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Insights into Post 16 English and Maths

Insights into Post 16 English and Maths

By Chris Briggs
Hosted by Chris Briggs, the Post 16 English and Maths specialist at Pearson, this podcast series focuses on everything post 16 English and Maths with guests from all aspects of the provision.
Learning from secondary education
Season Three, Episode Four The podcast continues with season 3 (Improving Post 16 English and maths). The focus moves to improving post 16 English and maths across qualifications and sectors. In this episode, I speak with Jonny Kay about what FE can learn from secondary education. This episode was recorded in February 2022.
23:43
February 28, 2022
Using lessons learnt from Sport and Exercise to develop Speaking, Listening and Communicating skills
Season Three, Episode Three The podcast continues with season 3 (Improving Post 16 English and maths). The focus moves to improving post 16 English and maths across qualifications and sectors. In this episode, I speak with Gareth Reynolds about sport and exercise and how it can develop Speaking, Listening and Communicating skills in learners. This episode was recorded in December 2021.
13:52
January 27, 2022
Online Collaboration
Season Three, Episode Two The podcast continues with season 3 (Improving Post 16 English and maths). The focus moves to improving post 16 English and maths across qualifications and sectors. In this episode, I speak with Nicola Milton about Online Collaboration and how it can support tutors and teaching and learning. This episode was recorded in October 2021.
15:27
November 26, 2021
Functional Skills Speaking, Listening and Communicating
Season Three, Episode One The podcast returns with season 3 (Improving Post 16 English and maths). The focus moves to improving post 16 English and maths across qualifications and sectors. In this episode, I speak with Richard Wensley (Pearson's Senior Standard Verifier Entry Level Functional Skills English) and Phil O'Dea (Pearson's Senior Standards Verifier Functional Skills English Speaking, Listening and Communicating Level 1 and 2) about Functional Skills English Speaking, Listening and Communicating. This episode was recorded in October 2021.
30:23
October 07, 2021
Community Education in Lockdown with Martyn King
Season Two, Episode Five The podcast returns with season 2 (Learning in Lockdown). The focus moves to how lockdown affects post 16 education and training. In this episode, I speak with Martyn King (Lead Co-ordinator, Skills & Apprenticeships Adult Education in Gloucestershire) about community learning in lockdown. This episode was recorded in February 2021. 
15:41
February 09, 2021
The Benefits of Sport and Exercise for Learning with Gareth Reynolds
Season Two, Episode Four The podcast returns with season 2 (Learning in Lockdown). The focus moves to how lockdown affects post 16 education and training. In this episode, I speak with Gareth Reynolds (Sector Manager for Sport) from Pearson about the benefits of sport and exercise for learning in general and during lockdown. This episode was recorded in January 2021.
16:35
January 27, 2021
English and Maths in Lockdown with Alex Lindsay
Season Two, Episode Three The podcast returns with season 2 (Learning in Lockdown). The focus moves to how lockdown affects post 16 education and training. In this episode, I speak with Alex Lindsay (North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire College) about the delivery of English and maths in lockdown. This episode was recorded in January 2021.
21:12
January 03, 2021
Learner Wellbeing with Liz Swanson
Season Two, Episode Two The podcast returns with season 2 (Learning in Lockdown). The focus moves to how lockdown affects post 16 education and training. In this episode, I speak with Liz Swanson (Choice Support) about learner wellbeing and supporting learners' mental health in lockdown. This episode was recorded in December 2020.
10:06
December 17, 2020
Whole College Approach To Lockdown with Jonathan Kay
Season Two, Episode One The podcast returns with season 2 (Learning in Lockdown). The focus moves to how lockdown affects post 16 education and training. In this episode, I speak with Jonathan Kay (Head of Teaching and Learning, Newcastle College) about his college's overall approach to learning in lockdown. This episode was recorded in December 2020.
15:27
December 01, 2020
Functional Skills English with Jonathan Kay
Season One, Episode Six Season One (subtitled Fundamentally Functional) is all about Functional Skills. In this episode, I talk with Jonny Kay from Tyne Coast College about Functional Skills English. This episode was recorded in March 2020.
28:34
March 10, 2020
Functional Skills Maths with Matt Davies
Season One, Episode Five Season One (subtitled Fundamentally Functional) is all about Functional Skills. In this episode, I talk to Matt Davies of the Army Foundation College about Functional Skills Maths. This episode was recorded in February 2020.
24:03
February 01, 2020
Foundation Level Learners with Terry Porter
Season One, Episode Four Season One (subtitled Fundamentally Functional) is all about Functional Skills. In this episode, I talk with Terry Porter (Sector Manager Below Level 1) from Pearson about working with and supporting Foundation Level Learners. This episode was recorded in December 2019.
25:49
December 01, 2019
Speaking and Listening Assessment with Hattie Blyth
Season One, Episode Three Season One (subtitled Fundamentally Functional) is all about Functional Skills. In this episode, I talk with Hattie Blyth from the Pearson assessment team about Speaking and Listening assessment. This episode was recorded in November 2019
13:09
November 01, 2019
Trialling Reformed Functional Skills
Season One, Episode Two Season One (subtitled Fundamentally Functional) is all about Functional Skills. In this episode, I look at the trialling of Reformed Functional Skills sample assessments prior to their release.
20:12
October 01, 2019
Functional Skills Standardisation with Lottie Kenyon
Season One, Episode One Season One (subtitled Fundamentally Functional) is all about Functional Skills. In this episode, I discuss the importance of standardisation with Lottie Kenyon from the assessment team at Pearson. This episode was recorded in September 2019.
18:37
September 01, 2019