Basic skills

City of Moncton (2005)

Case Study

The City of Moncton, in New Brunswick, established its Workplace Education Program (WEP) in 1998 to help meet the challenges of a changing world.

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2014-01-20

Assiniboia Downs (2005)

Case Study

The learning program team at Winnipeg’s Assiniboia Downs racetrack has gone to great lengths to develop a learning resource centre with schedules and delivery models that meet the particular needs of its employees.

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2014-01-15

Time for the U.S. to Reskill? What the Survey of Adult Skills Says (2013)

This document is housed on the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) server.

It focuses on key findings for the United States from the Survey of Adult Skills, a product of the OECD’s Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), and offers a number of recommendations for dealing with problems the survey reveals.

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2013-12-04

Building Integrated Skills – a Model for Action (1992)

In the early 1990s, workers in the unionized sector of the British Columbia construction industry were finding that changing technology required them to read more difficult materials and to use more complex mathematical concepts. SkillPlan was developed in March 1991 to improve workers' basic skills to meet the demands of the new technology.

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2013-11-13

Enhancing Pathways - Phase 2: The Literacy and Language Continuum (2012)

This report outlines the second phase of a project designed to build the coordination capacity of Ontario’s regional literacy networks, and to further develop partnerships among service delivery agencies that provide literacy and language programming.

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2013-07-22

Sample OALCF Implementation Tracking Form (2012)

This tracking tool has been developed by Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO) to Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) agencies note the different ways they are working towards the implementation of the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework (OALCF).

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2013-06-27

Literacy Service Plan - Georgian Triangle 2011-2012 (2011)

Prepared by the Quill Learning Network, this document summarizes the 2011-2012 literacy service plan for the Georgian Triangle region of Ontario.

The authors provide a snapshot of Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) activity in the region, including a discussion of how programming might be affected by anticipated budget cuts and by the closure of several businesses in the area.

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2013-06-25

Up to the Certification Challenge: A Study of Education Initiatives to Support CUPE Members (2005)

Sponsored by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), this study examines how basic skills programs can support water and wastewater workers who are trying to qualify for an operator’s certificate.

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2013-06-06

Up to the Certification Challenge: Study Highlights (2005)

This booklet presents highlights of a study sponsored by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) that examined how basic skills programs can support members working on the certification requirements for their jobs. Specifically, the study looked at the water and wastewater sector, which is undergoing major changes that include increasing regulation of both facilities and workers.

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2013-06-06

Supporting task-based programming related to using digital technology: Developed for Literacy and Basic Skills practitioners in Ontario - Package 2 (2012)

Includes sample tasks for using digital technology for managing health, managing learning, and sharing and collaborating using digital technology

This document is housed on the AlphaPlus server, where it can be downloaded in PDF format.

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2013-04-18

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