Goforth Consulting

Counting the Beans: What do They Mean? (2001)

Project overview and recommendations

This report outlines a project aimed at helping literacy networks plan their services.

The project proposal noted that there was a significant gap between the demographic and labour market data networks needed for planning and what they were actually able to obtain. A survey carried out during the project showed that networks were concerned about the value and relevance of the data on which they based their planning.

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2013-03-25

Counting the Beans: Data for Decisions (2001)

A guide to efficient, evidence-based literacy services planning

The authors of this document note that the need for literacy services in a community may change a little or change a lot. Either way, Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) agencies must monitor the need and revise their programs accordingly.

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2013-03-12

Learner Skill Attainment - Framework (2008)

Learner Skill Attainment (LSA) was a large-scale research initiative, spearheaded by Ontario's College Sector Committee, designed to assist Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) learners in Ontario move more easily among the programs that serve their educational and training needs. The initiative identified five pathways that LBS learners take to transition to greater independence, employment or further education and training.

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2008-09-09

Testing...TOWES (2008)

Part of the Learner Skill Attainment Initiative

The Learner Skill Attainment (LSA) Initiative, led by Ontario's College Sector Committee, was undertaken in early 2007 to develop a framework for measuring learner skill attainment in three key essential skills areas: reading text, document use and numeracy.

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2008-08-20

Let's "Pond"er the Future (2006)

The College Sector Committee (CSC) is committed to providing leadership in promoting the continuous improvement of the delivery of upgrading programs to meet the needs of adult learners.

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2006-08-25

Provincial Models of Program Integration (2006)

Phase 1 Report

Academic Upgrading programs are moving forward on the One Stop initiative in a variety of ways. Phase 1 of the Provincial Models of Program Integration project showed considerable activity between Academic Upgrading programs and a whole range of college and community programs, services and service organizations available to them.

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2006-06-13

What's Gnu? (2005)

College Sector Committee Provincial Conference 2005 Report

What's Gnu? was planned as an inclusive event involving program managers, faculty/classroom support staff, and administrative support staff. The goal of the Conference was to meet the information needs and expectations of all participants.

The conference and provided participants with opportunities to:

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2005-11-14

Essential Skills for Transition to Further Training (2005)

Project Report

The "Essential Skills for Successful Transition to Further Training Project" (Essential Skills Project) builds upon a large-scale, ongoing academic upgrading initiative involving Ontario's 24 colleges.

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2005-11-14

Moooving Forward - CSC Provincial Conference Report (2004)

This is the conference report for the College Sector Committee Provincial Conference, an event for managers and practitioners involved with the Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) Program at all Ontario colleges, held June 3-4, 2004. The title of the conference was Moooving Forward.

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2004-11-15

An Orientation Guide for the New LBS College Practitioner (2004)

This document is intended to provide orientation and guidance to new LBS (Literacy and Basic Skills) College Practitioners in Ontario.

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2004-06-25
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