Course planning

Integrating Essential Skills in Literacy Tutor Training - Final Report (2010)

This report summarizes a two-year project aimed at incorporating essential skills into training for volunteer tutors across Canada. The project was undertaken by Laubach Literacy Ontario, in partnership with Literacy Volunteers of Quebec and Laubach Literacy New Brunswick and with input and feedback from two employer partners.

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Bridging Distance: Promising Practices for Online Learning in the Canadian Literacy Community (2009)

This manual was developed as part of a two-year Getting Online (GO) project funded by the Office of Literacy and Essential Skills, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada and sponsored by Athabasca University. All members of the GO team were involved in delivering online learning to literacy practitioners in their home provinces and saw potential benefits in using technology for professional development.

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Through The Worker's Eyes: Developing Learning Activities with Work-Related Documents (2009)

A Guide for Workshop Trainers

This slide presentation can be used to prepare a workshop framework that includes:

What’s the point?
Review of Essential Skills
Step 1: Collecting work-related documents
Step 2: Developing worker-focused learning activities
Step 3: Deciding instructional focus and creating steps to the answers

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Consultations on the Government of Canada's Proposal to Establish a Canadian Learning Institute (2003)

This report outlines the views expressed over the course of consultations done in early 2003. The consultations were regarding the broad parameters of a proposed Canadian Learning Institute, including knowledge and information needs, mandate and organizational structure.

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