Developing Basic Numeracy for the Workplace
What works professional learning series workshop 8: Developing Basic Numeracy for the Workplace
This session recorded in September 2022 explores ways to support adults with workplace numeracy concepts; including formulae, measurements, rates and ratios, estimation, accuracy and tolerances.
ALA's What Works Professional Learning Series focuses on adult numeracy teaching practice.
This eight-part online professional learning series brings together experts in adult numeracy education to explore effective numeracy teaching for adults – with a strong emphasis on fun and engagement. Each session is co-facilitated by Ros Bauer and Jo Medlin with presentations from a combination of expert presenters, addressing how to teach a particular aspect of numeracy, covering different mathematical content areas and strategies to use in individual, small or whole group work.
Overall the series:
- Provides a practical framework for teaching numeracy
- Create critical connections between literacy, maths and language
- Provides strategies and resources that will enhance numeracy teaching practice
- Explores dimensions of numeracy for work and life
Investment: $65.00 inc GST.
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Ros Bauer - Facilitator
Ros has extensive experience in adult education as a language literacy numeracy practitioner. She was the winner of the 2013 Australian Training Awards Excellence in Adult Language Literacy and Numeracy Practice and a recipient of an Executive Fellowship through the Australian Endeavour Awards that included a professional learning experience in Scandinavia. Ros has worked as part of the NT LLN Network Group and an educational consultant to the Warlpiri Youth Development Aboriginal Corporation. She is currently Head of Department – Career Pathways, Aboriginal Languages & Employability Skills at TAFE NSW.
Jo Medlin - Facilitator
Jo is an adult literacy and numeracy (LN) advocate. Currently her advocacy work centres on her role as President of the Australian Council for Adult Literacy (ACAL). This includes being the ACAL representative on the DESE Foundation Skills Advisory Committee, The Reading Writing Hotline, The Education IRC, and a judge for the Australian Training Awards (LLN category). Jo works as a consultant, specialising in resource development, PD and teaching. This year she also worked with SBS on the documentary Lost for Words where she co-taught adult LN learners and devised an intensive nine-week student-centred learning program.
A Statement of Participation is issued on completion of replay activities.
VOCATIONAL TRAINING INCLUDING COMPETENCY-BASED TRAINING
- Language, Literacy & Numeracy
- Select and use resources and strategies to address LLN skill requirements
The following statements are received when the course is completed:
|ALA Statement of Participation|