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Creative Education

Maths and English GCSE and Functional Skills training for FE practitioners

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Creative Education is working on behalf of The Education and Training Foundation delivering a range of maths and English Pipeline courses for practitioners responsible for improving the outcomes of learners taking GCSE or Functional Skills courses in further education.

 

Courses

Core maths: delivering the qualifications with confidence and success | 3 days
With technical education in the news following the Sainsbury Review, maths is once again in the spotlight. Many providers are starting or expanding their core maths provision to meet the demand for learners looking for practical Level 3 mathematics learning to support their qualification. This intensive three day course will make you completely prepared for delivering the core maths qualification.

Course programme (PDF) | Find out more | Register your interest

Location Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
Birmingham Tuesday 03 October Wednesday 11 October Wednesday 18 October Book here

 

Engaging and motivating learners | 2 days + action research
Back by popular demand, The Education and Training Foundation has commissioned more courses of this innovative training programme that provides teachers with a wide range of practical ideas to increase learner motivation, then supports you whilst you implement these ideas in your teaching.

Maths course programme (PDF) | Find out more | Register your interest

Location Day 1 Day 2
Nantwich Tuesday 05 September Tuesday 30 October Book here
London Tuesday 10 October Wednesday 08 November Book here
Birmingham Wednesday 11 October Thursday 09 November Book here
Manchester Thursday 12 October Friday 10 November Book here

English course programme (PDF) | Find out more | Register your interest

Location Day 1 Day 2
Nantwich Tuesday 05 September Tuesday 30 October Book here
London Monday 09 October Tuesday 07 November Book here
Birmingham Friday 13 October Tuesday 14 November Book here
Manchester Tuesday 17 October Wednesday 15 November Book here

 

Teach at Level 2: the complete introduction for non-specialists (maths and English courses)  | 2 days
Despite the sector’s best efforts, recruiting suitably qualified maths and English teachers continues to be a huge challenge – so why not develop your own? This two-day course offers the complete introduction to for those who are new to teaching the qualification (GCSE or Functional Skills), as well as those who
aspire to.

Maths course programme (PDF) | Find out more | Register your interest

Location Day 1 Day 2
London Monday 16 October Monday 13 November Book here
Birmingham Tuesday 17 October Tuesday 14 November Book here
Manchester Wednesday 18 October Wednesday 15 November Book here

English course programme (PDF) | Find out more | Register your interest

Location Day 1 Day 2
London Tuesday 17 October Tuesday 14 November Book here
Birmingham Wednesday 18 October Wednesday 15 November Book here
Manchester Thursday 19 October Thursday 16 November Book here

 

Develop lesson observations and learning walks (maths and English) | 1 day
This practical one day course will give you a key insight into how observations can be used developmentally by managers and colleagues to improve the teaching of maths and English – both when delivered in standalone lessons and when embedded into vocational learning.

Course programme (PDF) | Find out more | Register your interest

Location Date
London Wednesday 18 October Book here
Birmingham Tuesday 07 November Book here
Manchester Thursday 16 November Book here

 

Maximise progress at entry level (maths and English) | 1 day
Entry Level courses are essential to motivate and provide for students who would struggle at GCSE level; or to be used as a stepping stone towards a Level 1 or 2 qualification. The practical ideas suggested in this course will be suitable for all exam boards and delegates will gain new and creative ideas on choosing options and developing an innovative curriculum to motivate pupils in developing literacy skills further.

Course programme (PDF) | Find out more | Register your interest

Location Date
Dawlish Tuesday 05 September Book here
London Tuesday 17 October Book here
Birmingham Thursday 19 October Book here
Manchester Wednesday 08 November Book here

 

Suitability

These courses can be attended by a range of practitioners – practising English or maths teachers; teachers with a subject foundation of English or maths; and managers of English, maths or vocational learning.

 

Hosting a course in your organisation

By hosting any of these courses your organisation will benefit from a subsidised delegate rate. It will also provide a great opportunity to work collaboratively with other local providers.

If you are interested in hosting an event, please fill out this form or call us on 020 8253 8238. Alternatively, to place a delegate on an existing event and to find out more about the Pipeline, visit the ETF website.

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