Resources to support GCSE maths and functional skills maths
Our Functional Skills Resources website has been put together so that everything you want for teaching a session either face to face, via the internet or distance learning is accessible in one place for one price.
Written by an experienced maths teacher, this book aims to support achievement of Functional Skills maths and/or (foundation level) GCSE maths for learners studying within a range of post-16 settings, including further education colleges, adult and community learning, sixth form colleges and work-based learning.
The third editions of Making Britain Numerate and Making Britain Literate contain additional worked examples and resources which help support achievement of functional skills and GCSE, and can be used as self-study guides and/or in-class support.
Making Britain Numerate and Making Britain Literate are two workbooks written to support learners studying Functional Skills either as part of an apprenticeship or as stand-alone qualifications. The third editions of both books are now available.
Resources, an interactive curriculum framework and accreditation for Pre-Entry learners, including a link to the electronic version of the Adult Pre-Entry Curriculum Framework for Literacy and Numeracy.
The Skills Workshop website has free downloadable session plans and materials for maths, English, ESOL and ICT teaching and learning.
A brief overview of what's on offer from Google, Microsoft and facebook to support remote teaching and learning both during the current COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
TED-Ed offers an extensive library of original video lessons on a wide range of topics, and provides an international platform for teachers to create their own interactive lessons. It's free to use.
Free courses are available through a new online platform hosted on the gov.uk website, called The Skills Toolkit. The platform gives people access to free digital and numeracy courses to help build up their skills, progress in work and boost their job prospects.
Research, interviews, events, policy and big ideas are all features of this online platform from Cambridge Mathematics, a consortium that aims to champion and secure access to a quality maths education for everyone
This project report describes how action research has been used to generate creative solutions to issues faced by learners retaking maths and English, and by adults taking them for the first time.
BBC Bitesize has a suite of resources focused on adults returning to learning, which includes videos that aim to support people looking to develop their maths, English and digital skills.
English and maths for adults. Videos, quizzes, games and tutor resources. The BBC Skillswise website has a collection of free videos and downloadable worksheets to help adult learners improve their reading, writing and numeracy skills.
Citizen Maths is a free online course for adults who understand the basics of numeracy, and now want to deepen their grasp of maths, for instance by working to achieve a Level 2 maths qualification, such as functional skills or GCSE Grade 4 or above.
These free online courses from OpenLearn aim to provide an introduction to Functional Skills English and Functional Skills Maths at Levels 1 and 2, while giving learners the opportunity to earn Open University digital badges.
These three guides provide ideas and guidance for anyone involved in 16 -19 Study Programmes.
This free course aims to help you learn about the power of algebra, get a sense of scientific notation, the beauty of basic trigonometry and why 70 db (decibels) is 10 times louder than 60 db.
This free online course from FutureLearn aims to help you create effective sessions on probability for your learners by using practical and frequency-based approaches.
The Excellence Gateway is now fully supported by the Education and Training Foundation, and the new exhibition site for maths brings together effective teaching and management resources.
University of Cambridge website providing maths problems based on a different theme each month.
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