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Canada Post Corporation's Learning Institute: Building Leadership Skills Throughout the Organization (1999)

Canada Post Corporation’s Learning Institute is developing the generic employability skills of all its employees and improving employees’ job performance by increasing its emphasis on education and training, and aligning the corporation’s learning programs with its business strategies and culture.

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2013-10-03

Building and Sustaining a Culture of Innovation/Entrepreneurialism in Canada for Competitiveness and Growth: A discussion paper prepared for participants in the April 9–10 roundtable (2001)

This is a background paper for a roundtable meeting hosted by The Conference Board of Canada in Toronto, Ontario, in 2001, to look the need to build and sustain a culture of innovation and entrepreneurialism in order to compete in a knowledge-based economy.

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2013-10-02

B.C. School District 59 and its Community: Teaching Skills Deliberately - Building Ownership for Skills-based Learning Outcomes (2000)

British Columbia’s School District 59, based in Dawson Creek, has developed a process that helps teachers and students agree on what different skills look like in different contexts, including the classroom or a co-op program.

In the Employability Skills Carousel activity, the teacher selects between eight and 10 employability skills for students to focus on in a given term.

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2013-09-27

B.C. Ministry of Education: Showing What a Skill Looks Like (1998)

A school district in British Columbia has developed performance criteria with which students, teachers, and employers can assess students’ employability skills.

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2013-09-26

Bank of Montreal's Learning for Success: Success Is What You Do and How You Do It (1999)

Bank of Montreal changed its approach to workforce development to meet the challenges of a changing business environment.

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2013-09-25

Backyard Bird Feeding In Newfoundland: Using Peer and Cross-Tutoring to Help Primary Students Acquire Information and Communications Technology Skills (1991)

A Showcase Grassroots Project

Backyard Bird Feeding in Newfoundland used peer and cross-tutoring to help schoolchildren acquire information and communications technology (ICT) skills through learning about the habits and habitats of local birds.

Completed in April 2000, the Internet-based learning project was supported by Industry Canada’s GrassRoots program.

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2013-09-20

Applications of Working and Learning: Making education more relevant by supporting educators - Showing educators how the skills they teach are used in the workplace (2000)

The Applications of Working and Learning (AWAL) Project helps middle and secondary school teachers and student teachers connect the curriculum they teach in the classroom with the application of that knowledge in the workplace.

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2013-09-19

Alberta's Initiatives for Adult Learners: When Traditional Education Yields Diminishing Returns (1998)

Alberta’s Advanced Education and Career Development (AECD) program is developing the general employability skills of adult learners, particularly those who do not benefit from traditional academic programming.

The program includes the Adult Development Reform Initiative (ADRI), aimed at adults who have low levels of education and limited employability skills.

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2013-09-18

Learning Technologies in the Workplace Award Winner 2002: SaskTel (2002)

SaskTel has launched a number of initiatives to help its employees make full use of the new technologies that shape its business.

SaskTel is Saskatchewan’s leading full-service telecommunications company, employing more than 4,000 people in more than 50 communities throughout the province.

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2013-09-06

Learning Technologies in the Workplace Award Winner 2002: Hafner Inc. (2002)

Textile manufacturer Hafner Inc. is committed to using technology to enhance learning in the workplace.

Hafner Inc., which manufactures textiles for home furnishing and apparel markets in North America and Europe, employs about 500 workers at its mills in Granby, Quebec.

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2013-09-05

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