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Fire Safety

These materials, from the Learning and Skills Improvement Service, contain an activity in which students are asked to relate theory to practice as they inspect fire extinguishers and fire blankets in real situations. The students locate, identify and plot fire protection equipment on plans of their work areas in...

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Produced by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), these resources are aimed at mathematics practitioners.

In this resource, sessions look at:

• Decimals percentages and money - using rich collaborative tasks
• Fractions - using rich collaborative tasks
• Fractions:...

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...

Functional Skills in the Workplace

Produced by the Learning Skills Improvement Service, these materials help to demonstrate effective practice. This case study, from Universal Training UK, looks at the themes of equality, functional skills, employer engagement and mathematics. This study looks at ways of pre-empting and overcoming problems faced...

Future in Composite Technologies

Produced by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study looks at the themes of employer engagement and knowledge and technology transfer. The study illustrates the power of employer engagement to deliver new curriculum modules that meet the direct needs of employers. The employment of...

Gender equality in STEM

Produced in 2011 by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study looks at the theme of equality and diversity. It describes how Doncaster College has taken action to promote and embed gender equality, particularly in relation to engineering and technology. The college held a gender equality...

Gender in maths

Produced in 2011 by the Learning Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study tackles the theme of equality and diversity. By Newham Adult Learning Service, the study set out to explore, in a scientific manner, tutor and learner perceptions regarding gender and if there was in fact any gender bias in...

Gender inclusivity in engineering

Produced in 2011 by the Learning Skills Improvement Service, these materials help to demonstrate effective practice. From the College of West Anglia, this case study looks at the themes of equality and diversity and careers. The low numbers of girls in engineering has been recognised as a problem for some time....

Getting girls into engineering

This case study published in 2011 by LSIS  describes work by Wirral Metropolitan College. The project developed an action research project focused on increasing the participation rate of girls in the Level 2 Higher Diploma in Engineering. The first step for the project was to attract girls to post-16 engineering,...

This item is one of over 25,000 physical resources available from the Resources Collection. The Archive Collection covers over 50 years of curriculum development in the STEM subjects. The Contemporary Collection includes all the latest publications from UK educational publishers.

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