Foundational Learning Competence – the next step after AET?

Back in 2010, the IEB (Independent Examinations Board) implemented Foundational Learning Competence or FLC for short. They believed it necessary because there was a clear need for a higher level of skill in fundamental proficiency among the South African workforce. And so FLC was designed and implemented to address this critical shortage. For the employee, … Read more

Numeracy Training

The Importance of Numeracy Training Numeracy training goes hand in hand with literacy training, and actually forms part of the entire concept of literacy.  In the past literacy was defined as the ability to read, but nowadays it is just as important to be able to deal with numeral or mathematical concepts as it is … Read more

Numeracy in South Africa

Poor Levels Of Numeracy In South Africa Threaten Growth A sound knowledge of mathematics, together with its dependent subject of science, has never been in greater demand than in today’s technologically dominated society. Among eastern nations, this trend was quickly spotted by such as China, Korea and the Philippines whose technology industries now generate vast … Read more