Adult literacy training for workplaces

Adult literacy training is helping companies to improve productivity, efficiency, accuracy and safety in the workplace. However, it is not only employers who benefit from their investment in basic English literacy and maths training. Low skilled employees attain important skills that they need to sustain their employment when they complete adult basic education and training … Read more

Placement assessments ensure training success

Placement assessments ensure training success. This is measured by the almost immediate positive impact that adult literacy training and adult numeracy training have on your business. Undertaken by a skilled and experienced accredited training provider, a placement assessment evaluates the English literacy and basic maths skills of your low skilled employees to determine the level … Read more

Mines and quarries meet Social Labour Plan commitments with help from Accredited training provider.

Human resource development is a key component of any mine or quarry’s social labour plan or “SLP”. Adult basic education and training or “ABET” is one of the methods with which companies in the resource extraction industry upskill their own employees and members of communities that are located within their operational footprint, and from where … Read more

Private sector remains an important driver of ABET in poor communities

ADULT LITERACY TRAINING High impact adult education and training or “AET” for community upliftment The private sector is helping the government to break the back of illiteracy in the country. This is by providing quality adult basic education and training or “ABET” that is geared specifically at poor communities where illiteracy and innumeracy levels are … Read more

Converting adult basic education and training or ABET into monetary value

Industrious companies measure their return on investment or “ROI” of their workplace training programmes on a continuous basis. Companies want to know that their employees who participated in workplace training have gained new knowledge and skills that will enable them to perform their jobs to the best of their ability. This is even more so … Read more

Learning in Mother-tongue languages

Adult basic education and training or “ABET” set to play a greater role preparing matriculants for entry-level jobs Government is implementing plans to teach important technical subjects in mother-tongue languages, as opposed to English. English has been the formal language of learning for many years. However, government believes that this is one of the many … Read more

Worsening state of literacy and maths skills in SA – New report highlights.

The latest survey that measures the performance of our education system shows that there has been very little to no improvement in the quality of our basic education system over the years. In some instances, we have regressed due to the interruption that Covid-19 has had on the school system. Many South Africans will, therefore, … Read more

The evolution of the concept of literacy and numeracy over the years

The concept of literacy and numeracy has evolved over many years. We now have a greater understanding of these basic skills that people need to contribute meaningfully towards the development of societies. People who do not understand basic maths and who are unable to read and write, or do not possess analytical abilities cannot function … Read more

Illiteracy is an enormous burden for countries of the world

Illiteracy is an enormous burden burden and costs countries significantly. A population’s lack of literacy and basic maths skills impact the ability of companies to compete efficiently at a global level. They are also unable to effectively harness advanced technology that will help further improve productivity and efficiencies because of a dearth of basic skills. … Read more

ABET / AET helps bridge communication gaps in the workplace.

South Africa is a multilingual society, with the vast majority of the population preferring to communicate in languages other than English at home. Yet, English is the official language of business. This means that there are many South Africans who are unable to communicate effectively in the workplace, impeding productivity, efficiency and accuracy and, in … Read more

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