The SCALES Essential Skills Adaptation Tool (2012)

This tool is part of the SCALES (Supporting the Canadian Advancement of Literacy and Essential Skills) project, designed to develop resources to help career practitioners incorporate a Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) approach into their work.

It can be used by career counsellors to adapt material from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) to meet the needs of their programs.

The authors outline the process for adapting tools, including checking to make sure the item can be adapted without infringing on copyright; identifying general and specific reason for adapting it; determining how to proceed; ensuring consistency; and releasing and revising the adapted tool.

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