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).
Living with a broken hand has given Nick a real insight into what it’s like to live (and work) with low levels of writing skills. In this short video, he reflects on some of the changes he has had to make at work and also on his recent experience talking to nurses about redesigning workplace forms for people who find writing at work a real challenge.
Workplace Literacy Fund for Employers A funding window has opened for the Workplace Literacy Fund for Employers. This is for businesses who want to train their own staff in language, literacy and numeracy and it has historically been undersubscribed. It’s a great opportunity for businesses looking to raise productivity, profitability and customer satisfaction by investing in their staff. Businesses may have st
A window has opened for employers to apply for the Employer Led Workplace Literacy Fund. The window closes again on the 15th February. This fund is relevant for employers looking to upskill more than 50 employees on literacy and numeracy for a course of 40 hours per learner. The training can be delivered using inhouse trainers or outside organisations, such as ourselves. We’d be happy to work with employers an
We’d like to congratulate Jill Woodward, CEO, and the team at Elizabeth Knox Home and Hospital on the Health Ed Trust Training and Staff Development Award they won at the recent NZACA/INsite Excellence in Care Awards conference in Rotorua. The award recognises Knox’s training and staff development innovations to improve education, wellbeing, safety, and staff satisfaction. Knox also recently won a seedling award at
Should intellectual property be a real concern for a business embarking in workplace literacy training? Yes, absolutely it should. Often as a provider working in partnership with a business, we have access to information about business processes which is extremely sensitive. It is common practice to sign a confidentiality agreement with businesses when we start working together. The other aspect of this which is eq