Monthly Archives: September 2014

Leading Learning in the FE Sector: lots of blog postings for managers and leaders

https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2013/10/03/a-think-piece-for-leaders-in-fe-the-big-conversation-about-tl/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2013/11/21/learning-walks-for-sharing-not-surveillance/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2013/06/15/the-learning-leader-walking-the-talk-at-management-level/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/05/29/the-year-in-fe-emerging-trends-in-professional-development-practices/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2013/12/07/reclaiming-team-meetings-from-bureaucracy-ten-tips-for-managers-on-putting-the-focus-on-teaching-and-learning/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2013/11/27/turning-self-assessment-reviews-into-a-collaborative-conversation/ Thanks to Patrick Molloy for reminding me that this is still a hot topic for discussion in our sector. Advertisements

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E tools at EHWLC: Exploring tech for learning

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Follow through and implementation after CPD training: what’s tricky and what works?

Even when a training session is well received and sparks a great deal of reflective and creative thinking, there is often little follow through into practical implementation. I have been a teacher, trainer, consultant and coach in the FE sector … Continue reading

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Which skills do Student Progress Coaches and Learner Mentors need to help learners progress?

I have already written one blog about the role emerging in the FE sector, labelled Student Progress Coach or Learner Mentor. See link below: https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/09/22/learner-mentors-and-student-progress-coaches-welcome-to-the-fe-sector/ To me, this is a valuable role and could yield great benefits in supporting learners, … Continue reading

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Learner Mentors and Student Progress Coaches – Welcome to the FE sector

A new role is appearing in more and more FE colleges to┬áprovide a dedicated focus on encouraging and tracking learners’ progress. In some colleges the label is Learning Coach or Learner Mentor; in others it is Student Progress Coach. I … Continue reading

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Teachers and Lesson Observations by @DrMattOLeary

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Observation as a Tool to Enhance Teacher Learning, Part 2 by @DrMattOLeary

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