Document

Report
Certificate for Essential Skills
Practitioners
2013/2014
Pontypool
Units of study
301: Adults and Young People as Essential Skills
Learners
305: Assessment of Essential Skills - Literacy
306: Planning Essential Skills - Literacy
307: Delivering Essential Skills - Literacy
Evidence to collect
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Free writing from initial/diagnostic testing
Copies of unmarked student work
Copies of diagnostic results
ILPs and SMART targets
SoW
Session plans
Resources you have created
Unit 301 Adults and young people as
Essential Skills learners
session 1
Objectives of the session
•Explain the role of essential skills in the lives of
adults and young people in society
•Describe the possible consequences of adults
and young people having essential skills needs
•Describe a range of personal, social and
economic reasons why adults and young people
may have essential skills needs.
Activity
• You have five minutes to note down the
activities you’ve done since waking up this
morning, which involved:
Reading, writing, using ICT, numbers
(mental or written), speaking and listening.
• Compare your list with the person next to you
and highlight every activity you match
Activity
• With your partner choose two of your
matched activities
• Follow through the logical consequences of
– Being able to perform the activity successfully
– Having a skills need that means you cannot
perform the activity successfully
Reading the train
timetable
Miss the
train
Late –
again!
Arrive at
work at time
Colleagues
complain
sacked
Get on the
right train at
the right time
Reputation as a
reliable
member of
staff
Promotion!
Consequences of adults and young
people having essential skills needs
What is the possible impact of poor literacy,
language, numeracy and ICT?
•family and children
•health and housing
•education and training
•employment
•involvement in the community
Activity
• Organise yourselves into three groups – with
people you haven’t worked with yet
• What reasons are there for adults and young
people having essential skills needs?
• Organise your ideas into three categories:
•Personal
•Social
•Economic
Objectives of the session
Achieved?
•Explain the role of essential skills in the lives of
adults and young people in society
•Describe the possible consequences of adults
and young people having essential skills needs
•Describe a range of personal, social and
economic reasons why adults and young people
may have essential skills needs.

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