The Basic Skills Agency definition of this is: the ability to read, write and speak in English (or Welsh), and to use mathematics at a level necessary to function at work and in society in general...
Refers to a certain level of literacy, numeracy and ICT skills that every individual needs to acquire in order to run their ‘everyday' lives.
a curricular emphasis that focuses on the remediation of reading, mathematics, and/or writing skills.
We use the U.S. Figure Skating's Basic Skills program for our group instruction. This program is designed to teach the fundamentals of figure skating to those who have not figure skated before -- both children and adults. 2004-05 Basic Skills Schedule: Saturday: 9:10a - 10:20a (lesson 9:10 - 9:40) Sunday A: 10:30a - 11:40p (lesson 11:10 - 11:40) Sunday B 11:50a - 1:00p (lesson 11:50 - 12:20) For the 2004-05 year, sessions run 13 weeks each term, and registration is $150 each term. For more information, please see our Programs page. Back to the Top
the ability to read, write and speak in the language of one's society, and to use mathematics at a level necessary to function and progress at work and in society.
A set of literacy and numeracy skills designed for use with adult learners, which start at pre-entry level with the earliest stages of development of communication through to level 2 of the qualifications framework.
(EALRs) specific academic skills and knowledge students will be required to meet in the classroom (Click here to go to our page about EALRS )
A shorthand to describe the skills which are the focus of the Skills for Life strategy.
These skills include reading, writing, speaking, listening, and elementary math. These are the essential skills and knowledge that all emerging, incumbent, and transitional workers need to function effectively and safely in any workplace. These are keyed to effective performance in a broad range of jobs, used together (integrated), and are portable across workplaces. These are also referred to as foundation skills.
Reading, writing, and arithmetic.
Skills in subjects like reading, writing, spelling, and mathematics.
The fundamental skills needed to succeed in school and eventually in life£®Most people think of basic skills as the ability to read, write, and compute£®Others, however, would broaden the term to include such skills as the ability to use a computer, the ability to do co-operative work, or even the attitude to cope with continuous change
Upon arrival to SVSU the students that are going into an Undergraduate Program will have to take the basic skills tests. These tests will determine what course levels you will be in for Math, Reading, and Writing.
The ability to read, write and speak in English or Welsh and use mathematics at a level necessary to function and progress at work and in society at general.
'the ability to read, write and speak in English and to use mathematics at a level necessary to function at work and in society in general' (from A Fresh Start).
Basic skills can be compared to higher-order thinking skills. Facts and methods are highly valued under the back to basics approach to education.