Reflect 8: Learners with learning difficulties


‘Reflect’, the magazine of the National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy (NRDC) provided a forum for dialogue between research, policy and practice.

Special Report: Learners with learning difficulties

Handle with care 4
Mary-Lynne Jones

The barriers come down 6
Jane Burnett

Workforce development 7
Ross Cooper

The experience of dyslexia: some personal accounts 8
Rachel Davies

Left on the shelf? 9
Richard Finnigan

A passion to write 10
Sam Duncan

Priorities for the future 12
Interview with Phil Hope, Minister for Skills

The SfL teacher figures explained 16
JD Carpentieri

Zig-zagging up the skills road 18
JD Carpentieri

Employers need to be convinced 21
Judith Hinman

A global village meeting 22
Fiona Freel, Moya Wilkie and David Budge

New home for Maths4Life 28
Ursula Howard

In search of the secret of stickability 29
Jon Vorhaus and Desiree Lopez

Goblins help to defeat the gremlins 30
Bex Ferriday

Reviews 31
Prime sites: John Barton on the Skillsforlifenetwork
Books: Jan Eldred on Beginner readers; Steve Cowan on the Heinemann/Carillion series for NVQs

Letters 34

Reflect Issue 8, June 2007. NRDC: London

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