Graphs and charts

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Why learn about graphs and charts?

Graphs and charts can help visualise and understand figures.

Quick tips for tutors

Graphs and charts includes:

  • Explanation and illustration of the different ways in which data is presented in charts and diagrams.
  • Worked examples of creating and interpreting a range of graphs and charts, tables and other diagrams.
  • Everyday examples of charts and diagrams from which we extract information.
  • Activities to practise working with graphs and charts.

What do the levels mean?

Skillswise uses the levels of the National Qualifications Framework, which start at Entry 1, 2 and 3 and then go on to Level 1 and Level 2.

  • Entry 3 covers the basic concepts and is a good preparation for starting a Level 1 course.
  • Level 1 is roughly equivalent to a GCSE D-G grade in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, and a Foundation level at Standard Grade in Scotland. A useful qualification for many jobs.

 

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