Everybody's core business: research into the non-technical capabilities needed for successful participation in work or further study


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This project set out to conduct research around the non-technical capabilities needed by secondary school graduates to successfully participate in work or further study. There are many terms used to describe non-technical capabilities, such as general capabilities, generic skills or competencies, employability skills, core skills etc. However, for the purposes of this research the term 'non-technical capabilities' has been used and includes both literacy and numeracy skills and other generic skills, knowledge and understandings that are covered by the following four national frameworks: ...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Assessment; Participation; Literacy; Numeracy; Employment; Youth; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Generic skills; Key competency; School leavers; Employability; Skill needs; Secondary school; Employers; Institutional role; Transition from education and training to employment; Transition from secondary to further education and training

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Department of Education and Training, 2016

Physical description: 48 p. (final report) + 38 p. (literature review)

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'Everybody's core business: supplementary report: findings from the literature' may be found at: https://docs.education.gov.au/node/42226

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 127.1012

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