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Posted by Candace Haynes
Fri, 09/04/2015
Funding availability for learners with physical or educational special needs is often viewed as complex and daunting, but sometimes it is just as simple as looking in the right place for the information. Following on from AELP’s recent publication of “A Guide to Post-16 Funding for Learners With Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)”, this webinar will look in more detail at current policies on SEND inclusion, and walk through some of the detail of how to find suitable funding for...
Posted by Candace Haynes
Fri, 08/21/2015
Overview This webinar will look at four key areas: Strategic position – consider Ofsted, government and market trends and our current capability; look at the challenges and possible outcomes – both good and bad. Decision making – agree any changes that are needed, set priorities & manage the core activities with KPIs for each – especially quality and finance – and establish accountability. Governance & Leadership – evaluate the role and value of non-executives and their level of...
Posted by Candace Haynes
Fri, 08/21/2015
In this webinar you will learn about a range of free tools, including social media, for employer and learner engagement. We look at how SEO has changed and the type of digital activities that bring the best results. This is a non-technical webinar that gives practical advice from a presenter who not only knows the sector well, but has also launched a successful e-commerce business. It is not new for the majority of businesses and individuals to receive and act on information using technology,...
Posted by Candace Haynes
Wed, 08/19/2015
“Holistic”, “person-centred”, “multi-agency”; call it what you will, but the fact is that future employment-related services will need to integrate with other, relevant support in order to achieve its goals. With a predicted claimant profile of complex barriers, health issues and entrenched worklessness, employment related support programmes will need to become less siloed and more part of a seamless package of support that addresses claimants’ multiple and convoluted barriers. This conference...
Posted by Candace Haynes
Mon, 08/17/2015
AoC Area Reviews and College Structures Conference – Rugby | AoC Create | To help AoC member colleges easily reach the latest news and information on the area reviews and college structures announcements, we will run this conference in two locations: in Rugby on Friday 9 October and in Manchester on Wednesday 21 October. The conference programme will address the same needs but the speakers may vary between each of the locations. Given the challenges around funding, colleges...
Posted by Candace Haynes
Thu, 07/16/2015
Overview This workshop is highly interactive and will develop the understanding of social media-based marketing methods, and how to apply them. There will be the opportunity to develop tools and processes that can be tailored to you and applied back at work to increase your chances of success. The emphasis is on introducing the range of Marketing options that exist, so that you can understand them, and then decide which ones would help to achieve your goals. We will create a challenging but...
Posted by Candace Haynes
Thu, 07/16/2015
Overarching Training Aim To review safeguarding practices across the organisation and their effectiveness. Specific aims To update on the revised Common Inspection Framework and implications for safeguarding practices To update on the Prevent Duty To review how providers work with employers Identifying learners at risk and providing effective support Objectives By the end of the session participants will have: an increased understanding of effective safeguarding practices knowledge of...
Posted by Candace Haynes
Thu, 07/16/2015
Learning Futures will be holding a dissemination event in London. The conference will capitalise on the outcomes from the programme and will provide innovative solutions to support governors, leaders, managers and teachers to engage with and deploy learning technologies effectively. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet the senior leaders and practitioners involved in the projects and to explore how learning technologies can be used creatively to address some of the key challenges...
Posted by Candace Haynes
Wed, 07/08/2015
Chair: John Landeryou – AELP Associate, Association of Employment and Learning Providers Facilitator:  Sean Errington, Managing Director / Senior Consultant, People Projects UK Ltd Overview AELP are running a series of webinars designed to improve observation skills. Getting The Basics Rights – Tuesday, 21 July 2015 | 10.30am – 12.00pm Ensuring Effective Observation Recording- Thursday, 30 July 2015| 10.30am – 12.00pm Producing Effective Observation Judgements- Wednesday, 19 August 2015| 10....
Posted by Charlotte Francis
Mon, 06/29/2015
The Home Office will be staging a number of Raising Awareness Events during July aimed at senior leaders in all the sectors covered by the Prevent Duty. More information available at: https://www.aoc.co.uk/news/home-office-regional-events-in-july The post Home Office Regional Events – Prevent Duty appeared first on The Education and Training Foundation.

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