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FE Magazine - Issue 1


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Created on 20 January 2009 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 28 April 2009 by ncetm_administrator

FE Magazine - for post-16 mathematics and numeracy educators
FE - work-based learning - adult numeracy - offender learning
 

Welcome to the very first edition of this new magazine for post-16 mathematics and numeracy educators.

The magazine is produced by the NCETM for the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS) as part of the Post-16 STEM Programme.

The NCETM intends this new resource to be interesting and relevant to you in your daily teaching, and hopes that you will feel free to respond to articles in the magazine. If you have suggestions for articles for inclusion in future editions or would like to contribute an article yourself, please email your thoughts and comments to info@post16STEM.org.uk.  
 

Contents

The mathematics I did today
Professor Celia Hoyles OBE, Director of the National Centre, talks about the mathematics she uses in her everyday life.
 

Taking numeracy forward
World Class Skills? Leitch targets? Hot topics for numeracy tutors - but what do people say when you tell them you teach mathematics?
 

Focus on...work-based learning
Dissatisfied with your Application of Number results? Read how one work-based provider used active learning approaches to achieve 100% pass rates.
 
Mathematics and numeracy... the X factor
When it comes to teaching algebra, "x" is not the only unknown we have to deal with.
 
Misconceptions and mathematical misunderstanding
How well do learners understand the implications of the recent VAT reduction?
 
Ideas for the classroom
A lesson starter which encourages discussion and reflection.
 
Have you seen...?
Links to some useful information you may have missed, and which we hope you will find of interest.
 
And finally...
The lighter side of mathematics and numeracy.
 
 
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