Produced  in 2009 by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), these case studies describe work done by practitioners to explore the effective embedding of functional skills in STEM teaching and learning. As well as focusing on functional mathematics, these projects explore a range of issues relevant to the FE and skills sector, including: • Enhancing learners’ skills for future employment • Implementing equality and diversity • CPD and peer-support • Assessment for Learning.

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Approaches to Active Learning

Produced by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), these video clips look at how active learning approaches can be taken to the teaching and learning of mathematics with post-16 students. Clips look at: * How the interaction between learners and their peers can enhance their own understanding of new...

Managing Mathematics

Produced by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), these video clips look at managing mathematics teaching and learning with post-16 students.

Clips look at: * How group work and teacher-learner interaction during a session can result in a deeper and more profound understanding of...

Take Home Maths

Produced by the Learning Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study addresses the theme of embedding functional skills. From Reading Borough Council, it looks at a group of teachers who worked collaboratively across secondary schools to explore strategies for developing functional skills in mathematics....

Enhancing Functional Skills Teaching within Prisons

Produced by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study looks at the theme of embedding functional skills. From Strode College, the project engaged practitioners with professional development designed to share practice in subject knowledge and delivery of functional skills.

It aimed...

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