The Resource Directory is a new section on the site. It will help you find suppliers of Skills for Life resources and access information on their products and services. Look out for more suppliers coming soon.
The third editions of Making Britain Numerate and Making Britain Literate are now available. Both editions 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. In each of the books, the focus of some of the resources is on engagement with contemporary social issues.
A review of legacy and current websites with information on the practice Key Skills/National Adult Literacy and Numeracy Tests
A new free resource has been launched for IAG providers and teaching staff. SEND: Sources of Support, aims to help learners with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) fulfil their ambitions and aspirations.
This new SEND practitioner self-assessment tool will enable you to assess and develop your knowledge and skills in supporting SEND learners.
Model Maths papers from Chatterton Tuition are worked answers to actual past GCSE, IGCSE and GCE (A level) maths papers. The papers show clear workings for all the answers, making them valuable revision tools and giving you the feel of your very own tutor helping you through.
Specialist provider of adult beginner readers, Entry level basic skills and ESOL resources and the award-winning tool to teach reading, Yes We Can Read.
The Education and Training Foundation has launched a new exhibition site dedicated to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). With key information and resources, the site is designed to help post-16 learning providers, practitioners, leaders and managers to recognise their key role in improving outcomes for learners with special educational needs and disabilities.
This exhibition site brings together some of the most effective resources for ESOL available on the Excellence Gateway including key materials created as part of the Skills for Life strategy, such as the Adult ESOL core curriculum (2001).
These courses from the Open University are free of charge, completely online and have no start or end date, so can be studied at any time. On completion learners can download a digital badge which can be displayed on individual profiles, CVs and social networking sites.
These stories and multimedia resources can be used by friends, family, tutors, libraries, enrolment, and of course learners themselves. Whether it is getting back in to education in the first place or looking at how you might progress in what you are doing, there is a story.
The new outstanding teaching, learning and assessment (OTLA) exhibition site provides a range of materials for practitioners, managers and leaders across the sector. You can find the OTLA exhibition site on the Excellence Gateway.
A summary checklist of Dyslexia Indicators for use by teachers and teacher trainers
Free to download for Android and Apple phones, the Maths Everywhere App has three different sections offering helpful tools, video tutorials and practice questions to help adults improve their maths skills and become more confident.
Unionlearn has introduced a handy new online toolkit to help trade unions support English and maths learners.
A user-friendly guide to the latest technology news, issues, gadgets and apps.
Functional skills qualifications in English, mathematics and ICT are available at Entry 1, Entry 2 and Entry 3, level 1 and level 2. This section of the Excellence Gateway website gives an overview of the qualifications and of the assessment outcomes for qualifications at each level.
Offers a series of learner guides to support GCSE ICT, with topics including ICT Systems, Hardware, Software and Databases.
The NCETM has produced a set of short films and guides to support teachers and trainers in the FE sector working with students who have not yet achieved a GCSE Grade C or equivalent qualification in maths.
The Family Maths Toolkit website from National Numeracy has ideas and free activities to help families enjoy maths together.
How to Write ESOL Materials, a new e-book by Kathryn Aldridge-Morris, will be relevant to ESOL practitioners working with refugees and migrants in all English-speaking countries, not just in the UK.
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