Project Details

Adult literacy and numeracy resources that can be used both as professional learning for educators and trainers and as practical teaching strategies for workplace- and classroom-based learning. Resources cover topics such as communication skills, developing a CV and understanding statistics.

Key Points to Note:

  • Teaching programmes that address learners' literacy and numeracy needs enhance learner engagement and promote learner success.
  • This suite of Core Skills resources supports some key areas which educators and learners can find challenging.
  • These resources aim to support the development of literacy and numeracy skills for learners in the classroom and the workplace.
  • It is expected that tutors will use, adapt and extend the ideas in these resources to meet the needs of learners and their own teaching situations.
  • To get started, watch the Introduction to Core Skills Resources video.
  • There are several resources available here to download, including videos, teaching and learning sequences and supporting resources.

Video

Introduction to Core Skills Resources

A YouTube video introducing tutors to the Core Skills resources.

(YouTube, 3:43, 240p)

  • 29 November 2015
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Video

Communication Skills, Why Communication is Important

A teaching and learning sequence introducing tutors to the topic of why communication is important.

(YouTube, 6:26, 480p)

  • 29 November 2015
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Video

Communication Skills, Using Speaking Frames

A teaching and learning sequence that provides tutors with ideas and starting points for developing speaking frames.

(YouTube, 8:09, 480p)

  • 29 November 2015
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Resource

Communication Skills, Speaking Frame Templates

A resource that supports the teaching and learning sequence video 'Using Speaking Frames'.

(PDF, 252 KB, 8-pages)

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Video

Communication Skills, Keeping the Conversation Going

A teaching and learning sequence that provides tutors with ideas for teaching communication skills and how to keep a conversation going.

(YouTube, 7:59, 480p)

  • 29 November 2015
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Video

Communication Skills, Clarifying and Repeating Information

A teaching and learning sequence that provides tutors with ideas for teaching communication skills and how to clarify and repeat information.

(YouTube, 6:37, 480p)

  • 29 November 2015
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Video

Communication Skills, Managing Difficult Conversations

A teaching and learning sequence that provides tutors with ideas for teaching communication skills and how to manage difficult conversations.

(YouTube, 8:19, 480p)

  • 29 November 2015
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Resource

Communication Skills, Scenario and decision-making matrix

A resource that supports the teaching and learning sequence video 'Managing Difficult Conversations'.

(PDF, 160 KB, 6-pages)

  • 29 November 2015
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Video

Developing a Curriculum Vitae, Creating Interest and a Sense of Audience

A teaching and learning sequence that provides tutors with ideas for teaching how to develop a curriculum vitae and create interest and a sense of audience.

(YouTube, 5:42, 480p)

  • 29 November 2015
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Video

Developing a Curriculum Vitae, Writing a Personal Profile

A teaching and learning sequence that provides tutors with ideas for teaching how to develop a curriculum vitae and write a personal profile.

(YouTube, 6:55, 480p)

  • 29 November 2015
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Resource

Developing a Curriculum Vitae, Personal Profile Examples

This resource supports the teaching and learning sequence 'Writing a personal profile'.

(PDF, 284 KB, 3-pages)

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Video

Developing a Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letters

A teaching and learning sequence that provides tutors with ideas for teaching how to develop a curriculum vitae and write a cover letter.

(YouTube, 6:34, 480p)

  • 29 November 2015
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Resource

Developing a Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter Writing Frame

This resource supports the teaching and learning sequence 'Cover Letters'.

(PDF, 168 KB, 2-pages)

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Video

Developing a Curriculum Vitae, Improving Words and Phrases

A teaching and learning sequence that provides tutors with ideas for teaching how to develop a curriculum vitae and improve the words and phrases used in CVs.

(YouTube, 7:28, 480p)

  • 29 November 2015
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Video

Developing a Curriculum Vitae, Revising and Editing

A teaching and learning sequence that provides tutors with ideas for teaching how to develop a curriculum vitae, and how to revise and edit CVs.

(YouTube, 6:28, 480p)

  • 29 November 2015
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Resource

Developing a Curriculum Vitae, Editing Frame

This resource supports the teaching and learning sequence 'Revising and Editing'.

(PDF, 226 KB, 3-pages)

  • 29 November 2015
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Video

Developing an Understanding of Statistics, Collecting and Representing Data Part 1

A teaching and learning sequence that provides tutors with ideas for developing learners' understanding of statistics and collecting and representing data.

(YouTube, 5:33, 480p)

  • 29 November 2015
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Developing an Understanding of Statistics, Collecting and Representing Data Part 2

A teaching and learning sequence that provides tutors with ideas for developing learners' understanding of statistics and collecting and representing data.

(YouTube, 5:11, 480p)

  • 29 November 2015
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Video

Developing an Understanding of Statistics, Describing Probability

A teaching and learning sequence that provides tutors with ideas for developing learners' understanding of statistics and probability.

(YouTube, 6:58, 480p)

  • 29 November 2015
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Resource

Developing an Understanding of Statistics, Probability Vocabulary Cards

This resource supports the teaching and learning sequence 'Describing Probability'.

(PDF, 196 KB, 4-pages)

  • 29 November 2015
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Video

Developing an Understanding of Statistics, Understanding Chance

A teaching and learning sequence that provides tutors with ideas for developing learners' understanding of statistics and chance.

(YouTube, 5:05, 480p)

  • 29 November 2015
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