Try-out one of these free online courses from the Education and Training Foundation.
1. Digital Skills
ETF are running a number of free online training programmes, including Applying your Digital Skills in Teaching and Learning Programmes. There are seven courses designed to improve digital skills and build confidence in using technology – including video and content design – in the classroom, workshop or virtual learning environment. The seven courses each run for three weeks and repeat every month throughout the next year.
Do this free Digital Skills in Teaching and Learning course! Enrol on the course at
Find out more about digital skills! More information is at https://tinyurl.com/y9sdecn4
2. English and Maths
Free support with English and Maths includes:
- Free online modules and self-evaluation tools to develop your personal maths or English skills at level 2, with some extension to level 3
- A range of tools, resources and case studies on the Excellence Gateway, our resources portal with dedicated maths and English exhibition sites
- Resources for teaching ESOL learners in mainstream FE classrooms
- Top Ten Tips provide advice and guidance to improve outcomes
- Guidelines for assessment and tracking, co-created with the sector, setting out clear expectations of effective practice in assessment for learning
- Resources to support promotion of maths and English in work experience
There is also a range of other digital, English and Maths support available for a small fee.
Find out more about English and Maths support! More info at https://tinyurl.com/yapqn6be
The ETF National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) is running three network meetings to bring together Local Authority (LA) and FE SEND professionals to problem solve and ensure that young people with SEND have the best possible outcomes. There are 34 free places available (17 pairs of post-16 providers and local authority partners) and attendees must come to all the meetings:
- 17 October 2018 – identifying the challenge and working through solutions
- 5 December 2018 – learning from implementing solutions
- 12 February 2019 – celebrating success and identifying key learning.
Get involved! For further information, to register or to get help finding a partner, contact
(Source – TSNLA Policy in Your Pocket Summer 2018)