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Overview page. Subjects: Education.

The Basic Skills Agency defines basic skills as ‘The ability to read, write and speak in English or Welsh, and to use mathematics at a level necessary to function and progress at work and...

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basic skills

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 514 words.

The Basic Skills Agency defines basic skills as ‘The ability to read, write and speak in English or Welsh, and

basic skills

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 395 words.

The Basic Skills Agency (1995–2011) defined basic skills as ‘The ability to read, write and speak in English

basic skills

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

The Basic Skills Agency defines basic skills as ‘The ability to read, write and speak in English or Welsh, and to use mathematics at a level necessary to function and progress at work and...

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Basic skills

Kathryn Farrow, Gill Kelly and Bernadette Wilkinson.

in Offenders in focus

July 2007; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. 6854 words.

This chapter explores the challenges and dilemmas faced by practitioners in the criminal justice system with respect to promoting the acquisition of basic skills in a context where the...

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Basic Skills Agency

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 102 words.

Instituted in 1995, the Basic Skills Agency is an independent, not‐for‐profit organization working in England and Wales. Its aims

Basic Skills Agency

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

Instituted in 1995, the Basic Skills Agency is an independent, not‐for‐profit organization working in England and Wales. Its aims are to identify, develop, and disseminate innovation and...

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Basic Surgical Skills for Interventional Pain Procedures

Kristen Radcliff and Nina Singh-Radcliff.

in Interventional Pain Medicine

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Interventional Radiology; Surgical Skills. 4832 words.

Chapter 1.5 discusses basic surgical skills for interventional pain procedures, including aseptic techniques (hand washing, site prep, hair removal, antibiotics, field principles and...

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Computer-assisted Interventions on Basic Number Skills

Pekka Räsänen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Numerical Cognition

July 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 11784 words.

Computer-assisted interventions (CAI) on basic number skills have been studied over the last 70 years. The technical development from large, room-sized, mainframe computers to handhelds is...

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basic skills

Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

P ublished online June 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 96 words.

are the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy that are required of people working within a national economy. In the

basic skills

Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 95 words.

are the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy that are required of people working within a national economy. In the

basic skill

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 5 words.

The value of basic skills in the British labour market

Anna Vignoles, Augustin De Coulon and Oscar Marcenaro-Gutierrez.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2011; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Education and Research Institutions; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 9115 words.

We evaluate the labour market value of literacy and numeracy in the UK, focusing on the impact of basic skills on wages. We draw on literacy and numeracy tests undertaken by all members of...

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Measuring and assessing the impact of basic skills on labour market outcomes

Steven McIntosh and Anna Vignoles.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2001; p ublished online July 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics. 0 words.

Although there has been a considerable amount of research relating measures of schooling years, qualifications, or training spells to workers' labour market success, there has been very...

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basic skills training

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A component of psychological skills training in which a range of techniques (e.g. stress management techniques, positive self-talk, and attention control training) is used to develop...

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adult basic skills

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 11 words.

adult basic skills

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 8 words.

Basic Therapy Skills

Raymond A. Digiuseppe, Kristene A. Doyle, Windy Dryden and Wouter Backx.

in A Practitioner's Guide to Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy

August 2013; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy. 5665 words.

This chapter discusses the characteristics of a successful psychotherapist in using Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) and Cognitive-Behavior therapy (CBT). The behaviors necessary to...

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Basic Moral Skills

John J. Piderit.

in Sexual Morality

November 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 3247 words.

This chapter highlights four attributes or skills that contribute to making sound moral decisions: (i) self-control; (ii) knowledge of self and others; (iii) the ability to make a...

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basic skills training

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 38 words.

A component of psychological skills training in which a range of techniques (e.g. stress management techniques, positive self-talk, and attention control training) is used to develop...

Basic Skills: Knot-Tying

Nabeel A. Arain and Daniel J. Scott.

in Simulation in Radiology

July 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology. 6134 words.

A considerable variation in knot-tying techniques exists among health care practitioners; for example, variation can be found between knots tied by different surgeons and even between knots...

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