National Workforce Literacy Project: report on employer views on workplace literacy and numeracy skills


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Australian Industry Group


As part of the National Workforce Literacy Project (NWLP), funded by the Australian Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR), the Australian Industry Group (AiGroup) conducted employer roundtables in Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland with a view to eliciting employers’ views about the effect on business of low levels of literacy or numeracy in the workplace. The roundtables were followed by a survey exploring the impact of literacy and numeracy issues in the workplace and gathering employer views on possible solutions. Key findings...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Governance; Literacy; Numeracy; Research; Workforce development

Keywords: Employers; In-service education and training; Government role; Research project; Survey

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia; Victoria; New South Wales; South Australia; Queensland

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: Ai Group, 2010

Physical description: 18 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 100.49

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