Embedding Functional Skills

Produced 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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Kinaesthetic Strategies for Basic Arithmetic

Produced by the Learning Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study looks at the theme of embedding functional skills. The case study describes a foundation construction programme at Bolton College, which sought to address the issue of poor numeracy in learners. To ensure appropriate provision for these...
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Functional Maths - Sharing Good Practice

Produced by the Learning Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study looks at the theme of embedding functional skills. The purpose of the case study was to celebrate success and share good practice. The study involved disseminating information and resources gained from a STEM event, followed by a...
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Financial Awareness

Produced by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study looks at the themes of embedding functional skills, numeracy and financial capability. It describes a project that is being piloted at Hull College. The project aims to improve the financial awareness of its entry and level one...
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2010 to date

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Improving the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics

Produced by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study looks at the theme of embedding functional skills. Derwen College is a specialist residential college which delivers a wide range of vocational courses to students with learning difficulties and disabilities. While undertaking the...
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Subject(s)Science, Design and technology, Engineering, Mathematics
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