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Confronting perceptions

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A live discussion that will discuss the potential perceptions young people face personally and professionally, which can affect communication, behaviour and performance. Educators and trainers will hear directly from existing and previous learners and gain insight into the perceptions they experienced and how they can support others to overcome them

Learning outcomes will include:

– gain a deeper understanding of the power of judgement and the positive and negative effect it has on individuals
– understand the effect perceptions have on communication and performance
– discover resources and tools to use individually and with others to confront perceptions.

Speakers from organisations including: Leaders Unlocked, Student Comission on Racial Justice, West Suffolk College, The Education and Training Foundation and Stonewall. Learn more about our speakers.

Overcoming learner barriers

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A live discussion designed to share best practice, tools and resources to support educators with understanding barriers the learners may be facing, and how they can support them effectively to raise their performance.

Learning outcomes will include:

– understand the potential barriers learners face which affect their performance and overall success
– confidently support learners through identified barriers
– identify learning barriers in a virtual and hybrid learning environment
– understand wider influencers outside the learning environment
– explore practical methods to adapting style, empowering confident conversations, skills development and behaviours to drive performance.

Speakers from organisations including: North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire College, Association of Colleges, NHS and The Big House. Learn more about our speakers.

Inclusion in apprenticeships

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A live discussion to share best practice to help employers, apprenticeship providers and colleges be more inclusive with their learners. The session will fall into three areas:
– employers will discuss how they make their employees’ environment inclusive
– employer and apprenticeship providers will discuss how they engage learners
– insights into what Further Education can do to create more inclusive environments.

Learning outcomes will include:
– gain a wider knowledge of best practice to be more inclusive with learners
– understand how they can make their learner environment more inclusive
– explore ways through the tools and resources to support and engage learners.

Speakers from organisations including: Helena Kennedy Foundation, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, City & Guilds, AELP, Estio Training and Electude. Learn more about our speakers.

Is Mental Fitness a necessary part of education?

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It’s as important to train for your mental challenges as it is your physical challenges. This live discussion will provide educators with an understanding of mental fitness and the importance of developing this within their learners. Educators will hear how they can support the wellbeing of their learners through embedding mental fitness within their curriculum and what tools to use.

Learning outcomes will include:
– understand what mental fitness is
– understand why mental fitness should be a formal part of education
– learn what Fika and NCFE have done to address the mental fitness education gap
– consider how they can support their learners’ wellbeing through developing mental fitness.

Speakers from organisations including Fika and NCFE. Learn more about our speakers.

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