How much of your training budget do you spend for learning and development on literacy and basic skills? According to a new study by the Conference Board, Canadian organizations spend just 2 percent of their budgets on literacy and basic skills training.
Low literacy can threaten productivity and efficiency in the workplace, but it can also put workers at risk of injury. The amount of state, local, and federal regulations is increasing daily--do you just pass a sheet along to workers with the new information. What if they can't read it or understand certain statements?
Do you test for literacy? What kinds of assessments do you perform to ensure the information you are teaching is being understood by all workers?