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 Anna Dewolf
Thu, 10/13/2016
Overview Whether you teach primary, secondary or in FE, lead a department or are just starting on your training, the ASE Annual Conference is an invaluable opportunity to discover resources, enhance your subject knowledge and share approaches to teaching. ASE brings together expert and passionate practitioners from across science education. The result is an inspiring event offering you the chance to share ideas, help maximize the progress of your learners, explore mathematical skills in science...
Posted by Anna Dewolf
Thu, 10/13/2016
Overview The government is committed to creating 3 million new apprenticeship starts by 2020. This push to boost apprenticeship numbers is to be funded by a new apprenticeships levy on businesses, due to be introduced in April 2017. As well as increasing the quantity of apprenticeships available, the government aims to increase their quality by setting up the Institute for Apprenticeships. This new body, planned to be operational by April 2017, will be made up primarily of employers who will be...
Posted by Anna Dewolf
Thu, 10/13/2016
Overview The Universities’ Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET) will be holding their annual conference on the 8 – 9th November, at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel. Keynote speakers include: Carole Willis (NFER) John Furlong (Oxford) Rachel Lofthouse (Newcastle) Robert Davis (Glasgow) Linda Clarke (Ulster)   To register for the conference, and for more information, visit the UCET’s website.   The post UCET Annual Conference appeared first on The Education and Training Foundation.
Posted by Anna Dewolf
Thu, 10/13/2016
Overview Organised by the Learning and Work Institute, UCL Institute of Education, UCU, RaPAL and NATECLA: a joint conference on supporting adults with English, maths and ESOL. Improving adults’ literacy, numeracy and language skills benefits individuals, society and the wider economy.  Ensuring that this is well understood and well supported by policymakers – both within adult learning and more broadly across the work of Government – has never been more important at this time of wide-reaching...
Posted by Sindy Lee
Thu, 08/25/2016
A One Day National Conference Vocational Education Monday 28th November 2016   Reforming Functional Skills:   • Enhancing the literacy and numeracy skills and capabilities for people to progress in work and life • Improving the relevance, content, recognition and credibility of Functional Skills, particularly with employers • Feedback from the revised standards and consultation • Next steps to implementation   Guest Speaker: Sue Southwood, Head of Maths and English from The Education and...
Posted by Zoe Paintsil
Fri, 08/19/2016
Overview   When providers meet for the AELP Autumn Conference, consultations will have already started on the Apprenticeship Levy and legally protecting the Apprenticeship brand. The review of Traineeships may also be near completion. In addition to the future of these core programmes, we will also debate the impact of the Budget’s measures on a National Living Wage, Youth Obligation, ending of the ESA differential and reducing working tax credits as plans develop for the next tranche of...
Posted by Zoe Paintsil
Fri, 08/19/2016
Overview The countdown to the AoC Annual Conference and Exhibition has begun. Bringing together the further education sector to learn, develop, influence, support and exchange information, it is the highlight of AoC’s events calendar. The conference and exhibition combines keynote speakers, plenary and breakout sessions to inform, stimulate debate and provide the latest news from senior figures in government, education and wider business sectors. You can also find the latest innovations to...
Posted by Alice Parker
Fri, 08/19/2016
Welcome to the largest skills and careers event The show features five skill sectors: Engineering and Technology, Media and Creative, IT and Enterprise, Hospitality and Lifestyle, Construction and Infrastructure.   What to expect: Have a Go at job-related skills across a huge range of careers. Try your hand at things like TV production, demolition simulation, virtual welding, floristry and 3D modelling and much more! Get one-to-one specialist advice about careers, job opportunities,...
Posted by Charlotte Francis
Fri, 08/12/2016
In partnership with Association of Colleges As part of the Education and Training Foundation’s support programme, this new event is FREE to attend and open to all providers affected by the area reviews. This conference will provide a key opportunity to understand and discuss the due diligence and implementation guidance documents, expected to be published soon by the Department for Education, and will allow delegates to question and consider the wider implications in the post-review process...
Posted by Charlotte Francis
Tue, 08/09/2016
Join our twitter chat and ask us questions about the new enriched QTLS launching in September 2016. Taking place on Wednesday 17 August at 8pm, it is easy to join the discussion – just use the hashtag #SocietyET. Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) is a professional status that you can gain by successfully completing professional formation. Access to QTLS is one of the key benefits of Society for Education and Training (SET) membership. Underpinned by the professional standards, the...

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