Welcome to the home of Claire Collins Consultancy

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Reading the Way

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Advancing Equality in Further Education

An online course to support and develop knowledge and understanding of the role of equality and diversity work within Further Education.

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Shaping Success

On behalf of The Education and Training Foundation (ETF), between 2014 – 2021 we have written/ co-written a wide range of CPD courses and resources to support Maths and English delivery. The courses were for practitioners at all levels and stages of their development.

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Side by Side Evaluation

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Digital and Blended Learning Project

A collaborative collective working together to share and develop digital and blended learning practices.

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Citizen Literacy

Imagine living in a world of written words you do not understand?

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Embedding British Values within English Teaching, Learning and Assessment Practices

A practitioners guide with exemplar resources.

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Post-16 Phonics Approaches: A Toolkit

This toolkit is intended to support practitioners wishing to use phonics approaches with post-16 learners.

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Maths and English in Prison Work and Training

A collection of innovative task-based learning approaches used in secure estate workshops.

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Prevent Duty and British Values for Adult Learners

A guide to support the embedding of British Values and the Prevent Strategy

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Doing Action Research

A Guide for Post-16 Practitioners

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SEND Mindfulness Toolkit

A toolkit designed to be used with prisoners with a range of SEND needs (with a particular focus on mental well-being)

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Effective Practice Guidelines

Assessment for Learning

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Practitioner Research

Action research is just a couple... It's you, and us, in collaboration that will make the world a better place Read the whole article

OTLA 8 (English, ESOL + EDS)

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The Action Research Forest

Sometimes it's nice to be lost Read the whole article

Deeper Thinking and Stronger Action

A Personal and Organisational Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

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An interactive thinking tool for prison teams

Bringing teams together to promote and support rehabilitative learning in the Secure Estate

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Andy’s Thinkpiece: Cultivating Change

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Accessibility Statement

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Our Values Statements

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Level 3 Education and Training

Flyer for course in Screenskills pink black and grey. Read the whole article

Educating Yourself In Prison: An Inside Job

Our film aimed at helping prison inductees new into the regime, to give them some hope and to help them see how valuable education can be on their journey.

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T-Levels CPD: Maths, English and Digital

Supporting technical teachers and trainers to embed maths, English and digital skills within their technical subject teaching.

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Equality and Diversity statement

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Sustainability

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PDNorth

The northern Professional Exchange Network (PEN)

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Haringey ALS EDS Report

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OTLA 3 (North East + Cumbria)

We ALL bring the strands together: OTLA Read the whole article

Activities for supporting maths and English learners

We must be open to learning in different ways Read the whole article