Foundation Skills focus within a workplace

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Why address foundation skills within the workplace (Australia)
Why address foundation skills within the workplace (UK and NZ)

Risks and returns
Introducing foundation skills in a workplace
Discussing foundation skills in the workplace: presentation and facilitator’s guide

Identifying foundation skill needs, questions to ask

 examples – various industries (Australia)
examples – various industries (NZ)
National Foundation Skills Strategy Project:

 NZ National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Embedding LLN into the workplace: video examples – various industries – explain why and how