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This section includes items relevant to Foundation and Bridging Education, including Literacy, Language and Numeracy (LLN).
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This synthesis provides an overview of research and evaluation information drawn from all recent New Zealand adult literacy, language and numeracy (LLN) initiatives. The report was commissioned by the Department of Labour to inform the Upskilling Partnership project, which is researching approaches to engage employers in workplace literacy, language and numeracy programmes, to help raise their productivity.
Research aims were to:understand more about the backgrounds, characteristics, motivations, and training of adult literacy practitionersunderstand more about the nature of their literacy practices in the various contextsunderstand more about their aspirations, their perceptions of positive and negative aspects of heir practices and of the contexts within which they workexplore the impact of such factors as class, gender and cultural background on the work of literacy practitionerscontribute to the building of relevant research capacities in the field.