What works professional learning series workshop 8: Developing basic numeracy for the workplace
Presenter: Facilitators: Ros Bauer (ALA) & Jo Medlin (ACAL) | with presenters Dave Tout, Adam Nobilia, and Tina Berghella When: Thursday 8th September @ 1pm AEST Duration: 1 hr Cost: Free for members | $65 non-members
This is the final session in our what works professional learning series.
Explores ways to support adults with workplace numeracy concepts; including formulae, measurements, rates and ratios, estimation, accuracy and tolerances.
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 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.
This webinar is free for ALA members, or $65 for non-members. We are offering a discounted price of $400 for the full series for non-members. You can read about becoming a member of ALA here.