Adult basic education programs

How low literacy can affect your health (2008)

Lessons in Learning – March 6, 2008

If individuals are to make educated decisions about their health, they must have the literacy skills required to find and understand reliable and up-to-date health-related information, the authors of this document say. However, despite Canada’s pride in its national health care program and a relatively high standard of living, disparities in literacy skills have a significant negative impact on the health of Canadians.

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2012-08-24

Blacksmith and Essential Skills - Facilitator's Guide (2010)

The Literacy and Essential Skills in Industrial Arts (LESIA) project saw the creation of five industrial arts-based courses that also address workplace Essential Skills instruction and literacy issues. The goal was to make the courses low-pressure and enjoyable while at the same time making them relevant to low-skilled employees or adults wanting to enter the workforce.

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2010-07-27

Stained Glass and Essential Skills - Facilitator's Guide (2010)

The Literacy and Essential Skills in Industrial Arts (LESIA) project saw the creation of five industrial arts-based courses that also address workplace Essential Skills instruction and literacy issues. The goal was to make the courses low-pressure and enjoyable while at the same time making them relevant to low-skilled employees or adults wanting to enter the workforce.

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2010-07-23

Job Literacy (2008)

This document is one in a series of three tutor resources designed for tutors of low-literacy adults. The goal of the series is to help tutors identify the workplace essential skills a student already has, increase his skill set, and develop his awareness of his own capabilities.

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2010-07-15

The bottom line, No. 8 (1998)

January 1998

This issue features an article on the movement by organized labour, particularly in western and northern Canada, to increase its role in providing basic education to working people. The goal is to see literacy become a tool for workers to effect social and economic change.

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2010-03-10

Smart Shopping (2008)

QLWG Essential Life Skills - Unit 7

Competency-based learning meets the needs of all learners. It is important to keep in mind, however, that all learners are different. In order to address the needs and interests of all learners, the units in this publication have been divided by Essential Life Skills and Individual Life Skills.

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2009-09-17

What's for Dinner? (2008)

QLWG Essential Life Skills - Unit 5

Competency-based learning meets the needs of all learners. It is important to keep in mind, however, that all learners are different. In order to address the needs and interests of all learners, the units in this publication have been divided by Essential Life Skills and Individual Life Skills.

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2009-09-17

Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy, 2004 Winner: Essential Skills: The Dofasco Way (2004)

The Conference Board of Canada workplace education case studies series highlights businesses that demonstrate effective practices in encouraging and supporting workplace learning. This case study features the Essential Skills Program at Dofasco, a steel manufacturer located in Hamilton, Ontario, employing 7,400 permanent employees. In the early 1990s, economic pressures prompted significant restructuring at Dofasco.

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2008-11-25

Centre for Community Learning and Development - Yearbook 2008 (2008)

This resource is the Toronto Centre for Community Learning & Development's Yearbook for the Centre's 2008 graduation ceremony. The Yearbook reflects the theme for the 2008 graduation ceremony: "Strong Communities Together.” The book begins with messages from the Centre's president and executive director.

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2008-09-08

Crossing the Great Divides: Distance learning and flexible delivery in Adult Basic Education (2006)

Research report for Ontario's Literacy and Basic Skills Program

This is a research report on a project begun in 2003 that explored the possibilities for distance and flexible delivery of the Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) Program in the province of Ontario. The project addresses the literacy needs of various traditionally under-served populations and consists of two phases.

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2008-08-15

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