15 episodes

Meet the training team at ELN The e-Learning Network - combined we have teaching, assessing and Quality Assurance experience of over 40 years, spanning across 3 continents and multiple sectors! Listen in as we discuss a variety of topics related to Lifelong Learning: from Teacher Training, Assessment, Beauty, Fitness, Health & Safety, Special Needs, Quality Assurance, CPD - whatever your subject specialism, we've got something for you! Follow/subscribe today to find out about industry qualifications and updates, tips on self-improvement, upskilling for educators and some friendly chit chat all rolled in one!

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Meet the training team at ELN The e-Learning Network - combined we have teaching, assessing and Quality Assurance experience of over 40 years, spanning across 3 continents and multiple sectors! Listen in as we discuss a variety of topics related to Lifelong Learning: from Teacher Training, Assessment, Beauty, Fitness, Health & Safety, Special Needs, Quality Assurance, CPD - whatever your subject specialism, we've got something for you! Follow/subscribe today to find out about industry qualifications and updates, tips on self-improvement, upskilling for educators and some friendly chit chat all rolled in one!

    ELNEdChat - Overcoming Challenges as an Educator

    ELNEdChat - Overcoming Challenges as an Educator

    It's not easy being a Trainer, Assessor or IQA in a world that is constantly evolving whether it's AI, social and political changes around the world or even changing learner expectations and attitudes towards work and learning. In this weeks ELN Ed Chat podcast, the panel will discuss barriers they have faced as educators and discuss the key methods to overcome these barriers.
    Listen in as the ELN team discuss our experiences and challenges as educators with a combined experience of of over 40 years in the Adult Education sectors in the UK and abroad. 
    Why not share your challenges and how you overcome them? Did you find the discussion helpful or do you disagree with something that was said? Let us know on our social media or contact us on info@eln.co.uk today!
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    • 27 min
    ELNEdChat - Let's Talk Evaluation vs Reflection

    ELNEdChat - Let's Talk Evaluation vs Reflection

    What is Evaluation in education? Does it apply to everyone?
    What is Reflection in education? Is it different to evaluation?

    Listen in as our Tutor Dee leads the discussion on the differences in evaluation and reflection, what they are, how they are relevant in education and how you benefit from evaluating and reflecting on your education practice.
    Among the discussion you will also hear from our Director and Lead IQA as well as our Training Manager so you will get multiple perspectives.

    Learn practical and useful tips on how to evaluate your teaching, assessing or IQA practice and how to benefit from it. Do you agree? We'd love to hear from you on our social media or you can always get in touch on info@eln.co.uk 
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    • 20 min
    ELNEdChat - Teaching Online Post Covid?

    ELNEdChat - Teaching Online Post Covid?

    Do you still teach online post covid or are you back to the classroom only?
    Most likely you're still doing some blended or online learning at least.
    Hear from the ELN training team as we discuss the new attitudes, tools and processes in a fast evolving world post-covid with new attitudes and learner expectations and the emergence of AI (see previous episode about using ChatGPT type AI softwares in education).

    With a team combining decades of teaching experience around the world in multiple sectors, coming together to teach online at ELN, we have our views on elearning and how it should be! Listen in and let us know if you agree or disagree by posting on social media or write to us on info@eln.co.uk!
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    • 19 min
    ELNEdChat - The Importance of 'Instant Feedback'

    ELNEdChat - The Importance of 'Instant Feedback'

    Is feedback really important?
    What really is the impact or difference between delayed or instant feedback?
    Why should you give 'instant feedback'?
    How should you give feedback?

    Discover transformative power on Instant Feedback as we differentiate instant feedback from delayed feedback, highlighting its relevance. We explore the benefits it brings, such as improved retention, motivation, and performance. We discuss the various methods of delivering instant feedback, from face-to-face interactions, digital platforms, peer-to-peer assessments, and self-assessment tools. Tune in to see how this approach to feedback can aid learning and development for your learners and colleagues
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    • 19 min
    ELNEdChat - Should I become an EQA or External Verifier?

    ELNEdChat - Should I become an EQA or External Verifier?

    EQA or External Quality Assurance is the process of supporting and monitoring the quality of assessment in an educational institute. If you qualify as an EQA you can work for Awarding Bodies and regulatory authorities.

    To find out more about the EQA course requirements, the EQA job role as well as how much you can earn as an EQA, listen in as our Training Manager, Mark Bresland discusses External Quality Assurance courses with our training team. Mark is a certified and working EQA himself for multiple awarding bodies in the UK and abroad.

    You can also find out more about the points raised in the discussion by reading our EQA blogs.
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    • 34 min
    ELNEdChat - How Do I Become an End Point Assessor?

    ELNEdChat - How Do I Become an End Point Assessor?

    Do you assess and/or deliver to apprentices in your sector?
    Do you want to pursue End Point Assessment as a career?
    Confused about which course to do to become an End Point Assessor?
    What is involved in the EPA course and what are the requirements?

    If you're interested in finding out the answers to the above questions and learning more about EPA then you're in the right place. With years of experience in EPA in different sectors, the training team discusses their experiences of working as End Point Assessors as well as their learning journeys and qualifications.

    As you may know the Lead Assessor or CAVA or Level 3 TAQA course can qualify you to assess apprentices as well as older versions of this course. However, listen to the podcast to hear the benefits of doing the CAVA or the Level 3 Award in End Point Assessment so you can make an informed decision on which course you should do to become an EPA.
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    • 35 min

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