Understanding Essential Skills (2010)

This document offers a quick guide to the nine essential skills identified by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada as necessary for dealing with the demands of home, work and community life.

The authors list and explain each skill, and discuss their role in helping people acquire other skills. They also discuss how essential skills development differs from work skills training.

The authors have included links to websites offering more information about both essential skills and essential skills profiles for various occupations.

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NWT Literacy Council. Understanding Essential Skills 2010. Web. 23 Oct. 2020 <http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/nwt/essential_fs/understanding/understanding.pdf>
NWT Literacy Council (2010). Understanding Essential Skills. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/nwt/essential_fs/understanding/understanding.pdf
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