Skip to main content

Maths and English events

The same agenda will be followed at both events at the University of Warwick on Monday, July 4, and Walsall College on Wednesday, July 6:


09.30: Arrival - coffee and networking

10.00: Introductions and aims of the day

10.15: Motivating and engaging learners

11.15: Break with tea/coffee

11.30: English and Maths specialist groups: sharing issues, solutions and practice (please come prepared to share)

12.30: Lunch and networking

13.15: Using technology in English and maths (bring your devices and be prepared to share)

14:15: Managing behaviour

15:00: Developing collaborative working and other approaches to professional development

15:15: What next?

15.30: Depart

This session will help you to develop the following key values, attributes, knowledge, understanding and skills from the ETF Professional Standards:

1. Reflect on what works best in your Teaching & Learning to meet the diverse needs of learners

2. Evaluate and challenge your practice, values and beliefs

4. Be creative and innovative in selecting and adapting strategies to help learners to learn

5. Value and promote social and cultural diversity, equality of opportunity and inclusion

6. Build positive and collaborative relationships with colleagues and learners

7. Maintain and update knowledge of your subject and/or vocational area

10. Evaluate your practice with others and assess its impact on learning

11. Manage and promote positive learner behaviour

12. Understand the teaching and professional role and your responsibilities

13. Motivate and inspire learners to promote achievement and develop their skills to enable progression

14. Plan and deliver effective learning programmes for diverse groups or individuals in a safe and inclusive environment

18. Apply appropriate and fair methods of assessment and provide constructive and timely feedback to support progression and achievement

20. Contribute to organisational development and quality improvement through collaboration with others.