Webinar 6 – May 22nd

Webinar 6 Researching ALM – which methodological approach fits your research question? Prof. Armin Hollenstein Universität Bern, Institut für Erziehungswissenschaft, Abteilung Pädagogische Psychologie Date: May 22nd Time: 10:00 am (GMT) Identifying an adequate methodology is a key step in any research process. Methodological approaches have unique characteristics which are more or less suited to answer … Read more

Webinar 5 – April 29th

Webinar 5 What do I teach? Mathematics, Numeracy or Maths. David Kaye Learning Unlimited Date:  29th April Time: 18:00 (GMT) In the proceedings of the first ALM conference held in 1994 there was an article entitled ‘Towards a Definition of Numeracy’ by Alexandra Withnall. Her final paragraph states: At present, there is a tendency for … Read more

Teaching Adult Numeracy – New Publication

This book offers guidance on how to work with adult learners to develop their numeracy and mathematics skills. It brings together current research and practice on teaching adult numeracy into one handy volume and covers the major issues faced by teachers of adult numeracy such as current policy perspectives and implications for teaching practice. There … Read more

Webinar 4 – March 26th

Webinar 4 “How can BBC Skillswise best support adults to learn maths and English in classrooms, as well as at workplaces, at home and in everyday life?” Michael Rumbelow BBC Date: Wednesday 26th March 2014 Time: 12-1pm GMT ”In the UK the adult basic skills sector is going through the most radical changes in a … Read more

Webinar 3 – March 18th

Webinar 3 PIAAC results: Care needed in reading reports of international surveys Dr Jeff Evans – Middlesex University Date: Tuesday 18th March 2014 Time: 12-1pm GMT The release of the results from the international Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) in October 2013 created substantial interest in the media and amongst policy makers and educators. (It … Read more