Demography

Understanding the Value, Challenges, and Opportunities of Engaging Métis, Inuit, and First Nations Workers (2012)

Report

The authors of this report point out that Canada’s Aboriginal population is the fastest growing segment of the country’s population and has a key role to play in helping Canada meet its future labour market needs. However, the labour market participation of the Aboriginal population lags behind that of the non-Aboriginal population.

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2012-09-18

Jobs of the Future: Options and Opportunities (2012)

In this document, the author begins by pointing out that the aging of the baby boom generation means there will be a significant decline in the proportion of Canada’s population in the prime working years of 15 to 64. At the same time, the emergence of the knowledge economy demands that the proportion of the labour force with postsecondary education or training must increase dramatically to prevent an economic crisis.

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2012-08-24

People Without Jobs, Jobs Without People (2010)

This presentation was given during the 2010 Spotlight on Learning conference, hosted by Ontario Literacy Coalition (OLC), and during Literacy Nova Scotia’s 2010 conference.

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2011-03-04

Will Employers Want Aging Boomers? (2008)

Discussion Paper Series

This report examines the current employer demand in the United States for older workers and explores how demand may be changing over time. It discusses the personal and social benefits of increased work by older adults, the reasons why baby boomers are likely to try to work longer than earlier generations, and whether employers appear to want older workers.

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2009-06-18

The Development and State of the Art of Adult Learning and Education (ALE) (2008)

Report for Canada

This is a report prepared by the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada for the 6th International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI). CONFINTEA VI is a UNESCO-led intergovernmental conference for policy dialogue and assessment on adult learning and education, hosted by Brazil in May 2009.

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2009-03-27

National Seminar on the Changing Workplace (1998)

Summary of Proceedings

The number and types of jobs available in the labour market and the nature of work itself has changed significantly significantly over the past two decades. For the past several years, the Canadian Labour Market and Productivity Centre (CLMPC) has examined the phenomenon of the changing world of work, focusing on Canadian workplaces and sectors.

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2007-10-03

Adult Literacy in Ontario (1998)

The International Adult Literacy Survey Results

In 1990, Statistics Canada released the results of the Survey of Literacy Skills Used in Daily Activities (LSUDA), a 1989 Canada-wide survey of the reading skills of adults. In 1992, the then Ontario Ministry of Education reported on the LSUDA results for Ontario (Stan Jones, Survey of Adult Literacy in Ontario).

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2007-05-11

Training the Rural Workforce: Essential Skills Applications for Rural Economic Development and Sustainability (2004)

In this paper, we address the issue of accessible essential skills training for the rural workforce. As such, we apply the Rural Lens (a strategic tool identified by the Canadian Rural Partnership) to essential skills practices in order to create a model for innovative essential skills applications that work within a rural framework.

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2006-07-28

Evaluating Outreach Strategies and Events (2003)

Final Report

Over an eleven-month period, the Evaluating Outreach Strategies and Events (EOSE) project evolved from the need to better understand how to reach out to potential learners in the Tri-County area to a pilot implementation strategy that involved two spokespeople, two new promotional materials with a focused message and a targeted outreach model based on word-of- mouth referrals.

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2006-05-04

ABE Enrichment - Instructor's Guide (2006)

The ABE Enrichment Instructor's Guide provides information for instructors working with adult learners, particularly Adult Basic Education (ABE) and ESL (English as a Second Language) learners. The information was developed to complement information in the ABE Instructor's Guide and ABE Learner Handbook.

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2006-04-07

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