PIAAC: focusing adult learning on building adult competence

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Author: Stein, Sondra Gayle

Abstract:

This chapter describes how [Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies] PIAAC's concept of competency-in-use can support literacy policy and practice focused on adult learners' real needs.

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Subjects: Assessment; Literacy; Policy; Teaching and learning; Skills and knowledge; Adult and community education

Keywords: Competence; Educational policy; Educational practice; Adult basic education; Relevance of education and training

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass, 2017

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Also called: Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies: focusing adult learning on building adult competence

Journal number: 155

Journal date: Fall 2017

Pages: pp. 29-40

ISSN: 1052-2891, 1536-0717 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 130.346

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