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Techno-mathematical literacies in the workplace: a critical skills gap

Hoyles, C; Noss, R; Kent, P; Bakker, A; Bhinder, C; (2007) Techno-mathematical literacies in the workplace: a critical skills gap. Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP): London. Green open access

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Abstract

There has been a radical shift in the mathematical skills required in modern workplaces. With the ubiquity of IT, employees now require Techno-mathematical Literacies, the mastery of new kinds of mathematical knowledge shaped by the systems that govern their work. The education system does not fully recognise these skills, employees often lack them, and companies struggle to improve them. This project has developed prototype learning resources to train a variety of employees in the mathematical awareness and knowledge that today?s employment requires

Type: Report
Title: Techno-mathematical literacies in the workplace: a critical skills gap
ISBN-13: 978-0-85473-758-1
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Additional information: Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP)
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education > UCL Institute of Education
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education > UCL Institute of Education > IOE - Culture, Communication and Media
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1515625
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