Nina Sharp of The Bedford College Group discusses why and how Functional Skills qualifications continue to be a key element of their maths and English offer,
Darren Coogan of Cambridge Regional College talks to the ETF’s Bob Read about his approach to improving the delivery of GCSE Maths resit programmes.
ETF’s Bob Read talks with Louisa Hubbard, Head of English at Suffolk New College, about her approach to engaging vocational teams in integrating English skills development within their programmes.
ETF’s Bob Read talks to Trisha Franklin of Peterborough Regional College about her approach to engaging vocational teams in integrating maths and English skills development within their programmes
After a network meetiong organised by ETF Regional Specialist Lead Bob Read introduced Nicola Milton of Cambridge Regional College to Jamboard, she has gone on to to use it to good effect with her learners to enable them to work more collaboratively in new and interesting ways. In this blog, she explains how.
ETF Regional Specialist Leads launch a new national online forum for colleagues working in maths and English adult and community learning
Regional Specialist Lead Bob Read talks to Chris Holsborough, English Lecturer at Oaklands College, Hertfordshire, about teaching English during the Covid pandemic
ETF Regional Specialist Lead Bob Read interviews Alvaro DeCarvalho of Writtle University College, Essex about teaching maths during the Covid-19 pandemic
ETF RSL Bob Read talks to Juliet Yager, GCSE English lecturer at Suffolk New College., about the importance of face-to-face delivery.
ETF Regional Specialist Lead Bob Read talks to Dominic Nice of West Suffolk College about maths delivery at the start of the 2020-21 academic year
Dialogic interventions in teaching English and maths (and science) could improve learner progress. The dialogic approach emphasises the use of dialogue in the classroom to help learners to reason, discuss, argue, and explain in order to develop their higher order thinking and their articulacy.