ERIC Number: ED403377
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit (ALBSU) Newsletter, 1992.
Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit (ALBSU) Newsletter, n44-47 Win 1992-Aug 1992
This document consists of the four issues of this serial issued during 1992. Issue number 44 contains five articles: "Concerns and Fears" (issues raised by the proposed Further and Higher Education Bill in Britain); "Speaking Out for Wordpower" (Kay); "An Open Door to Mathematics" (Hay); "Literacy Problems and Employment" (Atkinson); and "ESOL [English for Speakers of Other Languages], Wordpower, and Accreditation" (Crofts). Issue number 45 consists of four articles: "ESOL--Time to Start Afresh?"; "Progression from ABE" (Cookson); "The Nottinghamshire Stag" (Hill); and "Integrated Basic Skills--A Pilot Project" (Stephens, Cole). Issue number 46 contains six articles: "Basic Skills--What Changes?" (issues raised by the Further and Higher Education Act 1992); "C.A.P.E.R.: Children and Parents Enjoy Reading" (Kemp, Neasmith); "Leeds into Work" (Kibble); "Using Wordpower with Groups of Young People" (Snudden); "American Lessons" (Swinney); and "Why Do Students Leave?" (Morris). Issue number 47 consists of five articles: "Basic Skills: A Wide Ranging Service" (more issues raised by the Further and Higher Education Act); "Specific Spelling Difficulties" (Hinchcliffe); "The Springboard Project" (Whiteley); "Conference Report: Conference '92"; and "Allied Steel and Wire" (Williams). The center two pages of each issue, entitled Information, provide brief summaries of noteworthy people, materials, and projects. Reviews of resources and books conclude each issue. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Employment Problems, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Literacy Education, Outreach Programs, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, School Business Relationship, Special Education, Student Certification, Workplace Literacy
ALBSU, Kingsbourne House, 229/231 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7DA, England, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)