Measuring adult English literacy improvements in First Nations communities in Australia

The prevalence of low to very low adult English literacy levels in First Nations communities in Australia continues to be an issue, despite ten years of government-supported Foundation Skills training provided through the national vocational education and training system. This study examines an innovative First Nations community-controlled approach to improving adult literacy training, utilising an internationally recognised mass campaign model. Literacy improvements were assessed for 63 participants in 6 communities, using validated pre- and post-tests aligned to the Australian Core Skills Fr ... Show more

Authors: Boughton, Bob; Williamson, Frances; Lin, Sophia; Taylor, Richard ... [+] Show more

Published: Abingdon, England, Taylor and Francis, 2022

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