PTLLS – Embedding Literacy, language & numeracy Week 4.

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<ul><li><p>PTLLS Embedding Literacy, language &amp; numeracyWeek 4</p></li><li><p>In todays session we will:</p><p>Discuss the Adult Core Curriculum &amp; associated qualifications</p><p>Explore the opportunities available for LLN development within classroom </p></li><li><p>By the end of this session you will be able to:Describe the key components of the Adult Core Curriculum Discuss the barriers that may be experienced when supporting LLN needs of their learnersExplain ways to embed elements of LLN (Functional Skills ) within your specialist area Level 3: 2.2 (T5)Design an activity to support/embed LLN (Functional Skills)</p></li><li><p>How do you feel about supporting Literacy, language and numeracy </p><p>Take a look at the Jelly People Sheet and colour in the one that you feel represents you.</p><p>If you feel happy to, share your ideas withyour neighbour.</p></li><li><p>The Adult Core CurriculumAlso known as basic, core or essential skills Literacy covers abilities in: speaking and listening reading and comprehension writing and communicatingNumeracy covers abilities in: understanding and using mathematical information calculating and manipulating mathematical information interpreting results and communicating mathematical information</p></li><li><p>Functional SkillsAim: Functional skills in English, mathematicsand ICT help people to gain the most outof life, learning &amp; work.</p><p>Applying knowledgeCompetency and confidenceProblem solvingLevels E1 L2</p></li><li><p>Quick quizSmall group activityIn groups you are going to create 2 questions related to SfL to ask the other groups.E.g. when was the Skills for Life Strategy introduced?You can use: - your memory - your notes - Handouts </p></li><li><p>BarriersIn pairs think about the types of barriers that you may encounter when supporting LLN within the classroom. At least:</p><p>1 barrier associated with the learner1 barrier associated with the tutor1 barrier associated with the delivery</p></li><li><p>Embedded teaching and learningEmbedded teaching and learning combinesthe development of literacy, language andnumeracy with vocational and other skills.The skills acquired provide learners with theconfidence, competence and motivationnecessary for them to succeed in qualifications, in life and at work.</p></li><li><p>Embedded, contextualised or learning support?LLN learning support is usually in addition to a workplace skills/vocational learning programme.</p><p>Contextualised LLN is primarily an LLN programme, not a workplace skills/vocational learning programme.</p><p>In embedded programmes, LLN learning happens through a workplace skills/vocational learning programme.</p></li><li><p>Developing LLN skillsDeveloping confidence and competence with LLN skills is therefore a part of all learning for all learners.It is also a key factor to consider when planning to include those learners who have additional support needs with literacy, language and numeracy skills.</p></li><li><p>What is embedded learning?Embedded teaching and learning</p></li><li><p>The vocational contentStarting point of any embedded learning.</p><p>Vocational skills and knowledge </p><p> Refers to the primary learning aims of the learner. Aims may be vocational, recreational or personal. They may lead to a qualification.</p><p>The embedded materials also reflect the reality of workplace and everyday settings, using realistic scenarios and documentation. </p></li><li><p>Literacy, language and numeracy</p><p>Literacy, language and numeracy </p><p> These skills are clearly defined by the adult core curricula. The embedded learning materials do not set outto teach the whole range of literacy, language and numeracy outlined by the core curricula. The range and level of skills taught is dictated by the vocational content. </p><p>Embedded learning is task-driven. </p></li><li><p>Think about your practiceDoes your practice allow for embedding?Does it occur naturally?When do you do it?Transferable skillsSLARP</p></li><li><p>Health &amp; Safety Skills for Life</p><p> Health &amp; SafetyEssential speaking &amp; listening2. Understanding signs, symbols and key documents3. Completing forms &amp; writing reportsReadinge.g. H &amp;S policyLaw or safety data sheetsListeninge.g. understanding H &amp; SInformation in the workplace Speakinge.g. providing health &amp; safety related information to othersWriting e.g. completing accident report detailsSafety audit forms</p></li><li><p>Break for Coffee Recap </p><p>Review and course evaluation with Sue</p><p>Barriers to embedding and supporting SfL</p><p>Linking to NOS</p></li><li><p>Recap and next sessionLearning outcomes Did we? Was anything missed? How will you use this?Next session Equality &amp; Diversity with John</p></li></ul>

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