In October, 55 Auckland-based Waste Management team members and their managers from eight sites across the city gathered for an inaugural Skills First graduation celebration at their head office.
A report on the spending habits of Māori women has identified that a culturally-responsive community model could help improve financial literacy among Māori.
Wordfit Health & Safety is now live on Pathways Awarua. Learn 100 commonly used words to do with keeping yourself and others safe at home and at work.
The National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults has received international acknowledgement by being selected as a 2016 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program Best Practice Honouree.
Stepping UP, an initiative of the 2020 Trust, provides free, community-based computer and internet training for adults. There is a network of delivery partners, mainly public libraries, and also a number of community technology centres.
Thursday 6 October is World Dyslexia Awareness Day. The PrimaryITO is working with a group of four other tertiary education institutions to create a better future for those in the workforce who have dyslexia.
In a recent article in Dieseltalk, ITF Chief Executive Josh Williams emphasises the strong links between literacy and robust health and safety practices. Williams says, "In workplaces, low literacy can impede productivity and morale, and create health and safety hazards.
Gary Sharpe, from WITT, is the latest recipient of the Adult Literacy and Numeracy Leadership Award.
The award is announced each year on International Literacy Day, September 8, and Gary’s gong came on the 50th anniversary of the day.
The MBIE website has a great new resource developed by Immigration NZ: 'Keeping it Clear' - Tips on providing information to an audience that is new to New Zealand.