Unlocking workforce potential: an employer guide to using the Australian Core Skills Framework in the workplace


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Australian Industry Group


Australian governments have committed to raising the core skill levels of the population through the National Foundation Skills Strategy for Adults. Literacy and numeracy are described in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) as the core skills of learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy. These skills are needed to communicate at work, at home and in the community and are recognised as being critically important for individuals to continue to learn across their lifetime. The ACSF provides a reference point and consistent language for describing and discussing...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Skills and knowledge; Employment; Management; Literacy; Numeracy

Keywords: Employers; Skill needs; Basic skill; Planning of education and training; Staff development; Workplace education and training; Capacity building

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Sydney, New South Wales]: Australian Industry Group, [2014]

Physical description: 34 p.

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Resource type: Guide

Document number: TD/TNC 121.977

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