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 Alice Tozzi
Thu, 05/18/2017
Sponsored by NCFE for the first time, this year’s conference will take place less than two months after the start of the Apprenticeship levy and shortly after the recently announced General Election. Delegates will hear from the government, employers and providers how the reforms are bedding in, in respect of both funding and standards. Apprenticeships will be the hot topic but the scale of reform throughout the employment and skills sector is so large that other important issues will be...
Posted by Alice Tozzi
Mon, 05/15/2017
Transform your vision into a strategy for successful technology implementation This webinar will provide guidance for a coherent approach to strategic planning for a digital strategy within an organisation that is delivering work-based learning provision. Objectives By attending this webinar, delegates will learn about: the meaning and purpose of a digital strategy the starting point and process required to put together a digital strategy an appropriate format for strategy and the plans that...
Posted by Alice Tozzi
Mon, 05/15/2017
A review of the latest SFA policy updates and translation into operational and strategic practicalities This webinar will explore the new rules and restrictions on subcontracting arrangements as laid out by the Skills Funding Agency and how this will impact arrangements providers may be looking to put into practice. The session will cover off the delivery of apprenticeships from level 2 through to degree apprenticeship. Objectives Delegates attending this webinar will: understand the current...
Posted by Alice Tozzi
Thu, 05/11/2017
A scientific way to accurately measure the skills required for work and distance travelled This webinar is sponsored by The REED NCFE Partnership and is therefore complimentary to attend. Facilitated by: Duncan Fletcher, Commercial Manager, The REED NCFE Partnership Overview Everyone knows that employers are far more influenced by attitudes and behaviours when making their recruitment decisions than on hard qualifications and skills.  So, what are the key attitudes and behaviours?  How do you...
Posted by Alice Tozzi
Tue, 04/11/2017
The conference takes place just over a month after the introduction of the levy and will provide attendees with information on the latest updates and developments. It will feature expert insight and college case studies. In addition to the speaker line-up, attendees will have the opportunity to come together to share best practice, swap experiences and discuss new initiatives. You will: Examine and discuss the roles and responsibilities of the Institute for Apprenticeships and how these will...
Posted by Charlotte Francis
Thu, 03/30/2017
Small changes can make a big difference: learn how FE colleges increased attendance by up to 10 per cent for less than £15 per student – and how you can do the same. The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) is a government-owned social-purpose enterprise dedicated to applying insights from the behavioural sciences to public policy and service improvement. Its achievements include bringing forward £210m in tax revenue to HMRC in 12 months; adding 96,000 people to the organ donor register; and...
Posted by Charlotte Francis
Thu, 03/30/2017
Small changes can make a big difference: learn how FE colleges increased attendance by up to 10 per cent for less than £15 per student – and how you can do the same. The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) is a government-owned social-purpose enterprise dedicated to applying insights from the behavioural sciences to public policy and service improvement. Its achievements include bringing forward £210m in tax revenue to HMRC in 12 months; adding 96,000 people to the organ donor register; and...
Posted by Alice Tozzi
Tue, 03/28/2017
Would you like to be a trainer on the Education & Training Foundation Digital Skills Programme? Attend one of our Train the Trainer Webinars We are hosting 4 Digital Skills Courses and are looking for in-house trainers to provide tuition and support to teaching and training staff participating in their institution. Train the Trainer webinars are being run on either 29th March or 5th April. At the webinar, the facilitators, Beverley Jones from the Careers Colleges Trust and Christina Conroy...
Posted by Alice Tozzi
Tue, 03/28/2017
Would you like to be a trainer on the Education & Training Foundation Digital Skills Programme? Attend one of our Train the Trainer Webinars We are hosting 4 Digital Skills Courses and are looking for in-house trainers to provide tuition and support to teaching and training staff participating in their institution. Train the Trainer webinars are being run on either 29th March or 5th April. At the webinar, the facilitators, Beverley Jones from the Careers Colleges Trust and Christina Conroy...
Posted by Alice Tozzi
Tue, 03/14/2017
This webinar is commissioned by The Education and Training Foundation and organised by AELP. With the Skills minister focussing on the need for skills training to drive social mobility now is the time for providers to review and revise their policies and plans on SEND. Delegates will be shown how to access funding to support SEND learners. How to use the new ETF SEND toolkit and how to put practice in place within work based learning providers. The Package Access to the live webinar and a copy...

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