Tracy Defoe

Embedding Literacy and Essential Skills in the Workplace – Final Research Report (2013)

This is the final research report of a three-year project, designed to explore ways to think about Literacy and Essential Skills in the context of the workplace, and to develop strategies for actively embedding literacy in the workplace.

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2013-10-16

Embedding Literacy & Essential Skills: Lessons from our research (2012)

This document outlines a three-year research project that explored a variety of ways to think about Literacy and Essential Skills in the context of the workplace, and developed strategies to engage people in actively embedding literacy in the workplace.

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2013-04-04

Lean on Learning to leverage continuous improvements (2009)

This report deals with the concept of continuous improvement to build a "lean" workplace. In this context, lean describes a workplace that doesn't waste material, movement or human potential. A lean workplace can be achieved by bringing workers and management together to find creative ways to improve efficiency and quality. Engaging workers in solving problems also helps improves literacy and essential skills through informal learning.

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2010-02-08

Tracy's Tips - What can you do about literacy at your workplace? (2008)

This short document contains thirteen tips for businesses and organizations on workplace literacy. These tips were published as part of Tracy Defoe's presentation "What Now?" at the Vancouver stop of the 2008 Literacy Tour of British Columbia. Tracy Defoe is with The Learning Factor Inc.

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2009-02-11
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