National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Symposium
Dates: 8 and 9 August
Venue: Te Papa, Wellington
The theme of the National Centre Symposium 2016 was:
E whakamana ana i te akonga. (Honouring the learner). Innovative Literacy and Numeracy Practice: What works well for learners
Keynote Address: What makes a great numeracy practitioner?
Dr Terry Maguire, Director, National forum for the enhancement of teaching and learning in higher education, Dublin, Ireland
Other plenaries included:
Presenters: Bronwyn Yates, Literacy Aotearoa, and Rene Babbington, Adult Literacy Turanga
New Zealand in the International Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC).
Presenters: William Thorn, Education Directorate, OECD; David Earle, Ministry of Education; and Professor Diana Coben, National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults
Panellists: Lance Warmington, Silver Fern Farms; Kate Lyon, Carter Holt Harvey Ltd; Mark Wootton, Access Homehealth; Anne Alkema, Skills Highway
Presenter: Niki McCartney, National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults
Presenter: Alison Sutton, COMET Auckland
Presenters: Bruce George, He Taunga Waka (Literacy Aotearoa) and Len Matautia, He Taunga Waka (Weltec)
Symposium presentations are available here.