New Lifeskills Challenge website enhances personalised learning

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New Lifeskills Challenge website enhances personalised learning

ASDAN has launched a new website for Lifeskills Challenge, an online bank of almost 1,000 challenges ranging from pre-Entry to Level 3.

Lifeskills Challenge enables centres to provide a personalised curriculum for learners with special educational needs and disabilities and those with social, emotional and mental health needs.

Benefits of the new website

  • A new search function means you can find challenges more easily.
  • Challenges are mapped to the four Preparing for Adulthood pathways, supporting centres to target specific outcomes in EHC plans and transition reviews.
  • Improved curriculum and vocational subject categorisation will support centres in providing a personalised learning pathway for individual students.
  • An enhanced English and mathematics offer will enable learners to consolidate their literacy and numeracy concepts and skills.
  • Evidence of learner’s achievements can be stored electronically.

Free training workshops

Free training workshops will take place in July for Lifeskills Challenge and will include a practical introduction on how to write and submit your own challenges. The workshops take place on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 2 July: Birmingham
  • Thursday 4 July: Bristol
  • Friday 5 July: Southport
  • Tuesday 9 July: London

You can book your place on the workshop through the ASDAN website.

Lifeskills Challenge supports school’s outstanding curriculum

Cricket Green School, which educates pupils aged four to 19 with diverse learning needs, delivers Lifeskills Challenge to accredit its sixth form life skills curriculum. You can read an interview with Assistant Head Paul Lansley who explains how Lifeskills Challenge provides an effective method of evidencing the achievements and progress of learners.

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