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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
Mon, 02/05/2018
This conference is the must-attend development event for exams staff with a specific focus on further education. As we know, the sector is experiencing rapid change and reform and this event provides direct access to experts and awarding organisations who can provide answers to your questions on the upcoming changes.   The conference includes best practice discussion forums for dealing with the everyday challenges in the exams office, including access arrangements. Networking forms a large and...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Mon, 02/05/2018
English and maths is a constant area of preoccupation for colleges. The incredible rise in students resitting the subjects places huge demands on college resources. This critical annual conference brings together both innovative speakers offering hands on practical teaching advice in this area and also offers delegates a chance to discuss solutions to the English and maths challenges every college faces. The event will also discuss the evolving T-Level landscape and the impact on the delivery...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Mon, 02/05/2018
The AoC Communications and Digital Marketing Conference is an established annual event which will provide you with up to date information on the current FE landscape. The conference will offer you the opportunity to hear from top class speakers, who will share both strategic and tactical advice and provide insights and best practices in digital marketing and communications.   Register Here: https://www.aoc-create.co.uk/event/comms18/ The post AoC Communications and Digital Marketing Conference...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 01/30/2018
This conference will consider how to close the skills gap, through improving technical and vocational education and building better partnership working between employers and educators. Regional and national employer-provider partnerships can play a key role in promoting progression to and through higher level learning into skilled work and so contribute to wider economic growth and sustainability. The conference will draw on recent initiatives from the Education and Training Foundation (ETF),...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Mon, 01/29/2018
The conference is aimed at anyone from education and other sectors with a passion for developing people including: Leaders and governors who want to want to take a strategic approach to tackling the challenges faced by their organisations to recruiting and retaining talent at Board level and throughout the organisation. Aspiring leaders who want to step up to leadership and who want to explore personal and other opportunities available to them. Women, who are teachers, support staff, students...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 01/23/2018
Supporting the transition from education to employment through an innovative post 16 curriculum. This webinar will provide a valuable insight into the importance of supporting and improving the transition from education to employment, and moving the ‘educatee to employee’. It will help prepare individuals with the skills and attributes to embark on a successful apprenticeship pathway. Facilitator: Cheryl Woods MAEd, Managing Director, Progressive Learning Solutions Ltd Book Here: http://www....
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 01/23/2018
Love it or loath it subcontracting plays a vital part in our apprenticeship ecosystem… there are many reasons why we have subcontracting: inability for providers to access funding directly Inability for providers to access enough funds directly some providers want to focus on training and delivery and not funding, claims, Ofsted, the ESFA etc a lasting legacy of SFA minimum contracting levels (MCL) Around 1,200 subcontractors of various size and scale accessing circa £700m of government funds...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 01/23/2018
An opportunity to influence the agenda for AELP’s 2018 Technology Conferences and give your view on what digital developments and innovations are necessary over the next five years to make the sector thrive. Facilitator: Mark Dawe, CEO, AELP To register click here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4655117115741363715 The post Technology Conferences Preview Webinar appeared first on The Education and Training Foundation.
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 01/23/2018
This webinar is designed to offer an insight into the expectations of employers with higher level skills needs. You will get a better understanding of the expectations employers have of developing apprenticeship programmes and partnership working as well as the frustrations they hold about working with funded learning. Facilitator: Claire Buckland, Managing Consultant, Green Clementine Book Here: https://booking.etfoundation.co.uk:443/course/details/295 The post Future Apprenticeship Webinar:...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 01/23/2018
Prison Reform programme – Tender preparation and methods of working   The aim of the workshop is to give providers: A better knowledge of how the tender will work for the upcoming OLASS procurement – with up-to-date insight of the key dates and requirements The experiences of how sub-contracting and partnership working has successfully been managed through previous procurements The other potential procurement activities that relate to the prison reform programme and what they will require to...

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