Thematic Specific Resources

Thematic Specific Resources

The following are resources that you may find useful when delivering programme modules leading to a range of QQI components. In 2015 and 2016 FESS engaged the services of experienced teachers and tutors to develop suggested resource lists for a range of thematic areas, these lists may be of interest to those teaching in the FET environment for the for the first time or for experienced who are  teachers looking for new ideas.  It is hoped to continue to upload more resource lists as they become available.

 

Equality and Diversity

Literacy and Numeracy

Teaching and Learning

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)

Well-being in the FET Environment

 

 

 

Equality and Diversity

 Theme  Resources

 Equality and Diversity in FET

 Equality and Diversity in FET Resource List1
 Equality and Diversity in FET Resource List2

 Working with LGBT Learners in FET

 Working with LGBT Learners in FET Resource List

 

Literacy and Numeracy

 Theme  Resources

 Integrating and Supporting Literacy in FET  Integrating and Supporting Literacy in FET Resource List
 Integrating Literacy and Numeracy across Programme areas and Levels   Integrating Literacy and Numeracy across Programme areas and Levels Resource List
 Sourcing, Adapting and Preparing Reading Materials for Adult Learners  Coming Soon
 Phonemic Awareness and Phonics Instruction for Adult Literacy Tutors  Coming Soon
 Supporting Academic Writing in FET  Supporting Academic Writing in FET Resource List1
 Supporting Academic Writing in FET  Supporting Academic Writing in FET Resource List2
 Supporting Academic Writing in FET  Supporting Academic Writing in FET handbook template - coming soon

Other Resources:   
NALAIntegratingLiteracy This is an updated version of the guide first published by NALA in 2002. 
It is intended as a resource for managers and staff in further education and training centres. 
Guideline 8 in the guide is particularly intended for teachers on vocational and academic courses for adults and young people.
DESLiteracy The Department of Education and Skills has published the national strategy to improve literacy and numeracy among children and young people 2011 - 2020; Literacy and Numeracy for Learning and Life
Axis Education Axis Education is the UK's leading independent provider of innovative publications for adult learners. 
Axis Education’s new Skillbuilders resources have been tailor-made for Irish adult education and specifically the JCSP.
The books use Irish workplaces – a Galway hotel, a Cork supermarket and a Dublin factory, to teach English and maths in real-life contexts.

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NWT Home Math - Everyday Math Skills 2009 Money Math - Everyday Math Skills 2009 Kitchen Math - Everyday Math Skills 2009
FESSLogoJuly2015  In Autumn 2015 FESS engaged the services of experienced teachers and tutors to develop suggested resource lists for a range of programme modules leading to QQI components at levels 2, 3, 5 and 6. These lists may be of interest to teachers teaching a programme module for the first time or teachers looking for new ideas. You can access these resource lists here
Educoot Educoot is a one-stop service for creating educational content for Adult Education and Training Services, Primary School Publishers and Primary Schools.

Resources and educational materials can be tailor-made to suit schools, organisations, companies or centres. Educoot specialise in creating tailor-made materials for pupils, students, tutors, teachers or staff members. There are a number of free resources listed on the site, as well as information about resources that can be purchased from Educoot.

 

Teaching and Learning
Teaching and Learning

 Theme  Resources

 Active Teaching and Learning Approaches/Methodologies  Active Teaching and Learning Approaches/Methodologies Resource List
 Classroom Management in FET  Classroom Management in FET Resource List
 Feedback to Learners  Feedback to Learners Resource List
 Supporting Academic Writing in FET  Supporting Academic Writing in FET Resource List 
 Supporting Academic Writing in FET  Supporting Academic Writing in FET Resource List 
 Instructional Leadership in FET  Coming Soon

Other Resources:

Capture This resource contains an outline of the main theories that inform further and higher education, information on how we learn and a range of practical strategies that educators can use to support inclusive learning and differentiated instruction
 ConsumerClassroomLogo  Consumer Classroom is a community website for teachers bringing together an extensive library of consumer education resources from across the EU, along with interactive and collaborative tools to help prepare and share lessons with students and other teachers. A pdf outlining this resource is available here.

 

 

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)

Theme

 Resources

 Technology Enhanced Learning  Technology Enhanced Learning Resource List
 Technology Enhanced Learning  Coming Soon

 

 

Wellbeing in the FET Environment

 Theme  Resources

 Health and Well-being in FET  Health and Well-being in FET Resource List
 Mental Health and Well-being in FET Resource List

 

Other Resources:

Well-Being in the FET Environment

Teacher and Tutor Well-Being in the FET Environment

ManSittingOnBooks To work effectively with learners it is important to take care of your own well-being, as a teacher and tutor. This booklet will explore how you can use the findings and strategies of positive psychology and maximise your own individual potential for happiness and well-being. Taking Care of Your Well-Being for FET Teachers and Tutors was developed by Dr. Marie Rooney on behalf of FESS to support those working in the FET sector. We hope that you find it useful.

Learner Well-Being in the FET Environment

WellbeingInTheFETEnvironmentIn Autumn 2015, FESS offered seminars in the area of learner well-being in the FET environment which were delivered by Dr. Marie Rooney. This document, Well-being in the Further Education and Training Environment may be useful to those working in the FET sector.
Identifying, Developing and Supporting Soft Skills Development in Learners - Coming Soon