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Will completing an additional formative assessment tool, prior to undertaking practice tests, help to improve pass rates for Functional Skills Maths L2?

Principal focus of the project

The project explored the use of practice test tools in order to help to improve pass rates in Functional Skills Maths Level 2 formative tests

Areas of learning
What is this about and what were the main findings?

The case study concluded that the use of practice tools reduced the shock of experiencing practice tests, enabled learners to improve their understanding of their own competencies, reduced the amount of additional tutor support needed, and built learners' confidence back after a failed practice test

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Number of participants who worked with the project
Name(s) of authors

Naomh Campbell - Cambridgeshire Adult Learning & Skills

Name of associate programmes



A set of research outputs describing a case study exploring the use of a formative assessment tool as a means to support Functional Skills Maths learning

Resource Type: Research poster
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