You can employ wonderful people with a great attitude and the right skills for the job. But if English is a second language for these employees, what they might appreciate is a course in literacy skills to strengthen their communication and help them feel much more part of the team.
Eight more libraries, from Waiheke to Invercargill, have started Stepping UP.
Workbridge is a specialist employment service that works with people with all types of disability, injury or illness. Workbridge also administers Support Funds, a government fund which provides a range of supports to disable
Celebrate the Kiwi organisations championing diversity and inclusion in the workplace at the 20th Diversity Awards NZ Gala Dinner in Auckland on August 24. Winners will be announced in nine categories, including Skills Highway, and a Supreme Winner will be named.
Recently, English Language Partners NZ celebrated the first ELPNZ National Awards at Te Papa.
'Tackling literacy in the workplace' is the headline of an great article in the June 2017 Education Review.
The Ako Aotearoa He Taunga Waka programme is holding its annual forum (wānanga-fono) to support educators improve literacy and numeracy outcomes for Māori and Pasifika learners.
A new Maths Eyes trail has been launched at Waikato University.
Its aim isn't to be a test, but to be an icebreaker into discussions about maths.
Designed by the Waikato Literacy and Numeracy Network, the trail is New Zealand's first.
A group of Dunedin workers with learning disabilities are now being trained in literacy and numeracy with funding through TEC's Employer-led Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Fund (EWLN).
The Minister of Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Hon Paul Goldsmith has announced $3.5 million of reprioritised funding to meet increased demand for workplace-based literacy and numeracy programmes in 2018.