ETF maths and English courses in April

The ETF is staging four online webinars to support colleagues with aspects of maths and English in April. All are free to attend and booking is open now.

Maths problem solving takes place from 2–4pm on Wednesday 6 April. It is an interactive course that will support practitioners in developing learners’ reasoning and problem-solving skills. It will also examine a range of activities that can be used with learners for supporting them in improving confidence in tackling more complex multistep problems. Find out more and book your place here.

Helping GCSE resit learners to craft and control creative writing will be held on Thursday 7 April from 9.30–11.30am. It will explore how teachers can support learners to make decisions and control narrative voice, structure and time for effect in their creative writing. The course activities encourage participants to try out suggestions for writing activities before using them with their learners. Find out more and book your place here.

Integrating English into vocational training takes place between 3–5pm on Wednesday 20 April. This course is primarily for vocational tutors and assessors, as well as those with an interest in learning more about how vocational trainers/assessors can approach the development of English skills to maximise learning opportunities on their programmes. It will help teachers plan and deliver holistic learning activities that connect English to the learner’s vocational area. Find out more and book your place here.

Integrating maths into vocational courses will take place from 3–5pm on Tuesday 26 April. This course is primarily for practitioners in the FE and Training sector involved with teaching maths as part of a vocational or technical course. In particular, it will be useful for vocational tutors or assessors who want to embed maths into other teaching. It will provide participants with a range of strategies and activities to support vocational and technical learners in developing their understanding and confidence in using maths. Find out more and book your place here.

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