Skills for a Stable Workforce: Workplace Education at Avon Foods (2002)

This case study by The Conference Board of Canada (http://www.conferenceboard.ca) focuses on the workplace education program at Avon Foods in Berwick, Nova Scotia. Because of the rapid pace of industrial and technological change in recent years, employees at Avon Foods need increasingly stonger reading, writing, math, communication, and problem-solving skills. In order to give employees easy access to skills upgrading opportunities, the company instituted a workplace education program based on individual and organizational needs and assessments, written/oral communications, and math upgrading. This case study offers an overview of the Avon workplace education program and looks at its objectives, target groups, activities, resources, innovations, barriers, outcomes and its use as a model.

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The Conference Board of Canada. Skills for a Stable Workforce: Workplace Education at Avon Foods 2002. Web. 30 Sep. 2020 <http://en.copian.ca/library/research/cboc/avonfoods/avonfoods.pdf>
The Conference Board of Canada (2002). Skills for a Stable Workforce: Workplace Education at Avon Foods. Retrieved September 30, 2020, from http://en.copian.ca/library/research/cboc/avonfoods/avonfoods.pdf
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