UPSKILL

Foundational Skills in the Service Sector

Drawing on PIAAC data, the National Skills Coalition in the United States has produced a new document, Foundational Skills in the Service Sector: Understanding and addressing the impact of limited math, reading, and technology proficiency on workers and employers. “Across the United States, millions of men and women with limited reading, math, or digital problem-solving… Read more

Literacy, Essential Skills and Health

Does literacy and essential skills (LES) training at work improve health? Using data from the large scale UPSKILL study that collected information from workplace-based LES training in the tourism accommodations sector, Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) explored the relationship of literacy and essential skills with health and performance. Their findings have just been released…. Read more