Adult Literacy

Contextualizing Learning: Insights from The Prince George Hotel (2005)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study highlights the workplace education program in place at the Prince George Hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The hotel's program focuses on English as a Second Language, academic upgrading, business writing and communication.

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2008-12-09

Literacy - more than words (2008)

Summary of Input on a Literacy Framework for Alberta

This document summarizes comments from over 500 individuals on a literacy framework for Alberta, provided during the Alberta Literacy Forum held in Edmonton in April 2008. The Forum was Alberta's contribution to the Council of Ministers of Education Canada's Pan-Canadian Interactive Literacy Forum. This report on the Forum is organized into the following sections:

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2008-12-04

Breaching the Access Barrier: Developing and Retaining Talent at Palliser Furniture (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study focuses on the essential skills program at Palliser Furniture, a Winnipeg-based manufacturer of wooden and upholstered furniture.

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2008-12-04

Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy: Large Business Winner, 2002: Palliser Furniture (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study highlights the workplace education program in place at Palliser Furniture, a Winnipeg-based manufacturer of wooden and upholstered furniture. Since 1987, Palliser has demonstrated a continuous commitment to developing employees’ essential skills.

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2008-12-04

Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Large Business Winner, 2001: The North West Company (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study looks at the program in place at the North West Company, the leading retailer of food and everyday products and services to remote communities across northern Canada and Alaska, and the largest private sector employer of Aboriginal people in Canada.

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2008-12-04

Literacy Training on Demand: Michelin Learning Centres (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada education and learning case studies examine outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study highlights the workplace learning program in place at the Nova Scotia facilities of Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. This tire manufacturer has developed a team approach to work, where self-guided teams of employees, with responsibility for all aspects, complete large projects.

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2008-12-04

Achieving Industry Standards in a Remote Northern Community: Developing Employees' Skills at La Ronge Motor Hotel (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada education and learning case studies examine outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study looks at the Workplace Open Learning Fulfillment program in place at La Ronge Motor Hotel, located in the small northern Saskatchewan town of La Ronge, on land owned by the Lac La Ronge Indian Band.

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2008-12-02

Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Medium Business Winner, 2003: Administrative Professionalism at J.D. Irving, Limited (2004)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study looks at the training and development program for administrative personnel at J.D. Irving, Ltd. In recent years, the administrative personnel at Irving saw that their traditional secretarial skills no longer matched emerging business concepts and evolving technology.

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2008-12-02

Learning for Life: Employee Literacy at Honeywell Limited (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada workplace education case studies series highlights businesses that demonstrate effective practices in encouraging and supporting workplace learning. This study looks at Honeywell Incorporated's Scarborough, Ontario, factory and its Learning for Life workplace literacy program.

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2008-12-02

Health and Learning Environmental Scan: 2006 (2007)

In June 2005, the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) held a Health and Learning Knowledge Centre (HLKC) consultation in Vancouver, British Columbia. At the consultation, participants agreed to establish six working groups to address the work of HLKC. These working groups address life stages in health and learning and concentrate on settings, places, and communities where health and learning takes place.

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2008-12-02

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