Nationally developed Skills for Life resources

These resources were developed over the period 2001 to 2010, to support the national Skills for Life Strategy and other Skills for Life developments. The documents and other resources were held on the Readwriteplus website which has now been closed. Learn more about the resources available here

  • Literacy

    Skills for Life literacy generic teaching and learning materials. This set of materials is designed to provide an exemplar of teaching literacy to adult learners, from Entry 1 to Level 2. Included are learner materials and teacher notes.

  • Numeracy

    Nationally-developed materials that will continue to be of use to teachers. Included are: numeracy generic teaching and learning materials and a pdf version of the numeracy core curriculum.

  • ESOL

    English for speakers of other languages (ESOL). A range of nationally-developed materials that will continue to be of use to teachers. Included are: a pdf version of the ESOL core curriculum, an ESOL initial assessment tool, ESOL generic teaching and learning materials and materials for use with refugees and asylum seekers.

  • Embedded Learning

    These embedded learning materials exemplify how to integrate the teaching of relevant literacy, language and numeracy skills in a range of settings Included are: Vocational settings, Employability support, Community settings, Health settings - Skilled for Health..

  • Interactive Materials

    These materials are interactive literacy and numeracy practice materials, designed to supplement teaching. Materials are included from Milestones 7-8 of the pre-entry curriculum framework, through the Entry levels to Level 2. 

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