Reflect 13: Employability


‘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: Employability

It’s all about the attitude 4
Helen Casey and Moya Wilkie

In work and out: the importance of ESOL 5
Anne McKeown

Employability across the organisation 6
Grant Glendinning and Lucy Oakley

Doing it for themselves 8
Sarah Hunt

Transferring literacy skills in the workplace 9
John Benseman

Employability, numeracy and maths: it is all just words? 12
Noyona Chanda

Back to the future 14
Mary Kett

Teaching composition, using poetry 15
Jane Mace

Classroom-based research as Continuous Professional Development 18
Jay Derrick

Reflecting with reflect 20
Pip Kings

The bother with phonics 21
Greg Brooks and Ross Cooper

Playing with numbers 24
JD Carpentieri

Still Written Off? 26
Tom O’Mara

Teaching in the forensic service 29
Zoe Gerrard

The Sketch on the Wall 32
Graham Meadows

Throwing out Lifelines 34
Amanda Wait

Well worth the wait 36
David Mallows

From theory to practice: how the Reflect approach to learning came to ESOL 37
Tish Taylor

Supporting the supporters 40
Mary Hastings

Book Reviews
Gill Moore on The Dangerous Rise of Therapeutic Education 42
Nora Hughes on Txting: The gr8 db8 43
Jane Allemano on ESOL: A Critical Guide 44

Letters 45
Glossary/ Get involved 46
New publications 47

Reflect Issue 13, July 2010. NRDC: London


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