It’s that time of year! Here’s a gift to kick start 2016.

Seasons greetings and best wishes for 2016

 Are you keeping track of how many days until THAT day – Christmas? Are you organised with gifts for people on your list? Or, perhaps you are looking for something to treat yourself with.

For a limited time (two weeks), the webinar series: Teaching Tips to build your learners’ foundation skills can be purchased at a special offer 20% off GIFT price.


What better way to start the new teaching year, or the new learner group, than being ready with new strategies to promote foundation skills development. You can select from three (3)  purchase options. This enables you to select the gift best matching your specific interest. GIFT prices (20% off) are available for two (2) weeks from Monday 23/11 to Monday 7/12 .

The six (6) webinars form a series to assist you to build your learners’ foundation skills. The series comprises

  • an introductory webinar; foundation skills in the Australian context
  • 5 webinars, each focusing on one of the five Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) core skills; Learning, Reading, Writing, Oral Communication and Numeracy – with linkages and reference to the Core Skills for Work (CSfW) Framework.

Each webinar addresses instructional strategies to promote a seamless and explicit approach to embracing foundation skills within vocational training.

Participants found the content relevant and interesting:

“Currently writing learning materials so wanted to ensure I was on the right track with foundation skills. Picked up lots of useful ideas.”

Webinar series purchase options: for a limited time only (23/11 to 7/12)

The webinar recordings include  the power point commentary from the three presenters: Chemène Sinson, Ann Leske and Allison Miller (profiles below). Explanation, key points, examples, and more tips are revealed. You can also see the participant strategies and comments in the chat box.

With each purchase, the matching power point/s will also be provided. Each power point includes links to relevant content and suggested resources.

The 20% off GIFT prices are:

  • one webinar $20
  • a selection of webinars, each costing $20
  • six webinars (the series) for the price of 5 webinars $96

Share this with colleagues and friends keen to refresh and renew delivery approaches in 2016. To share: click the post title, the Share options appear at the bottom of the page

Purchase webinars here: 

Please note: The webinar recordings and power points will be forwarded by email within five (5) working days.

Build it in: Tips to build foundation skill webinar series
Webinar 1: Foundation Skills $20.00 AUD
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Webinar 2: Learning $20.00 AUD
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Webinar 3: Reading $20.00 AUD
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Webinar 4: Writing $20.00 AUD
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Webinar 5: Oral Communication $20.00 AUD
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Webinar 6: Numeracy $20.00 AUD
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Webinar Series (6) webinars $96.00 AUD
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What the webinar series covers

webinar series content

These webinars identify strategies to recognise, support, and build foundation skills into your existing adult education and training practices.  I

Workshop 1 – Foundation skills in adult education and training

  • foundation skills clarified
  • how foundation skills relate to the trainer and assessor role
  • considerations for merging foundation skills development into education and training

Workshops 2 to 6 – each workshop focuses on a different foundation skill

  • Integrating development of the foundation skill into adult education:
    • clarifying the foundation skill and its components
    • instructional tips for this skill:  approaches, resources and support
  • Ongoing foundation skills development:
    • for learners: where to direct learners for practice and support
    • for trainers: where to find networks and resources.

Ideal for

  • Adult educators – VET, ACE or L&D trainers
  • ‘Management’ – anyone in a position to influence foundation skills support systems or strategies in their organisation
  • People currently studying any TAE LLN unit or qualification

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About the facilitators – Join our three experienced facilitators whose complementary areas of expertise combine to offer a range of perspectives:

Ann LeskeAnn Leske has a Master in Education and has been involved in education and training for 17 years as an Adult Language Literacy and Numeracy teacher, Project Manager, researcher, and innovator. Ann has contributed to published outcomes that have influenced others and provided new approaches. Ann leads professional development and consultations across Australia which enable workplaces, RTOs, and teachers to obtain LLN insight and confidently approach LLN delivery. Ann has taught LLN and VET teachers the current Language Literacy and Numeracy Certificate IV units and Graduate level qualifications.

Chemene-SinsonChemène Sinson is a learning and development consultant who specialises in TAE qualifications and other non-accredited programs.  She has extensive experience consulting, designing and delivering TAE Certificate IV and Diploma programs for various private, community, government and industry-based RTOs. In recent years she has focused her own professional development on language, literacy and numeracy development through VET.

Allison MillerAllison Miller has been a professional learning and business development leader for 20 years. She is the director and principal consultant of Vanguard Visions, an organisation which specialises in cutting edge e-business and e-learning solutions, and provides essential connected services. Allison has a Master of Learning and Development (Organisational development).  She also leads the Digital Capability – Doing it Smarter online community, the ePortfolios Australia professional network and the national Moodle-Mahara Meetup event..

Ann and Chemène have joined forces to create the LLN and VET Meeting Place, an intersection of LLN and VET practitioners. They are delighted to have Allison of Vanguard Visions join them for this workshop and contribute her expertise.

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