Web Analytics CPD Workshops for Trainers , Teachers & Managers - Comprehend (People Projects UK Ltd)

T: 01924 276862

E: getintouch@comprehend.org.uk

Learner Progress Reviewing

Aim:

To help practitioners ensure that progress reviews are a stimulating experience for
learners, in which all aspects of their progress is clearly captured, and which
produces clear and measurable achievement targets for the next review.

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Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this workshop participants should be able to describe and explain:

  • the purpose learner progress reviews serve related to different types of programme
  • how to build greater learner and tutor ownership of, and commitment to the process
  • effective management of progress review sessions including the use of ‘discussion
    techniques’ to help resolve barriers to progress and enhance motivation
  • how to produce meaningful and measurable targets.

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Effective Management of Study Programme Work Experience

Aim:

To help practitioners further develop their skills in managing work experience on Study Programmes.

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Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this workshop participants should be able to describe and explain:

  • the importance of identifying a clear rationale for Work Experience
  • employer expectations of Work Experience
  • characteristics of well designed and managed Work Experience
  • creative ways to identify relevant Work Experiences
  • using Work Experience to provide Math and English skills development opportunities
  • planning considerations to ensure successful experiences for learners
  • the advantages attached to taking the ‘long view’ when trying to build employer relationships
  • the importance of targets for learners and for measuring process effectiveness.
  • a range of tools that support the management and delivery of effective Work Experience.

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Characteristics of Wow Factor Learning Sessions

Aim:

This workshop is designed to help participants develop a more developed understanding of the things which help to deliver highly engaging learning.

Characteristics of Wow Factor Learning
Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this workshop participants should be able to describe and clearly explain:

  • Typical learner perspectives on innovative and creative teaching and training, and the implications of these perspectives for the way we deliver learning activities.
  • The most significant characteristics of a range of creative and innovative teaching / training and assessment methods.
  • Effective Embedding of Equality and Diversity into delivery.
  • Identifying how collaborative / learner facilitated learning can improve the learning experience for learners.
  • Identifying how ‘difficult to teach’ topics can be made more engaging for learners.

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Planning Effective Learning Sessions.

Aim:

This workshop is designed to help participants develop their session / lesson planning skills.

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Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this workshop participants should be able, or better able to describe and explain:

  • the purpose of a session / lesson plan
  • different session plan structures
  • session content sequencing
  • the factors that influence the allocation of time to topics
  • how accommodation and equipment affects planning
  • the concept of Episodes and how it applies to session planning
  • different forms of Differentiation and its relevance to session planning.

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Effective Use of ICT to enhance learning sessions.

Aim:

The workshop is designed to assist tutors in developing or further developing their understanding of how technology can enhance learners’ learning experience.

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Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this workshop participants should be able to:

  • Describe and explain how the effective use of ICT can enhance the learning experience.
  • Select and employ appropriate technologies / software for learner use in learning contexts.
  • Deliver more accessible, lively and stimulating ICT enabled learning activities.
  • Identify several appropriate self-paced learning tools.
  • Select appropriate online or desktop creation tools.
  • Consider appropriate ICT tools and techniques for formative and summative assessment.
  • different forms of Differentiation and its relevance to session planning.

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Embedding Equality & Diversity in Learning.

Aim:

This workshop has been designed to help participants understand how to ensure that their training practice, is as inclusive and effective as possible for a range of learners.

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Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this workshop participants should be able to describe and explain:

  • the 9 protected discrimination characteristics and how they relate to training delivery
  • why and how to challenge inappropriate and discriminatory behaviour linked to the nine characteristics
  • how to model appropriate behaviours
  • how to plan sessions so that Equality and Diversity is appropriately embedded and relevant to the vocational / subject context the learning is primarily concerned with how to design training resources so that they are inclusive with specific reference to the nine protected characteristics,
  • how to ensure that assessment practice is inclusive
  • what is appropriate and non discriminatory language for training contexts
  • teaching methods and strategies that ensure learning is an inclusive process.

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Embedding Math in Learning sessions.

Aim:

This workshop is designed to help staff develop strategies which ensure, that the learners they teach, are given the opportunity to develop Math skills appropriate to their vocational learning.

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Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this workshop you should be able to describe and explain:

  • what ‘embedding Math skills means
  • what types of Math skills you might seek to embed in sessions
  • what aspects of the subject or subjects you teach, lends themselves best for the embedding of Math means.
  • modify learning activities to include Math skills development opportunities.

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Embedding English in Learning sessions.

Aim:

This workshop is designed to help staff develop strategies which ensure, that the learners they teach, are given the opportunity to develop English skills appropriate to their vocational learning.

Embedding English
Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this workshop you should be able to describe and explain:

  • what ‘embedding English’ means
  • what types of English Skills you might seek to embed in sessions
  • what aspects of the subject or subjects you teach, lends themselves best for the embedding of English’ means.
  • modify learning activities to include English skills development opportunities.

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Making client / learner Inductions fun and effective.

Aim:

Help participants design and develop more enjoyable and effective learner inductions.

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Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this workshop participants will be able to describe and clearly explain:

  • how to avoid the pitfalls that lead to boring inductions
  • the opportunities to incorporate the use of ICT
  • the value of designing inductions around the needs of the learners, taking due account of factors such as:
  • the available resources,
  • learners age, gender, and typical interests
  • time and facilities
  • the benefits of involving learners in the design of inductions
  • how to create Induction games and stimulating activities
  • ways of engaging & motivating staff who deliver inductions
  • transition inductions – what they should be designed to achieve.

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Improving Stretch & Challenge in session.

Aim:

This workshop is designed to help staff identify and use strategies for stretching and challenging all learners in a group and 1 to 1 learning contexts, relative to their personal abilities.

Stretch and Challenge
Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this workshop participants should be better able to describe and explain:

  • what is meant by the phrases
  • stretch and challenge
  • differentiation of teaching, learning and assessment
  • in post 16 learning settings
  • the benefits to learners of differentiated learning activities
  • identify a range of effective differentiation techniques
  • identify where there are stretch and challenge opportunities in the learning they deliver.

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Making 1 to 1 Workplace Learning Sessions More Effective.

Aim:

This workshop is designed to help staff improve how they plan and deliver engaging learning sessions in the workplace.

Work place learning
Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this workshop participants should be better able to describe and explain:

  • the Ofsted perspective on training and learning sessions
  • typical learner perspectives on outstanding learning experiences
  • formative assessment methods that participants have not previously used and will incorporate into their training sessions
  • creative teaching and training methods that participants have not previously used and will incorporate into their training sessions
  • the use of technology to enhance learning
  • the incorporation of Equality and Diversity into delivery
  • sources of material to help design learning sessions.

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