Functional Skills Qualifications requirements
This resource from Ofqual will help you understand the current functional skills qualifications requirements.
KING STREET phonics reading scheme from Gatehouse Books
KING STREET is a carefully graded reading scheme which provides opportunities for practice in all the underpinning skills needed to produce a competent reader.
Skills for Life Diagnostic Assessment Materials
These diagnostic assessment materials for literacy, language and numeracy were developed nationally in 2002, and include materials for assessing the need for dyslexia support.
Functional Skills Initial Assessment
This information on the Excellence Gateway website provides pointers to enable you to develop your own functional skills initial assessment tool.
Embedded numeracy resources for construction training
These downloadable embedded numeracy resources for use in a construction context cover a range of the adult numeracy core curriculum targets from Entry 2 to Level 2.
Google Earth as a Skills for Life resource
An introduction to Google Earth as a fun resource to support literacy and numeracy skills development.
Improve Your Memory, Improve Your Spelling
Downloadable materials for a 20 hour course to enable learners to improve their memory and their spelling.
Embedding Literacy Skills into Assertiveness Training
A group session plan and resources to help you embed literacy skills development into assertiveness training.
A review of published guidelines on improving readability, and a design checklist to help you develop resources with readability in mind.
Skills for Life Awareness
A Skills for life awareness presentation designed for library staff by Alice Ryan of the Leeds Learning Partnership.