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* 1. Which Certificate did your organisation teach?

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* 2. What years did your organisation offer the National Certificate (tick all those applicable)

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* 3. If your organisation is no longer offering the National Certificate, why did you stop offering it (you may tick more than one)?

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* 4. Did you feel there was any pressure put on your students to enrol in the National Certificate?

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* 5. What was the main teaching format did your organisation use for the National Certificate?

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* 6. How successful do you think this format was overall?

Would you like make any comments about the teaching format(s) that you have used?

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* 7. How satisfactory were your dealings with the TEC for the National Certificate overall?

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* 8. Any comments about dealing with the TEC?

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* 9. How satisfactory were your dealings with the NZQA for the National Certificate overall?

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* 10. Any comments about your dealings with NZQA?

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* 11. NCALNE does not explicitly address ESOL issues and pedagogy. Is this a concern for you?

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* 12. How influential do you think the National Certificate has been in influencing the quality of literacy and numeracy provision that you know of?

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* 13. Can you give explicit examples of changes in practices that you have seen?

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* 14. Can you please indicate how valuable you believe the following teaching content (based on the National Certificate unit standards) was for those studying the National Certificate?

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Certificate teaching content
Knowledge of the history & development of adult literacy in Aotearoa New Zealand
Knowledge of Māori adult literacy
Knowledge of adult literacy teaching and learning theories
Assessing adult literacy learning
Designing literacy skills development for a group of adult learners
Designing literacy skills development for an individual adult learner
Delivering literacy skills development for an individual adult learner
Delivering literacy skills development for a group of adult learners
Knowledge of adult numeracy teaching
Delivering numeracy skills development for adult learners
Developing adult learners’ literacy and numeracy skills using information communication technologies
Developing adult learners’ literacy and numeracy skills within a training or education programme (21204)

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* 15. What effect do you believe undertaking the National Certificate had on the students’ own …

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Literacy skills (reading and writing)
Numeracy skills
General awareness of literacy and language (e.g. types of text)
General awareness of numeracy

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* 16. Background information about you - gender

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* 17. What is your age?

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* 18. Ethnicity

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* 19. Title of highest qualification

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* 20. Current work context

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* 21. Total years’ experience in adult literacy and numeracy

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* 22. Total years’ experience of teaching adults

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* 23. Thank you very much for completing this questionnaire. Are there any other comments you would like to make? If you want to contact me with further comments, you can reach me at jbenseman@unitec.ac.nz

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