This book is a guide for all teachers in the FE and Skills Sector, regardless of their discipline. It explores how FE teachers can address the mathematics and English needs of all learners, to redress the skills gap that is a current focus. The text explores what works in the sector, examining the barriers to learning and how all learners can be included. It takes a focused look at what works for the vocational learners who have not succeeded in a school setting, and supports you to tackle the problems of low motivation in learners.

Incorporating English and Maths

Incorporating English and Maths

Incorporating english and maths

This Chapter

This chapter explores the incorporation of maths and English in all teaching areas. It focuses on key features of embedding and the need to enthuse learners by drawing on personal goals to ensure learning is both relevant and inspirational. The chapter provides an overview of what is required to successfully embed English and maths for your learners.

This chapter supports you to:

  • Get to know your students.
  • Identify aspects of English and maths and emphasise what your students can do.
  • Build on students' strengths and utilise their ambitions and personal interests.
  • Support and praise.
  • Build confidence and self-esteem.
  • Be inclusive.
  • Identify areas for improvement.
  • Build on experience.

Get to Know your Students

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