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Wed, 06/07/2017
Join ELATT at their very first OpenEd Mind event to gain insight about the integration of mental health education in your institution. They want mental health to be at the top of the agenda, ensuring that it is a priority now (not tomorrow!) and it is embedded throughout learning experiences rather than just an afterthought. This event will provide you with the opportunity to network with senior leaders in the sector and other influential game changers. Focus on the Social, Emotional and Mental...

Posted by Amber Grant
Fri, 06/02/2017
Are you an education professional who wants to know how to provide the right support? NDCS Training have designed a one-day workshop, devised for all staff in colleges, to help you make sure that deaf young people are fully included in the life of your college. You’ll learn simple steps and suggestions for deaf-friendly teaching and use their Supporting achievement resources [www.ndcs.org.uk/supportingachievement]. You’ll have the opportunity to discuss a range of inclusive approaches and leave...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Wed, 05/31/2017
Are you a Teacher of the Deaf who needs to better understand how to support post-16 students? Since the Children and Families Act 2014 local authorities are responsible for supporting young people with SEN and disabilities up to 25. This means sensory support services have a greater role in supporting deaf students in further education. NDCS Training have designed a one-day workshop to help teachers ensure that deaf young people are given the best possible support in post-16 settings such as...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Thu, 05/25/2017
‘Women – The under-Valued Leaders?’ In Partnership with Morley College, this year’s conference looks at women in leadership positions. Women are under-represented in leadership, often promoted to below their ability level and facing barriers to progression. Women themselves can often experience a lack of confidence and greater tendency to question their ability and skills. There is also evidence that while women may structure their career development differently to most men and tend to bring a...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Thu, 05/18/2017
Sponsored by NCFE for the first time, this year’s conference will take place less than two months after the start of the Apprenticeship levy and shortly after the recently announced General Election. Delegates will hear from the government, employers and providers how the reforms are bedding in, in respect of both funding and standards. Apprenticeships will be the hot topic but the scale of reform throughout the employment and skills sector is so large that other important issues will be...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Mon, 05/15/2017
Transform your vision into a strategy for successful technology implementation This webinar will provide guidance for a coherent approach to strategic planning for a digital strategy within an organisation that is delivering work-based learning provision. Objectives By attending this webinar, delegates will learn about: the meaning and purpose of a digital strategy the starting point and process required to put together a digital strategy an appropriate format for strategy and the plans that...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Mon, 05/15/2017
A review of the latest SFA policy updates and translation into operational and strategic practicalities This webinar will explore the new rules and restrictions on subcontracting arrangements as laid out by the Skills Funding Agency and how this will impact arrangements providers may be looking to put into practice. The session will cover off the delivery of apprenticeships from level 2 through to degree apprenticeship. Objectives Delegates attending this webinar will: understand the current...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Thu, 05/11/2017
A scientific way to accurately measure the skills required for work and distance travelled This webinar is sponsored by The REED NCFE Partnership and is therefore complimentary to attend. Facilitated by: Duncan Fletcher, Commercial Manager, The REED NCFE Partnership Overview Everyone knows that employers are far more influenced by attitudes and behaviours when making their recruitment decisions than on hard qualifications and skills.  So, what are the key attitudes and behaviours?  How do you...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Tue, 04/11/2017
The conference takes place just over a month after the introduction of the levy and will provide attendees with information on the latest updates and developments. It will feature expert insight and college case studies. In addition to the speaker line-up, attendees will have the opportunity to come together to share best practice, swap experiences and discuss new initiatives. You will: Examine and discuss the roles and responsibilities of the Institute for Apprenticeships and how these will...

Posted by Alice Tozzi
Thu, 03/30/2017
Small changes can make a big difference: learn how FE colleges increased attendance by up to 10 per cent for less than £15 per student – and how you can do the same. The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) is a government-owned social-purpose enterprise dedicated to applying insights from the behavioural sciences to public policy and service improvement. Its achievements include bringing forward £210m in tax revenue to HMRC in 12 months; adding 96,000 people to the organ donor register; and...

Posted by Charlotte Francis

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