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National Reporting System [microform] : A Mechanism for Reporting Outcomes of Adult English Language, Literacy and Numeracy Programs / Sharon Coates, Comp., Lynne Fitzpatrick, Comp. and Angela McKenna, Comp
Bib ID 5614489
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Coates, Sharon, Comp
Online Versions
Description [S.l.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1995 
118 p. 
ISBN 9780730674931

Australia's National Reporting System (NRS) was developed as a mechanism for reporting the outcomes of adult English language, literacy, and numeracy provision in the country's vocational educational and training system, labor market programs, and the adult and community education sector. This document is intended to explain the NRS to potential users: adult students; curriculum developers; program providers; commonwealth employment service staff; funding authorities; and industry and enterprise training personnel. Discussed first are the NRS's purposes and development. Next, the following components of the NRS are explained: five levels of competency; six aspects of communication; indicators of competence; conditions of performance; workplace and social contexts; and assessment principles. Guidelines for using the NRS are provided. The next five sections each contain materials for use with students at one of the levels of competence measured in the NRS. Each section includes the following: indicators of competence; language and literacy features and performance strategies; numeracy features and performance strategies; and sample activities. Concluding the document are proformas and record sheets. Appended are the following: list of curricula mapped in mapping; list of curricula for which translation agreements are being pursued; and field testing respondents. Contains a glossary and 210 references. (MN)


Availability: Adult Basic Education Resource and Information Service, National Languages and Literacy Institute of Australia, GPO Box 372F, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia.

Sponsoring Agency: Australian National Training Authority, Brisbane.

Sponsoring Agency: Australian Dept. of Employment, Education and Training, Canberra.




May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18:

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Adult Literacy.  |  Adult Students.  |  Competence.  |  Competency Based Education.  |  Curriculum Development.  |  Data Collection.  |  English (Second Language)  |  Evaluation Methods.  |  Field Tests.  |  Foreign Countries.  |  Literacy Education.  |  Models.  |  National Programs.  |  National Standards.  |  Numeracy.  |  Outcomes of Education.  |  Professional Development.  |  Program Development.  |  Program Evaluation.  |  Recordkeeping.  |  Records (Forms)  |  Student Evaluation.  |  Australia
Form/genre Guides, Non-Classroom.
Other authors/contributors Fitzpatrick, Lynne, Comp., author  |  McKenna, Angela, Comp., author  |  Makin, Alison, Comp., author  |  National Languages and Literacy Inst. of Australia, Melbourne. Adult Education Resource and Information Service
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