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Maths Support Thomas Stoner thomas. [email protected] com

RANGE OF SUPPORT WEBSITE SMARTSCREEN – FS AND FS PLUS AND E-TOOLKIT E-FUNCTIONAL SKILLS

RANGE OF SUPPORT WEBSITE SMARTSCREEN – FS AND FS PLUS AND E-TOOLKIT E-FUNCTIONAL SKILLS LOCAL OFFICE SUPPORT CITY & GUILDS SUPPORT LOCAL NETWORK EVENTS WEBINARS SPECIALIST ADVISORS SUPPORT QUALIFICATIONS EVENTS FOCUS ALERTS

SMARTSCREEN

SMARTSCREEN

SMARTSCREEN – FUNCTIONAL SKILLS and FUNCTIONAL SKILLS PLUS Range of topics • • •

SMARTSCREEN – FUNCTIONAL SKILLS and FUNCTIONAL SKILLS PLUS Range of topics • • • © CITY & GUILDS tutor notes information problem solving worksheets skills check • schemes of work • lesson plans • tracking documents FS PLUS includes • projects • suggested answers

E-TOOLKIT

E-TOOLKIT

OUR DIGITAL SUPPORT OFFER MATHS AND ENGLISH E-TOOLKIT It is… Maths and English e-Toolkit

OUR DIGITAL SUPPORT OFFER MATHS AND ENGLISH E-TOOLKIT It is… Maths and English e-Toolkit It provides… maths and English teaching and learning support, from initial assessment to examination It supports… all nations, all centres, all qualifications, all learners It will…. Equip centres with all they need to support and enhance maths and English teaching and learning across their organisation

TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCES WHAT’S AVAILABLE BENEFITS ACCESS TO A WEALTH OF MULTI-MEDIA TEACHING

TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCES WHAT’S AVAILABLE BENEFITS ACCESS TO A WEALTH OF MULTI-MEDIA TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCES The resources are designed to support Entry 1 – Level 2 and are perfect for aiding progression to Functional Skills and GCSE. FOR TUTORS: FOR LEARNERS: • Live community for sharing best practice • Interactive activities complete with guidance sheets • Delivery plans for every sub-topic • Recommended resources to help make learning easier • Tutor guides and recommended resources • e-Learning for computer-based and mobile learning • Interactive activities complete with guidance sheets • Audio and video clips that really bring topics to life • Audio and visual clips that enhance lesson plans • • Quizzes, revision videos and cards add variety and interest Easy access to qualification advisors and consultants • Maths and English revision videos now available

E-FUNCTIONAL SKILLS

E-FUNCTIONAL SKILLS

E-FUNCTIONAL SKILLS WHAT IS IT? • e-Functional Skills is a complete online Functional Skills

E-FUNCTIONAL SKILLS WHAT IS IT? • e-Functional Skills is a complete online Functional Skills teaching and learning experience • e-Functional Skills supports Maths, English and ICT Functional Skills Entry 3 – Level 2. • It will…. ensure consistent Functional Skills delivery, speed up completions and improve learners’ chance of a first time pass. • e-Functional Skills has been developed in partnership with digital education publishers Hodder Education and developed in collaboration with Functional Skills expert Maureen Emmett • The system is built on the well-established Dynamic Learning Platform and can be used across multiple devices (incl all mobiles through HTML 5)

E-FUNCTIONAL SKILLS ALIGNED TO THE LEARNER JOURNEY HOW CAN I PRACTICE FOR MY TEST?

E-FUNCTIONAL SKILLS ALIGNED TO THE LEARNER JOURNEY HOW CAN I PRACTICE FOR MY TEST? WHAT LEVEL AM I WORKING AT? INITIAL ASSESSMENT CITY & GUILDS PRACTICE TESTS AND EXAM GUIDANCE WHERE ARE MY SKILLS GAPS? DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT HOW CAN I TEST MY NEW SKILLS? ‘TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE’ HOW CAN I FILL THOSE GAPS? TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCES HOW CAN I SEEK ADDITIONAL TUTOR SUPPORT? TUTOR / LEARNER MESSAGING SERVICE

E-FUNCTIONAL SKILLS BENEFITS FOR CENTRES BENEFITS IMPROVE DELIVERY By ensuring learners receive a high

E-FUNCTIONAL SKILLS BENEFITS FOR CENTRES BENEFITS IMPROVE DELIVERY By ensuring learners receive a high quality, consistent and blended learning experience SUPPORT INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS SUPPORT MIXED EXPERIENCE PRACTITIONERS By improving progress monitoring and reporting and show learners are receiving appropriate teaching and preparation By providing a platform to structure and aid Functional Skills delivery DELIVER INDIVIDUALISED TEACHING By enabling staff to deliver a truly tailored teaching experience appropriate to skills level and the needs of a cohort or individual learner REDUCE RESIT FEES By better preparing learners for endassessment and improving first-time pass rates

E-FUNCTIONAL SKILLS BENEFITS FOR LEARNERS BENEFITS SUPPORT LEARNER DEVELOPMENT By encouraging learner development and

E-FUNCTIONAL SKILLS BENEFITS FOR LEARNERS BENEFITS SUPPORT LEARNER DEVELOPMENT By encouraging learner development and self-motivated learning INSTIL LEARNER CONFIDENCE By helping learners approach learning in manageable steps PROVIDE ENHANCED SUPPORT IMPROVE FIRST TIME PASS RATES PROMOTE FLEXIBLE LEARNING By allowing 24/7 anytime, anywhere access to learning and support from tutors and online learning resources By thoroughly preparing the learner for their exam, ensuring they are confident and test-ready By facilitating learning outside of the classroom or workplace

Range of Learning Resources include: • Audio files • Images • Tests • Animations

Range of Learning Resources include: • Audio files • Images • Tests • Animations • Videos/e-learning • Word Docs • Powerpoint Files • Excel Spreadsheets • PDF

SUPPORTING PROGRESS TO FUNCTIONAL SKILLS & GCSE

SUPPORTING PROGRESS TO FUNCTIONAL SKILLS & GCSE

MATHEMATICS SKILLS AND ENGLISH SKILLS (3847) QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE AND ASSESSMENT MATHEMATICS SKILLS (3847) LEVELS

MATHEMATICS SKILLS AND ENGLISH SKILLS (3847) QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE AND ASSESSMENT MATHEMATICS SKILLS (3847) LEVELS STRUCTURE ASSESSMENT SUITABLE FOR ENGLISH SKILLS (3847) Entry 1, Entry 2, Entry 3, Level 1, Level 2 § 55 single-unit Award qualifications (1 -2 credits, depending on unit size) § 45 single-unit Award qualifications (2 credits) § themed Award qualifications at each level (4 -7 credits, depending on level) § Number § Measure, shape and space § Handling data § themed Award qualifications at each level (6 credits) § Reading § Writing § Speaking and listening § Certificate covering full range of skills at each level (13 -15 credits, depending on level) § Certificate covering full range of skills at each level (18 credits) Internally assessed – portfolio-based e-portfolio tools (eg Learning Assistant) can be used Internal and External Quality Assurance required Learners who have specific skills gaps and require a personalised approach to learning and assessment in a context relevant to their needs

PRINCIPLES OF USING MATHEMATICAL TECHNIQUES (3844) PRINCIPLES OF USING WRITTEN AND SPOKEN ENGLISH (3844)

PRINCIPLES OF USING MATHEMATICAL TECHNIQUES (3844) PRINCIPLES OF USING WRITTEN AND SPOKEN ENGLISH (3844) QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE AND ASSESSMENT CERTIFICATE IN THE PRINCIPLES OF USING MATHEMATICAL TECHNIQUES (3844) LEVELS STRUCTURE ASSESSMENT SUITABLE FOR AWARD IN THE PRINCIPLES OF USING WRITTEN AND SPOKEN ENGLISH (3844) Entry 3, Level 1, Level 2 § Externally set, on demand, on screen assessment through the e-volve platform § Single unit QCF qualification § Certificate -13 credits § Award – 10 credits On demand, externally set, on screen assessment Machine marked with instant results Learners who wish to complete a programme of learning leading to a one off, summative assessment which demonstrates resilience and a secure grasp of the principles of mathematics and English

LEVEL 3 PROGRAMMES NEW CORE MATHS QUALIFICATION 3849 -03 CITY & GUILDS LEVEL 3

LEVEL 3 PROGRAMMES NEW CORE MATHS QUALIFICATION 3849 -03 CITY & GUILDS LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE IN USING AND APPLYING MATHEMATICS • • • Can be delivered alongside the City & Guilds Tech. Bac to meet the government’s Technical Baccalaureate measure Designed for candidates who have GCSE Mathematics at A* to C, but are not going on to do A Levels Available to register on now, and will have first assessment, by external knowledge tests, in 2016 QAN 601/4708/8 Scheme No. 3849 -03 Framework NQF GLH 180 UCAS POINTS Grade A B C D E UCAS points 60 50 40 30 20 50% of 14 -19 year olds think maths would be improved if it was more geared towards real-life practical scenarios. City & Guilds Ways Into Work, June 2012

SUPPORT You can access support in a number of ways: • functionalskills@cityandguilds. com –

SUPPORT You can access support in a number of ways: • [email protected] com – assessment-related enquiries • [email protected] com – assessment-related enquiries • [email protected] com – general centre enquiries • Smart. Screen - Functional Skills community • Newsletters ‘All About…. ’ – sign up for these through the ‘your preferences’ link at the bottom of any City & Guilds website page • Face-to-face events and webinars – check the Events section of the website • Your City & Guilds contact - Business Manager • Your City & Guilds Portfolio Advisor • Join the conversation #CGMaths. English