Functional literacy, workplace literacy and technical and vocational education: interfaces and policy perspectives


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Author: Bhola, Harbans S.


All societies develop institutional arrangements for the delivery of education and training for work in order to produce a skilled labour force. This study analyses concepts, curricula, delivery patterns and assessment of three program formats: functional literacy, workplace literacy and technical vocational education, as well as interactions between them. The policy perspectives on education and training for the world of work are also presented.

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Policy; Literacy

Keywords: Educational policy; Functional literacy

Published: Paris, France: UNESCO, 1995

Physical description: 60 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/UNEVOC 50.02

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