What are Essential Skills? (2009)

This two-page document provides an introduction to the nine essential skills: reading, document use, numeracy, writing, oral communication, working with others, thinking, computer use, and continuous learning.

For each skill, the authors have provided a definition, typical applications, workplace examples and community examples. For instance, a workplace example of document use is a bricklayer interpreting blueprints while a community example is using a bus schedule to plan an outing.

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2010-10-29
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Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC). What are Essential Skills? 2009. Web. 20 Jan. 2021 <http://en.copian.ca/library/research/hrsdc/what_are_es/what_are_es.pdf>
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) (2009). What are Essential Skills?. Retrieved January 20, 2021, from http://en.copian.ca/library/research/hrsdc/what_are_es/what_are_es.pdf
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