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 October 2014


 

 Dyslexia in Depth (1)
 Taking a cross organisation approach
 to supporting dyslexia


 Date:     Wednesday 22 October 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

 This is the first of two* sessions that can also be attended as
 stand-alone workshops.  It goes beyond awareness raising
 and considers how to support learners throughout their
 studies and how to prepare them for training, work or
 continuing education.  This first session will include looking
 at a whole organisation approach to support, and is aimed
 at managers, teachers or trainers from any further and higher
 education or training organisation.  The session also considers
 different dyslexic profiles as well as co-occurrence with other
 conditions, and the implications for organisations, employers
 and for learners.


* Dyslexia in Depth (2) - developments in dyslexia: research
 and national policy updates and the implications is on 
 Tues 18 Nov '14 




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  (T&C's)

 Integrating English, Maths and Employability
 Skills into all Programmes


 Date:     Thursday 23 October 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

Jobs for life are a thing of the past with English and maths
the only transferable skills in a rapidly changing job market.

This workshop looks at how to raise learner achievement and
employability through the integration of English and maths skills
into all teaching and learning programmes.




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  (T&C's)

 GSCE Maths - Trigonometry, without going
 off at a tangent


 Date:     Monday 27 October 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

This is the second in a set of five workshops that that breaks 
down the GCSE syllabus into bite size chunks.  It looks at delivery 
methods and resources and is intended as an intensive session 
for those tutors or trainers who are stepping up from Functional 
Skills or need some support with the delivery of the GCSE maths 
syllabus covering both personal skill development and teaching 
strategies.


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  (T&C's)

 Working with Learners on the Autistic Spectrum
 in a Non-Specialist Setting


 Date:     Tuesday 28 October 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

This workshop is an opportunity to explore the challenges and
identify appropriate strategies when working with learners who
have a diagnosis of High Functioning Autism or Asperger's
Syndrome, or who demonstrate associated behaviour. An event
for managers and professionals who face these challenges in a
non-specialist setting


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  (T&C's)

 GCSE English - Apostrophes and Other Grammatical
 Do's and Don'ts


 Date:     Wednesday 29 October 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

This is the second of three workshops breaking down the GCSE
syllabus into bite size chunks, covering elements of punctuation
and grammar required for GCSE English.  Looking at delivery
methods and resources, it is intended as an intensive session
for those tutors or trainers who are stepping up from Functional
Skills or need some support with the delivery of the GCSE English
syllabus, covering both personal skill development and teaching
strategies.


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  (T&C's)

 November 2014

 

 
Using Social Media to Enhance Teaching and Learning 

 Date:     Monday 03 November 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

Aimed at teachers across the post-16 sector, this hand-on
interactice session gives an overview of key contemporary
social media and how they can be used to enhance teaching
and learning. Addressing potential resrevations, it illustrates
impacts on hard and soft outcomes.


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  (T&C's)

 GSCE Maths - Geometry, going around in circles


 Date:     Tuesday 04 November 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

This is the third in a set of five workshops that that breaks 
down the GCSE syllabus into bite size chunks.  It looks at
delivery methods and resources and is intended as an intensive
session for those tutors or trainers who are stepping up from
Functional Skills or need some support with the delivery of the
GCSE maths syllabus covering both personal skill development
and teaching strategies.

 Apply Now 

  (T&C's)

  Using Teaching Observation to Improve Practice -
 conducting developmental observations of teaching
 and learning 

 Date:     Thursday 06 November 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

This event will focus on how to manage the observation process
for maximum impact.  In particular, it will explore a range of
approaches to conducting developmental teaching observations
that lead to improvements in learners' achievement and enjoyment.


 Apply Now 

  (T&C's)

 Stress Awareness in the Workplace
 (with optional CIEH accreditation)

 Date:     Friday 07 November 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

This introduction to stress management will enable particpants
to recognise signs and symptoms more clearly, and consider
strategies for managing stress effectively. 


 Apply Now 

  (T&C's)

 Exploring the Roles & Responsibilities of LSAs 

 Date:     Monday 10 November 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

Following Ofsted indicators, this workshop is aimed at
providing practical planning. teaching and learning advice
for tutors and trainers as to how to make the most of
Learning Support Assistants (LSAs).  It will also benefit
LSAs in that it will share ways of how to get tutors and
trainers to share their expectations and session requirements.



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Keeping it Functional - An English and Maths
Toolkit for non-specialist Teachers and Trainers

 Date:     Tuesday 11 November 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

This event will equip teachers and trainers with a range
of practical approaches for building English and Maths
activities into curriculum areas.


 Apply Now 

  (T&C's)

 Understanding and Responding to Challenging
 Behaviour - promoting positive change

 Date:     Thursday 13 November 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

This workshop is for those who encounter challenging
behaviours in their professional lives.  It will develop
increased understanding about why people behave as
they do and will include strategies to promote change,
improve outcomes and reduce personal stress.


 Apply Now 

  (T&C's)

 Teaching, Learning & Assessment linked to
 the Reforms of Apprenticeship

 Date:     Friday 14 November 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

With more apprenticeships than ever being offered in
England this session is intended as a guide to the reforms
and how they will impact on teaching, learning and assessment.


 

Apply Now 

  (T&C's)

 GCSE Maths - Probability, against the odds


 Date:     Monday 17 November 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

This is the fourth in a set of five workshops that that breaks 
down the GCSE syllabus into bite size chunks.  It looks at 
delivery methods and resources and is intended as an intensive 
session for those tutors or trainers who are stepping up from 
Functional Skills or need some support with the delivery of the 
GCSE maths syllabus covering both personal skill development 
and teaching strategies.

Apply Now 

  (T&C's)

 Dyslexia in Depth (2)
 Developments in dyslexia: research
 and national policy updates and the
 implications, strategies, tips and tools 


 Date:     Tuesday 18 November 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

This is the second of two* sessions that can also be attended
as stand-alone workshops.  This day will consider the latest
dyslexia research and policy developments and the impact 
on organisations and for learners or people in work.  There
will also be an opportunity to discuss various dyslexia
assessment strategies and tools.

* Dyslexia in Depth (1) - taking a cross organisation approach
to supporting dyslexia is on Weds 22 Oct '14 


Apply Now 

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 Teaching GCSE - Time and Workplace Constraints


 Date:     Wednesady 19 November 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

Teaching GCSE in a year is a big ask, especially within current
timetable and funding demands.  Aimed at managers and
tutors this workshop seeks to look at planning and
implementation strategies and discuss and share ideas and
concerns. 



Apply Now 

  (T&C's)

 GCSE English - Writing for a Purpose and 
 Spelling it Write


 Date:     Thursday 20 November 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

This is the third of three workshops breaking down the GCSE 
syllabus into bite size chunks, covering spelling strategies
and contextualised writing required for GCSE English.  Looking
at delivery methods and resources, it is intended as an intensive
session for those tutors or trainers who are stepping up from
Functional Skills or need some support with the delivery of the
GCSE English syllabus, covering both personal skill development
and teaching strategies.

Apply Now 

  (T&C's)

 Employers and Apprentices
 Getting to Grips with Your Framework


 Date:     Tuesday 25 November 2014
 Time:    10:30 - 15:30
 Venue:  Bishops Hull House, Taunton
 Cost:     £145.00 (LSW Members fee*) / £295.00 (Standard fee)

An English course aimed at tutors
and trainers currently delivering
Functional Skills, developing skills and confidence to kick start the progression
to delivering GCSE English. 

The Apprenticeship framework is a moveable landscape.
Aimed at managers, tutors and trainers this workkshop
seeks to clarify the SASE demands of Apprenticeship
frameworks and looks at the delivery models, funding
implications and timescales

Apply Now 

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To see a full list of our Training Events, Networks & Conferences
for Autumn 2014 
click here

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