Events and courses from Hilary Read and Ann Gravells
Hilary Read has been training vocational trainers, teachers, assessors and quality assurers nationally for over 20 years. She strongly believes that those teaching in the further education and skills sector should be equipped with the skills they need, and her guides have enabled thousands of people to feel confident that they are implementing good practice. The best vocational trainer’s guide’ is the fourth in her highly acclaimed ‘the best …’ series of guides.
Ann Gravells has been working in the further education and skills sector for over 30 years. She specializes in teaching, training, assessment and quality assurance. She is passionate about helping new staff gain the experience and qualifications they need to work in the sector. She has written and co-written several textbooks to help new teachers gain knowledge and skills.
Hilary and Ann have made deliberate career decisions to stay close to practitioners and what happens ‘on the ground’ with learners. They have run hands-on CPD events for colleges of FE, private training providers, awarding organisations and sector skills councils. Between them, they have thousands of social media followers and run discussion groups on Linkedin where they hear from many practitioners. They have a good grasp of the issues facing those responsible for delivering and assessing learning. They both write and publish high-quality teaching and learning resources for practitioners in the FE and skills sector. Ann is an author for SAGE publications and Hilary funds the writing, design and development of guides and resources via her own publishing company, Read On Publications Ltd.