Building the foundations: outcomes from the adult language, literacy and numeracy search conference

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National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)

Abstract:

The importance of adult language, literacy and numeracy for greater workforce participation, productivity and social inclusion are well recognised, with both national and international research demonstrating the benefits of increasing proficiency for both individuals and communities. But there are still more questions to be answered, such as what is the extent of adult language, literacy and numeracy provision in Australia, and whose responsibility is it to fund such provision in the workplace? In September 2010, the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) hosted a...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Adult and community education; Literacy; Workforce development; Participation; Research; Finance; Outcomes; Policy; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Adult education; Workplace learning; Workplace education and training; Skill development; Funding; Future

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2011

Physical description: 45 p.

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ISBN: 9781921809682 (print); 9781921809675 (web)

Resource type: Discussion paper

Call number: TD/TNC 103.10

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