Responses to the Foundation Skills Workforce Development Project consultation

Foundation Skills Workforce Development logoWho is a foundation skills specialist?

Is there a foundation skills field?

Answers to these questions are being explored through a national project to scope the development of a foundation skills professional standards framework.

The scoping project was intended to generate discussion among those working in foundation skills to define and strengthen the identity of the field, advance the status and standing of the profession and explore options for developing professional standards.

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Here are the responses from ACAL and from the states.


2014 ACAL Conference 'Literacy: a learning spiral for life'
Surfers Paradise. Shell logo for 2014 ACAL Conference in Queensland

2013 ACAL Conference2013 ACA: Conference 'Local practices, global contexts

Taking the Lead

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This is a one-stop shop for information and advice on developing core language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills in the service industries.