Fsf taelln411 session outline 20131120

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Fsf taelln411 session outline 20131120

  1. 1. Foundation Skills Faculty/ Business and Finance Faculty/ Organisational Capability TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
  2. 2. Program outline  TAE upgrade - Educational context for the inclusion of the TAELLN411 unit – Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills  Unit overview  Student Assessment Guide - timelines  Course Moodle  Communication and support
  3. 3. Walk in my shoes – teaching 101 You are a student. • What do you want to learn? • Why do you want to learn this new skill? • How do you want to learn? • What do you need to be a successful student?
  4. 4. Walk in my shoes – teaching 101 Now think of your students. • What do they want to learn? • Why do they want to learn this new skill? • How do they want to learn? • What do they need to be a successful student?
  5. 5. Language, literacy and numeracy – everybody’s business Language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) are the essential underpinning skills that enable people to be productive in their work, to continue to learn and develop, and to participate fully in society. More than 7 million Australian adults are likely to experience difficulty with reading skills About 2 million adult Australians are in the lowest literacy category Nearly 8 million Australian adults are likely to experience difficulty with numeracy skills Poor foundation skills can be a major barrier for job seekers and for those wishing to up-skill. These core skills are crucial to higher educational outcomes — which in turn lead to higher workforce participation and higher productivity. Australian Government Budget9
  6. 6. Language, literacy and numeracy – everybody’s business The Industry Skills Councils (ISCs) believe that responsibility for building the LLN skills of Australians should be shared by industry and all education sectors. Nothing less than a co-ordinated response to the LLN challenge will succeed. Council of Australian Governments (COAG) blueprint for action on LLN in Australia 2012-2022 : • better identification of the LLN skills of learners before training, and targeted funding to address identified LLN skill gaps • the inclusion of clear advice on LLN skill requirements in training packages and/or their companion volumes • the implementation of a strategy to develop greater national awareness of LLN issues, including the de-stigmatisation of LLN skill development • an increased capacity in the vet system to enable all practitioners to support the LLN skill development needs of learners and workers • better targeted solutions for building the LLN skills of workers/learners.
  7. 7. Course Moodle  Why Moodle?  Enrolling in Moodle course  Navigating in Moodle  Course Content  Course forum
  8. 8. Let’s get working • Please introduce yourself on the course forum and respond to one other person’s forum post. • Work through the Course Information • Browse around the Moodle. When you are ready start working through Topic 1 – Adult language, literacy and numeracy in Australia
  9. 9. Course Facilitator

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