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Functional skills in English, mathematics and ICT are a key component of the 14-19 reforms. They are incorporated in new GCSE criteria from 2010 and are a key requirement for diplomas, apprenticeships and the foundation learning tier (FLT).
The learning discussion: A strategy to support better progress for underperforming groups in science
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This resource illustrates how a school has planned for the development of handling data in Years 7 and 8, drawing on the learning objectives from the ICT Framework.
This resource is designed to provide teachers of ICT with a greater understanding of how pupils can be taught problem solving within ICT.
This resource is designed to provide teachers of ICT with a greater understanding of how pupils can be taught the processes of evaluation.
Unit in which pupils construct a game that helps children in Year 3 develop their skills in identifying appropriate word endings. Pupils produce a user guide for the game, a test plan to establish whether the game works, and an evaluation of the game and guide based on peer feedback (from developed criteria) and from testing with the Year 3 children.
Ensuring that the right support is in place for all children, regardless of class or social background is important in closing the attainment gap. While the current catch-up arrangements are effective for many, the DCSF know that they are not working for all pupils. Without an individualised approach it will be very hard for this group to make the progress needed to achieve their full potential. This pack contains everything that a tutor will need to plan and deliver an effective one-to-one tuition session. Ref: 01068-2008PCK-EN Publication date: February 2009
This resource illustrates how one school has planned for the development of internet literacy in Year 7, drawing on the learning objectives from the ICT Framework. The materials include a medium term unit plan and a full set of resources. There are also video clips to illustrate how one aspect of copyright was taught using role play.
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