Foundation skills policy contexts and measures of impact

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Author: Newton, Jane


The Foundation Skills Literature Review Project - a research capacity building project supported by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), the University of Technology Sydney and the Australian Council for Adult Literacy - provided scholarships to practitioners to develop their research skills through undertaking literature reviews focused on key topics relating to foundation skills. This review looks at policy contexts and their measures of impact, with a particular focus on foundation skills policy in Australia, implemented as the National Foundation Skills...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Literacy; Numeracy; Language; Policy; Outcomes; Employment; Research

Keywords: Literature review; Measurement; Policy analysis; Skill development; Employability; Outcomes of education and training

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2016

Physical description: 25 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 109.1284

On cover: Foundation Skills Literature Review Project Scholarship recipient
The National Foundation Skills Strategy for Adults is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 109.1284.

Resource type: Occasional paper

Rights: With the exception of cover design, artwork, photographs, all logos, and any other material where copyright is owned by a third party, all material presented in this document is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Call number: TD/TNC 126.19

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