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New to ESOL Professional Development
06/04/2020 @ Online - New to ESOL Professional Development - New to ESOL - The Language Experience (Code: C0700/033)

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. 

New to ESOL Professional Development
07/04/2020 @ Online - New to ESOL Professional Development - New to ESOL - Round Up - project and resources overview (Code: C0700/034)

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. 

Supporting learners with online reading skills
07/04/2020 @ Online - Supporting learners with online reading skills (Code: C0736/002)

According to the National Literacy Trust, 16.4% of adults in England, or 7.1 million people, can be described as having 'very poor literacy skills.' There are multiple causes for literacy difficulties, but whatever the cause, students working in isolation via online learning are more vulnerable to discouragement and failure. However, technology offers many ways of supporting learners with their online reading skills. This session explores these opportunities.

Making webinars more inclusive
09/04/2020 @ Online - Making webinars more inclusive (Code: C0737/002)

As more courses move online and tutors deliver more content through webinar style sessions, it becomes vital to understand both the benefits and the barriers of webinar-based lessons. The tools and platforms you have available may put constraints on how inclusive your webinar can be, but this session will explore some of the common issues and suggest ways to minimise their impact.

Student Governors Inductions 2019/20
23/04/2020 @ Online - Student Governors Inductions 2019/20 - Student governors online session (Code: C0584/013)

As part of the wider agenda to develop Further Education (FE) governance, the student governors inductions aim to support student governors in their role. These events are supported by the Education and Training Foundation, facilitated by Association of Colleges and are free to attend.

Regional Governors Inductions 2019/20
27/04/2020 @ Leeds - Regional Governors Inductions 2019/20 - Yorkshire and the Humber (Code: C0574/014)

The workshop will include a discussion on operating in a climate of ever-changing emphasis and influence from government, changing local and national circumstances, and evolving competition and partnerships alike. 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.

Regional Governors Inductions 2019/20
29/04/2020 @ Darlington - Regional Governors Inductions 2019/20 - North East (Code: C0574/015)

The workshop will include a discussion on operating in a climate of ever-changing emphasis and influence from government, changing local and national circumstances, and evolving competition and partnerships alike. 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.

Regional Governance Events 2019/20
01/05/2020 @ York - Regional Governance Events 2019/20 - Yorkshire and the Humber (Code: C0573/007)

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 are free to attend.

Teaching Functional Skills Maths Level 5 CPD module
03/06/2020 @ Online - Teaching Functional Skills Maths Level 5 CPD module (Code: C0439/036)
The course will ensure that those responsible for teaching Functional Skills maths are conversant with effective practice and have the confidence to teach Functional Skills maths to learners with skills below Level 2, and support their achievement.
GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) English
16/06/2020 @ Fareham - GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) English - GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) English (Code: C0028/046)
This L5 CPD course supports practitioners working with GCSE English learners, especially those who have achieved lower than a grade C/5 at school. You will explore/experience how to engage and motivate learners and undertake assessment to build on your prior learning. You will experience digital approaches and other effective practices for leading GCSE English courses. Past delegates say the course was 'exemplary & inspiring' with 'excellent, highly knowledgeable trainers'.
FESLP Alumni Event 2020
29/06/2020 @ Oxford - FESLP Alumni Event 2020 - FE Strategic Leadership Programme Alumni Event 2020 (Code: C0724/002)

We believe that when programme alumni continue to share their learning and leadership insights within the organisational system and beyond, this develops leaders' capability. This is an opportunity for alumni from all Further Education Strategic Leadership (FESLP) cohorts to gather to share news, ideas, recruit support for their projects and run 'open space' sessions to continue to sustain the entrepreneurial spirit associated with the programme.

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