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A common sense approach to foundation skills in units of competency
National - Introduction Series
Thu 23 Mar 2017, 1:00pm to 2:00pm AEDT

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TypeInformation Session
LevelIntroduction Series
Stream
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Student Engagement & Support
Duration1 Hour
LocationOnline and at your desk, National
Peer+ points0
Cost inc. GST (Members)$60
Cost inc. GST (Non-members)$88
Who should attend?
  • New VET Staff
  • Teachers

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Since the introduction of the mandatory foundation skills in units of competency (Standards for Training Packages, 2012), there is uncertainty among vocational trainers about how to ensure sufficient and suitable coverage of foundation skills in their planning and delivery.
This webinar will model a common sense approach that vocational trainers can use to build foundation skills into their training plans.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this webinar, participants will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • ‘Unpack’ the foundation skills that are both implicit and explicit in a unit of competency
  • Ensure that the type and level of foundation skill support built into training plans are suitable.
Facilitated by: Jana Scomazzon

Over the 16 years that Jana Scomazzon has been facilitating PD, participants have spoken of her deep knowledge of VET policy, practice and product; the clarity with which she shares that knowledge; and her engaging presentation style. A former adult literacy practitioner and current government-endorsed Training Package quality evaluator, Jana is also a recognised expert in foundation skills; language, literacy and numeracy; and in identifying and addressing learner support needs in the VET context.


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