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Training for other Organisations

Adult Basic Education offers free training to support professional and personal development.

We can also respond by developing training to meet the needs of your organisation.

 

Raising Awareness Session

Aim:
To ensure staff have the relevant information and awareness including:

  1. developments and research currently influencing practice in adult literacy and numeracy.

  2. the philosophy of lifelong learning and adult returners

  3. information about West Lothian Adult Basic Education learners service

  4. how to refer to West Lothian Adult Basic Education

  5. awareness of readability issues in regard to their written communication with customers/clients/service users.

Audience:
This two hour session is aimed at all staff.

 

Spotter/Referrer Session

Aim:
To ensure participants have the relevant knowledge and understanding about spotting and referring individuals including:

  1. assumptions and perceptions of the adult literacies learner

  2. how to spot potential basic skills needs within their individual settings

  3. exploring readability issues in regard to their written communication with customers/clients/service users

  4. Adult Basic Education referral, interview and placement procedure

Audience
This two hour session is aimed at all staff.