ERIC Number: ED329766
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Adult Literacy & Basic Skills Unit Newsletter. Nos. 28-31.
Adult Literacy & Basic Skills Unit Newsletter, n28-31 1988
This packet contains the four quarterly newsletters published by the Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit in England in 1988. The Winter issue contains the following articles: "Staff Accreditation"; "Afraid to Fail"; "Adult Basic Education (ABE) and Libraries: Potentials Realised"; and "Literacy Work with Local Employers." The Spring issue includes the following: "The Challenge of Change"; "Preparing for a Long Break"; "Competency Based ABE--A Lesson from America"; "Bilingual Publicity"; and "The Open College: An ABE Perspective." In the Summer edition are these articles: "New Initiatives"; "Language Support across the Curriculum"; "Literacy Work with 'Fourth World' Families"; "Basic Skills Work in YTS (Youth Training Scheme)"; and "A Community Wallhanging." The Autumn issue contains the following: "Assessing the Progress of Learners"; "Getting Students to Predict"; "Steamy Summer in the Big Apple!"; and "Mind over Maths." Each issue also contains about a dozen reviews of books and other materials related to adult literacy. The newsletters are illustrated with color photographs. (KC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit, London (England).
Note: Photographs will not reproduce well.