Keynote: ‘The right to speak’: pedagogical practices to assist adult learners to find their voice
A2 Numeracy practical strategies and online resources
Libby Rowswell from Swinburne has provided a wealth of information about online numeracy resources
B1 Language and Literacy Practice in accredited programs
Panel of presenters:
Integrating Literacy Practices within Accredited Training by Kerry Simpson (Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE)
Pre-assessing and support for ESL students in Community Services Courses by Denise Shelton (Pines Learning Centre)
B2 Numeracy practices in LLNP programs
Maria Santburn (CAE) and Heather Glover (Djerriwarrh Employment and Education Services) have also provided lots of details about Numeracy in LLNP using ACSF, CGEA and CSWE
A3 CGEA assessment with the ACSF as a resource
Visit the CGEA and ACSF forum - ask questions, see what others think and contribute your thoughts about issues.
See what was said about these questions:
Q: What does “level” Mean?
Q: What do we mean when we are describing a student’s level e.g. Exit Level 1, not working level 2?
Q: Mapping CGEA to ASCF: where and what levels are a great fit
Q: CGEA Cert 1 - ACSF Level 3 Students should be confident learners at this level
Q: ESL Learners Vs CGEA levels - IS ASCF biased in this regard
Q: Level of Support should be included for learning and excluded for Assessment
Q: What factors to consider in task design
Q: What kind of support will the learner need to access the text? How will this support influence the outcome level? Are there particular issues in designing reading assessment for learners at the lower level?
Q: Discussion on the probability of random choice being a factor in choosing answers rather than knowledge in multiple choice type - assessment tools.