Working together: integrated language, literacy and numeracy support in vocational education and training


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Author: Black, Stephen; Yasukawa, Keiko

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University of Technology, Sydney. Centre for Research on Learning and Change (CRLC)


This report investigates language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) teachers and vocational teachers ‘working together’ to deliver LLN support to students that is ‘integrated’ with the students’ vocational courses. With the exception of specific workplace LLN programs, this form of provision has been little researched in Australian vocational education and training (VET), and yet in the current ‘skills crisis’ environment, and with the federal government’s ambitious targets for increasing the tertiary qualifications of adults, it assumes much greater significance. In this report, we describe...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Literacy; Language; Numeracy; Vocational education and training; Teaching and learning; Skills and knowledge; Students

Keywords: Teachers; Vocational teachers; Skill shortage; Skill needs; Skill development

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Broadway, New South Wales: CRLC, 2011

Physical description: 51 p.

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ISBN: 9780980708134

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 105.63

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