Maths for Life and Work ~ Summer Term 2013

C2331027
A relaxed, friendly, mixed ability class working at all levels up to level 2 on improving their maths skills and working towards qualifications

Tutor: Penny Wright
Venue: Greenway Community Centre, Trent Lane, Sneinton, Nottingham, NG2 4DF
Date: Friday 19th April 2013
Time
: 9.30am -11.30am
Duration: 9 Sessions
Fee
: Free: Subject to Eligibility (Learners must have been resident in the UK for at least the past six

Course aims
To have your current level of numeracy assessed. To improve your maths and number skills. To work towards a certificate up to Level 2 (GCSE equivalent).

Topics to be covered
• Using Number to do calculations – addition, subtraction, multiplication, division.
• Using fractions, decimals and percentages.
• Using measures in a variety of situations.
• Using shape and space in everyday contexts.
• Using data to make sense of information.

Learning outcomes
To work towards and achieve outcomes as specified on an Individual Learning Plan and negotiated with the Course Tutor following Initial Assessment.

Teaching/learning methods Methods may include:
Question and answer Observation
Modelling Discussion
Homework Practical activities
Group work Project work
Audio/visual presentations Quizzes
Paired work IT
Individual work Handouts
Worksheets Demonstration

Assessment methods Methods may include:

Question and answer Observation
Discussion Homework
Practical activities Quizzes
Worksheets Projects
Initial/formative/summative assessments
Audio/visual materials

Previous learning required
No previous knowledge required.

Recommended books, materials or equipment
Paper, pen, pencil, eraser.

Learners may also find it helpful to have a wallet folder to store handouts and notes, as well as to store writing materials.

Progression
The tutor can provide you with information about what you can do next with the WEA and other local providers. A Giving Information and Advice County Leaflet is available with useful local information. What Next? leaflets are available from your tutor or Programme Organiser to help you with your choices. If you would like to discuss what options are available or how to obtain guidance, please contact your Programme Organiser.

Financial help
If you need help with paying for registration fees or childcare, you may be entitled to financial support. Ask your tutor for more information. We will treat all requests confidentially and with respect in accordance with our Learner Support Policy. (See Services for Learners leaflet.)

Help with learning
If you have a disability or learning difficulty, let us know as early as possible so that we can make arrangements to provide you with support. We will treat requests for help confidentially and with respect. Ask your tutor for more information. If you prefer, contact your Regional Office and ask to speak to someone about learning support. (See Services for Learners leaflet.)

Help with English, Maths or Study Skills
You are also entitled to extra help and support with English, Maths or Study Skills. Ask you tutor for more information. If you prefer, contact your Regional Office and ask to speak to someone about help with English, Maths or Study Skills.

Sound interesting?
Please contact Caroline on 0115 985 8203 or email
ckeep@wea.org.uk

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