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…

Webinar 2 – June 17th

Webinar 2 was presented by leading Maths Educator, Dave Tout, Australia What factors makes a numeracy item difficult? Two complexity schemes reviewed and implications for teaching and learning. Date: Monday June 17th 2013 Time: 12-1pm IST/BST   The recording of the webinar is available here http://ittdublin.adobeconnect.com/p6u1m6121pj/ Download the presentation here. 

ALM 20 ‘Critical Moments in Adult Mathematics’ 1 – 4 July 2013

We are pleased to announce that the next international conference of Adults Learning Mathematics – a research forum (ALM) will be held at the University of South Wales, Caerleon Campus, Newport. Keynote presentations include: Engaging Critically with Powerful Numbers in Public Discourse by Professor Mary Hamilton, University of Lancaster More…or less? Developing a critical pedagogy … Read more…

Webinar 1 – May 23rd

Literacy + Mathematics + Language = Numeracy. Does the Equation Work? Webinar 1 2013: was presented by leading Mathematics Educator, Dave Tout, Australia Date: Thursday 23rd May 2013 Time: 12-1pm IST/BST This presentation looked at some important issues related to the teaching and learning of (adult) numeracy. What is numeracy? How does it relate to literacy? … Read more…