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, 01/28/2020
The Skills Conference 2020, hosted by bksb, really is a must-attend event for anybody involved in the delivery or management of Functional Skills or GCSE English and maths programmes. A combination of keynote sessions, workshops and open forums will make for an exciting and varied programme once again, and the event will address the most prominent issues in the skills sector head on. For more information or to book your place please visit the conference website. The post The Skills Conference...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 01/28/2020
The 6th 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
Tue, 01/28/2020
The AELP Spring Conference for Practitioners 2020 is ideally timed to allow providers to adjust their operational strategies in the face of continued reforms to the sector as part of a post-Brexit Britain. By the time the day of the event arrives, we should know more about non-levy employers gaining access to the Apprenticeship Service.  We will also have had the opportunity to reflect on the findings in the Chief Inspector’s Annual Report.  Despite the extra costs and the unintended...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 01/28/2020
This event is designed to help you address the needs of all vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people, delivering our commitment to improving social mobility and Achievement for All. The event will be separated into learning zones, each with multiple sessions. You are welcome to attend any session that interests you, across the following zones: Social Mobility Ofsted SEND and Pupil Premium Wellbeing and Attainment STEM and ICT Futures Leadership and Staff Wellbeing Governance and...
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...

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