Alberta Workforce Essential Skills Society (AWES)

Social Sector Case Study (2013)

Forging Links

The Forging Links project saw Alberta Workplace Essential Skills (AWES) partner with many different providers, including the social sector, to raise public awareness about the importance of WES.

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2014-05-22

Building on Investment: The Power in Partnerships (2013)

Sector Council Case Study

The Building on Investment (BOI) project used partnerships to enhance the English skills of recent immigrants working in the construction industry in Alberta.

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2014-04-23

Working with Newcomers: Tips for Culturally Diverse Canadian Organizations (2013)

Public Sector Case Study

Alberta Workforce Essential Skills (AWES) teamed up with government and industry partners to produce a three-part resource designed to help newcomers, their managers, and their mentors thrive in a culturally diverse workplace.

In this brief document, AWES, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building an adaptable and innovative workforce, describes the process that led to the creation of that resource.

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2014-04-15

Pockar Masonry: The Form a WES Program can Take (2013)

Private Sector Case Study

When Calgary-based Pockar Masonry found that changing technology and demographics meant changing skill requirements, it turned to Alberta Workforce Essential Skills (AWES), a nonprofit organization dedicated to building an adaptable and innovative workforce.

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2014-04-09

Giving Safety Talks: A guide for the construction sector – Self-Directed (2012)

This document is part of a resource package prepared by Alberta Workforce Essential Skills (AWES) to help staff members deliver safety training in the construction sector to workers whose first language is not English. Specifically, this guide is aimed at smaller organizations that may not be able to hire a workshop trainer.

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2013-05-13

Giving Safety Talks: A guide for the construction sector – Participant Workbook (2012)

This document is part of a set of resources designed for staff members who deliver safety training to workers whose first language is not English. This workbook and the accompanying facilitator’s guide can be used to deliver either one or two three-hour train-the-trainer workshops.

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2013-05-06

Giving Safety Talks: A guide for the construction sector - Facilitator Guide (2012)

This facilitator’s guide is part of a resource package prepared by Alberta Workforce Essential Skills (AWES) for use with workers whose first language is not English. This guide and the accompanying participant workbook can be used to deliver either one or two three-hour train-the-trainer workshops. A self-directed guide is also available and would be useful for smaller organizations that may not be able to hire a workshop trainer.

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2013-04-23
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