Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Small Business Winner, 2005: Textiles Human Resources Council and Stedfast Inc.: Bringing Skills Development and Knowledge Management to the Workplace (2005)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study looks at the Skills and Learning Sites program developed by the Textiles Human Resources Council, a non-profit partnership of textile companies and organizations that brings together textile producers, unions, suppliers, government departments and educational institutions. The Skills and
Learning Site project addresses the numerous challenges small textile companies face when seeking to capitalize on their workforce strengths. This program provides workers with technical, managerial and essential skills training, and encourages employees to update and enhance their literacy, numeracy and academic skills. This case study looks at various aspects of this successful workplace learning program, including the program's development, challenges, keys to success and benefits for both employees and employers.

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The Conference Board of Canada. Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Small Business Winner, 2005: Textiles Human Resources Council and Stedfast Inc.: Bringing Skills Development and Knowledge Management to the Workplace 2005. Web. 27 Nov. 2021 <http://en.copian.ca/library/research/cboc/thrc-stedfast/thrc-stedfast.pdf>
The Conference Board of Canada (2005). Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Small Business Winner, 2005: Textiles Human Resources Council and Stedfast Inc.: Bringing Skills Development and Knowledge Management to the Workplace. Retrieved November 27, 2021, from http://en.copian.ca/library/research/cboc/thrc-stedfast/thrc-stedfast.pdf
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