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Building Skills for All: A Review of England

OECD Skills Studies: Policy Insights from the Survey of Adult Skills Malgorzata Kuczera, Simon Field, Hendrickje Catriona Windisch Early interpretations of the autumn 2013 Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) results for England and Northern Ireland rang some terrible alarms: we’re at the bottom of pretty much everything, with only the US and some of the southern …

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The European Literacy Policy Network

The conference from 20th to 22nd January 2016 at the historic Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam saw the culmination of ELiNet’s two year project bringing together 78 literacy institutions across 28 European countries. It issued a call for literacy to be recognised as a fundamental human right.

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Research Research Research Practice Practice Practice

There has been plenty in the educational press about progressing research in education at all levels over the last year or two; less about the teachers and other practitioners who manage it. Pasi Sahlberg’s Annual Lecture last summer celebrated 40 years of the British Educational Research Association (BERA). Its title ‘Facts, True Facts and Research’ …

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Some Ethnographic Challenges to Policy and Practice

A CARE Working Paper No. 2 ‘Skills Development and Literacy’ This paper emerges from comprehensive fieldwork into adult education projects in contemporary, ‘reconstructing’ Afghanistan. It will be of interest to researchers and policy makers in Literacy and Numeracy, in Workbased Literacy and other employability courses. It is of course an international development context that is …

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Literacy, Learning and Identities Research Seminar with Lyn Tett, Visiting Professor of Lifelong Learning, University of Strathclyde

Looks fascinating – wish I could go but will have to wait for dissemination: “Centre for Lifelong Learning Research Seminar Literacy, Learning and Identities Lyn Tett, Visiting Professor of Lifelong Learning, University of Strathclyde 11th October 1.00-2.00pm (light refreshments will be available from 12.30) All Welcome Venue: Conference Room 742, Centre for Lifelong Learning, Level 7, Graham …

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Australian Council for Adult Literacy Conference 2013

Conference in response to preliminary findings of the 2011/2012 PIAAC international adult literacy survey by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) and current topics which chime with challenges we are engaging with here such as vocationally and academically integrated literacies, educating young school leavers, community development and professionalisation of the literacies workforce. Most …

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