Learning and Skills Council Skills for Life Quality Initiative 2005-06 Using Resources to Embed Skills for Life. Use of the embedded learning materials. By the end of this training, participants will be able to: recognise the key features of the embedded approach and materials
By the end of this training, participants will be able to:
‘Embedded teaching and learning combines
the development of literacy, language and
numeracy with vocational and other skills.
The skills acquired provide learners with the
confidence, competence and motivation
necessary for them to succeed in
qualifications, in life and at work.’
Literacy, language and numeracy skills Initiative 2005-06
Vocational skills and knowledgeWhat is embedded learning?
Starting point of any embedded learning materials.
Integrates the skills and knowledge required to achieve competence in a vocational setting with the literacy, language and numeracy skills that underpin this competence.
Aims to demonstrate this relationship and to support critical skills within workplace or everyday contexts.
Example: a hairdresser booking an appointment for a customer includes the following skills and knowledge:
•good communication skills
• salon procedures for appointments
•understanding the format of the appointment book
•time calculation and knowledge of treatment times
•spelling customer names.
• Trowel occupations (order ref: embedded/TR)
• Sports leadership (order ref: embedded/SL)
Available from June 2006
Units and elements
Amenity Horticulture Level 2
Basic Skills Initiative 2005-06
Entry 1Equivalence between levels
Hospitality Initiative 2005-06and Catering NVQ level 1 Sample SOW 5