Monthly Archives: December 2013

Farewell Simone Reinertsen

The AWPN thanks former TLISC WELL Broker, Simone Reinertsen, for her enthusiastic contribution to the WELL Program and wishes her well in her new role as Lead Project Coordinator – Rail Industry Competency Program at V/Line in Melbourne.

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FSK Support Resources

In 2010 all eleven ISCs and Auto Skills Australia were funded over a three year period to develop resources to support the implementation of the FSK Foundation Skills Training Package in their industry sectors. Many of the resources have been …

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WELL Conference dates

The AWPN is pleased to announce that the AWPN Conference will be held in Hobart from the 3rd to the 5th September 2014. The theme for the conference is ‘Foundation Skills at Work’. The Conference will be responsive to the …

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Foundation Skills Assessment Tool

The Department of Industry contracted the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) in June 2013 to develop the Foundation Skills Assessment Tool (FSAT). The Foundation Skills Assessment Tool (FSAT) is to be targeted at appropriately trained and qualified VET practitioners …

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LLN Scholarships

The fourth application round under the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Practitioner Scholarships Program opened on Saturday 16 November 2013 and will close at 5pm, AEDT on Wednesday 11 December 2013. Approximately 50 scholarships are available in Round 4 for …

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About the National Foundation Skills Strategy for Adults

Are you familiar with the National Foundation Skills Strategy for Adults? Did you know that you are probably already supporting it? The Strategy is a 10 year strategy built around a shared vision for a productive and inclusive Australia in …

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AWPN back on track

The AWPN is pleased to announce that the Funding Agreement for our 2013/2014 Strategic Project has been signed and delivered. The project is designed to support WELL practitioner professional development and promote the activities of those involved in WELL Program …

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Webinar – What makes a numeracy task difficult?

Why do learners or workers, no matter whether they are young people or adults, have difficulty in solving or answering questions or tasks where the maths is embedded in a context? As part of the writing of test items for …

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ACPET Strategic Project Update

Congratulations to the RTOs that will participate in ACPET’s Strategic Project. In the first of its kind in Australia, these RTOs will be fully supported to become LLN-capable RTOs, through a good practice model that will systemically build their whole-of-RTO …

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Webinar: Digital literacy – integrating digital skills into VET

What does it mean to be digitally literate today? Do we need to widen our concept of what it means to be ‘literate’ in the contemporary workforce? Join Robyn Jay, e-Learning Coordinator, Queensland VET Development Centre, on Tuesday 10 December …

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