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Athena Training UK

Continuous Professional Development in Education

The Institute for Learning requires all tutors in government funded programmes undergo 30 hours of CPD annually

We have a variety of specialist courses to help you meet these targets; while expanding the knowledge of your students



Course Aims

Lesson Planning

4 hrs

includes small break

How to develop a lesson plan

Planning teaching strategies

To meet the needs of inspection and good practice


Disability in Education

*See Below

Dont fall foul of the Law!

4 hrs

includes small break

Practical skills to support disabled students in education, what the tutor needs to know to enable the disabled student achieve their educational goals (Part 4 of The Disability Discrimination Act) and now covered by:

The Equality Act and Disability Equality Duty

Equality and Diversity


*See below

Don't fall foul of the Law!

5 Hrs

Raise awareness of legislation and Protected Characteristics. Covers diversity, prejudice, cultural awareness and stereotypes. Raise awareness on common disabling conditions and how to support disabled people in education, to meet training obligations and your duties under

The Equality Act and Disability Equality Duty

Introduction to Communications Workshop

3 Hrs

Introduction to communication skills, covers: verbal skills; including paralanguage, active listening and counselling skills. Non verbal communications; including body language and presentation


Communications Workshop

6 Hrs

Covers in greater depth communication skills including: verbal skills including paralanguage, cultural awareness; active listening and counselling skills. Non verbal communications, including body language and presentation

Disability Awareness


*See below

6 Hrs

(One day)

Raise awareness of Disability Legislation; provide knowledge on common disabling conditions and practical skills to support disabled people and meet your obligations under The Disability Discrimination Act

Managing Challenging Behaviour

3 Hrs

Raise awareness of the risks in the workplace and provide skills to divert aggression and recognise escalation

Meets your statutory duty of care

Methods of student assessment

4 Hrs

Covers various methods of assessment including

Formative, Summative, Continuous Assessment, Question and Answer, Multiple Choice, assessing psychomotor skills

Student support and tutorials

4 hrs

Supporting students whilst in the classroom or on placement, communication skills and interview techniques

Curriculum Development

6 hrs

Covers curriculum theory (inc. Taylor 's model) and design and development; schemes of work and the needs of end users

Health and Safety for Placement Officers 12 Hrs (two days) To provide the knowledge and tools necessary for persons to open up and assess placements for safety and suitability for students in adult education

* These courses are highly recommended for training providers seeking to run government funded courses as they demonstrate commitment to Government policies on equality and diversity.

Including courses funded by Jobcentre Plus or Learning and Skills Council



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