Assessing workplace basic skills the Australian way

Oldfield, Jenni; Cleary, Mitch
March 2011
Workplace Learning & Skills Bulletin;Spring2011, Issue 11, p15
The article discusses adult language literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills in Australia. It states that in a survey it was found that 40 percent of employed and 60 percent of unemployed Australians have low level literacy against the accepted standard requirement. It mentions that Australian government funded Precision Consultancy Co. to develop a data of work related LLN assessments. It focuses on some generic and open ended skill tasks which can be used to confirm a level, a candidate possesses.


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