14 Nov 2019

Upcoming webinars and courses 


ccConsultancy and partners have been commissioned by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) to support maths and English Continuing Professional Development. ETF are funded by the DfE to support staff in the post-16 sector.

On offer is a range of engaging courses and webinars to support your personal skills and teaching approaches, and to help you and your organisation improve outcomes in maths and English. See below to find out about upcoming opportunities. Some free places may be available. Click on the title to view full details. If you have any queries, please get in touch with Petrina Lynn.


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Bespoke CPD and support for your organisation

The Shaping Success team can work with you to develop webinars and courses specifically tailored to meet the needs of your organisation. They can also offer advice and support to help you develop your provision. To find out more, please contact Petrina Lynn.


Upcoming webinars 

Using phonics-based teaching at Entry Level - an introductory webinar

22nd November

Functional Skills: reforms and national materials

3rd December

Digital approaches for maths and English study skills and assessment

18th December

Developing Grammar for Writing

9th January


Upcoming courses

Supporting Functional Skills (English)

19th December, Penrith (New specifications, challenges and the Functional Skills Reform)1

11th March 2020, Derby (Embedded English skills and support for ESOL learners)

Supporting Functional Skills (Maths)

29th November, Newcastle (Developing Problem Solving in L1 and L2 Functional Skills Maths)

19th December, Manchester (Developing Problem Solving in L1 and L2 Functional Skills Maths)

19th February 2020, Nottingham (Developing Problem Solving in L1 and L2 Functional Skills Maths)

Lesson observation & learning walks: improving learning in maths & English

Intent, implementation and impact; exploring lesson observation through the lens of the new Ofsted criteria.

17th January 2020, Leeds


*New customised courses for 2019/2020*

Functional Skills (maths and/or English): Preparing for the reformed qualifications

This one day course will help you prepare learners to undertake the new Functional Skills qualifications. You will explore and discuss key aspects of the Functional Skills Reforms, as well as being introduced to exemplar materials that promote effective teaching, learning and assessment practices for Functional Skills. 

Developing learners' problem solving skills for Functional Skills maths 

This one day course uses a range of topics and tasks from the exemplar Functional Skills resources to explore some key, transferable teaching approaches you can use to develop problem solving approaches across each Functional Skills Maths level.

Developing digital literacies, a specialist course for prison practitioners 

This engaging and interactive one day course explores a range of approaches that can support you to develop learners' digital literacy skills in settings where access to digital tools may be restricted or prohibited.

Embedded support with English for ESOL learners 

This course will prepare you to offer embedded support with English for ESOL learners. You will discuss some of the barriers ESOL learners may face during their vocational learning, exploring how you can support them to address these difficulties. You will also be introduced to a range of embedded English strategies to help build ESOL learners' confidence and develop their spoken and written English skills. 

For more information on the above, please contact Petrina Lynn 


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