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A Comprehensive Review and Development of Measurement Options for Essential Skills Initiatives

2019

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Social Research and Demonstration Corporation 5 A Comprehensive Review and Development of Measurement Options for Essential Skills Initiatives: Identifying tipping point milestones The next section presents the results of further analysis on existing datasets to enhance the evidence base supporting the feasibility and applicability of the milestone-based pathway approach. [...] In addition to focusing on tipping points to employment success, we also briefly describe how the measurement of contextual factors led to important insights on the suitability of each program Social Research and Demonstration Corporation 7 A Comprehensive Review and Development of Measurement Options for Essential Skills Initiatives: Identifying tipping point milestones for a broad range of targe [...] For example, gains in several behavioural indicators were associated with a 39.6 percentage point increase in the likelihood of passing industry standards in working safely, and gains in social network indicators were associated with a 25.9 percentage point increase in the likelihood of passing the same standards. [...] A summary of the regression analyses results, showing how gains in each of the skill domains predicts subsequent performance in each of the job domains, is presented in Table 1. Social Research and Demonstration Corporation 15 A Comprehensive Review and Development of Measurement Options for Essential Skills Initiatives: Identifying tipping point milestones Table 1 Essential skill gains predict jo [...] With all other demographic and baseline skills held constant at the sample average, achieving a 25-point or higher gain in document use was associated with a 39.5 percentage point increase in the likelihood of passing industry standards in upselling, a 10.4 percentage point increase in the likelihood of passing standards in product knowledge, and a 18.6 percentage point increase in the likelihood

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