Maxam Training, Top Tips for Assessment of Learning

How do you finish a session off in an imaginative way that checks on learning achievement?

I thought this was an excellent assessment resource from Training Source UK.

For those lucky people who are joining us on the PTLLS course at the Wrightington Country Club next week, I can promise a couple of these coming your way!

Check it out here.


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Maxam Training. How do you achieve ‘Differentiation’ in the classroom?

I was really interested in this article by Geoff Petty in the most recent addition of InTuition, IfL‘s journal for teachers in the FE and Skills Sector.

‘Differentiation’ as a concept is so important but often so difficult to achieve in any meaningful way.  Geoff’s article not only provides an interesting practical solution, but also signposts the possible pitfalls of using differentiating strategies.

Read the article here.   

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Maxam Training. E-Portfolios for PTLLS, CTLLS and DTLLS Courses

Maxam Training is excited to announce that all our courses, whether face to face or distance learning, will now utilise our e-portfolio system to easily record and store your evidence for all programme assessment criteria.  Yet another reason to choose our North West, Lancashire and Manchester based PTLLS, CTLLS and DTLLS courses no matter where you are in the UK.E-portfolios

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Maxam Training PTLLS Micro-Teach Observations

Back in Yorkshire for another series of PTLLS micro-teach observations. I can’t help but be impressed with the quality of these mini-training sessions, how do you all managed to compress an effective introduction, some learner engagement methodology and finish off with an assessment of learning…most impressive.

Well done everyone, a very enjoyable day.


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Maxam Training. PTLLS Course, Learners Comments

Well done to all the new trainee teachers from the Yorkshire PTLLS course, I haven’t laughed so much in ages!

Here are a few of the kind evaluation comments-

‘The enthusiasm and committment of the trainer was beyond fault’

‘An excellent week’

‘A well structured and informative course, thank you’

‘Excellent course, well prepared and structured’

‘Very good course, very intensive, very enjoyable’


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