Employer Benefits and Costs of English@Work Participation
Authors: Christopher T. King and Cynthia Juniper
Date: September 2017
Publication Type: Report, 48pp.
The English@Work program is based on the premise that English language speaking skills are learned more effectively in the context of the workplace a person functions in through curriculum customized to the workplace and to students’ job descriptions, and delivered in the workplace. This evaluation of the English@Work program focused on the benefits and costs of English@Work services to employers participating in the evaluation. Participating employers overwhelmingly report they have experienced numerous benefits from their experience with English@Work services in their workplaces. Further, English@Work can be seen as an important asset for employers in developing a more inclusive workplace and promoting a culture of inclusion in an increasingly diverse workforce in Texas.