ETF Education and Training Consortium Claire Collins Consultancy  Skills for Life Network 

6 Sep 2019

Courses update


ccConsultancy and partners have been commissioned by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) to support maths and English Continuing Professional Development in Yorkshire and The Humber, the North West, the North East, the East Midlands and the East of England. 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 for information on upcomig courses and on new courses for 2019 /2020. Click here to find out more about the Shaping Success offer.  


Upcoming courses

Supporting Functional Skills (English) 7th of November, Derby Full details and booking

New customised courses for 2019 / 2020

If you would like further details on any of the following courses, please contact Petrina Lynn

Functional Skills: 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. 


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