Supporting Functional Skills (Maths)

This course will introduce you to newly-produced exemplar activities that may be used to develop learners' Functional Maths abilities. Help you to identify how and why context matters when developing learners' Functional maths. Enable you to plan and design differentiated, inclusive Functional maths sessions meeting Effective Practice Guidelines for assessment and tracking and help you to support learners to achieve Functional maths outcomes

Pricing options

There are three pricing options:

1. Individual fees
SET member: £85 
Non-SET member: £100

2. Hosting
Providers with 6-10 delegates: £600. We will support you to fill the extra places but this is a great opportunity to work collaboratively with providers in your locality.

3. In-house
Do you want to get the maximum value from your CPD budget? Why not run an in-house course at a time and venue to suit?
In-house course for up to 16 staff: £880
In-house courses for up to 32 staff: £1,700
In-house courses for up to 48 staff: £2,400

Upcoming

IN HOUSE
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Free Places

A limited number of free places are offered on this course. Please see the 'Upcoming' section above for current availability. Free places are offered to ensure greater diversity on our courses, so to qualify you must either:

  • Work in an organisation in one of the 12 opportunity areas (Blackpool, Bradford, Derby, Doncaster, Fenland and East Cambridgeshire, Hastings, Ipswich, Norwich, Oldham, Scarborough, Stoke, West Somerset)
  • Work in an organisation with an annual turnover of less than £500,000
  • Consider yourself to have a disability
  • Come from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) background

You must also agree to be contacted by our evaluation team.

To book a free place find a course that has free places remaining and book as normal. At the payments stage of the booking you will be asked to tell us which of the three criteria you meet and then click on the 'recalculate' button to reduce the cost of the booking to zero.

SET Membership


SET members are entitled to an exclusive 15% discount off this ETF professional development course.

Find out more about SET membership on the Society for Education and Training (SET) website.

Who is this course for?

This course is primarily aimed at subject specialist teachers of Functional Maths but it may also be of interest to other practitioners working in the further education and skills sector who will be supporting the development of learners' Functional Skills, such as learning support assistants. We recommend that vocational teachers, trainers and assessors take part in the 'Vocational Revitalisers' (maths) or 'Developing Vocational Maths' courses, for guidance on supporting learners to develop their maths abilities in vocational contexts.

Training aim

The aim of the one-day course is to introduce you to newly-produced exemplar activities. The course will help you to understand how you can adapt and use the activities to develop learners' Functional Maths abilities and support learners to achieve Functional maths outcomes.

Outcomes

You will have the knowledge and confidence to: 

  • identify how and why context matters when developing learners' Functional maths
  • plan differentiated, inclusive Functional maths sessions, which build on learners' lives and maths/ numeracy practices
  • design Functional maths sessions that meet Effective Practice Guidelines for assessment and tracking
  • support learners to achieve Functional maths outcomes.

Length of the course

One-day session.

Entry Requirements

You should be teaching or supporting Functional Maths skills development.

Contact us

If this course is not currently available in your area, and you would like to attend then register your interest. We will let you know about new events as they are announced.

If you have any questions, please contact:

T: 0800 0 831 830
E: bookingsupport@etfoundation.co.uk