Living literacy: a whole-organisation approach to integrating literacy in a vocational training setting

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Author: McSkeane, Elizabeth

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National Adult Literacy Agency (Ireland) (NALA)


This report documents a research project which was carried out in Newbridge Youth Training and Development Centre (NYTDC) County Kildare between April 2008 and January 2009. The study is based on the winning research proposal to examine a whole-organisation approach to literacy which was submitted by NYTDC for the 2007 Adult Continuing Education (ACE) Award. The aims which NYTDC identified in their research proposal were to: (1) illustrate how integrating literacy and numeracy assists the learning and teaching of vocational skills subjects; (2) determine the effectiveness of integrating...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Youth; Literacy; Numeracy; Teaching and learning; Research

Keywords: Research project

Geographic subjects: Europe; Ireland

Published: Dublin, Ireland: NALA, 2009

Physical description: 80 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 99.884

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