The salience of diversity in foundation skills contexts, pedagogies and research

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Author: Cameron, Lynda


Building the research capacity of the vocational education and training sector is of key interest to the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER). The Foundation Skills Literature Review Project, a partnership between 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 the different contexts in which adult language, literacy and numeracy are being...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Employment; Workforce development; Research; Teaching and learning; Literacy; Numeracy; Language

Keywords: Pedagogics; Literature review; Learning process; Technological literacy; Employability; Workplace learning; Nonformal learning

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2016

Physical description: 34 p.

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On cover: Foundation Skills Literature Review Project Scholarship recipient

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 126.18

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