Literacy and Numeracy

7 pt

Introduction to adult literacy, numeracy and cultural capability

Explore the fundamentals of adult literacy, numeracy and cultural capability with our experienced team.

Growing numeracy Building confidence with numbers

Growing numeracy | Building confidence with numbers

Discover skills and resources to improve numeracy instruction and help learners increase their confidence and competency with numbers.

This workshop is tailored to tutors delivering foundation courses and tutors who cover numeracy skills as part of vocational courses.

2 pt

Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Assessment Tool

This course presents an introduction to the National Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Tool and the related Learning Progressions framework.

11

Essentials: The what, how and why of teaching reading comprehension

Explore effective reading strategies to transform your learners from passive to active readers.

10 pt

Workplace Language, Literacy and Numeracy | Developing professional practice

This course will equip workplace LLN tutors with the skills to identify priority learning areas, use assessment results, and design targeted instruction. It covers both literacy and numeracy provision and includes a range of instructional approaches, activities and resources to support ongoing innovation.

4 pt

Numeracy Toolbox | Developing learners’ fractions, decimals, percentages and proportional thinking

This course develops educators’ understanding of proportional reasoning and how to teach it.

5 pt

Financial Wellbeing

This interactive workshop introduces tools and strategies that you can share with your learners to help them make informed decisions about money, and to develop their financial planning skills.

NZIS 113

Reading Toolbox | Teaching learners with reading difficulties

Learn how to teach learners with dyslexia and other reading difficulties the strategies they need to improve their reading and writing. 

Numeracy 3 pt

Numeracy Toolbox | Developing number skills

This course supports educators to develop learners’ numeracy skills within foundation-level programmes. 

Numeracy 4 pt

Developing statistical and measurement skills

This course supports educators to develop learners’ numeracy skills within foundation-level programmes. 

10 pt

Workplace Language, Literacy and Numeracy | Extending professional practice

This course extends workplace LLN tutors’ professional practice by further developing their assessment and planning processes, and their personal repertoire of instructional strategies. 

11

WordWise | All you need to know about teaching decoding and spelling

Discover the interplay between decoding and spelling and learn how they can be taught at the same time. 

Dyslexia pull through image

An introduction to Dyslexia | Supporting learners to achieve their potential

Develop your skills and knowledge to recognise and support tertiary learners with dyslexia and other learning differences to achieve their potential.  

Taking that next step in your professional learning and development is easy with Ako Aotearoa. Everything we do is evidence-based. Everything you’ll learn is practical, high-quality, effective and sustainable.

We offer three main ways to learn and develop with us.

  1. In-house Learning and Development
    We can come to you to deliver in-house professional development. Contact us to discuss your needs and budget or download our in-house PLD flyer.
  2. Public Workshops
    Come to one of our half-day or full-day public workshops taking place throughout the year in different parts of the country.
  3. Online learning courses
    Our online courses use a combination of  synchronous and asynchronous, facilitated learning and incorporate time for practical application.