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Learners

As with any home learning, we recommend you keep in regular contact with your teacher and ensure you evidence what you have been doing to support your learning journey.

To help you during this challenging time, we have listed a few of our top tips to ensure your learning remains on track:

  • Ensure you download your school/colleges VLE app
  • Ensure you have access to your centres preferred learning cloud e.g. Office 365 suite, Google Drive or equivalent either on your mobile phone, laptop, or both.
  • Ensure you are aware of the communication channels being used to contact your tutors
  • Ensure you know exactly what it is you need to complete and what your tutor’s expectations are.
  • Keep in regular contact with your tutors to ensure you have the most update information and guidance.
  • Utilise remote platforms so you can work collaboratively with your peers such as Zoom or Teams.
  • Set yourself daily goals for your study – make these realistic.
  • Create yourself a dedicated study space that allows you to get in the zone.
  • When attending an online lesson, really try to get involved and join in the discussions be had.
  • Only do one task at a time.
  • Take regular breaks and look after your wellbeing.

We have compiled a host of resources that will assist you to learn independently at home across a range of subjects, these will support you and give you more confidence when returning to the classroom full time:

Click on the subject areas below to access these resources.

Mathematics

English

Health & Social Care

Business Administration

ICT for Users

Apple/Android Apps

NCFE has a range of resources available on the relevant app store, simply search “NCFE” on the relevant store to access the below resources:

  • Uniformed Services – iBook
  • Sport – iBook
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Business – iBook

Mental health

We also understand that the Covid-19 pandemic brings a huge range of challenges when it comes to mental health and general wellbeing. With this in mind, we’ve collated a list of websites and resources which may prove to be a useful reference tool during this time - you can access this here.