Building Success for Immigrants with Essential Skills: Knowledge Sharing Webinar (2012)

This presentation shows the highlights of a webinar hosted in March 2012 by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) to discuss the importance of Essential Skills for immigrants in today’s knowledge-based economy.

The webinar focused on three specific initiatives: an Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership (OLIP) focusing on economic integration, education, health, and other needs; a project in Winnipeg, Manitoba, that looked at a new approach for linking Essential Skills with the teaching of Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 1-4 and English as an Additional Language (EAL) literacy; and a discussion of the Centre for Excellence in Intercultural Education at Alberta’s NorQuest College.

The webinar also included a discussion of the nature of Essential Skills and a look at the tools and resources available through HRSDC’s Office of Literacy and Essential Skills (OLES).

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2013-01-03
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Nicole Sibilleau, Shareef Korah, Kathleen Burr and Darcy McDonald. Building Success for Immigrants with Essential Skills: Knowledge Sharing Webinar 2012. Web. 23 Jan. 2021 <http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/oles/know_sharing_webinar/know_sharing_webinar.pdf>
Nicole Sibilleau, Shareef Korah, Kathleen Burr & Darcy McDonald (2012). Building Success for Immigrants with Essential Skills: Knowledge Sharing Webinar. Retrieved January 23, 2021, from http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/oles/know_sharing_webinar/know_sharing_webinar.pdf
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