Teaching, learning and assessment

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Resources to support the teaching, learning and assessment of learners developing maths abilities in the Further Education and Training sector. You will find three links per theme exhibited below and can explore further resources by clicking on each subtitle. 

You may also find the Research Exhibition Site useful, it has a specific area showcasing practitioner-led research projects on the teaching of maths. The Technical and Vocational Education (TVET) Exhibition Site could also be of interest, this site brings together innovative practice in the design and delivery of TVET.

Assessment

Reimagining assessment and tracking in maths and English: a review of the wider literature supporting the need for change

Assessment for Learning - Effective Practice Guidelines

Will completing an additional formative assessment tool, prior to undertaking practice tests, help to improve pass rates for Functional Skills Maths L2?

Digital approaches

Digital Approaches to Maths and English Teaching

Using Technology to support the Functional Maths for 16-18 year old Apprentice students in the workplace

The impact of using online resources on apprentices’ Functional Skills achievement.

Learner’s perspectives on the use of online resources for increasing confidence in GCSE maths.

Investigate blended/distance learning as part of the curriculum offer for maths to increase enrolments and retention.

Embedding and developing

Aspire-A whole team approach to delivering English, maths and ICT at work

Embedding English, literacy and employability in vocational courses Lambeth Adult Learning

Embedding maths and English in technical and vocational programmes

Maths worksheets to engage learners following a sports-related vocation - Central College Nottingham

Planning for learning

Improving engagement and attainment in maths and English courses: insights from behavioural research

Grantham College: Functional Maths Poster

Effective practice in the delivery and teaching of English and Mathematics to 16-18 year olds

Effective practice in the delivery and teaching of English and Mathematics to 16-18 year olds: case studies

New Subject Content Functional Skills Maths

Maths worksheets to engage learners following a sports-related vocation - Central College Nottingham

Functional Skills Reform Factsheet

learner exploring transformations using cut-out shapes on a grid

Supporting GCSE maths in the post-16 sector: videos

Assessment for Learning - Effective Practice Guidelines

Re-sitting GCSE Maths; do growth mindset messages make a difference?

Developing Grit on GCSE Programmes

Matching the Words to the Calculations – Making Sense of Functional Skills Questions and Tasks.

Working with employers

Improving the delivery of maths and English in apprenticeships

Teach Too: Reading College: collaborating with employers to deliver maths in the context of the Green Car Project

The Learning Community - Embedding and delivering English and maths in employability training

Embedding English, literacy and employability in vocational courses Lambeth Adult Learning

Capital Training Group- Integrating English and maths into work based programmes: the role of assessors and trainers

Supporting vocational maths in the post-16 sector

showing a learner cutting hair in a salon

Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy: vocational maths guide

Health and social care: vocational maths guide

Hospitality and catering: vocational maths guide

Construction & the built environment: vocational maths guide

Using Technology to support the Functional Maths for 16-18 year old Apprentice students in the workplace