Adult education

New Brunswick Aboriginal Workplace Essential Skills Curriculum: Course 2 (2010)

World of Words

The New Brunswick Aboriginal Workplace Essential Skills (NBAWES) project was designed to help Aboriginal adults improve their literacy skills and their employability. It uses existing workplace Essential Skills curricula, adapted to meet the specific needs of Mi’kmaq and Maliseet adult learners.

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2011-12-13

New Brunswick Aboriginal Workplace Essential Skills Curriculum: Course 1 (2010)

Learning and Life

This curriculum unit is part of the New Brunswick Aboriginal Workplace Essential Skills (NBAWES) project, which was designed to help Aboriginal adults improve their literacy skills and their employability. Existing workplace Essential Skills curricula have been adapted to meet the needs of Mi’kmaq and Maliseet adult learners through culturally relevant content presented during a 34-week course.

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2011-12-13

Preparing for Technical Training: Essential Skills for Water/Wastewater Operators, Levels 1 & 2 - Course Overview (2010)

This document provides an overview of a course designed to train people to work in water and wastewater treatment facilities.

The course consists of eight classes, each five hours in length. Course materials include a pre-assessment test, along with eight modules for the teacher to complete with learners.

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2011-12-02

A “How to” Guide for AU Professors: Integrating Academic Upgrading (AU) into Pre-Apprenticeship Programs (2011)

This handbook is part of a larger College Sector Committee (CSC) project aimed at ensuring that pre-apprenticeship students receive an Academic Upgrading (AU) component tailored to their trade and seamlessly connected with the trade component of their program. It is aimed at professors who are required to integrate AU into pre-apprenticeship or pre-trades programs in Ontario’s community colleges.

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2011-11-30

Advice About Giving Advice [Video - 10:22] (2010)

Featuring Kate Nonesuch, Literacy Educator and Curriculum Writer

In this video, part of a series prepared by Literacy Nova Scotia, educator Kate Nonesuch offers tips for giving advice to learners.

If a learner asks for advice, an instructor may respond by telling the learner exactly what to do. But such a response deprives the learner of the opportunity to develop thinking and decision-making skills.

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2011-11-25

Skilled Trades Helpers & Labourers Curriculum: Practitioner (2004)

This guide is part of a series of Essential Skills occupational curricula developed for adult upgrading programs and is used in conjunction with the corresponding learner’s document.

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2011-11-01

Skilled Trades Helpers & Labourers Curriculum: Learner (2004)

This document is part of a series of occupational curricula, based on Essential Skills and designed for use in adult upgrading programs. It is paired with a corresponding practitioner’s guide.

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2011-11-01

Retail Curriculum: Learner (2004)

This document, part of a series developed for use in adult upgrading programs, uses Essential Skills as the basis for a curriculum designed to help people prepare for jobs in the retail sector. There is a corresponding guide for practitioners.

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2011-10-18

Welcoming Employees with FASD into your Workplace (2010)

Helping Adults with FASD

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), a brain injury that occurs during pregnancy, is one of the most common disabilities in today’s world. The goals of this guide are to help employers begin to understand FASD; to help reduce the stigma of FASD; and to suggest practical strategies to help adults with FASD succeed in the workplace.

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2011-10-14

Literature Review on Integrating Literacy and Essential Skills into Trades (2011)

Working Paper

This literature review is part of a project undertaken by Ontario’s College Sector Committee (CSC) for Adult Upgrading. The goal of the project is to ensure that pre-apprenticeship students receive an Academic Upgrading (AU) component tailored to their trade and connected seamlessly with the trade component of their program.

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2011-10-11

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