Teaching and Learning Tools

Access sites containing useful literacy and numeracy teaching, learning and assessment tools.

Australian Core Skills Framework

The Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) is a tool that assists both specialist and non-specialist English language, literacy and numeracy practitioners to describe an individual’s performance in the five core skills of learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy.

Precision Consultancy ACSF Assessment Tasks

These validated ACSF assessment tasks are designed to be used by assessors who are experienced language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) practitioners with a sound working knowledge of the ACSF.

Easy Guides Australia: Industry Training Resources

Easy Guides is a leading publisher of picture-based training materials, as well as DVDs, multimedia presentations and online learning programmes that assist people in obtaining high-risk work licenses and other industrial qualifications.

Literacy Face to Face: A Resource for Volunteer Adult Literacy Tutors

Literacy Face to Face is a resource to assist volunteer adult literacy tutors and others who want to help someone improve their literacy. It may also be useful to support the delivery of adult literacy tutor training programs.

Service Skills Australia

Service Skills Australia provides a one-stop-shop to help RTOs and employers improve workforce LLN.

Literacy Net

This Department of Education and Training site contains key information about Australian adult literacy activities, and links to a range of additional program, professional development, resource and research sites. Resources include: training materials designed to enhance Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills that are aligned with nationally endorsed Training Packages; industry relevant LLN assessment and reporting methods; and LLN professional development resources for industry trainers/assessors that are aligned with the Training Packages.

BBC Skillswise

This BBC website contains a range of literacy and numeracy games, facts and worksheets.

The Really Useful Guide

A series of downloadable, everyday literacy and numeracy exercises from Ireland’s National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA).

Skills Workshop

This site provides downloadable literacy, numeracy and ICT activities.

Sugarbag on Damper Publishing

This site provides ESL resources for teachers and students, as well as reading and spelling materials for beginner ESL, EFL and Adult Literacy learners.