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Climate Scientist

Elizabeth Kendon is a climate scientist at the Met Office, studying extreme weather patterns and the impact they have on Earth. This Department for Education video clip introduces her work and how she uses mathematical modelling to study climate change. She illustrates how skills in science, mathematics and...

Active Learning

From the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this activity brings to life the process of doing a risk assessment. A video clip shows students actively engaged in observing, comparing, assessing and drawing conclusions from the data they generate. Almost without knowing it, they complete a risk...

Adapting Resources

Produced by the LSIS, this resource looks at how materials can be adapted to meet students' needs. It uses the example of a telecommunications activity to illustrate the point. A video shows how Mark, a teacher, was able to identify opportunities to further develop his own resources to support students doing work...

Coaching

These materials, from the Learning and Skills Improvement service (LSIS), contain a video featuring two teachers from Tameside College, describing their coaching relationship and the benefits it brings. The video can be used as a stimulus for reflection on the application of coaching and the contribution coaching...

Listening to Learners' Thinking

Produced by LSIS, these resources encourage practitioners to actively listen to students' discussions. By doing so, it can give an insight into the students' understanding and misconceptions. The materials include two video clips of learners discussing how to rearrange a mathematical equation. Included with the...

Managing Group Learning

Produced by LSIS, this resource uses an electrical and electronic symbols activity to look at managing group learning. Guidance notes and a video illustrate how the session can be run. Printed resources include a video clip, session plan and the resources required to run the electronic symbols activity and...

Theory Into Practice

Produced by LSIS, these materials contain a video featuring a group of students from Humberside Engineering Training Association (HETA). They are in the second year of their course and have completed their work placement. They have seen how their classroom learning applies in the workplace and are returning to the...

Work Projects That Work

Produced by the LSIS, these materials include a video featuring a group of second year BTEC students from Humberside Engineering Training Association (HETA) discussing the nature of their work-based project and what they got out of it. By working on a project of real value to the company, students are highly...

Jake Honour: Apprentice Maintenance Engineer

In this Careers4u.tv video, Jake Honour talks about his apprenticeship in electrical and mechanical engineering. He works for a company that produces packaging and his daily tasks include maintenance, servicing and repair of machinery.

Jake's main priority is to assist a fully qualified engineer in the...

Case Study: Plumbing

Produced for Future Morph, this resource contains a video in which an apprentice plumber talks about his work in a renewable energy company installing solar water panels. The theory and practicals he learns in college is applied in the workplace.

A second activity looks at a demonstration that illustrates...

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