Optimising learning opportunities for each learner.

Sophie Burtenshaw
22nd November 2021

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Give a brief description of your work context and responsibilities, e.g. your teaching background, experience, type of organisation (e.g. FE college, ACL), subject/curriculum you teach/lead, your learners (skills level, any particular inclusion needs, age range of group, size of group)

I teach maths (and some English) in an ACL context to adults who are working towards an accredited qualification, mostly Functional Skills Maths L1 and 2. I have been teaching online for the last couple of years, but have recently started a new face-to-face course. Our face-to-face courses take place in a range of contexts, but this one is happening in a community centre. I am also still... more

How will you adapt activities in your teaching context to put into practice learning from the module?

As an organisation, we moved to doing online courses a year and a half ago. This has to some extent made it easier for learners who have time restrictions with work/other commitments, as they can now be more flexible as to when they do assignments etc. Some of our courses are now face-to-face, some online and some a mixture. We still have an element of 'live learning' on all courses,... more

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