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Dec 13, 2017

The BIG BANG careers event W-S-M


April 27th & 28th 2018 The Tropicana Weston-super-Mare

Promoting STEM subjects for young people to learn about the range of careers available in these areas

Activities and skills required to be explained by participating companies and institutions

Lots of hands-on activities across sectors like :

Aircraft, Cars, Construction, Power Generation Electronics and Robots, Computing, Natural world, Agrochemicals to Fireworks, Health and Medicine, Media, Logistics, Farm to fork etc

Careers Area - Project Area - Live lectures

Contact: 01823481894 / 07947 369015 01823481894/07732 043780



New Posts
  • On Friday 20th April 2018, The Castle School in Thornbury are putting on an apprenticeship information and recruitment morning, from 9am - 10am. They are aiming to have around 30 students attending, who are seeking advice, contacts, and opportunities. If your business has any apprenticeships or job opportunities available and you think this is something you'd be interested in attending, please get in touch and we can send you more information:
  • Next Generation Skills: 2017 Review The Future of Employment and Skills Want to find out more detail? We are running events across the region to disseminate the Local Sector Skills Statements and present up-to-the-minute findings from our 2017 Business Skills and Training Survey. You'll hear from local employers and apprentices about how they work with training providers and gain advice for making it a successful partnership. You will also receive a copy of the 12 Local Sector Skills Statements and have the chance to find out; What the skills needs and challenges are for the region What curriculum and careers advice support is out there How the education landscape is responding How the business landscape is responding There are currently four events planned and the first is at City of Bristol College on the 25th January, To find out more follow the link
  • A free course for the Vocational Education and Training sector to promote effective practice and pedagogy in blended learning. What topics will you cover? Definitions of blended learning. The impact of digital technology on teachers and learners. Pedagogical theories and teaching approaches that underpin blended learning, including constructivism, social constructivism, and problem-based learning. Digital technologies available to support blended learning in formal and informal learning scenarios. The role of Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) and how to use them effectively for blended learning. The role of open tools in blended learning. Open educational resources (OERs): what they are, how they can be used, and where to find them. Processes for blended learning design, including curriculum and instructional design. The role of the DADDIE model in planning and evaluating blended learning. Story-telling and story-boarding techniques for developing digital learning. The role of assessment in the curriculum design process. Different approaches for using technology to support assessment and feedback. The benefits and challenges of ‘flipped’ learning. Approaches to designing a flipped lesson. Collaboration in blended learning, including the use of discussion forums, synchronous collaboration, and social media. How to design and review a blended learning activity. The digital skills learners need to equip them for the modern workplace, and how learners can be supported in developing these skills. The importance of inclusive teaching practices. The value of making education and training more accessible for learners. The demand for flexible learning, and the role of digital technology in making teaching and learning more flexible.

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