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Tackling the numeracy challenge – new LSN regional workshops

Professional Development , Numeracy , Events
Skills for Life Network

"Effective numeracy teaching when built into practical training can make a real difference to young people and adults in their work and personal lives" – Tackling the challenge of low numeracy skills in young people and adults, Ofsted, April 2011

Want to develop a whole organisation approach to improve the quality of your numeracy provision? Need new strategies and resources that will help you develop your learners’ confidence and skills in using maths in vocational and real-life situations?

Building on the success of our highly popular numeracy events held in London, we are offering an additional set of dates in northern and central locations. Over 50 people came to the 2 London workshops in June 2011 from a range of organisations: FE Colleges; Universities; work based learning and adult community learning providers.

"Engaging, interactive, fantastic resources and exceptional speaker"
"It was very practical, straight to the point, lots of examples given"
"The comprehensive resources/activities that can be used to build differentiated sessions at differentiated levels were great. The memory stick is an invaluable asset to the day!"

The workshops were highly successful with 100% of delegates rating the session as good or excellent.

"A very skilled trainer with up to date knowledge, excellent understanding of mathematics and an inclusive way of delivering the activities to challenge and yet put people at ease too"

Workshop details

Workshop 1
Only £125 (+VAT)

  • Making numeracy meaningful
  • Active learning
  • Using technology

Dates available:

Birmingham – Thursday 13th October 2011
Leeds – Wednesday 9th November 2011

Workshop 2
Only £250 (+VAT)

  • Assessing learner need
  • Developing learner confidence and independence
  • Assessing learner progress

Dates available:
Birmingham – Friday 4th November 2011
York – Monday 5th December 2011

Delegates will receive a memory stick containing all resources demonstrated at each event to take away.

For more information on booking and for assistance:
T: 01234 714 778
M: 07826 865 187

Click here to book your place
Click here to read our numeracy case study
Click here to find out more about LSN and how we can help you

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