Unpacking numeracy in a pandemic

Abstract

Every day we receive updates of COVID19 data, restrictions and risk advice that is rich in mathematical information. How do we make sense of it? How can we support our learners to make sense of it? Join Tina in a discussion about some of the numeracy demands embedded in public health texts.

Presenter

Tina Berghella

Tina Berghella

Oggi Consulting

Tina Berghella is the Director of Oggi Consulting, a business formed in 1998 to provide quality vocational education and training consulting services. Tina has a background in manufacturing and project management and is an experienced VET researcher. She has worked on various LLN strategic, resource and training projects, and has a particular interest in workplace numeracy. Her numeracy related publications include Numeracy by Measure, Numeracy in Focus, Numeracy in Practice and the NCVER report, Seeking the N in LLN. Tina is a former member of Australian Government’s Foundation Skills Community of Practice and a current member of the Australian Government’s Language, Literacy, Numeracy and Digital (LLND) Skills Quality Assurance Expert Panel.