Employment skills & Public services

Fantasy job lesson plan

Submitted by Philip Hinchcliffe on Sat, 2009-09-19 17:25

Literacy: Rt/E3.2, Rt/L1.2, Wt/E3.1, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.4, Wt/L1.5

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Lesson plan

Fantasy job lesson plan is a step by step detailed plan based on Jane Harbord’s popular Fantasy Job Project resource submitted in 2008 (see below). Gets students looking at job adverts and discussing what is required by employers. Great for general literacy classes or employment skills groups.

Writing a good CV

Submitted by Louise Swain on Tue, 2009-09-15 17:25

Literacy: Writing, Wt/E3.4, Wt/L1.6, Wt/L2.7

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Interactive presentation

A presentation full of useful DOs and DON’Ts that finishes with a differentiated proof reading task for E3, L1, L2.

The Average Briton

Submitted by David Weston on Thu, 2009-07-02 17:25

Literacy: General literacy / English

Numeracy: Place value and counting, General numeracy / maths

ESOL: General ESOL

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Resource type: Cloze exercise, Interactive whiteboard

Level: L1, L2

The Average Briton is an interactive whiteboard cloze activity originally aimed at L1-2 ‘English at Work’ ESOL students but also great for literacy and numeracy students and ideal for prompting discussion about place value, British society, and much more!

Please note you must have the Smart notebook software installed on your computer in order to open, view and use this resource http://smarttech.com/

CV templates

Submitted by Steve Mangan on Wed, 2008-06-18 16:53

Literacy: Writing

ICT: Entry 3 ICT, Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Resource type: Writing frame

Level: E3, L1

CV templates two very useful templates can be used for word processing or as an outline planner/ writing frame.

CV and telephone skills

Submitted by Steve Mangan on Wed, 2008-06-18 16:53

Literacy: Speaking & Listening, Writing

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Informative presentation

A super presentation full of useful tips for writing your CV, answering the telephone, taking messages, etc. Use in conjunction with Steve’s CV templates (see below).

Working with money

Submitted by Paul Hanby on Mon, 2008-06-09 16:53

Numeracy: MSS1/L1.1

Context: Employment skills & Public services, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: L1

Resource type: Lesson plan, Worksheet or assignment

A complete 2 page lesson plan plus 2 related worksheets and answer sheet – everything you need for a 90 minute session on adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing money (also includes finding range and mean). Focuses on real life practical situations of checking till receipts and pay slips.

Conversation and discussion

Submitted by Karen Beasley on Thu, 2008-05-08 16:53

Literacy: SLc/E2.1, SLd/E2.2

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E2

Resource type: Listening and/or speaking activity, Mind map, Worksheet or assignment

An ‘active’ worksheet first used in a Skills for Work class. Ideal for prompting discussion on the importance of good communication skills in the workplace.

Fantasy job project

Submitted by Jane Harbord on Sun, 2008-03-09 16:53

Literacy: Rt/E3.2, Rt/L1.2, Wt/E3.1, Wt/L1.1, Wt/L1.4, Wt/L1.5

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Writing prompts

Fantasy job project is a great way to get student looking at job adverts and discussing what is required by employers. This scaffolded writing task lists points for students to consider before planning A3 job adverts/posters. First used with New Deal students.

Job application words

Submitted by Jane Harbord on Thu, 2008-02-14 16:53

Literacy: Form filling, Rw/E2.1, Rw/E3.2

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Cut and stick, Sort or match cards

Aa cut and stick or matching activity first used with New Deal students (laminate for re-use). Makes a good start up activity or prompt for discussion and form filling practice.

Estimating expenses - checking a claim

Submitted by John Michaux on Tue, 2008-02-05 16:53

Numeracy: N1/E3.8, MSS1/E3.1, N1/L1.9, MSS1/L1.1

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Darcy v Wickham! A great way to introduce students to estimation and ‘what is reasonable’.

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