Learners get to find out and discuss the safety of how driverless cars work. They are challenged to think about how the logistics of making this technology work safely in a practical manner in the real world will work. There are lot of opportunities for use of driverless car technology some are already in use. Learners are challenged to come up with a novel idea of what they could use driverless technology to create a business idea that they would successfully sell to Dragon's Den panelists.
This is a full course unit on Developing Own interpersonal Skills. Definition of Interpersonal Skills, importance of interpersonal skills in specific occupations, personal skills audit ( strengths and weakness. How to manage time and stress. The difference between aggressive, assertive and passive behaviour. How to recognise confidence in self and others. How to identify and interpret different body language.
This is a research project in which learners are guided through a research of a local sport or active leisure activity. Pupils are required to work in pairs and demonstrate how they have planned the research, managed time, how each has made contributions and worked as a team. The learners are expected to present their findings to the rest of the group or to the tutor which ever is convenient.
The unit looks at examples of income and expenditure, identifies problems and solutions to living on a limited budget. It looks at different examples of financial transactions, where and how they take place. There is an opportunity to identify the key items of a receipt and payslip. Learners also get to look at different ways of saving money and keep a record of income and expenditure over a period of a week.
Outline why bathing and showering is part of a regular routine, give examples of situations when one may need to bath more than once in a day, give examples of advantages of using toilet products, list products chosen for their personal use, produce a price list for products used regularly, use a chart to demonstrate that they have a regular routine for changing underwear, nightwear and outer garments and state why clothes should be changed and washed regularly.
This unit requires that learners identify the essential food groups required for a balanced diet. One is required to identify the amount of each food group to be consumed by an average person. Learners should be able to identify how a balanced diet and regular exercise contributes to a healthy lifestyle. At the end learners are expected to identify different examples of exercise and weekly recommended amount of exercise.
This is a complete unit about planning a fitness programme. It involves describing the components of physical fitness, assessing own fitness levels, planning own fitness programme and setting fitness targets. It covers barriers to fitness goals and how this can be overcome. At the end it looks at assessing results of own's fitness programme.
This can be used as a lesson starter, filler or to reinforce the addition and subtraction of money in a fun way. All learners start with a balance of of £120 however they can quickly find themselves with a healthy looking balance or a negative balance hence skint. They select cards with real life situations that can either make them gain of lose money. Learners get personal and very competitive try it!
This is unit that is part of the Sports and Leisure Qualification. It focuses on the functions of vital body organs like the heart, lungs and the skeleton. The tail end of the qualification looks at nutrients and the function of different nutrients in the body.
This is a maths lesson designed to engage reluctant learners by mixing maths and and art. Learners are introduced to maths concepts that are used in art . The lesson then moves onto what percentage means and using a 100 and 84 grid square learners design an artwork using preferred number of squares in different colours. When they have finished they can express the number of squares in each colour as a percentage of all the squares. They then can convert the percents into fractions and decimals.
This is the first lesson in a unit about Alcohol Awarenes. It is focusing on understanding what a unit of alcohol is and raising an awareness and knowledge of how many units of alcohol people drink
This is a useful lesson presentation on methods for checking calculations in Functional Skills Maths teaching and learning. It looks at reverse method and rounding or estimating.
This unit looks at what team work is and why it is important. It explores what factors can affect team work positively or negatively. Learners identify activities at school, world of work or a fun challenging activity and then identify what team work attributes would be required for that activity or challenge. Learners then actually take part in fun challenges and then self and peer assess each others skills they brought to the task or challenge Activities include balloon trolleys and building a paper tower. In doing this learners actually use reflective thinking skills that are important in life and work.
This is a complete course unit on alcohol awareness for the individual. it looks at alcohol units, reasons why people abuse alcohol, how this affects the physical mental and sexual health of people. The unit covers physical, psychological effects of abusing alcohol. It also looks at the effects of withdrawing from alcohol and the sources of help and information for people who are addicted.
It is a unit presentation on drugs with a series of lessons covering a variety of topics related to drugs.
This a speaking and listening session about the topic of homophobia in football. There is a lot of controversial questions and in appropriate language used as would be in a football match. There is a number of discussion points which culminate with students being asked to write a speech to appeal to their team supporters to stop homophobia in football.
The is an introduction to retail unit that looks at what retail is, different retail channels, features of different retail channels such as local stores and supermarkets, features of different retail shops, types and sizes of retail shops, carrying out and representing survey retail information, retail employment entry points and progression, skills and attributes required for retail jobs, keys stages in the retail chain, size of UK retail sector, retail ethical and environmental issues .
This is an introduction to fractions of whole numbers. It starts by looking at parts of a fraction, making one (Whole) Uses an interactive online game that learners can complete as a class challenge. There is also tasks like completing a maze while also working out the fractions of whole numbers to go through. This is appealing and may go down well with young people. Learners have to complete differentiated fractions of whole numbers word problems. To sum the lesson learners look at some questions that help them to deepen their understanding of number.
Lesson presentation looks at how to improve sentences. Learners are introduced to strategies of improving sentences and given a demonstration and a criteria to peer assess each other sentences they have constructed.At the end when learners have grasped the skills they are challenged to pimp a paragraph. This a preview of what the next lesson is about. How to write and improve paragraphs
This unit looks at whom learners should report to in-case of an accident, give examples of emergencies and one thing they could do if an emergency happened, identify simple safety signs, wear safety clothing and equipment as advised and follow specific health and safety instructions in relation to a given task.