The Foundation Skills Framework provides support for integrating workforce readiness skills into existing adult education programs.
Skills addressed: Demonstrates Effective Interpersonal Relations, Basic Workplace Skills, Reads with Understanding, Writes Clearly & Concisely, Listens with Understanding, Speaks Clearly & Concisely, Applies Mathematical Operations, Concepts & Reasoning, Observes Critically, Uses Technology, Locates & Uses Resources, Basic Workplace Knowledge, Applies Health & Safety Concepts, Understands Process & Product, Demonstrates Quality, Consciousness, Understands Finances, Works within Organizational Structure & Culture, Basic Employability Skills, Demonstrates Self-Management Strategies, Works in Teams, Solves Problems, Makes Decisions
Students at Waipahu Community School for Adults used the Foundation Skills Framework and GCF Learn Free to develop skills for personal and workplace success through group discussion and one-on-one counseling.
The Foundation Skills Framework and all materials were developed by the Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy at Penn State University. The Institute worked with workforce development partners and stakeholders to identify the skills and create the Skills Framework. The Skills Framework and competency lists were updated in 2016.
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Adaptability & Flexibility
Critical & Creative Thinking
Navigating & Using Information
Teamwork & Collaboration