Recent Changes

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Dear All,

This redeveloped version of skillsworkshop was one year old yesterday :)

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Hi from Michael, Shanghai

Dear Ms. Harnew,

I’m an English teacher in Shanghai, China. I recently found your website, and I have found soooooooooooo many good materials here, and my students like them…

The website is amazing and the materials are really impressive!

I saw your picture on the website. I noticed that there is a Chinese calligraphy with your name on it which is hanging on the wall. I assume that you must had been to China before. I respect that what you have done for this website over the past ten years, you are a great lady.

Michael Guo

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Fantastic resources

I am supporting schools and training providers in delivering functional skills and have just stumbled upon your brilliant website.

At the moment I just want to leave a comment saying how fantastic the resources are and thanking people for their generosity. In the future I hope I will be able to persuade teachers to upload and share their resources.

Philippa Beagley

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Wow, what a truly inspirational story (History of Skillsworkshop). I assumed it was owned by a large conglomerate in a similar way to Skillswise, etc.

I personally think it’s one of the most useful, invaluable resource banks available online.

Thank you!!!

Susan Vickers

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Hugely appreciated

Thanks for the excellent service and downloadable resources, all are hugely appreciated.

The site helps takes the strain when I am looking for consistently good quality materials for my maths groups. The user friendliness of the site means I can even have a good chance of matching resources to individual learners in a timely manner.

I aim to upload some resources of my own in the future. Please carry on with the good work.

Steve Killigrew

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A space for you to share ideas, ask for help, and comment on your favourite resources. Please show your support by visiting the new Facebook page and giving us a ‘like’.

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Wonderful job

Thanks Maggie,

It’s an absolutely wonderful job that you do. I hope that in the future I might be able to hand over some tried and tested resources for Functional Maths.

All the Essential Skills tutors in [Strode] college are of the same opinion. Even if we don’t just pick up a session quite as presented, the site is brimming with ideas, information and handouts that stimulate, inspire and save loads of time!

We are indebted to you and all those who contribute.

Kindest regards,

Margy Cockburn

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Check out our ice breakers including some recent arrivals.

Functional Maths try Numeracy bingo ice breaker or Foods that we like.

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Click on any ESOL element link and full details will now appear at the top of the search page. E.g. if you click on Rt/E2.1a you will see this:

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This mammoth task has now been completed. Now, if you select an N1 (whole numbers), N2 (fractions, decimals & percentages) or HD (data handling) curriculum element and click on it, the full description of the element will be given at the top of the search results list.