Don't think essential skills are important? [Video - 2:46] (2011)

This video, slightly less than three minutes long, focuses on the importance of Essential Skills (ES) for both building a strong economy and helping people lead fuller lives.

The level of a person’s Essential Skills can measured on a scale of one to five. A person with Level 1 or 2 skills will have trouble reading the instructions on a pill bottle, assembling a flat-packed bookcase, or calculating the sales tax on an invoice.

Increasing ES levels by one per cent will make the workforce 2.5 per cent more productive, which would increase Canada’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 1.5 per cent.

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2011-10-07
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The Essential Skills Group. Don't think essential skills are important? [Video - 2:46] 2011. Web. 30 Nov. 2020 <http://en.copian.ca/library/multimedia/es_group/es_important.htm>
The Essential Skills Group (2011). Don't think essential skills are important? [Video - 2:46]. Retrieved November 30, 2020, from http://en.copian.ca/library/multimedia/es_group/es_important.htm
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