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, 03/08/2019
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. The Newcastle LNG meets three times a year. All those who attend will receive an attendance certificate. Networking/refreshments from 17:30, with the meeting beginning at 18:00.   For more information or to book click here...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Fri, 03/08/2019
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 meet three times a year. Following the success of the first SET Annual Conference in November 2018, SET started its first Local Network Group in Birmingham. All those who attend will receive an attendance certificate...
Posted by Ed Smith
Tue, 03/05/2019
The catalyst funded AoC Scholarship Project is pleased to announce that it will be holding its 5th annual HE Research and Scholarship Conference. The conferences will be held in the North (Newcastle College University Centre) and South (Morley College, London). Anyone with an interest in college HE is welcome to attend one or both conferences; both conferences are free to all delegates. As with previous conferences, the project will be seeking proposals for papers, presentations and posters. If...
Posted by Ed Smith
Tue, 03/05/2019
The catalyst funded AoC Scholarship Project is pleased to announce that it will be holding its 5th annual HE Research and Scholarship Conference. The conferences will be held in the North (Newcastle College University Centre) and South (Morley College, London). Anyone with an interest in college HE is welcome to attend one or both conferences; both conferences are free to all delegates. As with previous conferences, the project will be seeking proposals for papers, presentations and posters. If...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Fri, 03/01/2019
UKFEchat is a community of people who’re interested in education. We work in FE colleges, work based learning or adult and community settings. We share opinions, discuss ideas and issues that are important to us, our students and  our places of work. Join us on Twitter at 9pm every Thursday, just remember to put #UKFEchat in your tweet. Everyone’s welcome to join the conversation. UKFEchat Conference 2019 hosted by The Manchester College Saturday 15th June 2019 News coming soon http://www....
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Fri, 03/01/2019
Learning and Skills Research Network (for post 16/further education staff) The Greater Manchester Learning and Skills Research Network (LSRN) is open to all Further Education/Sixth Form/Adult and Community/Alternative Provision/Training Provider staff who have an interest in or are carrying out practitioner research. This is a space where you can network with others engaged in practitioner research, get the support of colleagues, develop your skills as a practitioner researcher and hear from...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Fri, 03/01/2019
The series of cuts to the public sector over the last decade has created a ‘more for less’ expectation in education. With this in mind, teachers are under increasing pressure to teach more, complete more administrative tasks and extend their roles beyond the classroom. Despite the diverse post-14 sector containing individuals with a wealth of knowledge, skills and experiences, not all practitioners in the sector have the time, space and opportunity to engage with research and wider evidence to...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Thu, 02/21/2019
Teach Too is an ETF initiative which aims to strengthen collaboration between employers and FE providers to enhance the quality of technical education. This free to attend event will be useful for those interested in developing collaborative partnerships, and for those looking for ways to embed the Teach Too principles within their own organisation. The national dissemination event will bring together employers and providers who have been involved in the programme over five phases of delivery...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Wed, 02/20/2019
Sponsored by NCFE, the event repeats the successful format of last year when apart from a brief introduction and general policy update by Mark Dawe to welcome delegates, it will offer a series of workshops across one day to enable providers to drill down into subjects to enable more effective and high quality delivery. Workshops – 20 available! Workshops will naturally cover the current challenges under the apprenticeship reforms, including the RoATP refresh, the transition to standards, off-...
Posted by Ed Smith
Fri, 02/15/2019
This one day symposium will take an in depth look at the recent GuildHE publication Practice-Informed Learning – The rise of the dual professional which can be found on their website here. The event will look at the key challenges highlighted by the report and discuss how the sector can respond to these and how GuildHE and Advance HE can support this. Practice-informed learning takes place whenever teaching engages with professional or industry expertise. In the context of higher education,...

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