No more excuses: an industry response to the language, literacy and numeracy challenge


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Industry Skills Councils (Australia) (ISC)


Literally millions of Australians have insufficient language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills to benefit fully from training or to participate effectively at work. The situation looks as if it could be getting worse, not better: the LLN performance of Australian students has, over the past decade, worsened in comparison to other OECD countries. Access to LLN expertise at the right time in the right way remains limited. The Industry Skills Councils (ISCs) believe that responsibility for building the LLN skills of Australians should be shared by industry and all education sectors. It is...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Language; Literacy; Numeracy; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Skill needs; Skill development; OECD country

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Place of publication not identified]: Industry Skills Councils, 2011

Physical description: 48 p.

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 103.666

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