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Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Thu, 02/21/2019
Teach Too is an ETF initiative which aims to strengthen collaboration between employers and FE providers to enhance the quality of technical education. This free to attend event will be useful for those interested in developing collaborative partnerships, and for those looking for ways to embed the Teach Too principles within their own organisation. The national dissemination event will bring together employers and providers who have been involved in the programme over five phases of delivery...
Posted by Ed Smith
Fri, 02/15/2019
This one day symposium will take an in depth look at the recent GuildHE publication Practice-Informed Learning – The rise of the dual professional which can be found on their website here. The event will look at the key challenges highlighted by the report and discuss how the sector can respond to these and how GuildHE and Advance HE can support this. Practice-informed learning takes place whenever teaching engages with professional or industry expertise. In the context of higher education,...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Wed, 02/13/2019
The committee welcomes education providers from across the East of England to discuss groups within the region’s Professional Exchange Network. To enquire, please email marcia@pen-aal.co.uk The post Education Partnership Committee – Professional Exchange Network appeared first on The Education and Training Foundation.
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Wed, 02/13/2019
As part of the East of England Professional Exchange Network, this Quality Assurance group will focus on quality assurance issues that concern all sectors of FE including colleges, community provision, work-based learning and offender learning, giving practitioners the opportunity to share ideas with colleagues and discover new QA approaches to try out in their own practice.  The QA group aims to explore, methods of preparation for external inspection; developing an ideal Quality Cycle; putting...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Wed, 02/13/2019
As part of the East of England Professional Exchange Network, this ESOL group gives practitioners the opportunity to share ideas with colleagues and discover new teaching approaches to try out in own practice.  To date, the ESOL group has explored using authentic materials and teaching pronunciation to look at initial assessment practices and tools. The Group shares a wide range of teaching resources.  It will explore Dyslexia Support for ESOL Learners; and methods for Using break times to...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 02/12/2019
Hosted by ACL Witham at Spinks Lane, Witham, CM8 1EP RARPA (Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement) is the process applied to measure the progress and achievement of learners on non-accredited learning programmes. As part of the East of England Professional Exchange Network, this RARPA group gives practitioners the opportunity to share ideas with colleagues and discover new teaching approaches to try out in own practice.  To date, the RARPA group has explored ways to record RARPA, i...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 02/12/2019
The Society for Education and Training is a community of practitioners and professionals across the post-14 education sector. Local Network Groups (LNGs) are an opportunity for our members to meet face to face so that together, they can share and develop their practice. The Bradford LNG meets three times a year. The March meeting will focus on: Wellbeing (practitioners and learners) and Characteristics of successful learners (a research case study) The post CPD: Wellbeing; Characteristics of...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 02/12/2019
The Society for Education and Training is a community of practitioners and professionals across the post-14 education sector. Local Network Groups (LNGs) are an opportunity for our members to meet face to face so that together, they can share and develop their practice. For Kent LNG’s first event of the year, SET members will be welcoming Professor Linden West, the educational lecturer, researcher, author and programme director. This local network event will draw on two recent books by...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 02/12/2019
The Society for Education and Training (SET) is a community of practitioners and professionals across the post-14 education sector. Local Network Groups (LNGs) are an opportunity for our members to meet face to face so that together, they can share and develop their practice. It is part of the Education and Training Foundation (ETF). The Bolton LNG aims to meet three times a year. This event will focus on how FE practitioners and professionals can unlock their career potential, with support...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Thu, 01/10/2019
The newly combined AoC HR and Employment Law Conference and Exhibition brings together experts to talk about the latest best practices and new approaches. Registration: https://www.aoc-create.co.uk/event/hrelconference/ The post AoC HR and Employment Law Conference and Exhibition appeared first on The Education and Training Foundation.

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