Blog by Paul Kessell-Holland, the ETF’s Director of Insights, for the Centres for Excellence in Maths (CfEM) programme.Read More >
English Maths Digital 1. Convey technical information to different audiences2. Present information & ideas3. Create texts for different purposes & audiences4. Summarise information / ideas5. Synthesise information6. Take part in / lead discussions 1. Measuring with precision 2. Estimating, calculating & error spotting 3. Working with proportion4. Using rules & formulae 5. Processing data 6. […]Read More >
On 22-25 January 2020, Bett will bring 800 leading companies, 103 new EdTech startups and over 34,000 attendees.Read More >
At Fareham College we are interested in the ‘whole student’ and invest time in improving motivation and engagement with Success Coaches as well as addressing some very real ‘maths anxiety’ through the deployment of our Maths Coaches.Read More >
WCG are involved in 2 national trials, as part of the CfEM programme. For the “Motivation and Engagement” theme, we are working on how we can improve mathematical resilience. In our research, strategies for mathematical resilience start in the classroom and build to create a positive influence.Read More >
On Thursday 10 October, nearly 40 managers from Myserscough, Kendal and Barnsley Colleges met in Barnsley to take forward the Education and Training Foundation Advanced Practitioner (AP) project ‘Developing a Culture of Excellence through Collaboration’. The ETF has funded four collaborative projects as part of its Professional Development Programme for APs during 2019–2020. The day […]Read More >
If you work in FE Colleges, especially at middle management levels, or you’re involved with further education in a local authority or through a charity, you want the young people you support to have the best experience they can possibly have, writes Debbie Sorkin, National Director of Systems Leadership.Read More >
Steph Wallis, Relationship Manager for the Society for Education and Training (SET), explains how becoming a SET Corporate Partner can help leaders ensure their teams are prepared for the challenges facing the Further Education and Training sector. Leaders of organisations in the post-16 learning and skills sectors have always recognised the need for a highly […]Read More >
Blog by Steve Pardoe, the ETF’s Regional Maths Lead in the East Midlands and South East regions, for the Centres for Excellence in Maths (CfEM) programme.
East Kent College (EKC) Group is a family of five further education colleges and three business units, which collectively deliver high quality technical and vocational education to some 12,000 students in Broadstairs, Canterbury, Dover, Folkestone and Sheppey, whilst also providing a range of Apprenticeships, higher education, prison and employability training and professional development.
Blog by Eddie Playfair, Senior Policy Manager at Association of Colleges (AoC) for the Centres for Excellence in Maths (CfEM) programme. Nearly 25,000 16 to 18-year-old resit students have improved their GCSE maths performance to grade 4 or above this year. This is a 2% increase in numbers from last year. Virtually every one of […]Read More >
In this month’s Event Focus blog, Aidan Relf, Director of Public Affairs at Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP), writes about the AELP Autumn Conference 2019 taking place in Manchester on Tuesday 29 October 2019. The AELP Autumn Conference 2019 is taking place at a time of almost unprecedented political uncertainty. The main […]Read More >
The new Essential Digital Skills entitlement will enable adults aged 19+ with no or low digital skills to undertake ‘essential digital skills’ qualifications free of charge from 2020. The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has been commissioned by the Department for Education to develop a significant CPD programme to support teachers and trainers in delivering […]Read More >
By Thoria King, SEND Manager at the London Borough of Hillingdon. I thought I had one of the most worthwhile jobs in the sector when I worked in prisons. I was, after all, helping people learn skills and gain qualifications to move on in their lives. After 19 ½ years though, I felt it was time […]Read More >