OLES

Enhancing Our Knowledge: An Occupational Profile – Labour Market Study of LES Workers in Canada [Video – 58:09] (2013)

Project Results Webinar, Nov. 13, 2013 – presented by Anne Ramsay

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This webinar provides the results of a project undertaken by the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) to get a picture of Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) practitioners working with adults across Canada.

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2014-01-13

Putting Your Skills to Work: A Guide for Job Seekers (2013)

This document guides individuals through the process of identifying personal skills that can be used in the workplace.

The authors note that people re-entering the workforce or changing careers, along with those who have little or no job experience, may feel they lack the skills to find the job they want. However, many people have acquired Essential Skills (ES) through hobbies, personal computer use, and managing a home and family.

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2014-01-09

Literacy and Essential Skills Factsheets – Learner, Rita Whynot (2012)

This short document focuses on a woman who, after many years at home raising her children, decides to enrol in an adult learning program and earn her GED (General Education Development) designation. She notes that the knowledge she has gained from adult learning will also enable her to help her six grandchildren.

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2013-11-07

Digital Technology Snapshot of the Literacy and Essential Skills Field 2013 (2013)

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Based on a project undertaken by the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN), this report offers a look at how digital technology tools are being used in the Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) field.

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2013-11-04

Literacy and Essential Skills Factsheets – Learner Rayburne Whynot (2012)

Prepared by Literacy Nova Scotia, this factsheet is one in a series sharing the experiences of adult learners.

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2013-10-29

Literacy and Essential Skills Factsheets – Learner, Madina Uwizeyimana (2012)

In this brief document, a young woman who came to Canada from Africa explains how an adult learning program is helping her improve her English and develop the skills she needs to find work. She emphasizes the importance of education for her whole family, and explains that she hopes to continue her education in nursing.

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2013-10-25

Literacy and Essential Skills Factsheets – Learner, David Robicheau (2012)

This factsheet is part of a series prepared by Literacy Nova Scotia, highlighting the experiences of individual adult learners.

Here, the focus is on a man who enrolled in an adult learning program in order to upgrade his skills and eventually reach his goal of acquiring a skilled trade. He explains that he wants to provide for his family, and be a good example for his young daughter.

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2013-10-16

Workforce and Workplace Literacy and Essential Skills – Final Report: Interests and Prospects in Yukon (2013)

This document outlines a project undertaken by the Yukon Literacy Coalition to assess community stakeholder interests related to workplace and workforce literacy and essential skills (LES). The project included a literature review and 96 face-to-face interviews.

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2013-10-08

Measures of Success: Workplace Literacy and Essential Skills Initiatives – Panel Report from the Summer Institute 2010 (2010)

This presentation offers an introduction to Measures of Success (MOS), a research project designed to develop an evaluation model to measure the long-term outcomes of workplace Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) initiatives in Manitoba and Nova Scotia.

The project builds on a model developed in New Zealand, modified to the Canadian context and applied to 20 selected workplace LES initiatives in Manitoba and Nova Scotia.

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2013-10-03

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