Agenda Communication has a long tradition of developing innovative workplace communication skills training and Professional Development resources.
These have been linked to national Training Packages in the following industries:
The Professional Development resources have focussed on improving non-literacy-specialist trainers' ability to deal with their trainees' literacy issues, and on submission writing skills. The resources list below are the most recent of these.
Resource Development Projects
Re-Entry Link Life Skills Program Resource A State-funded resource of more than 100 activity sheets set out in 8 Modules designed to help prisoners develop basic life-skills prior to re-ntering the community. © 2011 WA Department of Corrective Services.
The Grammar Disc - Pah! A federally-funded WELL resource project to develop a unique, DVD-based interactive English language teaching and learning resource for Deaf adults in the workplace. (co-produced with WestOne Services and WA Deaf Society). © 2009 Commonwealth of Australia. Further details available at www.thegrammardisc.net.au
A Question of Literacy An Adult Literacy National Project (Innovative Project) to develop a CD-based Professional Development Resource to raise awareness of literacy and literacy issues amongst Security Industry RTOs and Trainers (Co-produced with Rebecca Saunders) © Commonwealth of Australia 2008.
LMT00 Training Materials Federally-funded WELL resource project to develop Learners’ Guides and Assessment Tasks for 24 Units of Competence for the Certificates I and II in Textile Fabrication (in collaboration with TexSkill Limited, Victoria)© Commonwealth of Australia 2006
Submission Writing A Guide (2nd Ed.) A revised version of the 2000 Plain English guide to writing submissions for government funding. © VET Teaching and Learning Section, WA Department of Training, Perth, Western Australia 2005
Reading the Ground A project to produce language support materials for a training video for underground metalliferous miners (in conjunction with the Australian Centre of Geomechanics at UWA) © ACG 2005
Unearthing Black Gold A project to produce language support materials for a training video for open pit coalminers (in conjunction with the Australian Centre of Geomechanics at UWA) © ACG 2004
Down To Earth A project to produce language support materials for a training video for open pit miners (in conjunction with the Australian Centre of Geomechanics at UWA) © ACG 2002