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.


Equipped For Reading Success / David A. Kilpatrick

A comprehensive step-by-step program for developing phonemic awareness and fluent word recognition


Post-16 Phonics Approaches – a toolkit

Produced by UCL IoE and CC Consultancy for the Education and Training Foundation, London.



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.