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Hospitality Industry Serves up Essential Skills Training - Case Study [Videos] (2012)

This resource combines text and short videos to explain why Essential Skills training is vital in the hospitality industry, and to show how two hotels are meeting that challenge through their training and recruitment strategies.

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2012-11-28

Literature Review on Integrating Literacy and Essential Skills into Trades (2011)

Working Paper

This literature review is part of a project undertaken by Ontario’s College Sector Committee (CSC) for Adult Upgrading. The goal of the project is to ensure that pre-apprenticeship students receive an Academic Upgrading (AU) component tailored to their trade and connected seamlessly with the trade component of their program.

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2011-10-11

Employment Track Express: Pilot Project Evaluation Report (2008)

This report describes a pilot project developed to help laid-off workers in western Ontario gain the computer skills needed to help them find new jobs.

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2011-01-11

Employment Track Express: Student Manual (2008)

This manual, developed through the Employment Track Express pilot project, is intended for use with laid-off workers. It combines computer fundamentals and an introduction to essential skills with job-search strategies.

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2011-01-11

Canadian and World Research on Assessment Practices for Adult Learners (2008)

The author provides a guide to the many methods used for assessing adult learners, both in Canada and abroad. There is information about assessment practices used in adult literacy and upgrading classes; for immigrants; for secondary school completion; in post-secondary education; in apprenticeship training; for pre-employment purposes; and in workplace-based education.

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2010-12-14

Popular Resources: Supporting the Transitioning of Adult Learners with Independence or Employment Goals (2009)

Resource Guide

This bibliography is designed to help practitioners find resources and make decisions about which available resources best suit their needs. The authors have prepared a brief annotation for each resource listed and have also included web contact and purchase information for each item.

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2010-08-31

Essential Skills Survey of Renfrew County (2009)

This survey was carried to determine why workers affected by plant closures and layoffs in Ontario’s Renfrew County weren’t enrolling in programs offered by the area’s literacy and basic skills (LBS) agencies.

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2010-08-24

Capacity Plus: Organizational Capacity Resource Guide for Ontario's Community Literacy Agencies (2010)

The publisher of this document, Community Literacy of Ontario, is a network of more than a hundred community literacy agencies. The goal of this resource guide is to help those agencies strengthen their performance.

The authors have included chapters on financial management; human resources management; risk management; and customer service. They also discuss strategic planning; program evaluation; board governance; and marketing.

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2010-08-19

TILT : Teaching Internet Literacy to Tutors : A basic resource manual for literacy practitioners (2002)

The goal of this document is to ensure that literacy tutors have the same basic Internet skills that learners are encouraged to acquire.

The author has included chapters on basic Internet information; getting connected; searching the Internet; saving web information; and using email. Each chapter begins with a list of learning outcomes for that section.

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2010-07-15

Literacy Programs for Children - Kindergarten to Grade 6: Final Report (2008)

This document outlines the research Frontier College carried out between 2006 and 2008 on its programs for children in Kindergarten to Grade 6. The goal was to obtain valid reading assessment data; to identify best practices; and to investigate the impact of these programs.

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2010-05-05

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