What do learning outcomes for embedded literacy and numeracy look like?

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Here are some examples of learning outcomes written by trades and vocational tutors.

Embedded literacy learning outcomes

  • Explain technical words in the context of an introduction to arc welding.
  • Explain specialised language used in the context of a tailgate meeting.
  • Use reading comprehension strategies in the context of following instructions on how to mix agricultural sprays

Embedded numeracy learning outcomes

  • Carry out a GST calculation in the context of room rates required for a catering job
  • Demonstrate how to measure and calculate area for squares and rectangles in the context of building industry expectations using a steel or folding rule.
  • Record 12 and 24 hour time in the context of job and timesheets.

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