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In this edition of the update, we have more information on the English Enhancement programme, which aims to support FE teachers looking to teach GCSE English.

In case you didn't catch it, the ITV programme 'Trouble with Numbers' is available on ITV Player until the 30th of November.

Resources: you'll see that Gatehouse Books have just launched a news series of readers and exercises - find out more below.

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KING STREET Readers & Exercises  New Literacy Resources from Gatehouse Books

KING STREET Readers & Exercises New Literacy Resources from Gatehouse Books
An integrated, structured reading programme for adult and adolescent learners, which can be used by trained teachers as well as volunteer and support staff. KING STREET is a carefully graded reading scheme which provides opportunities for practice in all the underpinning skills necessary to produce a competent reader.

News

Creative English Innovation Fund Final Round

Creative English Innovation Fund Final Round
Registered charities, including faith and community groups, in England have one last chance to apply to the Innovation Fund for grants that support projects using innovative methods to teach basic English to non-English speakers in England.

Schools Plan to Increase Focus on Maths, New Report Shows

Schools Plan to Increase Focus on Maths, New Report Shows
Surveys show schools are placing a greater emphasis on maths, and that more than a quarter of them plan to increase the amount of maths taught per week.

The English Enhancement Programme

The English Enhancement Programme
The English Enhancement Programme is a suite of training options enabling FE teachers to rise to the challenge of teaching GCSE English Language.

Trouble with Numbers

Trouble with Numbers
In this ITV programme, Jonathan Maitland looks at the problem of poor numeracy among the UK's population. Is it stopping people from achieving their full potential, and even affecting our economy?

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