Entries closing soon for Inaugural national award for language, literacy and numeracy practitioners

If you are committed to improving the language, literacy and numeracy levels of individuals in an educational, community or workplace context you could be eligible to apply for the 2013 Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice Award.

The Award is one of the 18 awards presented at the 2013 Australian Training Awards, the peak national awards for vocational education and training.

Applications can be made by relevant individuals or organisations (eg colleagues, professional bodies, students, employers, industry or community representatives); or through self-nomination.

Applications close Friday, 31 May 2013

To be eligible for the Award, applicants must meet the Conditions of Entry requirements and:

  • have appropriate qualifications to deliver training to adult learners, as required by the Australian Quality Training Framework;
  • have at least twelve months of professional experience in adult LLN training provision and/or have completed a post-graduate LLN qualification*; and
  • have been involved in the provision of LLN training to adult learners [for some period] in the last twelve months.

*Post-graduate LLN qualifications include the Vocational Graduate Certificate in Adult LLN Practice (TAE70110); and Vocational Graduate Diploma of Adult LLN Leadership (TAE80110).

The winner will receive $5000 in prize money and become a national ambassador for the VET sector in Australia.

To view the selection criteria, visit the Australian Training Awards website at www.australiantrainingawards.gov.au, email australiantrainingawards@innovation.gov.au  or phone 13 38 73. The Australian Training Awards will be held in Perth on Friday, 22 November 2013.

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