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    Tuesday
    Jun182019

    The new 2019 inspection framework and E&D and British values.

    The new inspection framework has been published. What are the implications for Equality, Diversity (E&D) and British values (BV)? What are the consequences for integrating E&D and BV in the new Quality of Education judgement? What evidence do you have that you are offering a curriculum that is broad, rich and deep? The inclusion of ‘character development’ is a significant step – what are the practical implications for providers? How have you evaluated the range, quality and take-up of extra-curriculum activities that are offered? What if you have reduced enrichment and tutorial activities and opportunities in comparison to the past? Do tutors have the knowledge and confidence to discuss sensitive topics? Do they take advantage of what is going on in the world? How have you evaluated the quality of debate and discussions that take place with learners? How are you nurturing the principles of equality and diversity to create and maintain a positive and respectful ethos and culture? Do you have a ‘hierarchy’ where, for example, where some aspects of bullying or prejudiced and discriminatory behavior are tackled more effectively than others? What training and CPD activities do you need to develop to ensure sufficient staff skills, knowledge and expertise? Has the bar been raised by the new inspection framework?

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    Monday
    Apr012019

    Is your promotion of British values outstanding?

    Many providers have good practice in promoting British values. But do you have what it takes to be outstanding? How does your practice compare with the ‘best of the best’? What common issues do Inspectors continue to identify?

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    Monday
    Apr012019

    How do you support neurodiverse learners?

    Do your tutors know how to fully support neurodiverse learners, for example those with autism, dyslexia, ADHD and Aspergers, so that they reach their full potential? What about neurodiverse learners on workplace learning programmes? And do your staff know what words and expressions to use and avoid when talking about disability and learning difficulty? New guidance from might help.

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    Monday
    Apr012019

    Supporting trans students and staff

    How do you support trans, non-binary and gender diverse staff and students? Would new training materials, resources and case studies of best practice help?

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    Monday
    Apr012019

    Staff training and development

    As the summer term approaches, many providers turn their thoughts to the training that staff might need. Have you sorted out your staff training and development plans? Interested in finding out what other colleges are requesting?

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