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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 Sindy Lee
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 Zoe Paintsil
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 Alice Parker
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...

Posted by Charlotte Francis
Wed, 08/03/2016
To be able to accurately self-assess and improve your provision is vital for any organisation. This workshop enables participants to explore features of the Common Inspection Framework (CIF) 2015 that will further improve their understanding of how the CIF is applied during inspection. It will also include a practical activity on what to write and not write in your self-assessment report (SAR). Two of these sessions will be led by an Ofsted Senior HMI. The workshop includes information on how...

Posted by Candace Haynes
Tue, 07/26/2016
Overview All FE providers including independent learning providers (ILPs) are required to comply with statutory duties on preventing extremism. Ofsted have included compliance with the Prevent Duty and the use of opportunities to promote British values with students, trainees and apprentices in their inspections for several months and there is now explicit reference to this in the new Ofsted handbook for use from September 2015. All providers need to make sure that they are reviewing their...

Posted by Alice Parker
Tue, 07/26/2016
Overview The workshop will provide delegates with tips about how to write a winning bid, discuss common mistakes and how to avoid them. The workshop will include an overview of what bid evaluators are looking for and the essential skills required to make a bid response stand out from the competition.   Skills covered will include how to:   Write in a clear concise way Focus on benefits and not just features Develop positive statements of scope Clearly articulate roles and responsibilities...

Posted by Alice Parker
Fri, 07/22/2016
Overview This webinar introduces the really important concepts i.e. the key areas of knowledge, necessary for effective observations. In order to observe effectively it is important to understand the process, and what it can and should be trying to achieve. This webinar is the first in a series of four webinars on observation skills: Ensuring Effective Observation Recording – Monday, 19 September 2016 Producing Effective Observation Judgements – Monday, 17 October 2016 Effective Observation...

Posted by Alice Parker

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