Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN)

The Realities of Working in the Literacy and Essential Skills Field (2013)

An Occupational Profile of the Literacy and Essential Skills Workforce in Canada

In 2013, Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) coordinated a large-scale labour market study of Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) workers to get a comprehensive picture of who is working in the field. The ground-breaking study of paid LES workers included instructors, coordinators, assessors, program managers, supervisors, and administrators.

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2014-02-28

Enhancing Our Knowledge of the Literacy and Essential Skills Workforce in Canada: An Occupational Profile (2013)

Information Sheet

In 2013, Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) coordinated a large-scale labour market study of Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) workers to get a comprehensive picture of who is working in the field. This document provides a capsule summary of the results of the study.

The study looked at paid LES workers, including instructors, coordinators, assessors, program managers, supervisors, and administrators.

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2014-01-29

Enhancing Our Knowledge: An Occupational Profile – Labour Market Study of LES Workers in Canada [Video – 58:09] (2013)

Project Results Webinar, Nov. 13, 2013 – presented by Anne Ramsay

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This webinar provides the results of a project undertaken by the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) to get a picture of Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) practitioners working with adults across Canada.

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2014-01-13

Labour Market Study – Overview (2013)

This document offers an overview of a survey of Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) workers in Canada, coordinated by Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) to get a comprehensive picture of who is working in the field.

The survey included paid LES workers, including instructors, coordinators, assessors, program managers, supervisors, and administrators.

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2014-01-09

Labour Market Study of Literacy and Essential Skills Workers in Canada – Webinar presented by Anne Ramsay, March 13, 2013 (2013)

This webinar outlines a project undertaken by the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) to get a national picture of Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) practitioners working with adults across Canada.

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2013-05-16

Workforce – Fact Sheet (2012)

This fact sheet, part of a series developed by the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN), examines the relationship between literacy and employment.

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2013-02-05

Poverty – Fact Sheet (2012)

In this fact sheet, the authors begin by pointing out that low literacy, poverty, and exclusion are all part of the same problem. Low literacy and poverty create a cycle that is difficult to break.

Children from low-income households are at risk of low literacy. If parents are not equipped to actively engage with the school system, their children may be more likely to drop out of school.

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2013-01-22

Older Adults – Fact Sheet (2012)

This fact sheet is part of a series prepared by the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) to focus attention on a variety of literacy-related topics.

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2013-01-21

Libraries – Fact Sheet (2012)

This fact sheet, part of a series developed by the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN), looks at the role of libraries in building a literate society.

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2013-01-14

Learning Disabilities – Fact Sheet (2012)

In this fact sheet, the authors examine the impact of learning disabilities, which affect more than 10 percent of Canadians.

Learning disabilities affect an individual’s ability to acquire, process, and interpret information, but they do not reflect a lack of intelligence. With the right learning strategies and supports, the challenges of learning disabilities can be overcome.

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2013-01-07

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