The course consists of two units which link together and provide support in helping learners with developing their Maths skills. The units include Using mathematics in professional and Vocational contexts and Using mathematics in public and personal lives The course will support those who are delivering Skills for Life and Functional Skills or who would like a better understanding at how to support learners with developing their maths skills.
This diploma course offers an additional qualification for functional skills/numeracy teachers who have already undertaken an initial teaching qualification. It is also appropriate for teachers of other subjects who wish to teach numeracy.
This course is for both newly qualified and experienced teachers in the lifelong learning sector who teach Functional Skills Maths and mathematics-based subjects, Trainers for private training providers who deliver Functional Skills provision, Vocational tutors who wish to embed the teaching of Numeracy strategies in their vocational courses, People who are returning to teaching and who wish to teach Functional Skills Maths. There are three modules including Numeracy and the Learners, Developing Numeracy Knowledge and Understanding, Numeracy Learning and Teaching.
The course equips students to be effective teachers in the classroom as well as providing skills and knowledge to work in the post-compulsory sector of education; teaching placements are arranged for full-time and part-time pre-service students (i.e.
This course for those teachers of mathematics who already have their full teaching qualification. It is designed to enhance subject specific knowledge as well support development of teaching skills within the subject area.
This course will provide students with specialist professional training in numeracy and teaching for staff working in the skills for life area of post-compulsory education.
This course is designed to allow already qualified teachers to upskill to a subject specialism; the course comprises of 2 modules and the delivery takes place with candidates on the partially integrated DTLLS specialist routes in terms 2 and 3 of year 1; candidates specialise in 1 of the following: English (literacy), English (ESOL), or mathematics (numeracy).
The qualification is suitable for those who work or want to work as specialist teachers of ESOL, literacy or numeracy in the Lifelong Learning Sector.
Students will examine the theory and practice of teaching their specialist area to help them gain a better understanding.
This course is for people who already hold a generic teaching qualification or intend to undertake one and want to complete specialist training related to numeracy. Students will need to complete at least 50 hours teaching practice during this course.
This programme is a 1 year part time evening programme and is designed to offer continuing professional development for teachers in the post compulsory sector (work based learning, education, community and voluntary sector).
This course is for new and established teachers already in numeracy, or wishing to enter the skills for life area of lifelong learning sector. It is a requirement in this area in order to gain QTLS in the skills for life sector.
Topics covered on this course include the role of the professional, professional development, quality assurance within education, learning and its impact on the individual student, challenging discrimination, and curriculum design.
This course is designed for qualified teachers who wish to specialise in the teaching of mathematics (numeracy). The covers numeracy acquisition, barriers to acquisition and the development of approaches to teaching numeracy.
This course is designed for candidates who want to work as teachers or trainers of maths, and qualified teachers who wish to become qualified specialist teachers. The programme takes an analytical and practical approach to all aspects of delivering and assessing inclusive teaching and learning within maths.
This qualification will be of value to a range of practitioners working with learners in the Lifelong Learning Sector. This qualification is seen as being particularly valuable as a programme to support teachers in the development of their own personal skills in mathematics and also as a bridging programme to meet the entry requirements of the specialist Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Mathematics: Numeracy.
This one year Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Programme that has been developed to recruit and train graduates as specialist Mathematics and English teachers for post-16 providers in order to address the national skills shortage. Mathematics and English teaching placements will be offered by Leeds City College and partner organisations to graduates who enrol onto the new Level 5 Diplomas.
In this course you will learn, develop and practice your essential skills in Maths. The qualification is broken down into three units, academic subjects, professional and vocational contexts and public and personal life.
This programme is a one year part time evening programme and is designed to offer CPD for teachers in the Post Compulsory Sector (work based learning, education, community and voluntary sector). Entry is via Cert Ed/ PGCE, appropriate qualifications and interview.