Adult education

Teamwork and Job Involvement Training (2010)

The goal of this manual is to help Inuit understand how brainstorming and team work can help them become self-sufficient.

The author uses the structure of the traditional igloo to illustrate the workplace, from the lowest point to the highest point. She discusses the need to deal with cultural change and be open to both new ideas and different cultures.

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2011-07-12

Tools for the Trades (2011)

A guide to the world of skilled trades & apprenticeships in Ontario

This document offers a comprehensive guide to skilled trades and apprenticeships in Ontario.

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2011-06-21

Self-advocacy for People with Learning Disabilities: A Guide for Adult Educators (2011)

This guide is based on the principle that a learning disability affects not just literacy and learning, but also a person’s self-esteem, family and work life.

The author begins with an explanation of learning disabilities and sets out a plan for self-advocacy that includes analyzing the problem; formulating a solution; and deciding on an action plan.

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2011-06-17

The challenge to finding an employer-sponsor (2010)

Final Report

The authors of this report have used both quantitative and qualitative research methods to explore the challenge for apprentices of finding an employer-sponsor.

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2011-05-31

Adult Education Literacy Instruction: A Review of the Research (2010)

This report was prepared by the Adult Literacy Research Working Group (ALRWG), a panel of experts on adult reading research and practice, established by the former National Institute for Literacy (NIFL) in collaboration with the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL) in the United States.

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2011-05-20

Understanding Learning Transfer in Employment Preparation Programs for Adults with Low Skills (2009)

Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 61(1), 1-13

While formal training plays a major role in helping adults upgrade skills, it is also important that learners be able to transfer those improved skills to real-life settings.

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2011-05-10

Adult Education in the Fishing Industry [Video - 3:48] (2009)

This video, about four minutes in length, is part of a series prepared by the Adult Learning Knowledge Centre of the Canadian Council on Learning.

The video focuses on a fishing village in the Magdalen Islands area of Quebec. Several fishers talk about the growing need for vocational training and upgrading in the fishing industry as equipment becomes more sophisticated and regulations more complicated.

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2011-04-20

2011 Census Adult Education Kit - Instructor's Guide (2011)

This kit, prepared by Statistics Canada, is aimed at teachers and learners in adult literacy and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. The goal is to help participants understand the importance of a census and become familiar with the census process in Canada.

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2011-04-08

2011 Census Adult Education Kit - Student workbook (2011)

This workbook is part of an adult education kit prepared by Statistics Canada to help adult literacy and English as a Second Language (ESL) students become familiar with the census process.

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2011-04-08

Election Study Kit (2011)

This study kit includes literacy activities that can be used with adult learners during an election period. The focus is on helping learners make informed decisions about the election and, at the same time, develop their vocabulary and their understanding of elections and the democratic process.

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2011-03-29

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