The bottom line, No. 12 (1999)

April 1999

This issue contains an article dealing with an impact study carried out in Alberta to identify and address essential-skills needs in food-processing plants. The study was undertaken by the Alberta Food Processors Association (AFPA), in partnership with the Alberta Workforce Essential Skills Steering Committee (AWES)

Another article focuses on a Canada-wide research project entitled Workplace Education Development (WED): Customizing Accreditation Curricula, which studies the strategies being used by workplace educators to customize the delivery of established accreditation curricula such as the GED (General Education Diploma) to maximize learning.

A project to develop and pilot a training curriculum for construction craft labourers in Alberta is the focus of another article.

This issue also contains an item about the establishment of a workplace literacy project, Learning@Work, a joint undertaking of the Saskatchewan Labour Force Development Board (SLFDB) and the National Literacy Secretariat. There is also a review of a publication on the language of documents.

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Western Canada Workplace Essential Skills Training Network (WWestNet). The bottom line, No. 12 1999. Web. 5 Dec. 2020 <http://en.copian.ca/library/research/bottomline/no12/no12.pdf>
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