The purpose of this unit is to enable students to develop the confidence and skills to perform simple and familiar numeracy tasks and to develop the ability to make sense of mathematics in their daily personal lives. The mathematics involved includes measurement, shape, numbers, and graphs that are part of the students’ normal routines to do with shopping, travelling, cooking, interpreting public information, telling the time etc.

On successful completion of this unit students will be able to perform everyday mathematical tasks which involve a single mathematical step or process. Their communication about mathematical ideas would mainly be spoken rather than written responses.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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A range of assessment options will be used according to the needs of the student group and the learning situation. A folio of evidence will be collected through a combination of the following: - records of teacher observations of students' activities, discussions and practical tasks - occasional samples of students' written work - pictures, diagrams, models, etc. created by students.

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