Factors Influencing the Learning of Numeracy and Literacy

Wilkinsin, Calvin and Rintaningrum, Ratna and Keeves, John P. (2009) Factors Influencing the Learning of Numeracy and Literacy. In: The Learning of Numeracy and Literacy. Shannon Research Press, South Australia.. ISBN 978-1-920736-33-0

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"Numeracy education is currently a national pnonty in Australia" (Goos, Lowrie and Jolly, 2007, p.8). This statement was in accordance with the preamble to the Adelaide Declaration'. Australia's future depends upon each citizen having the necessary knowledge, understanding, skills and values for a productive and rewarding life in an educated, just and open society. High quality schooling is central to achieving this vision. (MCEETY A, 1999) Literacy was a curriculum goal that underpinned the Adelaide Declaration (1999). It was argued that to be literate in terms of the English language and number was vital for day-to-day living in Australia. In addition, failure to achieve adequate levels of literacy and numeracy limited the educational opportunities beyond schooling and the employment prospects in a highly technological environment,

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC156 Literacy
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA141 Numeracy--Problems, exercises, etc.
Depositing User: Mr. Tondo Indra Nyata
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2019 07:23
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2021 01:03
URI: https://repository.its.ac.id/id/eprint/60197

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