ESOL004: TEO to ensure that learners are eligible

Type:
Condition

The TEO must ensure that each learner who receives funding from the ILN – ESOL Fund:

a)  is, and continues to be, one of the following:

     (i)    a refugee, protected person, or person sponsored by a refugee or protected person a refugee; or

    (ii)  a migrant; or

    (iii) a person for whom English is his or her second language; and 

b)  is, and continues to be a New Zealand citizen, or resident; and 

c)  is 16 years of age or over; and

d)  has low English language and/or literacy skills.

Definition of low skill level in literacy and/or numeracy

For the purposes of this condition, a learner has a low skill level in literacy and/or numeracy:

a)   if the learner has fewer than 80 credits on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF); or

b)   if the learner has more than 80 credits on the NZQF, the learner has fewer than 12 credits in literacy and numeracy unit standards/achievement standards; or

c)   if the learner is assessed using the Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Assessment Tool and presents below Step 1 in reading on the Learning Progressions; or

d)   if the learner is assessed using Starting Points and presents at the equivalent of below Step 1 in reading on the Learning Progressions.

  • Last changed: 18 February 2016
  • Last verified: 18 February 2016