The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has CPD courses in a wide range of areas to support maths and English delivery. All our courses can be accessed via the ETF booking system. Our support includes face-to-face delivery and webinars on:

  • Improving personal skills and developing teaching approaches.
  • Using multimedia and developing digital approaches.
  • Approaches to the teaching of phonics in post-16.
  • Teaching maths and English GCSE and Functional Skills.
  • Assessment & tracking and lesson observations.
  • Courses for subject leaders.
  • Working with SEND learners.
  • Using coaching and mentoring approaches.
  • Maximising the effectiveness of support staff.
  • Interactive webinars for those working with apprentices.

The courses are for practitioners at all levels and stages of their development. Please visit the ETF booking system and click on maths or English for specific courses in those areas. ETF and our expert delivery partners are happy to tailor our course offer to your specific needs. Please discuss your requirements with your Regional Specialist Lead.

Full list of maths and English CPD courses

Search for these titles on the ETF booking system to book.

Webinars:

  • Alternative ways to teach key topics in English
  • Alternative ways to teach key topics in maths
  • Assessment and tracking in maths and English
  • Digital approaches for maths and English study skills and assessment
  • Effective feedback in Maths and English to support progress and achievement
  • Embedding maths and English in Catering/Hair and Beauty-based vocational work
  • Embedding maths and English in Construction/Engineering-based vocational work
  • Embedding maths and English in Social Care/Child Care/Public Service-based vocational work
  • Encouraging student communication and collaboration in maths and English
  • Embedding maths and English in Agriculture-Based Vocational Work
  • Functional Skills: discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning – maths and English webinar
  • Functional Skills: Discover new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning – maths and English webinar
  • Functional Skills: explore new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning – English webinar
  • Functional Skills: Explore new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning – English webinar
  • Functional Skills: explore new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning – maths webinar
  • Functional Skills: Explore new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning – maths webinar
  • Functional Skills: Explore new materials and approaches to support teaching and learning – maths webinar
  • Functional Skills: reforms and national materials
  • Maximising the effectiveness of  support staff
  • Mixed ability teaching in English
  • Mixed ability teaching in maths
  • Supporting post-16 learners with SEND in English Webinar
  • Using digital tools to enhance collaborative activities in maths
  • Using ETF resources and support to develop your English and maths delivery
  • Using multimedia with maths and English learners
  • Using phonics-based teaching at Entry Level – an introductory webinar (East & North) (West and South)

Face-to-face CPD courses:

  • Effective practice in assessment and tracking: an introduction (East and North) (West and South)
  • Engaging and motivating learners in English (East and North) (West and South)
  • Engaging and motivating learners in maths (East and North) (West and South)
  • English across the vocational programme: taking a deeper approach (East and North) (West and South)
  • English Resilience: developing learners’ self-belief and perseverance (East and North) (West and South)
  • GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) English
  • GCSE re-sits: develop your practice (Level 5 module) maths
  • Improving Feedback: a professional conversation (East and North)
  • Leading teaching and learning for maths and English managers
  • Lesson observation & learning walks: improving learning in maths & English (East and North) (West and South)
  • Mathematical Resilience: developing learners’ self-belief and perseverance (East and North) (West and South)
  • Maths across the vocational programme: taking a deeper approach (East and North) (West and South)
  • Maximise progress at entry level (maths and English) (East and North) (West and South)
  • Meeting learners’ needs: effective assessment for learning in English (East and North) (West and South)
  • Meeting learners’ needs: effective assessment for learning in maths (East and North) (West and South)
  • Practical approaches to adapt teaching to meet learners’ needs in maths and English (West and South)
  • Stretching and Challenging Learners in Post-16 Maths and English (West and South)
  • Supporting Functional Skills (English) (East and North) (West and South)
  • Supporting Functional Skills (Maths) (East and North) (West and South)
  • Supporting Functional Skills: two day customised course (East and North)
  • Supporting post-16 learners with SEND in English (West and South)
  • Supporting post-16 learners with SEND in Maths Webinar (West and South)
  • Supporting post-16 learners with SEND in maths (West and South)
  • Teaching English at level 2: effective practice for new & developing teachers (East and North) (West and South)
  • Teaching Functional Skills English Level 5 CPD module
  • Teaching Functional Skills Maths Level 5 CPD module
  • Teaching maths at level 2: effective practice for new & developing teachers (East and North) (West and South)
  • Using coaching strategies to support maths & English (East and North) (West and South)
  • Using digital technology: improving engagement and learning in English (East and North) (West and South)
  • Using digital technology: improving engagement and learning in maths and English (East and North) (West and South)
  • Using digital technology: improving engagement and learning in maths (East and North) (West and South)
  • Using phonic-based teaching at Entry Level, a combined course (East and North)
  • Using phonics-based teaching at Entry Level – Awareness Session (West and South)
  • Using phonics-based teaching at Entry Level: developing readers and writers (East & North) (West and South)
  • Using phonics-based teaching at Entry Level: emergent readers and writers (East & North) (West and South)
  • Vocational Revitaliser: English – an introduction (East and North) (West and South)
  • Vocational Revitaliser: maths – an introduction (East and North) (West and South)
  • Vocational Revitaliser: practical strategies for supporting maths and English in vocational learning (East and North) (West and South)