We ran successful sessions in May on Differentiation and Embedding English and Maths. 17 tutors from a range of providers attended and appreciated the chance to share ideas and experiences. You can check out the resources here. Training Pack Differentiation_English_Math Amended Geoff Petty Differentiation 1 Activities for English and maths embedding-advice Challenge_Toolkit critical_thinking_wheel These are … Continue reading CPD event resources – Differentiation and Embedding English and Maths – May 2017
This month…. Ofsted – Congratulations and thanks!! Resources from our Embedding British Values and RARPA CPD sessions. Ofsted As you know our long-awaited Ofsted inspection took place on 27-28th February, and the report was published on 20th March. We are very pleased that our provision was judged to be “Good”, as it was when we … Continue reading Spring update
7th Feb - Safer Internet day This is an International event. In the UK the theme is “The Power of Image” and there is a stack of resources available in the Education Packs section here: https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2017 ...teaching resources, quiz, social media campaign, advice for parents and carers – there’s something for everyone. This is … Continue reading Safeguarding CPD and Safer Internet Day
To all our ACL tutors and staff we wish you a very peaceful break and a Happy New Year!! We'd love to know what's been the sparkling star on the top of your tree recently, the icing on your cake, or in other words the thing that's made it all worthwhile this term!! What activity … Continue reading Season’s Greetings!!
British Values, English, Maths, IT, Equality and Diversity…all of these are areas that we know our learners need to develop in many cases, (even if the learners don’t always identify this themselves!), and they are high priority areas for Ofsted. Sometimes it can seem that these extra challenges are drowning out the actual course content … Continue reading Embedded skills – how do I fit it all in? plus British Values, heart-warming videos and useful websites…
Kagan structures I recently went to a presentation given by T2TUK who offer Training in Kagan Structures. It was really stimulating session, and I’m sure that the principles behind the Kagan Structures will be useful for many tutors. Dr Spencer Kagan was conducting educational research in the 1960s, and developed a range of ways … Continue reading How to engage all learners actively and cooperatively with Kagan structures
It was great to meet all the tutors who attended the Tutor Briefing meetings across the county over the last few weeks. In particular the feedback we heard from learners as part of the ACL Focus Groups was really interesting and a great boost!
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Tutors who came to the session at the end of April enjoyed a fun afternoon trying out a number of innovative apps and websites which enhance learning. The materials and links are available on Fenc - click here. We discussed the idea of taking some of the course online - either: before the session, for … Continue reading ILT – ideas from CPD workshop