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Do take a look at the new exhibition sites for English and maths on the relaunched Excellence Gateway. You'll find a range of resources for teaching and managing learning - more details in the News section.

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Resources

Gatehouse Media Limited

Gatehouse Media Limited
Specialist provider of adult beginner readers, Entry level basic skills and ESOL resources and the award-winning tool to teach reading, Yes We Can Read.

Numeracy Skills for Employability and the Workplace

Numeracy Skills for Employability and the Workplace
Brush up on the skills you need to pass employers' numeracy tests with this free online course from Loughborough University Maths Centre.

Understanding IELTS: Techniques for English Language Tests

Understanding IELTS: Techniques for English Language Tests
Improve your English and prepare for tests, such as IELTS reading, writing, speaking and listening, with this free online course.

Unionlearn Quick Maths Menu

Unionlearn Quick Maths Menu
Quick Maths Menus are a set of leaflets that look like takeaway menus but have easily digestible maths activities. The leaflets have been designed for union learning reps to use and have space to add contact details.

Jobs

Lecturer x 3 (to teach English, Maths or ESOL)

Lecturer x 3 (to teach English, Maths or ESOL)
Manchester City Council. Location: Adult Learning Centres Citywide. Salary: Band A 18,143 to 23,798 per annum. Hours: 37 per week (open to part time or job share working). Permanent.

Quality Manager

Quality Manager
Based: Harpenden Salary: 30,000 per annum. NCC Skills is a highly successful private training company and a leading provider of English and maths qualifications for Adults in England. Due to our continued expansion, we are now looking to recruit an office based Quality Manager.

News

English and Maths Resources on the Excellence Gateway
The Excellence Gateway is now fully supported by the Education and Training Foundation, and the new exhibition sites for English and maths bring together effective teaching and management resources.

Free six-day course for current and aspiring Core Maths teachers
The Education and Training Foundation is funding a training programme to enable teachers to deliver the new Core Maths qualifications, which aim to encourage more pupils to study maths post 16. The course is suitable for maths teachers currently delivering the qualifications and those planning to from this September.

Number of young people not in work or education in England falls to 10 year low
The number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) in England is at its lowest for a decade and has fallen by 174,000 since 2010.

Society for Education and Training (SET) launches
The Society for Education and Training (SET) is the new professional membership organisation of the Education and Training Foundation for practitioners working in the post-16 education and training sector.

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