Free webinar supports school governors in their role

  • 16.02.2017
  • by Angela Boffy, FFT

School governors are invited to view the FFT Governor Dashboards and discover how FFT Aspire supports them in their role by joining a free webinar provided by FFT (Fischer Family Trust).

The FFT Aspire Overview Webinar for School Governors takes place on Thursday 16 March, at 4pm, and lasts just twenty minutes.

To book a place on the webinar please visit www.fft.org.uk/training-events.aspx and choose the online training option.

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Introductory training programme extended to new venues across England

  • 09.02.2017
  • by Angela Boffy, FFT
Due to demand we have extended our introductory course timetable across England. 

Our most popular computer based introductory course in FFT Aspire explains the evaluation, target setting and Student Explorer dashboards, plus gives you the opportunity to get to grips with analysing groups of pupils, subject performance and individual results through FFT Aspire's interactive functionality.

Participants attending this practical hands-on course will:

• Gain an overview of the FFT Aspire system

• Access and use the suite of reports in the self-evaluation dashboard

• Interpret your school's performance data, including the analysis of pupils groups and subjects

• Use and understand forward looking pupil and school estimates

• Be able to set end of Key Stage targets for pupils in each year group
 
 • Discover how Student Explorer will allow you to quickly identify and target pupils who are at risk of underachieving
 
• Identify how the FFT Collaborate functionality enhances school-to-school support.

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New briefing - Getting To Know FFT Aspire For SENCOs

  • 15.01.2017
  • by Angela Boffy, FFT
As part of our exciting new series of ‘Getting To Know FFT Aspire’ briefings, FFT are holding a two hour session for Sencos (KS4) in Birmingham on Thursday 9 February, 2017.

The new code of practice brings new challenges for SENCOs. The seminar will provide the tools to address the wider leadership role now expected in your role as SENCO.  

The briefing costs just £75 + vat per delegate. 

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New advanced courses for primary schools announced

  • 14.01.2017
  • by Angela Boffy, FFT
Two new full day advanced courses exploring FFT data in depth to gain a thorough knowledge of school performance have been announced by FFT Education. 

Working with the top experts, the courses will cover relevant research, accountability and Ofsted changes, and will explore how FFT statistics inform your work with robust and reliable evidence.
 
An FFT Masterclass in Primary Accountability and Evaluation takes place on Wednesday 22 March, 2017, in London. 

An FFT Masterclass in Primary Benchmarking and Targeting Pupil Performance takes place on Thursday 23 March, 2017, in London. 

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New advanced courses for secondary schools announced

  • 14.01.2017
  • by Angela Boffy, FFT
Two new full day advanced courses exploring FFT data in depth to gain a thorough knowledge of school performance have been announced.

Working with the top experts, the courses will cover relevant research, accountability and Ofsted changes, and will explore how FFT statistics inform your work with robust and reliable evidence.
 
An FFT Masterclass in Secondary Accountability and Evaluation takes place on Wednesday 25 January and Tuesday 14 March, 2017, in London. 

An FFT Masterclass in Secondary Benchmarking and Targeting Pupil Performance takes place on Thursday 26 January and Wednesday 15 March, 2017, in London.

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Explore your data with FFT – new dates announced for the Spring term

  • 06.01.2017
  • by Angela Boffy, FFT
We have announced new dates for our most popular computer based introductory course, Exploring Your Data with FFT Aspire.
 
Tuesday 17 January – Central London
Wednesday 25 January – Leeds
Tuesday 31 January – Leicestershire
Wednesday 1 February – Birmingham
Tuesday 7 February – Manchester
Tuesday 21 February – London East
Wednesday 22 February – London West
Tuesday 7 March – Derbyshire
Wednesday 8 March – Ipswich
Thursday 9 March – Bristol
Wednesday 15 March – Coventry
Tuesday 21 March – Central London
Tuesday 28 March – Manchester
Wednesday 29 March – Birmingham

To book, or to find out more information, please visit https://training.fft.org.uk/.

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Governors can kick start new year by signing up to free webinars

  • 15.12.2016
  • by Angela Boffy, FFT
Governors are invited to make understanding school data their New Year’s resolution by enrolling onto one of the free webinars provided by FFT (Fischer Family Trust).

The free webinar series continues with The FFT Aspire Overview Webinar for School Governors taking place on Monday 23 January at 2pm and 8pm.

Governors logging on to the online events are able to view the FFT Governor Dashboard and discover how FFT Aspire supports governors in their roles.

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