2015 has been another very busy year for our workplace team. We have run projects with ADHB at Auckland Hospital and The Selwyn Foundation across their North Island sites as well as a number of smaller projects in a range of businesses. Recently, we have been involved in a project producing some embedded literacy resources for the healthcare sector for NCLANA (the National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults).
“What stopped me ever liking the job was because I was not there because I wanted to be there: I was there because I couldn’t choose the job I wanted” (Martin) “Get anything that paid money, whether it was cleaning or anything. Just do it and get a job” (Gill) “Jealousy. I could do the job what technicians were doing, 9 out of 10 times I was doing their job but I didn’t have the paperwork to say I could do it” (Adria
Nick recently attended the Symposium held at the University of Waikato and ran a workshop on addressing the needs of employees who speak English as an additional language in a workplace literacy setting. We shared a number of lesson plans and classroom tasks designed to assist employees with the following aspects of report writing: - Accuracy and sentence structure - Accuracy with collocation (time an
This event is coming up soon on the 28th and 29th June at AUT in Auckland. Charlie, Emma and Nick will be there at the Hui presenting findings from a recent small scale research project looking into whether helping learners to write more effective work texts helps them to develop writing skills they can use outside the workplace. The short answer is – it does, if carefully engineered! The study was carried out