This one day course is for vocational teaching staff supporting learners who are working towards Functional Skills Mathematics qualifications at Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2. It focuses on both the essential subject knowledge and strategies for problem solving. We share fresh approaches that can help learners to understand and remember strategies where other methods have not worked for them.
For more background to this course please see our leaflet
The course is particularly aimed at vocational subject specialists who may be teaching Functional Skills Mathematics, and wish to develop their subject knowledge and explore new approaches to supporting learners. It is suitable for all vocational subjects as we offer a range of contexts – if required the content can be adapted to use examples from specific vocational areas.
In addition, we expect the course will be of interest to you if you are:
Comments from teachers who have been on the course include:
Very useful re understanding functional skills for learners”
Excellent course – will help with planning and delivery of maths – particularly embedding and how to tackle exams
Really helpful session – gave many ways to help us embed functional maths into lessons and subjects
An excellent CPD session. Well delivered and relevant. The suggested resources will be utilised in the next teaching session
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We welcome the opportunity to offer courses based at your own college or work premises.
We would expect to tailor the course to meet your specific circumstances. For example, we can provide additional online sessions, which offer an effective way of developing subject knowledge in particular topics.
If you would like to explore the possibility of arranging a course please contact Bernard Murphy.