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 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.

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  (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.


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  (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. 


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  (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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  (T&C's)

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.


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  (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.


 

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  (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 


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  (T&C's)

 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. 



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  (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

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  (T&C's)

 GCSE Maths - Algebra and keeping it constant

 
Date:     Monday 02 December 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 fifth 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)


 Developing English Skills for Learners 
 with Learning Needs


 Date:     Tuesday 03 December 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 day will give teachers and trainers an opportunity
to develop teaching strategies which focus on supporting 
the developing of English Skills up to GCSE level for
learners with additional learning needs, including 
dyslexia



Apply Now 

  (T&C's)

 Good Practice in Workbased Teaching


 Date:     Friday 05 December 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 will give practitioners the opportunity to
develop, share and learn from excepted good workbased
practice.  Resources, assessment and practicalities will
all be covered with an opportunity to ask questions


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  (T&C's)

 Engaging the Dis-engaged


 Date:     Thursday 11 December 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 session looks at sharing good practice and assisting
tutors and trainers to develop practical techniques, 
tools and teaching and learning strategies to engage
with those diffucult to reach students and break those
negative learning patterns.


Apply Now 

  (T&C's)

 

 


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

Professional Development Services
events@learning-southwest.org.uk
tel:  (01823) 335491


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