How to Pass the QTS Numeracy and Literacy Skills Tests

Essential Practice for the Qualified Teacher Status Skills Tests

Author: Chris John Tyreman

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 074946254X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 216

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All trainee teachers in England and Wales have to sit numeracy and literacy skills tests in order to achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) which permits them to continue or start teaching. How to Pass the QTS Numeracy and Literary Skills Test is the only book available that includes both literacy and numeracy revision and mock tests. The numeracy section starts at a low level and includes a diagnostic test, a maths review, mental and general arithmetic practice, and revision of statistics. It gives the reader a good grounding in the skills needed to pass the test, particularly if maths has always been a weak subject. The literacy section includes practice material on spelling, punctuation, grammar and comprehension. It highlights the areas where people commonly have problems, and provides easy to follow explanations and practice questions and answers. This book comes with FREE audio files for mental arithmetic tests. To download them please visit: http://www.koganpage.com/qts

How to Pass the QTS Numeracy Skills Test 1st ed

Author: Chris Tyreman

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749456752

Category: Education

Page: 144

View: 2342

All trainee teachers in England and Wales have to sit numeracy, literacy and ICT skills tests in order to achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) which permits them to continue or start teaching. This book concentrates on the mathematics part of the test, targeting candidates who feel they have weak numeracy skills. How to Pass the QTS Numeracy Skills Test starts at a low level and includes a diagnostic test, a maths review, mental and general arithmetic practice, and revision of statistics. It will give you a good grounding in the skills needed to pass the test, particularly if you have had prior lack of success in maths. Each chapter begins with a maths audit so that you can review the exact skills needed for each section of the test. The first chapter teaches quick ways of answering mental arithmetic questions followed by five mock tests. The remaining chapters cover the general arithmetic and statistical skills required for the onscreen questions, followed by two QTS-type tests with worked-through answers. How to Pass the QTS Numeracy Skills Test will give you more confidence and reduce exam room stress, helping you to avoid last-minute panic and take another step towards achieving Qualified Teacher Status.

Passing the Literacy Skills Test

Author: Jim Johnson,Bruce Bond

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1526448181

Category: Education

Page: 144

View: 9633

The one and only literacy skills test guide that's popular amongst students and widely recommended by initial teacher training providers is now back revised and updated with even more great additions! Outlining all of the requirements of the Literacy Skills Test, this much-loved student resource explains the essential subject knowledge candidates need and includes practice questions for test preparation. New to this fifth edition: A full practice test Even more practice questions Additional question and answer commentary More guidance on grammar, punctuation and spelling If you're applying or have already applied to teacher training in England, you must pass the mandatory Literacy Skills test before starting the course. This go-to-guide helps you plan, prepare and pass the test offering much more than just a collection of practice questions. It will help you familiarise yourself with the skills and knowledge to be tested, fully understand the format and structure of the Literacy Skills Test and know what to expect on the day of the test. Don't forget the companion guide - Passing the Numeracy Skills Test

Passing the Professional Skills Tests for Trainee Teachers and Getting into ITT

Author: Bruce Bond,Jim Johnson,Mark Patmore,Nina Weiss,Geoff Barker

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473916399

Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 1370

"I found this book very informative. It is clearly set out and the chapters are clear. I particularly liked how you can test yourself on all areas then check the answers along with an explanation. At the end of the book is a honest account from someone who completed their QTS and I enjoyed reading this." - Stephanie Kane, Teacher Training Candidate "I will recommend this book because it is up to date and because it covers both literacy & numeracy skills tests. It explains coherently what the tests are for. It shows how rigorous they are and why they are important - showing how they impact practice even if not in the trainee's specialist area. Everything a potential ITT trainee needs to know is covered. and shows it is more than just about passing the tests. There are good practice questions. IN a nutshell - everything a trainee needs is here!" -Mrs Sarah Barton, School of Education, Portsmouth University If you are applying to teacher training in England, you must pass your Professional Skills Tests for Trainee Teachers before you can start your training. Written by authors who have written questions for the test themselves, this is your guide to how to prepare for, approach and succeed in the Professional Skills Tests for Trainee Teachers. It takes you through how the tests work and includes hints and tips on what to expect and how to respond. It offers clear and concise guidance on revision and examples of questions so you can prepare for the tests and pass. This second edition has been updated with added practice questions, and a new chapter with trainee and tutor profiles giving you up-to-date and focused insight into how to get into teacher training, and what it's like to complete the course. How to use this book The first chapter in this book will help you understand the context of the skills tests and direct you to useful sources where you can conduct your own research into schools and education. Having a familiarity with key terms and issues in education will prove useful both when approaching the skills tests and also at a later date when you apply for a training place. Subsequent chapters will outline the content and structure of the literacy and numeracy skills tests and offer you practice questions. Then there is a chapter designed to support your application to teacher training courses and provide suggestions and advice for the interview process. Finally, for this second edition a new chapter 'What is teacher training really like?' offers you real insight into intial teacher training from the point of view of the student and the tutor. About the authors Bruce Bond has been involved in writing, editing, observing, reviewing and trialling the QTS Literacy Skills Tests for over 10 years. Jim Johnson is an Honorary Fellow of Nottingham Trent University where, until his retirement, he led the English team in the Department of Primary Education. Mark Patmore was until recently a senior lecturer in mathematical education in the Department of Education at Nottingham Trent University. Nina Weiss has worked in education for over 30 years. Since 2008, she has been authoring and editing the QTS Skills Tests.

Getting into Teacher Training

Passing your Skills Tests and succeeding in your application

Author: Bruce Bond,Jim Johnson,Mark Patmore,Nina Weiss,Geoff Barker

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1526428725

Category: Education

Page: 228

View: 9941

Are you thinking about applying to teacher training in England? Not sure where to start or what to expect? This is your comprehensive go-to guide with helpful information and advice to help you on this very special journey ahead! Written by experts on initial teacher training in England, this guide: helps you understand the many different routes in to teaching provides essential information about the education sector and the different types of state schools offers advice and practice tests to pass the mandatory Professional Skills tests in numeracy and literacy gives insight about the application process and helpful tips to confidently face your interview Everything you need to know to secure your place on a teacher training course - now in one easy accessible guide!

Passing the Numeracy Skills Test

Author: Mark Patmore

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1844454150

Category: Education

Page: 80

View: 6338

All trainee teachers hoping to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) need to pass a computerised numeracy skills test. The test is designed to ensure they have a sound grasp of numeracy skills such as mental arithmetic and interpreting statistics, and can apply these in their work. This book outlines the test requirements and explains the essential subject knowledge needed. Fully updated to comply with the TDA standards, this edition also includes a glossary and suggestions for further reading. At least 100 practice questions and answers enable trainees to prepare to complete their test confidently and successfully.

Blitz-Mathematik Mit Dem Vedischen System

Author: Vali Nasser

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0557331595

Category: Education

Page: 112

View: 4071

Blitz-Mathematik mit dem vedischen System macht das Lernen mathematischer Grundlagen lohnenswerter. Der durchschnittliche Schüler wird in der Lage sein, Aufgaben wie 46X44, 95X95 und 116X114 im Kopf auszurechnen - oft noch schneller als Mithilfe eines Taschenrechners! Schüler werden mit Leichtigkeit das Berechnen von Quadraten, Würfeln, Prozentsätzen, Brüchen und Gleichungen verstehen. Papier und Bleistift werden zwar vor wie nach für die meisten Aufgaben benötigt, aber die Geschwindigkeit und Genauigkeit der Kalkulationen werden sich erheblich verbessern. Dies motiviert den Schüler wiederum, mehr zu Lernen. Dieses Buch bietet intelligente Strategien, um die Grundrechenarten und Algebra zu meistern. Diese beiden Bereiche sind die Grundbausteine der Mathematik. Wenn Schüler erst einmal diese Aspekte beherrschen, werden Sie sich auch in anderen Bereichen der Mathematik sicherer fühlen.

British Qualifications

Author: Kogan Page (Firm)

Publisher: Kogan Page Limited

ISBN: 9780749437077

Category: Education

Page: 833

View: 9728

In a single volume, the new edition of this guide gives comprehensive coverage of the developments within the fast-changing field of professional, academic and vocational qualifications. Fully indexed, it provides details on all university awards and over 200 career fields, their professional and accrediting bodies, levels of membership and qualifications. It lists all degree and postgraduate awards from all UK universities and colleges, and includes website addresses for each establishment.

Wie kleine Kinder schlau werden

selbständiges Lernen im Alltag

Author: John Caldwell Holt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783407228550

Category:

Page: 232

View: 7106

Ausgehend von der Beobachtung des kindlichen Spielens erläutert der Autor, wie Kinder denken und lernen.

10 Sachen kann ich machen für unsere Erde

Author: Melanie Walsh,Stephanie Menge

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783794152094

Category:

Page: 38

View: 5626

In 10 Sätzen wird in der Ich-Form formuliert, was ein Kind in seinem Alltag für die Umwelt tun kann.