Reading the Landscape: Adult Literacy and Numeracy in Aotearoa (5 credits)
An outline of adult literacy and numeracy in Aotearoa New Zealand, including definitions and concepts, and historical and contemporary changes that have occurred
Baskets of Knowledge: Adult Literacy and Numeracy Frameworks for Māori, Pasifika and Young Adults (3 credits)
Gain an understanding of concepts and approaches that relate to literacy and numeracy needs of Māori, Pasifika and young adults.
Building Bridges: Exploring Programme Demands and Learner Needs (7 credits)
Explore the literacy and numeracy demands in your educational programme, and develop your skills and practice to help your learners’ vocational or workplace literacy.
Weaving Plans and Planting Seeds: Designing and Embedding Literacy and Numeracy (15 credits)
Learn how to plan teaching and learning sessions and embed literacy and numeracy within your programmes. Develop learning outcomes, teaching strategies, appropriate resources and assessments that are specific to your programme. Diagnostic, formative, summative and contextualised assessments are explored.
Capturing Evidence: Assessing and Analysing Assessment Results (10 credits)
Develop your knowledge and skills to enable you to assess the literacy and numeracy progress of your learners. Diagnostic, formative, summative and contextualised assessments results are analysed. The integral relationships between learner, educator and programme demands and learner goals are analysed. You will explain and conduct relevant assessments methods to track learner progress.
Previous related programmes
UCOL's New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) (Level 5) takes the best from and supersedes the following programme of study:
- National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) (Level 5)