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Armed Forces literacy and numeracy skills study: executive summary

Summarises the impact of literacy and numeracy skills on Service personnel and their operational effectiveness. BIS research paper number 80

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Executive summary for a study report assessing the impact of literacy and numeracy skills on Service personnel and their operational effectiveness.

Also makes recommendations on the most effective support for Service personnel in their first two years. Shows how:

  • large employers have successfully put English and maths at the heart of their respective recruitment and progression regimes
  • with the right support, significant numbers of employees can be engaged in learning

See part 1 and part 2 of the report.