Adult training

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

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

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

Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy, 2004 Winner: Elmsdale Lumber: At the Cutting Edge of Workplace Education (2005)

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 the workplace education program in place at the Elmsdale Lumber Corporation, a family-owned producer, exporter and wholesaler of kiln-dried lumber located in Nova Scotia and employing 57 people.

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2008-11-25

Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Large Business Winner, 2005: Diavik's Workplace Learning Centre: A Literacy Gem That Is Creating Opportunities and Enhancing Workers' Lives (2005)

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 looks at the Learning Centre at the Diavik Diamond Mine.

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2008-11-25

Skills for a Stable Workforce: Workplace Education at Avon Foods (2002)

This case study by The Conference Board of Canada (http://www.conferenceboard.ca) focuses on the workplace education program at Avon Foods in Berwick, Nova Scotia. Because of the rapid pace of industrial and technological change in recent years, employees at Avon Foods need increasingly stonger reading, writing, math, communication, and problem-solving skills.

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2008-11-19

Literacy in the workplace (2004)

Examples of programs, activities and exercises

This manual is intended for trainers who wish to deliver basic skills training in the workplace. Literacy in the Workplace is a collection of training programs consisting of activities and exercises for different workplace environments. This manual contains twenty different series covering a range of workplace activities such as reading memorandums, keeping time sheets, preparing invoices, administering petty cash, etc.

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2008-11-14

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