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Literacies in Professional Services: Implications for Self-Advocacy, Society and Community Development

Literacies in Professional Services: 24th BALID Informal Literacy Discussion 5pm on 30th November, London, UK On Wednesday 30th November, we are holding our BALID AGM at 4pm, which will be followed at 5pm by a presentation and discussion on the above topic, led by Tara Furlong of RaPAL. This promises to be a significant discussion, …

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National Standards and Subject Content Consultations

RaPAL are gathering members’ reviews of the final draft of the new national Functional Skills Subject Content for English and maths for the early September deadline. If members have missed the call, please contact your Regional Advocate or keep an eye out for the repeat in the newsletter at the end of the month. More …

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Weaving Literacy Through Lifelong Learning

The British Association for Literacy in Development (BALID) will be hosting a seminar on Friday 18th November 2016 (10.30-16.15) in central London entitled Weaving literacy through lifelong learning The keynote speaker is Dr Ulrike Hanemann, UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) on ‘Promoting lifelong learning: incorporating multi-sector approaches to literacy’. The seminar will be chaired …

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NALA PIAAC analyses

Since 2013, Ireland’s NALA has undertaken, and recently published the outcomes of, further analysis of the last round of PIAAC data on adult literacies. NALA were interested in interrogating connections which would allow better understanding and target provision. They explored the three areas of Literacy, Numeracy and Problem-solving in Technology Rich Environments (PSTRE): in workplace …

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