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Fantastic Feedback on our Stretch and Challenge Workshop for Teachers and Trainers

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"Very informative and engaging training"

"impressive knowledge conveyed authoritatively and in an engaging way demonstrating the content of the session in practice"

"Excellence ideas and knowledge shared by a professional"

"How can we get this cross-college to all staff"

"Very engaging day with good level and activity"

"Very informative and helpful"

" It helped me to understand the stretch and challenge needs of my learners on a deeper level"

read the workshop overview here

#teaching #teachers #fe #furthereducation #training #schools #college

Support Anti Bullying Week 13 November 2017

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November 13 to 17 is anti-bullying week.  It is the ideal time to make a commitment to help stamp out bullying and harassment.  Review your policies, Schedule Refresher Training and help stamp out bullying and harassment.

Combatting Bullying and Harassment Training fromConcrew Training
DID YOU KNOW ?1.5 million young people (50%) have been bullied within the past year.145,800 (19%) of these were bullied EVERY DAY.People who have been bullied are almost twice as likely to bully othersTwice as many boys as girls bully (66% of males vs. 31% females).57% of female respondents have been bullied,44% of male respondents have been bullied 59% of respondents who identified as trans have been bullied. 24% of those who have been bullied go on to bully. Based on their own definition 14% of young people admit to bullying somebody12% say they bully people daily.20% of all young people have physically attacked somebody.44% of young people who have been bullied experience depression.41% of young people…

more fantastic feedback on our employee rep training courses

Opening Panshanger Airfield Welwyn Hatfield

We have been asked to give a mention to Project Phoenix and their goal of regenerating Panshanger Airfield

ProjectPhoenix has been set up by Panshanger Community Airfield who have always held the vision that the Aerodrome was a community asset and it is time to give it back to the community so everyone benefits. Even though aviation was the main theme, Panshanger Aerodrome was a place of unity that brought people together from all walks of life making it a real community hub and it is still missed by many.

find out more at Project Phoenix

The New Apprenticeship Standards and End Point Assessment Explained

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Following a number of concerns that the #Apprenticeship system was overly complex, #Trailblazer Groups were created in order to ensure the qualifications reflected industries real needs. The Trailblazer groups identify a set of knowledge, skills and behaviours which would represent their industry and set out an assessment strategy which culminates in a process called End Point Assessment.
End Point Assessment requires each #Apprentice to demonstrate robust knowledge, skills and behaviours at the same level of training to Apprentices in every other sector or part of the country. #Ofqual involvement is ensuring quality throughout.
The New Apprenticeship system includes:
Stages of assessment identified through employer recommended activities and industry-recommended assessment strategies, both being part of the Apprenticeship and mandated within the standards. Training Organisations and Employers will be involved in the provision of on-programme training and formati…