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Tue, 01/10/2017
Following the success of our launch event at the House of Lords in December 2016, The Career College Trust is running a number of regional events to raise awareness of the Digital Skills for Teachers programme, a series of online short courses designed to develop digital capability and confidence of teachers, trainers and assessors.  The Digital Skills programme complement our existing products and CPD programmes for the FE and Skills Sector. In a bid to encourage providers to take up the...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Wed, 01/04/2017
This webinar looks at what governors, non-executives and/or board members need to know about the new apprenticeship reforms. It will also consider the impact on businesses and the risks associated with the new reforms. Objectives This objectives of this webinar are to: raise awareness of the new reforms with governors’ and non-executives’ identify the risks to businesses discuss how governors and non-executive roles can ensure their business stays focused and financially sound while also...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Mon, 11/28/2016
How to ensure that feedback results in positive outcomes AELP Webinar Series: Observation Skills   Effective feedback after an observation is essential if staff are going to be motivated to further improve their teaching and training skills. Poor feedback destroys individual’s confidence and ability to improve. This webinar will help participants evaluate and improve their observation feedback management. Participants should on completion of the webinar be able to describe and explain: the...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Mon, 11/28/2016
This event will provide an overview of Ofsted’s annual state of the nation report and will also give delegates the chance to question Ofsted on their role in the new Apprenticeship funding regime that comes into place with the levy from May 2017. Chaired by AELP’s Paul Warner, you will hear from Paul Joyce Senior HMI, Deputy Director for Further Education and Skills, Mark Dawe, AELP’s Chief Executive as well as Danny Taylor from SmartAssessor.   Workshops There will be four workshops to attend...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Wed, 11/23/2016
This interactive training day is for apprenticeship training providers. It will help them meet the needs of deaf and hearing-impaired apprentices and fulfil their duties in the Equality Act 2010. Delegates will receive a comprehensive resource pack and practical information on: Meeting duties under the Equality Act Technology and communication support used by deaf people Funding Assessing the needs of deaf people Maths and English support The latest policy developments Cost: The cost of the day...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Tue, 10/18/2016
In partnership with the ETF, researchED are hosting their first ever conference dedicated to the Further Education sector and vocational training. Come along and hear some of the UK’s top speakers discuss what the best evidence and research can tell us about teaching, training, and everything to do with the field. From policy to practice, you’ll be able to choose from a range of strands throughout the day in order to build the conference that suits you and your needs – as well as having the...

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 Anna Dewolf

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