Business & Money management

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.

Level
L2
L1
E3
English
Functional Skills English
Maths
Functional Maths
ICT
Functional ICT
Context
Business & Money management

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).

Level
E2
E3
English
SLlr/E3.4
Ws/E2.1
Wt/E3.1
Wt/E3.4
ICT
Functional ICT
Entry 3 ICT
Context
Business & Money management

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.

Level
L2
Maths
N1/L2.2
N1/L2.1
Context
Business & Money management
Retail Hospitality Customer service

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.

Level
E2
E3
L1
ICT
Finding and selecting information
General ICT resources
General
Study Skills and General Teaching
Context
Business & Money management

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

Level
E3
ICT
Entry 3 ICT
Context
Business & Money management

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.

Level
L1
L2
English
Functional Skills English
General literacy / English
Maths
Data Handling
Functional Maths
ICT
Functional ICT
Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL
General
Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond
Context
Business & Money management

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).

Level
M8
E1
Pre-entry
General pre-Entry
ICT
Entry 1 and 2 ICT
Context
Business & Money management

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.

Level
L1
ICT
Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL
Context
Business & Money management

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!

Level
L1
L2
ICT
Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL
Context
Business & Money management

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

Level
L1
L2
ICT
Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL
Context
Business & Money management