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Resource type - How to - Governance, leadership and management

Safeguarding in the Workplace: What are the lessons to be learned from cases referred to the Independent Safeguarding Authority?

Underpinning excellence - CPD for leaders and managers: 7 key principles of management

Facing up to Facebook: A guide for further and higher education

Evaluation Template - Evaluation of Meetings

Evaluation Template - Evaluation of Papers

Evaluation Template - Governance Induction Evaluation

Evaluation Template - Governor Performance Review

Evaluation Template - Search Committee Assessment

Governance training materials: Module 3 The main statutory framework

Partnerships 'Beyond the Honeymoon'

Higher Apprenticeships: Collaboration for cost effective delivery and development of higher level skills resource pack

Higher Apprenticeships: Emerging practice for growing the provider base while ensuring high quality provision resource pack

Making the business case for Higher Apprenticeships: resource pack

Employer responsiveness - AoC-Create: Employer responsive provision readiness self-assessment and webinars

Employer responsiveness - AoC-Create: Pre-employment provision readiness self-assessment and webinars

Emerging models of delivery - decision makers support package

College senior staff and their contribution to college governance

Petroc partnership: Development of curriculum for learners who are not in education, empoyment or training (NEET)

Governance training pack: Module 2 Values and Ethical Framework

Governance training pack: Module 8 Curriculum

Bournville College partnership: Engaging with Employability

Lead Providers and Performance Management within MCL partnerships

Collaborative Self-Assessment - principles and practice

Case studies of governance in the FE sector

Risk Management for Partnerships

Partnership planning cycles

Localism and Accountability: implications for partnerships

Effective Professional Dialogue

A guide to setting up an Apprenticeship Training Agency

Developing Apprenticeships - Remploy: Working with disabled learners

Pre-employment provision - KEITS: Apprenticeship recruitment feedback tools

Pre-employment provision - International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS): University of Derby, A cluster approach to employer engagement

Regional Sustainability Collaboration project: South West - Information leaflet for college governors

Employer responsiveness - Chichester College: Employer Responsiveness Matters

Pre-employment provision - Gloucestershire College: Getting Britain Working

Governance training materials: Module 6 Strategy and Educational Character

Apprenticeships for supporting teaching and learning in schools

Support for English, maths and ESOL: New CPD Modules overview

Supporting the achievement of Deaf learners in the FE sector

Underpinning the Theory

Guidelines to promote a safeguarding approach to positive physical contact with learners with profound and complex needs

What makes boards great

Improving efficiency and effectiveness - a guide for colleges and providers

Quality Improvement Toolkit for education and training providers

Making the Best Use of Market Intelligence Data: An Effective Practice Guide for Further Education Colleges

Improving efficiency and effectiveness - A guide for Colleges and Providers

Making the Best Use of Market Intelligence Data: An Effective Practice Guide for Independent Learning Providers

The effective board Tool 15: the role of governance in overseeing diversity on boards

The effective board:Tool 16: the role of governance in hearing the learner voice

Sustaining our Future: a Framework for embedding sustainable development in FE and skills

The effective board Tool 14: the role of governance in overseeing finance and risk

The effective board: Tool 13: the role of governance in innovation and enterprise

The effective board Tool 17: the role of governance in public value statements

The effective board: Tool 12 Ther governor's role in appraosal of Chair

Working towards excellence in staff appraisals

Engineering: Electrical and electronic symbols

Adult learning: Policy drivers

The Inclusion Challenge: Hints and tips for providers of learning and skills

Employee voice: a short guide for the learning and skills sector

Change: a thinkpiece for reflection or discussion

English and mathematics in Apprenticeships: Playbook

English and mathematics in Apprenticeships: Guide

A guide to delivering adult skills provision to the unemployed

A guide to delivering adult skills provision to the unemployed: Playbook

Building Higher-Level Skills Provision: Guide

Professional Standards ‘How to’ Guides: The Manchester College

IT: Instant Inspiration

Building Higher-Level Skills Provision: Playbook

Sustaining our Future: a Framework for embedding sustainable development in FE and skills

The effective board: Tool 10: board structure and processes the role of governance in reviewing its constitution

The effective board Tool 4 the role of governance in ensuring horizontal accountability

Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education - Regional Diversity Champions

Orpington College: E&D Scorecard/Key Performance Indicators

Suffolk New College - Equality and Diversity Scenario Tools

The effective board:Tool 11: the role of governance in strategic planning

Humber Learning Consortium: Improving E&D practice across a voluntary and community sector network

St Johns School and College: Raising aspirations - creating opportunities to enable more young people with LDD to effectively access Apprenticeships

The effective board:Tool 6: the role of governance in performance management

The effective board Tool 7: the role of governance in understanding the views of staff

The effective board: Tool 8: the role of governance in overseeing reputation and networking

Hartlepool Sixth Form College Embedding equality and diversity into organisations to maximise the opportunities for all learners to achieve their full potential

The effective board: Tool 5: the role of governance in managing the performance of the principal/CEO

East Riding of Yorkshire Council: Addressing under-representation of gypsies and travellers in learning and promoting the development and sustainability of new businesses

Myerscough College - Equality and Diversity Curriculum and the Community

The effective board: Tool 9 The role of governance in evaluating outcomes for learners.

The effective board tool 3 The role of governance in setting vision, mission and values

Boston College - Raising aspirations among young learners from disadvantaged backgrounds

The effective board tool 2 The role of governance in the effectiveness of leadership and management.

Using the self assessment process to improve the quality of English and maths provision

Improving initial and diagnostic assessment for functional skills CPD module

Integrating maths, English and ICT into apprenticeship programmes CPD module

Designing and delivering programmes using blended learning approaches CPD module

Creating and supporting expansive apprenticeships

Abingdon & Witney College: Action for Inclusion

The effective board tool 1 role of governance in the quality of teaching, learning and assessment

Briefing paper on employee health and wellbeing

Offender learning coaching CPD pack session 3 PDF

Leadership Design: A Guide to Leadership Development in the Education & Training Sector

Learning Futures Project - Link into your professional network, a toolkit for developing LinkedIn as a student progression tool (Moodle Zip).

A guide to English and maths in apprenticeships: Playbook

Design for Improvement: a service design approach for Further Education providers

Learning Futures CPD - Leadership and Governance, Leadership Activity Sheet

The Effective College Board: Keeping fit for purpose (toolkit)

Whole Organisation Approach to literacy, language and numeracy (LLN)

Effective Board Facilitators notes

Skills for Families: Wider Family Learning - Briefing papers

CPD starter kit

Professional development planning provider kit

Employability starter kit

Literacy, language and numeracy health check: A whole organisation approach to improving quality

Learning Futures Project - FIT Governance

Learning Futures Project - Mastering governance of technology for learning

Learning Futures Project - Teaching in Learning in Sussex

Instrument and Articles of Government for FE college-corporations

Effective collaboration: responding to challenges

Partner responsibilities in strategic partnerships

Collaborative implementation planning: Readiness diagnostic tool for partnerships

Collaborative implementation planning: Features likely to secure implementation

Partner Responsibilities in Strategic Partnerships

Initial action plan for improvements in collaborative quality assurance (CQA)

Key principles in collaborating for quality

Developing an initial quality assurance action plan between partners

Self-assessment and improvement planning diagnostic

"What is Collaborative Advantage?" - key themes from Huxham and Vangen

Characteristics of well structured WBL boards

Strategic Leadership self-assessment tool for partnerships (part B)

Checklist for developing shared services across partnerships

Activity pack: What is a shared service?

Risk management: Using a risk register

Planning and managing effective collaborative quality assurance

Understanding risk management

Partner Risk Assessment Model (PRAM) (Bury Council)

Effective partnership working: features likely to secure success

Partnership lifecycle: diagnostic tool

Improving collaborative practice - review tool

Identifying capacity to improve in a partnership

Working in partnership - questions for providers

Checklist for preparing Service Level Agreements and Contracts for sub-contracting

Sample checklist for selecting a subcontractor

Financial arrangements for subcontracting - checklist of contents

Exploring the benefits of shared services

Strategic Leadership self-assessment tool for partnerships (Part A)

Collaborative implementation planning: Developing an implementation plan

Collaborative implementation planning: tips and suggestions

Managing the interface: Sexual Orientation and Faith - Guidance

Guidance on trans equality in post-school education

Equality and Inclusion - Moving Through the Challenge to a Solution

Learning Futures CPD - Leadership and Governance, Governance Activity Sheet

Learning Futures Project Report - Digital approaches to English and maths with traineeships and apprentceships (Resource Zip for offline use)

ASSP: East London Advanced Technology Training (ELATT)

Chemistry - Improving Teaching and Learning

Learning Futures Resource Index

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Breaking the Sound Barrier: A guide to recruiting and supporting deaf colleagues

Sample partnership policy for establishing a skills consortium (West Yorkshire Learning Partnership)

Sample terms of reference for establishing a skills consortium (West Yorkshire Learning Partnership)

Sample contract and quality framework for establishing a skills consortium (West Yorkshire Learning Partnership)

Checklist for data collection on candidates for recruitment to support safeguarding

EDI audit tool: Supporting Leadership of Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in the Learning and Skills sector

Aligning equality and procurement goals

Planning and delivering spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) support in the learning and skills sector

Beyond the default retirement age: Practical support for the FE and skills sector

Age equality and the workforce: resources for providers

Extending working lives in the further education and skills sector

Promoting Transgender equality in further education

John Carver's Policy Governance Model

Good governance standard for public services

Harington and partners: Managing the personalised learner journey online

Governance training pack: Module 5 The Process of Effective Governance

Governance training materials: Module 4 Working Relationships

Age Equality and the workforce - resources for providers: presentation

Shared Services Awareness: presentation

A brief guide to the partnership lifecycle

Creating a common vision for a partnership

The merger of two Adult Learning Services: Powerpoint presentation

A Guide to Social Return on Investment

Self-study unit for leaders and managers: Human Resources

Self-study unit for leaders and managers: equality & diversity

Self-study unit for leaders and managers: curriculum

Self-study unit for leaders and managers: finance

Self study unit for leaders and managers: Marketing

Self-study unit for leaders and managers: estates

Self-study unit for leaders and managers: Funding

Self study unit for leaders and managers:Governance

Apprenticeship Training Agencies: A Guide to Working with Host Employers

Apprenticeship Training Agencies: A Guide to Working with and Supporting ATA Employed Apprentices

Apprenticeship Training Agencies: Managing your Partners and Providers

Succeeding and surviving with less

A SEND learner being assisted by their tutor

British Sign Language and Improving Services for d/Deaf learners Report

Supporting d/Deaf learners: City Lit case study

Useful books and resources for those working with d/Deaf learners

Supporting d/Deaf learners: Royal Association for Deaf People case study

Safeguarding Young People and Vulnerable Adults in DWP provider organisations - an Ongoing Culture of Vigilance and Safer Recruitment

Reviewing recruitment and selection processes to make them safer

The Pocket Guide to Shared Services in your College

Shared Services in Further Education: A briefing paper for principals and governors of FE Colleges

Risk management toolkit (Oldham Borough Council)

Best value toolkit: risk management (Audit Scotland)

Supporting smaller independent training providers in collaborative contracting

Sub-contracting toolkit for the learning and skills sector

Apprenticeship Training Agencies: A guide to setting up an ATA

Offender learning management development ebook

Checklist for WOA to employability

Interactive Safeguarding Guide for non-specialists

Safeguarding in a Digital World: Guidance for Learning Providers

Guidance for technical staff

Safeguarding in a Digital World: Guidance for Curriculum Managers, Teachers and Trainers

Making the most of the Adult ESOL Core Curriculum

Whole Organisation Development Process (WODP) in Offender Learning

Emerging Voices: Breathing spaces for Values, Beliefs and Faiths in the Further Education Curriculum

Challenges for FE college governance and priorities for development: An LSIS perspective

Starting Points - Planning for Progress

Progress - a whole organisation approach