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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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Please note: the event date below refers to the publication date, not the event date. Please click through to the events to view the dates.

Posted by Alice Parker
Thu, 06/30/2016
Overview Organisations who want to deliver apprenticeships will need to be on the Register of Apprentice Training Providers. The SFA has recently discussed the new register with employers and providers and will use this feedback to inform a forthcoming consultation. This webinar will explain more about this process, take you through some of the provider and employer feedback and seek your views on some areas of the consultation.   Objectives This webinar will: Explain the differences between...
Posted by Candace Haynes
Fri, 04/24/2015
Many work based learning providers are reaping the benefits of better learner engagement and cost efficiencies as a result of delivering online learning. There is also a real drive by the UK government for funded provision to increase the use of online learning, SFA are developing online funding rates and Ofsted are surveying learners about their use of online learning. However, what impact are MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), COOCs (Community Open Online Courses), VOOCs (Vocational Open...
Posted by Imke
Fri, 04/24/2015
Free maths CPD funded by the Education & Training Foundation and delivered by the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM). Ideal if you teach maths in prisons or YOIs up to or at Level 2 and want to improve your personal maths skills and your teaching and learning skills. – Develop your personal maths skills and your maths teaching confidence – Explore strategies for engaging students with maths and for sustaining that engagement – Discover appropriate...
Posted by Imke
Thu, 04/23/2015
Free maths CPD funded by the Education & Training Foundation and delivered by the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM). Ideal for vocational tutors who support the mathematical development of students up to Level 2 in Construction & the Built Environment. – Develop your personal maths skills and your maths teaching confidence – Explore strategies for engaging students with maths and for sustaining that engagement – Discover appropriate mathematical...
Posted by Imke
Thu, 04/23/2015
Free maths CPD funded by the Education & Training Foundation and delivered by the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM). Ideal for vocational tutors who support the mathematical development of students up to Level 2 in Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy. – Develop your personal maths skills and your maths teaching confidence – Explore strategies for engaging students with maths and for sustaining that engagement – Discover appropriate mathematical learning...
Posted by Candace Haynes
Mon, 04/13/2015
The workshop will include opportunities to hear from people directly involved in the trailblazer process and to discuss the transition with colleagues from other providers. The aim is to support providers to think through the implications and develop their plans to move from a curriculum based on existing Apprenticeship Frameworks to one based on new Standards. Delegates will be required to: Prepare for the workshop with pre-reading and some limited data gathering Following the workshop,...
Posted by Candace Haynes
Mon, 04/13/2015
The objective of this workshop is to enable provider organisations to increase awareness of and commitment to Traineeships with employers who are currently non-adopters, and to increase the number of potential learners. The workshop has been developed as part of the TSSP programme, and will focus on: Employer engagement – enabling leaders to develop their organisations to market Traineeships more effectively Marketing to learners – understanding the target audience and how to reach them...

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