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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.
Posted by Candace Haynes
Tue, 06/16/2015
As we approach the end of the funding year, it is vital that funding returns are as accurate as they can be to maximise contract drawdown and secure future funding under the EFA’s lagged system. This webinar will look at performance trends over the course of this year and highlight commonly-made errors to look out for and avoid when completing end-of-year returns. Facilitator: Kevin Street, Senior Manager – Funding Development in the Young Peoples Directorate in the EFA Find out more at:  http...
Posted by Candace Haynes
Fri, 05/29/2015
AELP has been working in partnership with specialists from seven other European countries on a new IT project. This event gives you the opportunity to find out more about how you can benefit from what this exciting new programme has developed. This innovative programme utilises the latest techniques in training and assessment including the use of gaming. In addition to the online 60 hour course, the project has developed train the trainer materials for use by trainers working for local...
Posted by Candace Haynes
Fri, 05/29/2015
To increase participants’ understanding of linking on- and off-the-job training and how this contributes to improved outcomes. Objectives: By attending this webinar, you will: Reflect on and learn from inspection findings about linking on- and off-the-job training Identify the purpose, process and benefits of effective coordination of the two forms of training Identify good practice in coordinating the different elements of the training Outcomes: Participants will have an informed view of...
Posted by Candace Haynes
Fri, 05/29/2015
  An update from AELP’s Chief Executive, Stewart Segal on current issues and opportunities. Topics to be covered include: New government update DWP Core Programmes Localism and ESF Update SFA funding and contracting simplification Apprenticeship Reform Update – Trailblazers and funding Other issues FE System consultation Ofsted – new framework Ofqual consultation Objectives: To update members and providers on key issues To get feedback from members on the issues that concern them  ...
Posted by Candace Haynes
Wed, 05/13/2015
This key event will offer delegates the opportunity to be involved in a dynamic and exciting professional development experience, and hear from a variety of speakers and facilitators presenting on a range of highly relevant topics. The event will also provide a platform to interact with other colleges from across the region. The Teaching & Learning Fair 2015 promises to be a vibrant and stimulating CPD day with a mixture of keynote speakers, breakout sessions, panel discussions and...
Posted by Candace Haynes
Thu, 05/07/2015
The Skills Show, the nation’s largest skills and careers event, is helping to shape the future of the next generation. Attracting 75,000 visitors, the show provides hands-on experiences that inspire young people to explore further education, skills and apprenticeships. The Skills Show is part of Find a Future, the organisation that brings together the nation’s flagship skills and careers experiences. Find out more at: http://www.theskillsshow.com/  The post The Skills Show appeared first on The...

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