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
Tue, 04/02/2019
This newly-formed group will provide practitioners with the opportunity to explore areas of good practice and discuss challenges within digital skills Possible research areas: • what are Digital Skills? • why go digital? • learning Platforms • roll out experiences • innovative tools that really work You can join a group by emailing lindsey@pen-aal.co.uk. The post Digital Skills East of England Professional Exchange Network appeared first on The Education and Training Foundation.
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 04/02/2019
This newly-formed group will provide practitioners with the opportunity to explore areas of good practice and discuss challenges such as different functional skills models. Possible research areas: • current functional skills framework • new functional skills reforms • different models of delivery • vocational delivery. You can join a group by emailing lindsey@pen-aal.co.uk. The post Maths and English East of England Professional Exchange Network appeared first on The Education and Training...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Fri, 03/29/2019
This timely conference will examine the next steps for the implementation of the T-Level programme, as stakeholders prepare for the first wave of T-Levels due to be taught from 2020 and with Government currently consulting on funding arrangements for the delivery of T-Levels from 2020 onwards. It also follows the announcement from the Education Secretary of the T-Levels Action Plan which confirmed the next wave of seven T-Levels that will be taught from 2021 – health, healthcare science,...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Wed, 03/27/2019
The Society for Education and Training (SET) is a community of practitioners and professionals across the post-14 education sector. Local Network Groups (LNGs) are an opportunity for our members to meet face-to-face so that together, they can share and develop their practice. LNGs support SET members to reflect on the Professional Standards, the framework for effective practice in teaching and education. Join us at the first LNG meeting in Leicester. All those who attend will receive an...
Posted by Ed Smith
Wed, 03/27/2019
The Society for Education and Training (SET) is a community of practitioners and professionals across the post-14 education sector. Local Network Groups (LNGs) are an opportunity for our members to meet face-to-face so that together, they can share and develop their practice. LNGs support SET members to reflect on the Professional Standards, the framework for effective practice in teaching and education. Join us at the first LNG meeting in Leicester. All those who attend will receive an...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Mon, 03/25/2019
AoC Create has tailored the Senior Leadership Management Development programme to ensure it remains relevant and meets the current and evolving development needs of leaders in the FE sector. This programme is about improving leadership in practice. The programme aims to challenge and change behaviours, develop the personal qualities, leadership skills and high level management capability of senior leaders in the further education and skills sector, achieved through practical application of the...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Mon, 03/25/2019
Colleges are struggling to secure GCSE English and Maths grade C, but is this any surprise when students have likely struggled for 11 years at school and are now required to pass in just 36 weeks? This is an enormous challenge, going beyond the English and Maths classroom, requiring a whole college approach to behaviour, attendance and a culture of these key skills being everybody’s priority. This workshop is specifically designed for FE leaders and managers responsible for cross-college...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Mon, 03/25/2019
The Natspec 2019 conference is a must-attend event for FE professionals who specialise in working with students with learning difficulties and disabilities, particularly those funded through the High Needs funding system. At a new venue for 2019, “High Needs, High Aspirations” will be the largest ever high needs FE conference.  The 2-day event will bring you the very best practice in specialist further education, celebrating achievements and highlighting the latest in cutting edge research. The...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Mon, 03/25/2019
The 5th Annual Apprenticeship Conference will provide business-critical updates, advice and keynotes for those involved in the delivery of apprenticeships. AAC, in partnership with the Department for Education, is recognised as the flagship national apprenticeship conference for employers and providers. Across two days the conference will provide over 1,250 delegates with an opportunity to access vital updates on apprenticeship policy, network with apprenticeship experts, debate how programmes...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Mon, 03/25/2019
Summary webinar: exploring what outstanding teaching, learning and assessment means for apprenticeship standards Drawn from research conducted by over 30 organisations and 120 apprenticeship practitioners, these webinars will set out the key lessons that have been learnt, helpful practice and insights, and practical resources that you can use to improve the quality of your teaching, learning and assessment for apprenticeship standards. To book please click here: https://www.workcast.com/...

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