Australian Core Skills Framework [revised version]

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The Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) is a tool that describes and measures language, literacy and numeracy skills in the numerous contexts in which individuals work, learn and communicate. The ACSF underpins the quality management of Australian government language, literacy and numeracy programs and is a key component of the infrastructure which exists to support and improve adult learning. This revised version replaces the draft version published in December 2008 and trialled with many different learners in diverse contexts. The five core skills detailed are: (1) learning; (2)...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Language; Literacy; Numeracy; Quality; Teaching and learning; Assessment

Keywords: Basic skill; Oral communication skill; Written communication skill; Educational practice; Adult learning

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: DEEWR, 2012

Physical description: 197 p.

Related items: TD/ERD 87.209

ISBN: 9781921916496

Statement of responsibility: Project team: Philippa McLean, Kate Perkins, Dave Tout, Kath Brewer, Linda Wyse

Resource type: Policy document

Rights: This work is copyright. All material in this publication, save for the Commonwealth Coat of Arms, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Licence. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Call number: TD/TNC 108.1528

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