Which group do you and your learners fit into? 89% of ACL venues have an internet connection 11% don’t (some of these are, for example, children’s centres, and have restrictions for their own reasons) 45% of non-IT sessions do have IT equipment provided for learners 55% don’t – but most have equipment for the tutor. … Continue reading Information Learning Technology – get involved!
The aims of the session were to discuss: Improving participation, retention and attendance Using ILT to enhance learning Using individualised targets to stretch all learners including the more able Examples of British Values in practice These are all areas for improvement in our current Quality Improvement Plan, and are the areas where tutors can have … Continue reading Revisiting the Learner Journey
FAMILY LEARNING in ACL The Education Endowment Foundation published a report into Family Skills courses recently which made me think about just what makes Family Learning successful. https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/news/eef-publishes-new-evaluation-reports/ Several years ago I remember very clearly visiting a Family Learning session at a Children’s Centre in Staffordshire, delivered by Forest of Mercia. The aim of the course … Continue reading How to make a success of Family Learning?
Friday 25th May 2018, 10.00-13.00 Lea Hall Social Club, Sandy Lane, Rugeley, Staffs, WS15 2LB “Revisiting the Learner Journey” Agenda This session for tutors will be fun and lively, covering a range of topics including key areas for improvement across ACL such as: • Improving participation, retention and attendance • Using individualised targets to stretch … Continue reading New date for the postponed CPD session!
Please see the page below with all the resources and notes from the recent session: Working with Supported Learners CPD session Prevent Duty and British Values - training refresh now due! Many ACL tutors completed initial Prevent training in the autumn term of 2015. Just as safeguarding training should be updated every 2 years, Prevent Duty … Continue reading CPD session resources -working with supported learners – and more!
Friday 20th April, 10.00-13.00 Lea Hall Social Club, Sandy Lane, Rugeley, Staffs, WS15 2LB “Revisiting the Learner Journey” Agenda This session for tutors will be fun and lively, covering a range of topics including key areas for improvement across ACL such as: • Improving participation, retention and attendance • Using individualised targets to stretch all learners … Continue reading Tutor CPD session coming up…
Monday 19th March 2018 – Stafford, SP1, Rudyard Suite, 10.00-13.00 Sharing good practice in provision for supported learners. This session is for all tutors, those who deliver mainstream programmes as well as ALDD programmes, wherever there are learners with additional needs. Agenda Sharing good practice – a chance to listen and share some of the great … Continue reading Tutor CPD session – working with supported learners
It’s getting a bit late now we’re into February but as this is my first post of 2018 I will stick with my title: New Year, New Horizons. It just goes to show how easy it is to be carried along by time, unless you make an effort to put your head up now and … Continue reading New year, new horizons
As we are at the end of term it seems timely to spend a few minutes reflecting on the quality of Information and Advice - reflecting back on what has happened this past term, and what we might want to add or change for next term. Here is the Staffordshire ACL Information and Advice statement.Information & … Continue reading Information and Advice
Sharing Good Practice – how are you developing your practice? We would like to share with you some examples of great practice that we have seen recently. How are these issues demonstrated in your own teaching? Would any of these practices enhance your teaching and learning? Would they need to be adapted to work with … Continue reading Sharing Good Practice