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Skills for Life Support Programme T: 0118 902 1920 F: 0845 838 1207 E: W: The Skills for Life.

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1 Skills for Life Support Programme T: F: E: W: The Skills for Life Support Programme is delivered on behalf of the Learning and Skills Improvement Service by CfBT Education Trust and partners CfBT Education Trust 60 Queens Road Reading RG1 4BS Embedding Literacy, Language and Numeracy Literacy, language and numeracy in observation of teaching and learning

2 Skills for Life Support Programme Aim The session aims: to explore and develop organisational systems and processes for observation of teaching and learning which address inclusive learning approaches and embedding literacy, language and numeracy.

3 Skills for Life Support Programme Learning outcomes By the end of the training session participants will have: considered the context for literacy, language and numeracy in observation of teaching and learning related to the new overarching professional standards considered quality indicators in embedded literacy, language and numeracy, including case studies of practice reviewed current observation systems and processes, including the relationship between quality assurance and quality improvement produced key messages for supporting staff and promoting literacy, language and numeracy skills developed personal and organisational targets to support the action plan for a whole organisation approach to embedding.

4 Skills for Life Support Programme Types and purposes of observation Consider your current situation. Spend two minutes with each question: Who is involved in doing observations? What is observed? Why do we do observations?

5 Skills for Life Support Programme Types and purposes of observation Observations take place for a range of purposes: quality assurance, quality improvement, assessment, personal development Its important to: –ensure shared understanding of the purpose of observations of teaching and learning –develop approaches which suit the purpose of observations.

6 Skills for Life Support Programme Professional standards and literacy, language and numeracy Consider the statements on the cards and separate them into two piles: 1. Statements which refer to literacy, language and numeracy as the responsibility of a specialist literacy, language or numeracy teacher 2. Statements which refer to literacy, language and numeracy as the responsibility of a vocational/other teacher or trainer

7 Skills for Life Support Programme Professional standards and literacy, language and numeracy Every teacher/tutor/trainer has some responsibility for literacy, language and numeracy skills Observation of all involves literacy, language and numeracy Importance of collaboration between LLN and vocational specialists

8 Skills for Life Support Programme What to look for Painting and decorating session case study Hospitality session case study Read the case study and highlight: a) times when the learners are actively engaged in thinking about LLN skills b) ways in which the trainer expects the learners to use LLN skills

9 Skills for Life Support Programme What to look for Literacy, language and numeracy skills practice and development is integral to and inseparable from vocational training.

10 Skills for Life Support Programme Making judgements Look at the commentary you have been given. Identify strengths and areas for improvement and suggest a grade (based on the information you have).

11 Skills for Life Support Programme LLN skills in teaching and learning Sort the cards into two groups: All trainers/teachers could easily do this All trainers/teachers could do this with some support

12 Skills for Life Support Programme Reviewing the observation process 1. In pairs, go through the statements on the wheel and consider the questions for each element. 2. On the numbered line, mark your organisations current position (1 = well-established practice and 5 = nothing in place). 3. On each table, share the views so far and come up with a consensus of priorities for your organisation. 4. What is the main focus of changes to be made, and who will do them?

13 Skills for Life Support Programme Non-group observation Stages of the learner journey Aspects of literacy, language and numeracy Evidence for observations

14 Skills for Life Support Programme Support for LLN Identifying internal and external partners Identifying support Who can support us if we are not LLN specialists?

15 Skills for Life Support Programme Communication the process Consider the process for observation of teaching and learning How could each stage of the process address literacy, language and numeracy?

16 Skills for Life Support Programme Next steps What will your next steps be? personally as an organisation?

17 Skills for Life Support Programme Contacts Skills for Life Support Programme Office Contacts: CfBT Education Trust Tel:


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