News from the ETF

On this page we will bring you the latest news and events related to maths. The Foundation will be organising regular workshops on improving maths delivery in a variety of contexts.

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Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Fri, 11/29/2019
Advanced Practitioners & Teacher Trainers working in the East of England, are invited to join other teaching professionals to share good practice and improve teaching practice as part of the Professional Exchange Network. To book, please email leire@pen-aal.co.uk The post Teacher Trainers and Advanced Practitioners Group appeared first on The Education and Training Foundation.
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Mon, 11/18/2019
This Further Education Teaching Forum provides an opportunity to discuss how to develop effective CPD programmes for Further Education (FE) teachers, to improve FE teaching standards in light of recent changes in teaching, learning and assessment (TLA) across the sector. Participants will gain an update on initiatives being developed and rolled out for the FE workforce by the Department for Education (DfE) and Education and Training Foundation (ETF) in relation to T Levels, apprenticeships and...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Mon, 11/18/2019
This Forum provides an opportunity for participants to discuss strategies for delivering lifelong education, in support of both social mobility as well as local and national economic development. Following the announcement of the National Retraining Partnership, as part of the wider Industrial Strategy, education and training providers must prepare to upskill and retrain adults in an effective way to fill skills gaps across the country, particularly in light of those gaps which are likely to...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Fri, 11/01/2019
This conference is open to all staff governors and is supported by all representative unions as well as The Education and Training Foundation (ETF). The theme this year is ‘Changing Sands’. This conference will provide a forum for staff governors to discuss how colleges can respond to national challenges, opportunities, changes  and how to maximise their potential on the governing body. Benefits of attending: Meet and network with other staff governors A chance to discuss issues currently...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 10/15/2019
A day packed with discussion around all things Quality in your college, with lots of time to network, hear thought provoking ideas and have useful discussions. We know that colleges work to constantly maximise progress and enhance progression for students. The sector is always changing and colleges constantly need to adapt and innovate and it can be hard to keep up. This event will bring together college case studies and expert speakers to showcase excellent practice and help you to develop...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 10/15/2019
A one-stop shop for all things English and maths in your college. A day to discuss policy, strategy, pedagogy and practice based on all aspects of Functional Skills and GCSE maths and English in FE. AoC’s English and Maths Conference is an invaluable national event that brings together innovative speakers offering you hands-on practical advice and guidance. It will offer you a key chance to discuss with peers solutions to the English and maths challenges every college faces. One month after the...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 10/15/2019
This conference is the perfect occasion for FE college clerks/governance professionals to review and discuss current issues that come across your desks and board room tables. It’s the ideal place to be updated, share ideas, learn from each other, reflect and hear from knowledgeable speakers. You will have the chance to gain the latest policy updates, share and discuss common challenges and leave with practical strategies to help drive a more efficient and improved Board. Visit the event website...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 10/15/2019
Please visit the conference website for more information and to book your place. The post NFEC Annual 2019 National Conference appeared first on The Education and Training Foundation.
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 10/15/2019
This year’s conference aims to showcase the range of outcomes for learners of effective literacy, numeracy and ESOL learning.  Research shows that good basic skills benefit adults in many areas of life, from finding and progressing in work, improved health and well being, and wider social and community benefits.  We’ll highlight the latest research and innovative practice that illustrate this, along with networking opportunities to learn from and share with others working in the field. Visit...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 10/15/2019
This Forum will provide attendees with an opportunity to review the latest updates and initiatives being trailed across central and local government to boost basic digital skills and improve social inclusion. Participants will hear from key stakeholders, including The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), who will outline the government’s digital skills strategy. Furthermore, best practice case studies will discuss how to deliver innovative targeted training programmes for...

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