Equality and Diversity

Any resource that includes an obvious aspect of equality and/or diversity issues.

Big Brother Functional Skills discussion task

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Fri, 2011-09-02 12:52

Literacy: Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, Functional English - writing, Engage in Discussion

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Context: Art Film Media Music TV

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Listening and/or speaking activity, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

I first used this was used as practice for the written and spoken part of Functional Skills exams.

Learners need to begin by discussing TV shows and hopefully someone will mention Big Brother. Then they have to write about 150 words about what sort of housemate they would be in the house.

Next they have to read through the 20 housemate descriptions and choose 10 of them to join them. This needs to be a team decision.

Literacy: Functional Skills English, General literacy / English

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Resource type: Discussion points, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E2, E3

Six task sheets written as embedded literacy resources for Entry Level core NOCN module: Introduction to diversity in society.

  • What is diversity?
  • Recognising diverse groups
  • What is discrimination?
  • Responding to discrimination
  • Effects of discrimination
  • Tupac – Changes

Although aimed at Entry 2-3 most of the sheets could also be used in higher level groups and make marvellous discussion prompts.

Foods that we like!

Submitted by Kathryn Fleming on Mon, 2011-08-29 19:22

Literacy: Functional English - speaking, listening & communication, SLc/E1.3, SLc/E2.2, SLc/E2.3, SLlr/L1.6

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, Functional Maths - number, HD1/E1.1, HD1/E2.4, HD1/E3.3

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Ice breaker, Listening and/or speaking activity, Worksheet or assignment

Find out and record everyone’s favorites from a diverse list of foods. Use as an icebreaker in any Entry Level literacy, numeracy, Functional Skills or ESOL lesson.

Also ties in well with lessons on diversity, healthy eating, collecting data, making / taking simple surveys, tallies, counting, asking questions, etc.

Mapped to Functional Maths and SfL adult numeracy, Functional English (speaking, listening and communication) and SfL adult literacy.

Black History Month - Rosa Parks

Submitted by Marie Scarlett Davis on Sat, 2011-08-27 18:55

Literacy: Reading: text focus (comprehension), Use reference sources, Writing: text focus (composition)

Free tags: Black History, Equality and Diversity

Context: History

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Reading comprehension

Topical set of reading comprehension and research tasks written for Black History Month (October) but can be used at any time. Differentiated biographies (one for E3-L1, one for L1-L2) of Rosa Parks, known as “the mother of the civil rights movement”, with related comprehension, discussion and vocabulary tasks. There is also a cloze exercise and a timeline research task.

ESOL: ESOL Lr/L1.2a, ESOL Lr/L1.5a, ESOL Lr/L2.1a, ESOL Lr/L2.3a, ESOL Sc/L1.2b, ESOL Sc/L2.3b

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Context: Education

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Discussion points, Listening and/or speaking activity, On-screen activity or video, Worksheet or assignment

A Yorkshire Yarn is a short documentary series exploring the English language learning experiences of three students at the University of Huddersfield. There are three episodes in the series.

1 The Tales of a Trainee Tutor
http://www.youtube.com/user/ESOLRESOURCES#p/a/u/2/Itb9nc9rIMg

‘The Tale of a Trainee Teacher’ is the first episode and explores the experiences of Wafaa Fathy. Wafaa was born in Egypt and now lives in Leeds.

Black History Month - Claudia Jones

Submitted by Maudine Morris on Tue, 2011-07-19 21:56

Literacy: Reading: text focus (comprehension), Use reference sources, Writing: text focus (composition)

Free tags: Black History, Equality and Diversity

Context: History

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Investigation or project, Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

A beautifully prepared E3-L1 literacy workbook. Produced to be used during Black History month (October) at Bolton College but can be used at any time. The main text is derived from Kwesi Bacchra’s review of “Claudia Jones, a life in exile” by Marika Sherwood.
Exercises include reading comprehension, correcting spellings, dictionary and alphabetical order work, abbreviations, research and creative writing.

E3 Maths for St George's Day

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Tue, 2011-04-12 15:46

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, St George's Day

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E3

Resource type: Revision material, Worksheet or assignment

A revision of E3 (and some E2) numeracy skills all themed around England. Written for St George’s Day but can be used any time of year. Great for equality and diversity.
Question themes include: street parties and English weather.
Topics covered include writing large numbers, calendars, time, symmetry, money, division, rounding, money, bar charts, temperature, fractions and tallies.

St. George's Day Literacy / Functional English

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Thu, 2011-04-07 18:30

Literacy: Reading: text focus (comprehension), Rw/E2.3, Rw/E2.4, Rw/E3.2, Rw/E3.3, Rw/E3.4, Writing: text focus (composition), Functional English - writing

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, St George's Day

Context: History

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Assessment material, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

Based loosely on C&G E3 literacy exam papers, this covers many of the criteria through a seasonal topic.
It includes reading comprehension questions (E3-L1), a dictionary and alphabetical order task (E2-E3), form filling (E2-E3) and letter writing (E3-L2). There’s also plenty of scope for discussion. The form filling and write-to-your MP tasks are also suitable for Functional English. Ideal for mixed ability groups.

St George's Day maths L1-L2

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Thu, 2011-04-07 16:15

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, Functional Maths - number, N1/L1.7, N1/L2.3, N1/L1.1, N1/L1.10, N1/L2.4, HD1/L1.2, N2/L1.11, N2/L2.10, MSS1/L1.6, MSS1/L1.7, MSS1/L2.5, MSS1/L2.6

Free tags: Equality and Diversity, St George's Day

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A revision of L1 numeracy skills all themed around England. Written for St George’s Day but can be used any time of year. Great for equality and diversity. Question themes include: population of UK districts, languages spoken in London, major religions, planning a St George’s Day street party. Topics covered include calculating and converting measures, working with large numbers, representing data, ratios, fractions, percentages and substitution.

E3-L1 'World Maths' Functional Maths

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Sun, 2011-02-27 01:00

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Free tags: Equality and Diversity

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

An international themed resource for World Maths day on March 1st 2011 or any other day. I based it around the C&G E3 Numeracy exams but it is also ideal for, and fully mapped to, Functional Maths.
Will also prompt disucssion on many issues from the cost of air travel through to literacy rates in Peru and traffic in the Panama Canal!
Includes tips for covering Functional Maths process skills.

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