Project ID - TIS001210
Literacy Support in the curriculum area Learning for Life and Work. Supporting Key Stage 4 pupils in life skills literacy.

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Project offered at

St Patricks & St Brigids College
BT47 4HR


Ita McNicholl

Student Skills

Preferably a student who can interact with young people and has a good understanding of life skills associated with Learning for Life and Work. The student would need to be fully competent in written and spoken English and be able to work in both group and one to one settings.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

-Improved application of the English written language - Improved literacy skills - Improved attainment in the curriculum area-Learning for Life and Work. - Improved life skills in relation to job applications/CV writing etc

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

- Improved knowledge of working with KS 4 pupils -Improved Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies employed in schools -Improved classroom management knowledge and skills - Improved understanding of the application of literacy within the curriculum

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