Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Skills and qualities

This video from Schools World can be used to  identify some of the skills and qualities needed to work as a mechanic

Use this worksheet :(download from Box net)
  • Identify sector and transferable skills  
  • Tick off the skills you see in the film.
These resources are intended for Entry 3 and link to the employability unit from OCR, Assessing myself for work.

For other resources for skills and qualities see my other blog entries

Sunday, 21 October 2012

Skills and Qualities

This resource from Northern Ireland Curriculum has some good resources for understanding skills and qualities needed for work.

Saturday, 13 October 2012

Entry 2/3 Functional Skills English Punctuation

Entry 2/3 Functional Skills English Punctuation

 For the interactive whiteboard :

Saturday, 6 October 2012

Jobs People Do

I have added a Blockbuster quiz about Job titles .The students have helped with this and provided  me with some brief job descriptions.

You can make your own on Teacher Direct 

 or play our  Quiz here

See a PowerPoint  Blockbuster work skills resources here

Friday, 5 October 2012

Health and Safety

This Quiz from BBC Northern Ireland was featured in my blog in 2008.
I use it every time I do health and safety,so thought it deserved another mention.

Autism: Another piece in the puzzle


Reactickles  and Somantics  are new computer programmes which  help with communication difficulties by creating rewarding interactive experiences.
 Both programmes can be used on Ipad 2  or  computer (Mac or Windows)with  data projector and Microsoft Kinnect
Each programme has its own website.They are free to download
Reactickles              check out the download section for guidance

Somantics                check out  the download section for guidance

Autism: Another piece in the puzzle is a 30 minute Radio Wales programme available to listen to until 7th October which  introduces the programmes

New resource for E safety

A new online safety resource designed for young people and adults with a learning disability has been developed by JISC TechDis 

 East Midlands E-Safety Project website is full of resources and information for students,parents and teachers.