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ERIC Number: ED532322
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Understanding Adult Qualifications in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT. NIACE Briefing Sheet 89
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education
"I am shortlisting a candidate with GCSE in English and another with Level 2 in Literacy; does it mean they have the same skill at the same level? Also what is Key Skills in Communication? I am confused!" There are many different qualifications available in the lifelong learning sector and it is not always easy to see how they relate to each other. Understanding levels, for example, can be complicated. This paper offers information about the 9 main levels within the lifelong learning qualifications route and literacy, numeracy and ICT (Information Communication Technology) qualifications for adults. (Lists 4 online resources.)
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education. 21 De Montford Street, Leicester, LE1 7GE, UK. Tel: +44-116-204-4200; Fax: +44-116-285-4514; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Institute of Adult Continuing Education
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom