Free 'Get Ready' Online Course

29 Aug 2019

The Open Polytechnic, New Zealand’s largest specialist provider of vocational distance learning, has welcomed the Government’s recent announcement that it will boost funding for literacy and numeracy training in the workplace.

Findings from the OECD’s Survey of Adult Skills shows that a significant number of New Zealand adults do not have the literacy skills to achieve basic tasks at work or home.

Outside of the recent funding announcement, Open Polytechnic has been working to open the doors for employees to learn foundational literacy skills on the job. With the support of Skills Highway, an organisation that helps employers learn how workplace literacy and numeracy training can improve business performance, Open Polytechnic has developed a free course that will teach employees entry-level workplace skills and build foundational literacy and digital skills on the job. Read the full story here.