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On these pages you can access or download the latest versions of a range of skills check (formerly known as screening) and initial assessment tools, suitable for working with Skills for Life learners in different contexts. Clicking on the links on the right will take you to the download pages for the different versions of the tools.
They have been designed with different audiences in mind:
These pages also provide guidance on the use of the tools, including a Good Practice Guide aimed at teachers and support staff, technical support contact details, and a page of Frequently-asked questions' (FAQs). The diagnostic assessment tool is referred to in the FAQs.
For further direction on how best to use the skills check and initial assessment available and the various stages of The Learning Journey please go to the Guidance Documents page. Booklet number 5 of the Assessment and Learning Guidance booklets, provides guidance on using the diagnostic assessment tool.
Further information on the skills check and the intial assessment is also available in the SfLIP guidance booklets.
Some elements of the tools require you to have Flash software. If you need this, you can download it using the button on the right.
Source: Skills for Life
You can find this page and download any referenced resources from the Excellence Gateway at http://www.excellencegateway.org.uk/toolslibrary.
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