Maths & IT (Women Only) ~ Autumn Term 2013

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A relaxed, friendly, mixed ability, women only class working at all levels up to level 2 on improving their maths skills and working towards qualifications.
Tutor Sue Moore
Venue: Nottingham Womens’ Centre, 30 Chaucer Street, Nottingham, NG1 5LP
Date:
Wednesday 2nd October 2013
Time
: 1pm – 3pm
Duration: 12 Sessions
Fee: Free: Subject to Eligibility (Learners must have been resident in the UK for at least the past six months)

 

Course aims
An opportunity to develop your Maths and IT skills in a relaxed friendly class and work towards a Functional Skills Maths qualification.

Topics to be covered • Using and writing calculations

• Different units of measure including time and temperature

• Using fractions and percentages to work out special offers

• Using shape and space to plan designs

• Using tables and charts to record and find out information

• Finding out what Maths you can do next

Learning outcomes

As a result of this course it may be possible for you to:

• Solve a problem by writing a calculation

• Solve a problem involving shape and space

• Produce a table or chart to explain information

• Try a Maths assessment

Work towards and achieve outcomes as specified in your individual learning plan and negotiated with the Course Tutor following initial assessment.

Teaching/learning methods These may include:

Question and answer Discussion

Practical activities Games

Handouts Quizzes

Audio Visual presentations IT

Group, paired and individual work

Assessment methods Question and answer Observation

Handouts Practical activities

Games Quizzes

Initial / formative assessment Homework

Previous learning required No previous experience necessary

Recommended books, materials or equipment Paper, pen and pencil, eraser, ruler and a calculator will be useful

Students may also find it helpful to have a folder to store hand outs, notes and completed work

 

Progression
A chance to take a further course in Maths leading to a qualification.

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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