November AWPN webinar – Strengthening foundation skills in Tasmanian workplaces

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This webinar offers you the chance to look under the hood on a successful workplace literacy grants program. This will mostly be through the experience of a project run by the National Disability Service in Tasmania. They are the disability sector’s peak body. The project has valuable lessons for workplace literacy and numeracy projects in all industries and states and territories.

The project has valuable lessons for workplace literacy and numeracy projects in all industries and across all states and territories.

Jennifer Dunbabin from 26TEN will give a short outline of the grant program.  Then Cath Ralston, project manager at NDS, Meagan Newton, literacy practitioner at NDS, and Catherine Baker from Parkside Foundation will share what they have learned about engaging their member employers and working with employees.

26TEN is a network of organisations and individuals working together to improve adult literacy and numeracy in Tasmania.

26TEN funds employers to improve their employees’ literacy, numeracy and communication skills. Projects also include making documents more easily understood. Benefits to employers and employees can include improved productivity and compliance, and less accidents and near misses. Employers often apply for a grant when their business is having to make significant changes.

Key topics covered

  • The 26TEN program
  • The need for workplace literacy and numeracy training and support
  • A case study of literacy and numeracy support and the National Disability Service

When

Thursday, 24th November at 1pm AEDT. (Check your time zone)

Where

Online. You will be sent a link to the webinar after you register.

Duration

1 hour

Fee

$50 plus GST

Fee includes live participation plus access to audio and video recordings of the webinar.

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