This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement numeracy programs as identified by the teacher to assist students requiring additional numeracy support.
This unit applies to education support work in a variety of contexts and the work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other education professional.
Basic mathematical concepts and operations relevant to the year levels and the needs of students.
Language associated with numeracy and mathematical operations.
Questions to encourage critical thinking about mathematics and its use as a learning tool.
The role of education support personnel in providing mathematics support to students.
Implementing numeracy support programs.