Enhancing Education with IDL: A Supplementary Learning Resource for All

In today’s diverse educational landscape, the need for inclusive and effective learning tools is more important than ever. IDL intervention programmes are aligned with the National Curriculum and are an effective supplementary resource designed to support all pupils in achieving their full potential. These programmes blend innovative technology with emergent and tested pedagogy to cater for a wide range of learning needs and styles.

Understanding IDL Intervention Programmes

IDL intervention programmes are digital learning platforms that enhance the educational experience. They are particularly beneficial in addressing the needs of pupils who require additional support, such as those with learning difficulties, but their versatility makes them valuable for all students whether as a supplementary tool in the classroom or as targeted homework outside of school.

With so many pupils needing additional support in the wake of the lockdowns, IDL is an ideal whole-school solution to one-to-one support. Even the most able students will have gaps in their learning and our structured curriculum of modular lessons and immediately implemented interventions are the solution.

IDL’s use of elements such as videos, animations, and interactive exercises makes learning more engaging. This not only helps in retaining pupils’ interest but also supports understanding of complex concepts by presenting them in an accessible and visually appealing manner.

Pupils can instantly see the results of their efforts, which encourages them to correct their own mistakes and understand concepts more deeply. Additionally, teachers and parents can track the child’s progress through detailed reports, making it easier to identify areas needing additional focus.

These features are designed to work on most platforms with a focus on functionality even on older machines. From ipads to Thinkpads, the IDL programme range provides the same level of quality. IDL programmes can be accessed from anywhere, at any time, making them a perfect tool for supplementary learning. Whether used in the classroom, at home, or on the go, they provide a consistent learning experience that can reinforce school lessons or help your learners catch up on missed work.

Implementation in the Classroom

To maximise the benefits of IDL intervention programs, schools should consider integrating them into their regular curriculum. Teachers can use these tools to differentiate instruction, providing additional challenges for advanced learners while offering remediation for those who need it. This ensures that all pupils receive the appropriate level of support to thrive academically.

Every activity in our programmes is delivered and completed independently with in-app guidance and a continuously accessible format. No additional support is required as each lesson is narrated and instruction provided in audio-visual prompts. As a result, entire classrooms can be set to work at their individual levels – making progress across the board.

No matter their level of ability, IDL programmes are directly mapped to the National Curriculum that makes them ideal for any level of ability or age. If a pupil is in need of boosting, IDL Literacy and Numeracy provide a low-cost, high-benefit solution for a pupil, a class or an entire school.

IDL intervention programmes represent a step forward in educational technology. By offering accessible learning experiences, they serve as a valuable supplementary resource for all pupils. Embracing these tools can help educators create a more inclusive and effective learning environment, ensuring that your learners have the opportunity to succeed.

Interested in learning more?

IDL has an extensive range of products that supports learners' literacy and numeracy skills and wellbeing. You can view all IDL products here:

IDL Literacy Screener

IDL Numeracy

IDL Numeracy Screener

IDL Multiplication Tables Check

IDL Maths Tutorials

IDL Wellbeing

Watch Our Client Videos

Ascentis helps change the lives of over 170,000 learners each year. Hear about why our staff love working for us, and why our customers love working with us.

See all

Leicester Adult Skills and Learning Service Speaking about Ascentis English & Maths Stepping Stones

Ascentis has a fantastic suite of English and Maths Stepping Stones qualifications which enable learners to focus on specific skills, build their confidence and progress onto further learning. This testimonial video features Leicester Adult Skills and Learning Service who outline the benefits to them and their learners of using these qualifications.

Watch Video

The City of Liverpool College Speaking about Ascentis Access to Higher Education

Access to HE with Ascentis - We Make a Difference. Watch our Testimonial and hear how it makes a difference to learners and the opportunities it brings.

Watch Video

Best Practice People Speaking about Ascentis Short Online Qualifications

The Ascentis Short Online Qualifications are delivered in many centres across the UK and help to support learners’ Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare. Listen to Ascentis Customer, Best Practice People talk about how effective the Ascentis Short Online Qualifications are and how they successfully aid their NEET learners, improving skills and confidence in turn helping them secure employment.

Watch Video

Join hundreds of happy centres nationwide

Arrange a meeting

What our happy customers say

“We are very pleased that we made the move to Ascentis for all our ESOL exams. The exams are appropriate for our learners, and lecturers find the marking manageable. As an organisation, Ascentis is a pleasure to work with. Our queries are always dealt with quickly and we are extremely well supported by our verifier.”

Waltham Forest

“We have thoroughly enjoyed our first year with Ascentis. There has been support of a high quality throughout the academic year. Support has been provided through a variety of roles including the quality managers, lead EQA’s and subject moderators.”

Bradford College

“We have been delighted with the impact Ascentis Extended Awards in Mathematical Skills (Stepping Stones) have had on our student’s progression towards their functional skills mathematics as well as preparing them for the completion of their GCSE. It has taught them the essential skills in mathematics which enabled them to deal with the practical problems and challenges of life – at home, in education and at work. These skills are valued by employers and further education, and are a platform on which to build other employability skills. We are also very impressed with the level of service and commitment shown by the staff of Ascentis, they are always available to help whenever help is needed.”

Brent Start

“The transparency and support of Ascentis has been refreshing. Our moderation process has been a pleasure and developmental feedback has always been welcomed.”

Kensington & Chelsea College

18th Oct 2024

Quality Assurance Events

6th Nov 2024

Quality Assurance Events

21st Nov 2024

Ascentis Events

  • AELP
  • CPD Certified
  • FAB
  • Cyber Essentials
  • Natecla
  • Access to Higher Education
  • The Parliamentary Review
  • West Yorkshire Learning Providers
Ascentis customers please login to view full specifications, tracking sheets, sample papers, customer policies and key documents.


Specification Overviews

Key Documents