Penny Brady

Simon Fraser University's Integrated Studies Program: Developing Employability Skills Through Engagement with the Western Canon of Great Books (1998)

A new program at British Columbia’s Simon Fraser University is using the great books tradition to allow adults to work part-time towards a Bachelor of General Studies degree in the liberal arts.

The Integrated Studies Program is a three-year program intended for mid-career employees who have completed half of a four-year degree, and who wish to finish their degree on a part-time basis.

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2013-12-03

Dufferin-Peel R.C.S.S. Board's Youth Access to Apprenticeship Program: Transitions for Non-university-bound Secondary School Students (1998)

Dufferin-Peel Roman Catholic Separate School Board in Ontario is helping non-university-bound secondary school students make the transition to the world of work by opening up apprenticeship opportunities.

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2013-10-18

Dofasco Inc.'s Trade Assist Program: Multiskilling in the Modern Workplace (1998)

Steel company Dofasco, based in Hamilton, Ontario, created the Trade Assist Program to help employees learn the skills they need to maintain ever more technically sophisticated equipment.

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2013-10-17

Dofasco Inc.'s Apprenticeship Technician Program: Maintaining the New Machines (1998)

Dofasco, a steel company based in Hamilton, Ontario, established the Apprenticeship Technician Program to help employees learn the skills they need to maintain ever more technically sophisticated equipment.

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2013-10-16

CORCAN's Offender Employability Skills Project: The Civilizing Power of Skills (2000)

CORCAN, an agency within the Correctional Service of Canada, is rehabilitating offenders by developing their employability skills.

Offenders generally lack the generic skills, attitudes, and behaviours needed to find and keep a job when they re-enter society. CORCAN’s Offender Employability Skills Project addresses that problem by helping offenders prepare for employment as part of their rehabilitation.

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2013-10-10
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