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Last updated 20 September 2016 16:48 by NZTecAdmin

National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Symposium

Dates: 8 and 9 August 2016

Theme: E whakamana ana i te akonga. (Honouring the learner). Innovative Literacy and Numeracy Practice: What works well for learners.


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Mihi whakatau / Karakia

Welcome by Professor Roger Moltzen, Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, and address by Hon Steven Joyce, Minister for Tertiary Education


Keynote address

Dr Terry Maguire - National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Dublin, Ireland

What makes a great numeracy practitioner?
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Plenary sessions

Ko te amorangi ki mua, ko te hāpai ō ki muri: How we contribute to the vision

Bronwyn Yates

Rene Babbington

Presenters: Bronwyn Yates, Rene Babbington

New Zealand in the International Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC)

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Presenters: William Thorn, David Earle, Prof Diana Coben

Workplace literacy and numeracy from the employer’s perspective

Mark Wootton

Lance Warmington

Anne Alkema

Facilitator: Josh Williams, Industry Training Federation

Panellists: Lance Warmington, Silver Fern Farms; Kate Lyon, Carter Holt Harvey Ltd; Mark Wootton, Access Homehealth; Anne Alkema, Skills Highway

www.literacyandnumeracyforadults.com – highlights and updates

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Presenter: Niki McCartney

The National Centre’s 2015 Adult Literacy and Numeracy Leadership Award Recipient’s Plenary Session (recorded session)

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Presenter: Alison Sutton

Update from the Tertiary Education Commission and Ministry of Education

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Presenters: David Do, Kathryn Hazlewood

Aiming for the stars: Our Pasifika heritage and future

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Presenters: Bruce George, Len Matautia

Series 1

Measuring how adults use their literacy and numeracy skills

Presenters: Anne Alkema, Professor Diana Coben

Going places on Pathways Awarua

Presenter: Dr Gill Thomas

Chocolate and pizzas: Innovative approaches to understanding percentages

Presenter: Linley Leong

Industry Training Organisation (ITO) and employer workplace literacy and numeracy partnerships

Presenters: Mike Styles, Lance Warmington

Series 2

A pinch of this and a handful of that: Numeracy and literacy at the marae

Presenter: Dr Mei Winitana

Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (ALNE) in NZ qualifications Graeme Smith Karen Kane

Presenters: Annie Chan and Amy Buckland, Graeme Smith, Karen Kane

Reading matters, doesn’t it?

Presenter: Niki McCartney

The role of Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) in supporting workplace literacy and numeracy Bonnie O'Donnell and Dianne Boss

Presenters: Sakshi Sikri, Cushla Wilson, Bonnie O’Donnell, Dianne Boss

Series 3

Delivering Intensive Literacy and Numeracy (ILN) to learners ‘behind the wire’

Presenter: Conny Huaki

Using PIAAC to inform your work

Presenters: David Earle, Paul Satherley, Prof Diana Coben

Embedding literacy through Carpentry Diaries: Ideas, frameworks and practice

Presenters: Matthew McCullough, Hector Rurehe, Len Matautia, Emma McLaughlin

Literacy in a digital age: Shaping practice for the future

Presenters: Shyamini Szeko, Rachelle Brkan

Series 4

“You’ve rewired my brain!” Improving literacy levels in farming students

Presenters: Jan Johnstone, Lorraine Moffat

Starting Points development from start to finish

Presenters: Jan Eyre, Ben Gardiner, Liesje Stevens

Would you like it in tins? Workplace literacy from an English for Speakers of other Languages (ESOL) perspective

Presenter: Dorothy Thwaite

Enabling education

Presenter: Pale Sauni

Series 5

Learning differences: You don't need to be an expert

Annette Tofaeono

Marianne Farrell

Mike Styles

Sarah Sharpe

Presenters: Mike Styles, Marianne Farrell, Annette Tofaeono, Sarah Sharpe

Māori and Pasifika Pre-Trades Training Outcomes Evaluation with a focus on the assessment tool significant positive impact on educational outcomes for learners

Presenter: Katie Sadetskaya

Embedded literacy resources for the Healthcare sector

Presenter: Nick Moore



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