Modern Apprentices’ Literacy Learning: A Formative Evaluation
Prepared for the Department of Labour by:
Professor Frank Sligo, Dr Elspeth Tilley, Dr Niki Murray, Dr Bronwyn Watson,
Associate Professor Margie Comrie, and Dr Franco Vaccarino
Adult Learning and Literacy Research Group
Department of Communication, Journalism and Marketing
Massey University Wellington and Manawatu
The authors wish to acknowledge and thank Literacy Aotearoa (National Office), particularly Carol Atkin and Alison McNab for their assistance in the preparation of this report. We also received great support from the member providers (Nga Poupou) of Literacy Aotearoa, for which we are very grateful. As ever, the interviewees gave us great insights into the challenges of low literacy in workplace contexts. Finally, we would like to acknowledge our peer reviewers for their review of this report and subsequent suggestions for improvement.
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