Welcome to the Skills for Life Network E-News Update

Do take a look at the update on the Outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment Digital projects for inspiration on effective ways to spread and embed effective practice in the use of technology.

Also, a reminder that booking is now open for a range of courses and webinars to support maths and English Continuing Professional Development - see below for the latest update on what's happening when, and to find out about opportunities for your organisation to host a course or to run one in-house.

Best wishes

Barbara Zealley, Network Manager


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News

InTuition Exploring maths and English supplements
The summer issue of InTuition features maths and English supplements exploring developments in maths and English education and training.

OTLA Digital Projects - first newsletters published
Find out how practitioners are using action research to discover the most effective ways to spread and embed effective practice in the use of technology to support Outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment.

Understanding the Role of Advanced Practitioners in FE
This research outlines the use and perceived impact of advanced practitioners to date, highlights effective practice, and provides practical illustrations and learning points for others seeking more effective ways to work with teachers, coaches, assessors and trainers to develop their practice.

Resources

Gatehouse Books - new readers for Adult Literacy and ESOL

Gatehouse Books - new readers for Adult Literacy and ESOL
We introduce the new Building Bridges Series - 6 books which follow Jamal as he settles into life in the UK and prepares for his future.The books offer an insight into life in the UK and provide useful material for building vocabulary around everyday situations. Skills for Life Network members benefit from 10% discount on Gatehouse Books.

Jobs

Sessional Tutors and Sessional Support Staff

Sessional Tutors and Sessional Support Staff
Part-time day and evening Adult Education Tutors are required for a wide range of curriculum areas, including: ESOL, Maths, English, ICT and Teacher Training. Salary: £24ph including Holiday Supplement.

Training

Dyslexia and Inclusive Practice

Dyslexia and Inclusive Practice
This free introductory module, developed by Education Scotland and partners, will provide practitioners with an improved awareness of dyslexia, how it is assessed in different contexts and how it can be supported within an inclusive learning environment.

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