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Dr Anil Awesti explains Brexit and his on-going seminars: ' Analysing UK-EU Brexit Negotiations'

Brexit is the single biggest change in UK politics post-1945. Leaving the EU will affect every single aspect of UK public policy from agriculture and local development to foreign policy and international relations, and everything in between.


Emotional Resilience – Presentation to the Universities Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET)

Two members of the CLL team have been invited by Universities' Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET) to share with other ITE colleagues, their work on developing resilience in trainee teachers using emotional resilience and techniques found in the study of mindfulness. The presentation will take place in London on Friday 8 February 2019, with Ellen Buttler, Director of Initial Teacher Training and Essential Skills Programmes and Dean Howes, Teaching Fellow at the Centre sharing how students can better understand how to develop their ability to cope during emotionally challenging and stressful times.


Two members of staff in CLL team are leading on the organisation of a Research Seminar Series at the Centre.

The seminars, which will take place every two weeks, are focused on providing a space for colleagues to present ideas, receive feedback, discuss, debate and generally facilitate a greater level of academic conversation across the department.


New qualifications in English and Maths Functional Skills are launched in England in 2019, and now is the time to prepare to teach them.

To help with this the Education and Training Foundation funded the writing and piloting of two Level 5 CPD modules which was done by maths and English experts from the West Midlands Centre for Excellence in Teacher Training (WMCETT), which is based in the Centre for Lifelong Learning at the University of Warwick.

Tue 20 Nov 2018, 10:38 | Tags: funding Initial Teacher Training maths english WMCETT teaching

Why CPD is important

Time. It’s something none of us have enough of, and tutors in FE colleges, adult and community learning and work-based training are finding themselves particularly hard pressed for it these days. But some time spent away from the learners can pay dividends later.

Mon 19 Nov 2018, 14:00 | Tags: CLL CPD Initial Teacher Training workshops WMCETT teaching

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