Course

Facilitation Skills for Adult and Tertiary Education


Course code ATT502

This online course introduces you to a range of theoretical approaches for teaching diverse adult learners in Aotearoa New Zealand, including Māori perspectives and Pacific approaches.  It requires you to understand and apply teaching and learning strategies appropriate to the learning context, including embedded literacy and numeracy.  Resources that support teaching and learning will also be explored with particular reference to ICT.  At the end of the online course you will be able to articulate an emerging personal professional teaching philosophy. 

Fee free offer

Courses offered under NZ2993 New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5) are currently fee free. Check out the Fee free offer tab on the qualification web page for information.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Discuss a range of theoretical models for teaching diverse adult learners in Aotearoa New Zealand, including Māori perspectives and Pacific approaches.
  • Select and apply teaching and learning strategies, including embedded literacy and numeracy approaches, to foster adult learning.
  • Facilitate inclusive learning opportunities for adult learners in Aotearoa New Zealand utilising a range of resources, including ICT.
  • Discuss their emerging adult teaching philosophy which is underpinned by theory, research and experience.

Course delivery

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete  this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.