Adult training

Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) and Skilled Labourer - Final Report (2006)

Part I - Essential Skills & Employability Skills, Part II - PLAR

The Workplace Education Manitoba Steering Committee (WEMSC) funded a project to develop and pilot an entry-level curriculum for essential skills and employability skills for heavy equipment operators (HEOs) and skilled labourers. This report discusses the program development, participant selection, pilot deliveries, project evaluation, and recommendations for future application with prior learning strategies.

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2009-04-01

Employer Investment in Workplace Learning (2009)

Report on the Edmonton Roundtable

This report highlights the discussions that took place at a roundtable on employer investment in workplace learning in Edmonton, Alberta, in November 2008. The roundtable was one of a series held on this subject convened by the Work and Learning Knowledge Centre of the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) in partnership with the Canadian Policy Research Networks.

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2009-02-20

Tracy's Tips - What can you do about literacy at your workplace? (2008)

This short document contains thirteen tips for businesses and organizations on workplace literacy. These tips were published as part of Tracy Defoe's presentation "What Now?" at the Vancouver stop of the 2008 Literacy Tour of British Columbia. Tracy Defoe is with The Learning Factor Inc.

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2009-02-11

Declaration of the ICÉA/FCAF Francophone Consultative Forum on the Right to Learn for Adults (2008)

Conferences and meetings in preparation for the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI) are taking place all around the world.

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2009-01-12

Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Small Business Winner, 2005: Textiles Human Resources Council and Stedfast Inc.: Bringing Skills Development and Knowledge Management to the Workplace (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 looks at the Skills and Learning Sites program developed by the Textiles Human Resources Council, a non-profit partnership of textile companies and organizations that brings together textile producers, unions, suppliers, government departments and educational institutions.

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2008-12-09

Developing a Community of Employees Through Team Time at Teleflex Canada (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 focuses on the learning program at Teleflex Canada Ltd., a Richmond, British Columbia-based company that designs and manufactures hydraulic and thermal technology products for industrial and marine use.

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2008-12-09

Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Medium Business Winner, 2005: Upgrading Employee Skills to Meet Corporate Standards - Technocell Canada, A Felix Schoeller Group Company (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 training program in place at Technocell Canada, a subsidiary of the German group Felix Schoeller Holding, the world’s largest producer of photographic and decor paper. In 2001, Technocell purchased a paper plant in Drummondville, Quebec.

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2008-12-09

Employee Literacy and Learning in the Workplace: Suncor Energy Inc. (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 Mine Operations Program at Suncor Energy Inc., an energy company that mines and extracts oil from the oil sands of northern Alberta.

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2008-12-09

Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Small Business Winner, 2002: National Silicates (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada's workplace education case studies series highlights businesses that demonstrate effective practices in encouraging and supporting workplace learning. This case study examines National Silicates’ Chemical Process Operator program, a unique training program that addresses the generic and technical skills required by the chemical industry.

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2008-12-09

Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Medium Business Winner, 2002: Royal Star Foods Limited (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 programs in place at Royal Star Foods Ltd., a seafood processing plant in Tignish, P.E.I.

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2008-12-09

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