the opportunities available across all employers.
Price: £200.00
Apprenticeship end-point assessors - Kick-start your preparations and professional development workshop
22/03/2018 @ Birmingham - Apprenticeship end-point assessors - Kick-start your preparations and professional development workshop
Are you an individual who would like to explore what is needed to become an apprenticeship end-point assessor? Are you looking for CPD to develop your skills in delivering end-point assessment? This workshop will kick-start your journey focussing on assessment methods and practice. You will have access to an online self-assessment tool ahead of the event to identify your CPD needs.
Price: £100.00
Webinar 5 - Designing a supportive curriculum in maths and English for lower attainers
22/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Webinar 5 - Designing a supportive curriculum in maths and English for lower attainers
This interactive webinar will examine a range of practical strategies practitioners can adopt to design a supportive curriculum in maths and English that will encourage lower attainers to persevere and to make good progress. We will examine the evidence about what works and share positive experiences with other practitioners. We will pay attention to the difference between providing a framework for learning and slavishly following exam criteria and past question revision.
Price: £25.00
Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
22/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
The aim of the interactive webinar is to introduce the purpose, content and structure of new materials to support revised Functional Skills in maths and English. You will be introduced to some of the key teaching approaches modelled in the materials, and to a range of ideas for lessons that can be adapted for different contexts and models of support. The webinar will also help you make the most of the one day or two CPD programmes which will explore the materials in detail.
Price: £25.00
Supporting Functional Skills (English)
23/03/2018 @ Beverley - Supporting Functional Skills (English)
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.
Price: £100.00
Delivering apprenticeship standards - hairdressing - extended webinar
23/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Delivering apprenticeship standards - hairdressing - extended webinar
The aim of this interactive webinar is to support you to accelerate your readiness or develop your current delivery of specific sector standards, helping you to understand what high-quality delivery looks like.
Price: £75.00
Planning your delivery programme
23/03/2018 @ City of London - Planning your delivery programme
This one day workshop will enable you to develop a broader understanding of the main differences in planning a curriculum offer for the apprenticeship standards. It will also help you to develop strategies to ensure that your organisation is considering and applying innovative approaches and options for collaboration and use of technology.
Price: £200.00
Webinar 6 – Spotlight on maths & English CPD and resources to support apprenticeship delivery and gateway
23/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Webinar 6 – Spotlight on maths & English CPD and resources to support apprenticeship delivery and gateway
This interactive webinar will examine a range of CPD and resources available through the Education and Training Foundation to support maths and English within apprenticeship delivery. It will also help you plan a programme of support for staff involved in math and English support, teaching and embedding.
Price: £25.00
Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
24/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning - maths and English webinar
The aim of the interactive webinar is to introduce the purpose, content and structure of new materials to support revised Functional Skills in maths and English. You will be introduced to some of the key teaching approaches modelled in the materials, and to a range of ideas for lessons that can be adapted for different contexts and models of support. The webinar will also help you make the most of the one day or two CPD programmes which will explore the materials in detail.
Price: £25.00
Problem based learning and employer responsive excellence in engineering, manufacturing and construction
27/03/2018 @ London - Problem based learning and employer responsive excellence in engineering, manufacturing and construction
This one-day course will cover: Problem Based Learning; methods and how to develop technical students Educational process mapping; End goal thinking and practical implications for the student experience Collective Teacher Efficacy & Development of higher order thinking skills on student attainment Team based approach to Improving curriculum development and teaching, learning and assessment practice How to achieve the practical roll out of CPD learning and bringing your colleagues with you.
Price: £100.00
Digital technology: develop your practice (maths and English)
28/03/2018 @ Nottingham - Digital technology: develop your practice (maths and English)
This one day course explores a range of popular 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.
Price: £100.00
Webinar 7 - Improving Assessment for Learning (maths and English)
29/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Webinar 7 - Improving Assessment for Learning (maths and English)
The aim of the interactive webinar is to introduce effective practice in assessment and tracking apprentices' maths and English.
Price: £25.00
Supporting learners effectively in maths
29/03/2018 @ Saltaire - Supporting learners effectively in maths
Developing the maths skills of learners remains a key challenge for providers, and learning support staff have a big role to play. This course is make up of four modules. It will develop the confidence, knowledge and skills of those supporting learners to help them understand clearly what learners need to know - and how to support them in developing it. Based on brand-new research, the four modules offer a blended learning approach for maximum impact.
Price: £150.00
Training for Further Education Teacher Trainers
29/03/2018 @ Reading - Training for Further Education Teacher Trainers
This programme aims to fill a gap in the training available for those who deliver teacher training in the FE sector. Over four days it provides practitioners with an understanding of the context of Initial Teacher Training and CPD, and helps them to identify the core content of training programmes in different contexts, undertake evaluations and assesses classroom practice, identify the skills and knowledge required by a teacher educator and develop an action plan for future development.
Price: £325.00
Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Digital tools for assessment
31/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Digital tools for assessment
An introduction to various tools and technologies that will enhance the assessment for learning process by supporting a range of assessment and feedback formats. Participants will see how technology can guide learning through effective & efficient tracking that promotes early support interventions.
Price: £0.00
Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Using Social Media
31/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Using Social Media
The course will introduce some of the frequently used Social Media tools and how they can be used to engage, support and enhance learning in new and innovative ways. This will be a highly interactive course where participants will be able to understand how tools such as Twitter Learning Wheels, Padlet, Pinterest, Facebook and LinkedIn can be used to improve own digital practices.
Price: £0.00
Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Using Virtual Meeting Technologies
31/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Using Virtual Meeting Technologies
This course will show learners how to use some of the leading Virtual Meeting Technologies, including; Skype, Zoom, GoToMeeting, Big Blue Button and Google Hangouts. You will see how online teaching can be used in teaching, learning and assessment for Maths, English and Vocational learners.
Price: £0.00
Clerk to Company Secretary - Package B (clerks with some experience)
31/03/2018 @ Birmingham - Clerk to Company Secretary - Package B (clerks with some experience)
This transformational programme will include face to face induction training for new clerks, webinars aligned to the ICSA Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Corporate Governance supported by a national professional development summit and online support.
Price: £325.00
Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Video Learning
31/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Video Learning
This course will introduce pedagogical approaches that utilise video, featuring examples in practise across a range of curriculum areas including maths and English. Learners will be able to explore technologies such as augmented reality, gamification, QR codes, video quiz tools and interactive video. Video tools for assessment will also be showcased in conjunction with flipped learning, blended learning and online learning.
Price: £0.00
Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Digital skills for workplace preparation
31/03/2018 @ ONLINE - Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Digital skills for workplace preparation
This online course will explore the digital skills your learners need in the workplace and how you can help them to develop those skills.
Price: £0.00
Seminar: Higher and Degree Apprenticeships - developing effective HEI, FEC and ITP delivery partnerships
11/04/2018 @ Birmingham - Seminar: Higher and Degree Apprenticeships - developing effective HEI, FEC and ITP delivery partnerships
The aim of this seminar is to inspire providers planning to deliver Higher and Degree Apprenticeships to think differently about how they can work effectively and collaboratively with different delivery partners. The event will include 'short sharp' key notes highlighting cutting edge innovative approaches plus workshops covering quality assurance in Higher Education, partnership working, skills strategy (employer engagement) and voice of the employer / apprentice.
Price: £100.00
Developing your digital skills to support assessment
18/04/2018 @ Bradford - Developing your digital skills to support assessment
This two day course will provide you with the personal digital skills to develop and expand your assessment approaches inside and outside the classroom, creating a more productive learning environment for you and your students.
Price: £175.00
Developing your digital skills to use social media
24/04/2018 @ Bradford - Developing your digital skills to use social media
This 1 day programme will offer you the knowledge and skills to safely and confidently develop your use of various social media applications to enhance personal and professional development and find new approaches to teaching and learning.
Price: £100.00
Two day Prevent duty for safeguarding officers
26/04/2018 @ Birmingham - Two day Prevent duty 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.
Price: £395.00
Professional Excellence in Hospitality
27/04/2018 @ Birmingham - Professional Excellence in Hospitality
This one-day course will cover: A model for successful innovation and change in technical education where the skills of employers to work successfully with learners are an integral and crucial aspect of the provision. The opportunity to explore, evaluate (and take away), a comprehensive, tried and tested toolkit that has been used to support employer engagement
Price: £100.00
Preparing for CEO Programme
30/04/2018 @ Oxford - Preparing for CEO Programme
The role of a leader in the Further Education sector is a complex, challenging and rewarding one. CEOs and Principals require a range of skills, knowledge and experience to effectively lead institutions that are experiencing continued social, economic and technical change. This programme, delivered by Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, is aimed specifically for experienced FE leaders who are looking to step-up to the role of Principal or CEO in the next 1-2 years.
Price: £3000.00
Strategic Leadership Programme
07/05/2018 @ Oxford - Strategic Leadership Programme
The Further Education Strategic Leadership Programme will be delivered by Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, one of the world's leading business schools, renowned for delivering cutting-edge education and ground-breaking research.
Price: £3000.00
An introduction to the new Prevent for learners Side by Side modules - for Welsh providers
26/06/2018 @ Crosskeys - An introduction to the new Prevent for learners Side by Side modules - for Welsh providers
This session will include an introduction to the Side by Side modules led by Selina Stewart from ETF and also a session on safe places led by Barrie Phillips the FE and training Prevent coordinator for Wales.
Price: £0.00
Preparing for CEO Programme
02/07/2018 @ Oxford - Preparing for CEO Programme
The role of a leader in the Further Education sector is a complex, challenging and rewarding one. CEOs and Principals require a range of skills, knowledge and experience to effectively lead institutions that are experiencing continued social, economic and technical change. This programme, delivered by Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, is aimed specifically for experienced FE leaders who are looking to step-up to the role of Principal or CEO in the next 1-2 years.
Price: £3000.00