Monthly Archives: July 2014

Measures of adult literacy and numeracy (NZ)

This paper explores the relationship between the Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey and the NZ Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Assessment Tool. Exploring the relationship between these two measures can give us a clearer understanding of the Assessment …

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Launch of the Useful Educator’s Guide

    Aged Care Service Providers and Educators are invited to the launch of The Useful Educator’s Guide on Thursday 24th July 9:30am – 10:30am at Baptist Village Baxter – 8 Robinsons Road, Frankston South. Background One of the concerns the aged …

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Velg training webinar – Using validated tools to identify the LLN skill requirements of vocational contexts and the learner group

      Velg is offering a professional development webinar on the 23rd July titled Using validated tools to identify the LLN skill requirements of vocational contexts and the learner group. It will be presented by John Dwyer. The cost …

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ACSF professional development workshops

        The VET Development Centre is offering two ACSF workshops in Melbourne presented by Philippa McLean. Each workshop costs $355 (including GST). Tuesday 5 August 2014 – Applying the Australian Core Skills Framework The Australian Core Skills …

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Minister for Industry outlines his vision for VET reform

On 25 June 2014, Minister for Industry, the Hon. Ian Macfarlane MP outlined his vision for a more accessible and responsive national training system that gives businesses the skilled workers they need now, and into the future. Minister Macfarlane was the keynote speaker …

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Request for input – Building Strength with Numeracy resource

    VALBEC is expanding the content of their on line Adult Numeracy resource Building Strength with Numeracy with new content focusing on decimals and measurement. Beth Marr will be undertaking this work during the next six months and would appreciate input …

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Webinar recording – Integrating language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) into VET

    A recording of a 2013 webinar organised by the Queensland VET Development Centre featuring Les Retford talking about integrating LLN into VET. To access the recording, follow this link. Recordings and support materials on a broad range of …

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4 Steps to Taking the Lead

    The 4 Steps to Taking the Lead resource draws on and extends upon the information provided on SSA’s Taking the Lead website. 4 Steps to Taking the Lead is just that – four steps that can be taken …

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Foundation Skills in VET: Challenges & Opportunities

Max Lorenzin, TAFE SA, 2013 South Australian VET Trainer of the Year  presents at the IBSA VET Practitioners’ Conference – Practitioners for the Future in Melbourne.

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Moderation of Graduate Literacy and Numeracy Qualifications

    The Learning Workshop would like to participate in moderation (via Skype and email) with a provider who delivers: TAE80113 Graduate Diploma in Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice TAE80213 Graduate Diploma in Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Leadership. …

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