National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Symposiu

This month I attended the Symposium with a special focus on developing literacy and numeracy in adults. The keynote speech from Timote Vaioleti was outstanding. He asks some tough questions, including how do we ensure everyone belongs, and how can we create and sustain hope. 

National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Symposium

Ki te whai ao, ki te ao mārama – Enquiry, experimentation and creativity.

Dates: 27 and 28 June 2013

Theme: ‘Embedded Literacy and Numeracy in Practice and Research’

Keynote address

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Dr Timote Vaioleti, School of Māori & Pacific Development / Faculty of Education at the University of Waikato

Plenary sessions

Re-tooling for learning in changing times.
Robyn Baker, Director, New Zealand Council of Educational Research (NZCER)
Embedding critical numeracy in practice and research.
Dr Keiko Yasukawa, University of Technology, Sydney
“But you might ask a painter to teach literacy and numeracy…”
Rachel Bulliff, Kushla Glover, Ritchie Howard and Arnie Kumar from the Department of Corrections; and Graeme Smith, Adult Literacy & Education Consulting (ALEC) Limited
Inaugural International Literacy Day Winner’s Address.
Bronwyn Yates, Te Tumuaki (CEO), Literacy Aotearoa Inc.
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