ERIC Number: ED411455
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Workplace Communication in National Training Packages. A Practical Guide. Developing English Language, Literacy & Numeracy Inclusive National Training Packages.
Fitzpatrick, Lynne; Roberts, Anita
This document, intended to assist Australia's national industry training advisory bodies, is a practical guide to developing English language, literacy, and numeracy inclusive national training packages. The guide is divided into three sections devoted to the following topics: (1) context (literacy in the workplace, literacy in training, literacy in national training packages, procedures for identifying categories of communication used in the workplace and required literacy and numeracy skills, and an overview of the National Training Package); (2) endorsed components of the National Training Package (literacy in competency standards, literacy in assessment guidelines, and literacy in national qualifications); and (3) nonendorsed components of the National Training Package (literacy in the learning strategy, literacy in assessment materials, and literacy in professional development materials). The benefits of literacy and literacy training to employers and employees are illustrated by way of actual examples that have been included throughout sections 1 and 2. Appended are the following: overview of Australian Qualifications Framework levels; reference to the National Reporting System; states' accredited curricula aligned to the National Reporting System; states' language, literacy, and numeracy support services; and annotated list of 19 recommended resources. Contains 13 references and a list of recommended readings and a glossary. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Advisory Committees, Education Work Relationship, Educational Benefits, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Literacy Education, National Curriculum, National Standards, Numeracy, Program Implementation, Workplace Literacy
Language Australia Publications, Level 9, 300 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia ($22 Australian).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Australian Dept. of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs, Canberra.
Authoring Institution: National Languages and Literacy Inst., Melbourne (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia