Adult language, literacy and numeracy resources

Embedding language, literacy and numeracy

These resources include many examples of how language, literacy and numeracy can be embedded in different learning contexts. While they were developed with a particular discipline in focus, many can be applied in different contexts.

Embedding literacy and numeracy in a Māori context
Covers topics including a Kaupapa Wānanga framework, delivering the Learning Progressions in a Māori context, and bicultural delivery.

Embedded Literacy and Numeracy Self-Assessment Tool
Organisations can use this tool to identify their strengths and areas for improvement concerning the embedding of literacy and numeracy.

NCEA Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy Standards Resources
Information and resources related to embedding literacy and numeracy learning into training programmes for working towards the NCEA Level 1 literacy and numeracy unit standards.

Read Embedding Literacy from our Coffee Break Guide Series for a quick introduction.


Dyslexia – Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Resources
Covers topics such as what dyslexia is, how it can be identified, and how learners can be supported in their learning journey.

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Learning Progressions for Adult Literacy and Numeracy

The Progressions provide a framework for educators to use in supporting adult learners' literacy and numeracy learning needs.