Investing in workforce literacy pays: building employer commitment to workplace language, literacy and numeracy programs

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Australian Industry Group

Abstract:

The specific aims of this project were to: develop a return on investment (ROI) instrument to be used in selected [Workplace English Language and Literacy] WELL programs to contribute to a business case for industry involvement in foundation skills programs; implement the ROI instrument in selected WELL programs in consultation with participating employers; utilise the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) as a benchmark measurement of outcomes for project participants; develop an employer's guide to the ACSF in consultation with employers; and evaluate and report upon the project...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Literacy; Outcomes; Finance; Workforce development; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Investment; Return on education and training; Competency standard; Basic skill; Skill development

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: Australian Industry Group, 2015

Physical description: [195] p. (report) + [7] p. (summary)

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http://cdn.aigroup.com.au/Reports/2015/Ai_Group_Report_Investing_in_Workforce_Literacy_Pays.pdf

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 121.1530

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