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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, 05/22/2018
Statistics show student mental health issues continue to worsen due to lack of funding and support, arguably more so in colleges than other parts of the education system. This, in addition to increased pressure on staff, makes the implementation of measures to reduce the impact of stress and to improve resilience key in supporting and developing learners. This event will offer valuable guidance, equip delegates with skills from key practitioners, stakeholders and leading mental health and well...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 05/22/2018
FE Colleges strive to deliver improvements in the quality of their provision to ensure that learners get the best outcome possible from their course. There is a huge amount colleges can learn from each other and following the success of February’s AoC / ETF Quality Practitioner Conference we are running a series of regional events to enable quality professionals, along with expert speakers, the chance to share expertise and discuss effective Quality strategies. Delegates will come away with the...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 05/22/2018
FE Colleges strive to deliver improvements in the quality of their provision to ensure that learners get the best outcome possible from their course. There is a huge amount colleges can learn from each other and following the success of February’s AoC / ETF Quality Practitioner Conference we are running a series of regional events to enable quality professionals, along with expert speakers, the chance to share expertise and discuss effective Quality strategies. Delegates will come away with the...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 05/22/2018
This programme is designed to provide senior leaders with a practical insight into key principles of good financial management in a period of unprecedented pressure on college finances.  The event is interactive and includes a case study exercise to highlight some of the key learning points, drawing on examples of good and bad practice. Benefits of Attending The programme will particularly benefit senior leaders who are not from a finance background.  It will help leaders to recognise and...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 05/22/2018
To achieve ‘outstanding’, Ofsted expect organisations to fully integrate equality and diversity in all practice and to place the promotion of British values ‘at the heart’ of all that they do. This workshop explores the practical implications of this, sharing best practice in the sector. Fully integrating and promoting equality, diversity and British values is an essential part of your journey to outstanding and beyond – to be the ‘best of the best’. This interactive and engaging workshop will...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 05/22/2018
The UCL Institute of Education and Association of Colleges will be running a series of seminars through 2018 focused on Accountabilities in Further Education (FE).  The events will be held at a central London venue but will also be streamed live for colleagues to join the events online. The aim of the seminars is to consider and explore how various forms of accountability, national, community and individual, shape college behaviours and the ways in which colleges work to manage and balance...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 05/22/2018
This training event is for senior managers preparing to take on the role of a nominee at Ofsted’s full or short inspections. It will be based on the current Common Inspection Framework 2015 and handbook for FE and Skills, updated February 2018. (The next framework is likely to be introduced for inspections from September 2019.)   For more information please click here: https://www.aoc.co.uk/events/preparing-the-role-nominee-ofsted-inspection-workshop The post Preparing the Role of Nominee for...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 05/22/2018
This practical one-day programme is designed to support those who have recently moved into a management role or those who are aspiring towards their next step into management. The aim of this and the next module is to help you explore the challenges facing you and then giving you some core skills and approaches to help you step up into your new role. This workshop is designed to support delegates manage poor performance and support them to coach their employees. For more information click here...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Fri, 05/11/2018
This is a rare opportunity to learn from leading experts in the Further Education and Skills sector including bestselling author and consultant Ann Gravells. What you get: – Insider knowledge from experts in the sector – A chance to develop your practical skillset in workshop style sessions – Q&A time for you to get one-to-one advice – A forum to build your peer network and share good practice – A record of attendance to evidence your CPD efforts – Lunch and refreshments throughout the day...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Thu, 03/29/2018
LEAFEA exists to promote the development of adult learning in and by local authorities in England. The focus of this national meeting is the current change agenda and members will have the opportunity to help shape the LEAFEA response to shifts in policy over the coming year. The post National LEAFEA Autumn Meeting appeared first on The Education and Training Foundation.

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