ERIC Number: ED417340
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Certificates in General Education for Adults. Certificate I (Foundation). Certificate II & Certificate II (Further Study).
National Languages and Literacy Inst. of Australia, Melbourne. Adult Education Resource and Information Service.
This document is intended for adult education providers in Victoria, Australia, who intend to deliver courses leading to one or more of the following certificates in general education for adults: Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Foundation); Certificate II in General Education for Adults; and Certificate II in General Education for Adults (Further Study). The following topics are discussed in the introduction: general information (copyright information and licensing/franchise arrangements); course information; course names, qualifications, and information about the courses' consistency with the Australian Qualification Framework; course development (consideration of industry and market needs and review for reaccreditation); course outcomes; course structure; assessment strategy; delivery of the course; articulation and credit transfer; and ongoing monitoring and evaluation). Appended to the introduction is a series of tables detailing the alignment of the indicators of competence of the National Reporting System and the learning outcomes of the Certificates in General Education for Adults (CGEA). Each of the remaining four sections, which together constitute more than 90% of the document, consists of an introduction and four modules for one of the following streams of the CGEA: reading and writing; oral communication; numeracy and mathematics; and general curriculum options. Administrative guidelines and appendices detailing annual report formats and examples conclude the document. (MN)
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Articulation (Education), Basic Skills, Competence, Competency Based Education, Credits, Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems, Educational Certificates, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Employment Qualifications, Foreign Countries, General Education, Learning Modules, Literacy Education, Mathematics Skills, National Curriculum, National Programs, Numeracy, Postsecondary Education, Reading Skills, Speech Communication, Student Certification, Student Evaluation, Transfer Policy, Writing Skills
Adult Education Resource and Information Service, Language Australia, GPO Box 372F, Melbourne, Victoria, 3001, Australia.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Adult, Community, and Further Education Board, Melbourne (Australia).
Authoring Institution: National Languages and Literacy Inst. of Australia, Melbourne. Adult Education Resource and Information Service.
Identifiers - Location: Australia