Unit standard 21204: Element 1 - Describe adult literacy in Aotearoa New Zealand, including in relation to the training or education programme.
- Timeline of New Zealand's Adult and Maori Literacy Initiatives
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1.1 Description includes an outline of the development of adult literacy initiatives that relate to learners in the programme.
1.2 Description includes a comparison of three adult literacy definitions currently used in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Range definitions to include one for Māori, one for integrated literacy, and one other.
1.3 Description includes a discussion of reasons for low adult literacy levels in Aotearoa New Zealand.
1.4 Description includes a discussion of implications of low adult literacy levels in Aotearoa New Zealand.
1.5 Description includes identification of literacy resources appropriate and relevant to learners within the programme.
1.6 Two adult literacy specialist organisations are identified, their services are described, and their contribution to the programme is outlined.
1.7 Description includes an outline of Māori literacy to the present.
Range outline includes but is not limited to – Māori literacy pre-colonisation, Māori literacy initiatives and issues post-colonisation.
- Element 1 - Describe adult literacy in Aotearoa
- Element 2 - Describe Maori Literacy.
- Element 3 - Identify the literacy demands of the training or education programme.
- Element 4 - Identify the literacy strengths and needs of the individual learners in the training or education programme.
- Element 5 - Integrate literacy skill development into the delivery of the training or education programme.
- Element 6 - Use literacy teaching strategies to promote adult literacy skill development in the training or education programme.
- Element 7 - Assess literacy progress in the training or education programme.
- Element 8 - Evaluate effectiveness of literacy teaching strategies and learning activities and any specialist adult literacy support in the training or education programme.