Research and analysis

Armed Forces literacy and numeracy skills study: part 1

Context for a study of literacy and numeracy skills on Service personnel and their operational effectiveness. BIS research paper number 78.

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

It makes recommendations on the most effective support for Service personnel in their first two years. It 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 2 of the report, and the executive summary.