Issues around embracing digital skills

Beata Adrian
26th August 2020

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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 work as a Senior teacher of English, teaching Functional Skills E3 to L2, as well as ICT FS to adult students, in the south of England. I work in a large FE college with a part-time adult provision. I have twenty years' experience in teaching. Most of my English students have ESOL needs. Being a non-native speaker myself, I have a good insight into their needs. The age range is 19-65 and... more

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

My college will be adopting a blended approach from September 2020, and this is a going to be a challenge for everyone, including teachers, whose digital skill-sets are varied. This is an opportunity not only for sharing our skills in the team, but also for addressing questions, such as why choose technology, what the challenges and opportunities are, and how EdTech can extend, improve and... more

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Context
FE
Keywords
Digital Skills Mobile Phones Good Practice Teaching And Learning Students Skills Work Issues Access

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