Category Archives: Embedding English

Teaching, leadership and governance in Further Education, Research report February 2018, Prof David Greatbatch and Sue Tate

Interesting evidence review of research into the quality of TLA, professional development, use of lesson observations, governance and leadership in the FE sector. Teaching, leadership and governance in Further Education, Research report February 2018 Prof David Greatbatch and Sue Tate   … Continue reading

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A collection of blogs about revision skills

There are some bloggers who are able to produce really interesting and useful posts on a regular basis and here are some of my favourites, writing on topics related to revision. Thanks to all of them for their work and generous … Continue reading

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Blogs for teachers and coaches on embedding English

https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/11/08/embedding-english-developing-learners-note-making-skills-in-the-fe-sector/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2015/05/29/embedding-english-using-your-glossary-more-effectively-to-develop-vocabulary-skills/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2015/01/08/15-practical-classroom-strategies-for-helping-students-with-vocabulary/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2016/01/13/embedding-english-staging-a-recap-session-with-the-vocabulary-box/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2015/06/11/embedding-english-effectively-in-plans-ten-top-tips-for-teachers/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2015/11/09/embedding-english-useful-phrases-for-highlighting-the-english-in-lesson-plans-and-schemes-of-work/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/11/30/embedding-english-resource-sites-for-vocational-teachers-and-functional-skills-practitioners/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/06/04/embedding-english-web-links-on-spelling-and-punctuation/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2015/04/07/embedding-english-links-for-developing-reading-skills/

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Blogs for managers and leaders on embedding English in FE

https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2016/02/11/whole-organisation-approaches-to-embedding-english-in-the-fe-sector/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/01/27/whos-afraid-of-embedding-english-or-should-that-be-whose-afraid/ Embedding English: How can leaders and managers support and develop their teams? https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2015/11/05/reasons-to-be-cheerfulthe-optimus-education-national-fe-conference-on-embedding-english-and-maths-2015/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/08/08/too-much-too-quickly-embedding-english-in-the-fe-sector/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/06/25/embedding-english-the-explicitness-factor/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2016/04/12/embedding-english-10-questions-for-team-meetings-or-cpd-slots/

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Top 4 reads of 2016 for teachers

Here are my most read blogs of 2016 related to classroom practice: https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2013/07/07/planning-for-stretch-and-challenge-12-practical-ways-to-enhance-your-scheme-of-work/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2012/08/23/differentiation-without-extra-handouts-tips-for-stretching-and-challenging-learners/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2013/01/02/managing-pace-in-lessons-some-reflections-and-suggestions-2/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/11/30/embedding-english-resource-sites-for-vocational-teachers-and-functional-skills-practitioners/

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Embedding English: 10 questions for team meetings or CPD slots

Embedding English is one of the hottest topics in the FE sector at the moment and I have been working with many colleges recently to support their improvement work. At this point in the year, curriculum teams are beginning to … Continue reading

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Whole organisation approaches to embedding English in the FE sector

Embedding English has become a high profile topic in the FE sector, driven by a combination of learners’ needs, employment requirements and inspection demands. Colleges all over the UK are working on this, with overarching strategies being devised or reviewed, … Continue reading

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