An example of workplace literacy


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Author: Mamoon, Abdul Moktader


Workplace literacy is not a different stream of education, but a kind of non-formal education in terms of its approach, allowing people to become literate in their own working environments, during their working hours. A workplace literacy course was specifically designed by an international organisation experienced in providing literacy for a group of illiterate workers employed by YOUNGONE (the largest export-oriented sportswear manufacturers in Bangladesh). The idea of workplace literacy is very new in Bangladesh, and has so far only been used in the corporate sector, particularly in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Literacy; Employment; Teaching and learning; Workforce development

Keywords: Illiteracy; Workplace; Nonformal education; Course outline; Workplace learning

Geographic subjects: Asia; Bangladesh

Published: Bonn, Germany: IIZ/DVV, 2004

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Journal number: 61

Journal date: 2004

Pages: pp.29-34

ISSN: 0342-7633

Statement of responsibility: Abdul Moktader Mamoon

IIZ/DVV = Institute for International Cooperation of the German Adult Education Association

Resource type: Article

Document number: TD/TNC 78.104

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