Monthly Archives: February 2015

Have you registered for the 2015 AWPN Pre-Conference Forum yet?

Find out the latest developments on Australian government policies, programs and projects relevant to strengthening foundation skills in the workplace. Speakers include: Peta Furnell, Head of Division, VET Reform Taskforce Errol Bannister, Department of Education and Training Rina Rose’meyer, Department of …

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Have you registered for the AWPN National Conference 2015?

The Australian Workplace Practitioners’ Network (AWPN) invites you to attend the 2015 AWPN National Conference to be held at the Jasper Hotel in Melbourne. The theme for the conference is Refresh Rebrand Re-engage: Foundation Skills at Work. The conference will …

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AWPN National Conference 2015 – Assessing LLN skills

What is the Foundation Skills Assessment Tool (FSAT)? Why was FSAT developed and what will it support us to do? Will FSAT be useful or will it be an imposition? The Australian Government has contracted the Australian Council for Educational Research …

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AWPN National Conference 2015 – So who is delivering foundation skills?

If the National Foundation Skills Strategy for Adults is to be fully realised by 2022 then we need a fully equipped and engaged workforce on board to deliver these skills. Unless we develop a workforce capable of delivering foundation skills …

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AWPN National Conference 2015 – Workplace literacy and numeracy sustainability

What changes need to happen within workplaces to maximise effective literacy and numeracy practices and systems? What can workplace literacy and numeracy sustainability look like? How can it be measured? Join us at the AWPN National Conference 2015 to hear from Nicola …

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Resources – Numeracy by Measure, Numeracy in Practice and Numeracy in Focus

Numeracy by Measure is a free professional development resource to build practitioner awareness of workplace measurement skills to better meet the skills needs of adults in the workplace including: understanding measurement in the workplace context understanding measurement skills areas building …

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Industry Growth Centre Appointments

The Minister for Industry and Science, the Hon Ian Macfarlane MP, announced three of the five Chairs of the Industry Growth Centres on the 17 February 2014. The announced Chairs – Elizabeth Lewis-Gray (METS), Peter Schutz (Food and Agribusiness) and Andrew Stevens …

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PD – A focus on literacy and numeracy for VET teachers and trainers

VETnetwork Australia is running a series of professional learning events in March 2015. Titled A Focus on VET Literacy and Numeracy, these events aim to develop a better understanding of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) for VET teachers and trainers. …

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2015 National Adult LLN Assessment Conference – Australian Council for Educational Research

14 – 15 May 2015, Adelaide Registrations are open, key note speakers have been announced and two full-day pre-conference workshops have been added to the program! Keynote speakers include: The Hon Gail Gago MLC, SA Minister for Employment, Higher Education …

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Employment opportunity – Train2Learn

Train2Learn are seeking a teacher or trainer with a Graduate Diploma in Adult LLN Practice and experience in teaching people with high learning needs / or disabilities for a contract position. The training will be in transition to employment with disability …

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