The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released New Zealand’s results in the latest international Survey of Adult Skills, part of the OECD’s Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC).
Foundation-level industry trainees can enrol in programmes funded through the Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Fund and continue their industry training at the same time.
Last week Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister, Steven Joyce confirmed the Government’s additional investment in workplace literacy will be extended to industry trainees working towards level one and two qualifications.
Media Release : Extending Workplace Literacy is an essential investment.
Extending workplace literacy funding to industry training is an essential economic and social investment for New Zealand, says the Industry Training Federation.
Dr Pushpa Wood has been appointed an officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to financial literacy and inter-faith relations.
Organisations that have relationships of trust with employers have an opportunity to project manage an Employer-led Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (EWLN) programme consortia.
As New Zealand’s largest pharmaceutical-grade dairy and infant formula manufacturer, GMP Dairy is on a training journey to lift the communciation skills of its 200 employees.
A wide range of expertise is available to help you improve the reading, maths and communication skills of your employees. The Skills Highway website has a list of training providers and your ITO could assist you with identifying an appropriate provider.
Steven Joyce has announced $11 million to fund 600 more places in the 2016 Workplace Literacy and Numeracy programme, and around 900 places from 2017 onwards
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