Business & Money management

Functional Skills Business Project

Submitted by Matt Barnes on Mon, 2010-06-14 22:13

Literacy: Functional Skills English

Numeracy: Functional Maths

ICT: Functional ICT

Context: Business & Money management

Resource type: Investigation or project

Level: E3, L1, L2

A fabulous multi-level, multiple-skills project which clearly demonstrates how Functional English, Maths and ICT can be embedded into vocational teaching. Includes budgeting, forecasting, writing business plans, group discussion and much more. Ideal for (and fully mapped to) E3-L2 Functional English and Maths.

Step up to Word

Submitted by Jan Hayto on Sun, 2009-12-13 17:24

Literacy: SLlr/E3.4, Ws/E2.1, Wt/E3.1, Wt/E3.4

ICT: Functional ICT, Entry 3 ICT

Context: Business & Money management

Resource type: ICT task sheet, Lesson plan, Scheme of work, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E2, E3

A wonderfully detailed plan for 3 × 2 hours sessions for computer beginners. It is also mapped to the literacy curriculum – making it ideal for embedded learning and Entry Functional ICT. Includes scheme of work, session plans, feedback/evaluation forms and 7 resource sheets.
ICT covers creating, opening, printing a document; formatting, printing, copying, proof reading. Mapped to Entry 2 and 3 speaking & listening, and writing (including several exercises on conjunctions and compound sentences).

Business bank balance game

Submitted by Judith White on Sat, 2009-10-17 17:25

Numeracy: N1/L2.1, N1/L2.2

Context: Business & Money management, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: L2

Resource type: Game

Business bank balance game is a great adaptation of Jane March’s popular Bank Balance game (see below).

This version is designed specially for Level 2 learners who need practice working with large negative numbers.

Internet Searching

Submitted by Jane Harbord on Wed, 2009-10-14 17:24

ICT: General ICT resources, Finding and selecting information

General: Study Skills and General Teaching

Context: Business & Money management

Resource type: ICT task sheet

Level: E2, E3, L1

Internet Searching is a gentle introduction for those new to the internet (suitable for all levels from E2 upwards) based on the BBC home page.

Using bookmarks

Submitted by Geraldine Sombke on Wed, 2009-09-30 17:25

ICT: Entry 3 ICT

Context: Business & Money management

Level: E3

Resource type: Handout or guide

Using bookmarks is a handy one page help sheet – instructions for Internet Explorer and Firefox, plus ideas for practice.

Fairtrade business project

Submitted by Helen Connell on Tue, 2009-08-18 17:25

Literacy: Functional Skills English, General literacy / English

Numeracy: Functional Maths, Data Handling

ICT: Functional ICT, Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Context: Business & Money management

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

Level: L1, L2

Investigate the possibility of a college stocking fairly traded products in its canteen. Covers many reading, writing, ICT, numeracy, speaking and listening skills inc. data handling, report writing, creating charts and questionnaires, giving a presentation, etc. Ideal for embedding all three functional skills (or literacy, numeracy and ICT) especially for business students.

Parts of a computer

Submitted by Dawn Burford on Mon, 2009-04-06 17:25

Pre-entry: General pre-Entry

ICT: Entry 1 and 2 ICT

Context: Business & Money management

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism, Informative presentation

Level: M8, E1

Set of two resources
PowerPoint Straightforward but very useful introduction to computers for preEntry and Entry 1 students. Ideal to use before playing the accompanying bingo game.
Bingo Eight different boards. Call out the name of the part (or write on the class whiteboard for a literacy group). First to complete a line wins (use counters to cover, or laminate and cross off with a dry wipe pen).

Introduction to word processing

Submitted by Lynn Simm on Fri, 2008-07-11 16:53

ICT: Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

Context: Business & Money management

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Informative presentation

A great way to give a start- of-course overview of skills covered in word processing. 16 slides cover formatting and aligning text; copying, cutting and pasting; tabs; bullets; clip art; headers and footers; page layout and more!

Email tasks

Submitted by Lynn Simm on Fri, 2008-07-11 16:53

ICT: Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

Context: Business & Money management

Level: L1

Resource type: ICT task sheet

Written for Key Skills ICT Level 1 (but also suitable for ICT Skills for Life, Functional ICT etc.). First task covers netiquette, the second task is based on holidays and covers sending, printing, replying to, and forwarding emails.

Introduction to email

Submitted by Lynn Simm on Fri, 2008-07-11 16:53

ICT: Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

Context: Business & Money management

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Informative presentation

Covers sending, receiving, attachments and viruses. Designed for students using Postmaster but easy to insert your own screen shots if needed.

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