Literacies required for a 21st century workforce: preparing youth and adults for proficiency in the academic, technical and cultural literacies required by a complex work world
Publisher: National Adult Literacy Database Inc.
Published At: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Date Published: Feb 22, 2005
Distributor: National Adult Literacy Database Inc.
Source Address: Scovil House, 703 Brunswick Street
Source City/State/Zip: Fredericton New Brunswick, Canada E3B 1H8
Phone: (506) 457-6900
Material Type: Conference Paper
Intended Audience: Policy Maker
Physical Media: Print
Physical Description: 9 p.
Subjects: Adult Education; Adult Literacy; Educational Strategies; Educational Philosophy; Integrated Curriculum; Integrated Learning Systems
This paper - written for the Ohio Career-Technical and Adult Education Leadership and Policy Forum (Feb 2005) - addresses the "movement in high schools, community colleges, and adult basic education (ABE) towards Functional Context Education (FCE), in which basic academic skills of reading, writing, mathematics, [etc.] are...integrated with content related to coping with...adult life" after finishing school. References included. Article may also be accessed from the NALD website at http://www.nald.ca/library/research/sticht/wrkforce/wrkforce.pdf
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