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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
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.
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Wed, 03/28/2018
AoC and the Education and Training Foundation are hosting a policy and leadership conference designed for Principals, Vice Principals and equivalent. The event is priced at £99 +VAT. This conference will provide participants with the opportunity to hear the latest strategic and operational updates from senior leaders in the FE space, as well as valuable networking time with peers and a chance to see students in action at the AoC Sport National Championships 2018. Second only to the AoC Annual...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Fri, 03/09/2018
A chance for FE practitioners to find out about the work of the Society for Education and Training (SET), our existing member benefits and future planned offers. http://www.workcast.com/register?cpak=6729897180152202 The post Get SET for excellence appeared first on The Education and Training Foundation.
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Fri, 03/09/2018
Facilitator: Sean Errington, Managing Director, Comprehend This webinar is designed to help participants understand the fundamental aspects of effective observation of learning sessions, i.e. the things that underpin effective observations. Objectives: Participants should on completion of the webinar, be able to describe and explain: the purpose of learning session observations what observers look for when observing sessions the important difference between competence assessments and...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Fri, 03/09/2018
This year sees the 3rd successive year of Reimagining Further Education on 27 June 2018, hosted at Birmingham City University. This unique “unconference” brings together FE practitioners, leaders and researchers in working groups to tackle key issues facing the further education and skills sector in the UK. The theme for this year’s conference is Making teaching and learning the first priority and will include keynote speaker Professor Emeritus Frank Coffield to open the event. Further keynote...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 02/20/2018
In addition to exploring the latest research and scholarly activity in college higher education, this conference will launch and demonstrate the Scholarship Framework – the key output from the HEFCE Catalyst Funded project.  You will hear from colleges who have agreed to become early adoptees of the framework, and from colleagues who have been responsible for producing new scholarship policy documents for their colleges.  The day will also include a discussion of the links between scholarly...

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