Learn Numeracy Skills

The conventional wisdom equates “literacy” with fundamentals of reading and writing, and it equates “numeracy” with basics of mathematics. Literacy, however, advances well beyond the basics to public speaking and conversation, figuration, and sophisticated inference. When adults learn numeracy skills, they similarly move well beyond the basics, developing sophisticated skills that help them advance in…

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Advance at Work by Learning Numeracy Skills

Learning numeracy skills prepares South African workers ultimately to manage production and learn the basics of finance. Learning numeracy skills begins with the essentials – reading and understanding the meanings and properties of numbers – and it advances in regular, logical steps through counting, grouping, and recognizing patterns in numbers. Adults challenged with learning numeracy…

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Numeracy: As Essential as Literacy

Absolutely as essential as the command of languages, numeracy supports advancement in the workplace while promoting advancement in society. In its simplest form, numeracy requires command of numbers, their values, the relationships among them, and how to manipulate them. Naturally, numeracy begins with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, but it advances to relationships among numbers.…

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Mathematical Calculations Drive Every Business

A sales associate cannot accomplish a sale without completing basic mathematical calculations. A contractor cannot present a bid for a new job without carefully, accurately estimating areas, materials and labour costs. A production manager cannot determine his workers’ productivity without multiplying, dividing, and averaging. Obviously, payroll and preparation of pay checks absolutely depend upon the…

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ABET Training

ABET training, a comprehensive curriculum of adult education and training, promotes disadvantaged South Africans’ advancement in their careers and their contribution to the nation’s development. Building learners’ literacy and numeracy and keeping instruction relevant to their day-to-day work and commerce, ABET training promotes worker’s efficiency, motivation, and pride of ownership in their work. ABET training…

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ABET Basics

ABET, Adult Basic Education and Training, focuses on workplace oriented education, so that employees can develop literacy and numeracy skills appropriate to their work and so that supervisors, managers, and executives can develop second-language skills to guide and motivate their workers. Triple e Training delivers state of the art ABET instruction for corporate clients throughout…

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South Africans Must Learn to Read

Even as South Africa has become more sensitive to the value of cultural diversity, the importance of English language literacy has increased. More than ever, experts emphasize in order to participate in South African culture and commerce, people must learn to read. As in all post modern industrialized nations, television has become the primary tool…

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The Dangers of Illiteracy

Although the media have not explored the topic, economists frequently tie South African economic stagnation to adult illiteracy among the country’s disadvantaged groups. Continuing illiteracy among South Africa’s minorities threatens the nation’s continued economic development because it depends on people’s command of language. Although South Africa boasts a high literacy rate, which is one of…

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