Teaching, learning and assessment

Resources to support the teaching, learning and assessment of learners developing English 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 English. The Technical and Vocational Education (TVET) Exhibiition 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

What is effective practice in the marking of spelling, punctuation and grammar?

Design and pilot a mechanical aptitude initial assessment which is contextualised to the engineering sector.

Improving Vocational Tutors’ confidence and ability in assessing and providing feedback to learners to help them develop their English skills.

Digital approaches

Digital Approaches to Maths and English Teaching

How can English tutors develop strategies to engage adult entry level learners, and view information technology as a positive and effective way to develop their skills?

Developing an Interactive Virtual Learning Environment to Support ESOL Learners Researcher’s name

Virtually Written: exploring the efficacy of Google tools for promoting collaboration and language

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

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

Planning for learning

Peterborough Regional College - Resource development for ESOL and vocational learning

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 English

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

Current Practice in Using a System of Phonics with Post-16 Learners

Teaching students the writing process & how to avoid plagiarism

Functional Skills Reform Factsheet

Quick Reads - A Reading Resource for Further Education and Training Learners

Working with employers

Improving the delivery of maths and English in apprenticeships

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

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

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