digital skills

Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Assessment Framework: Country Readiness and Competencies (2013)

This document describes the framework developed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to assess the readiness of countries to help their citizens achieve media and information literacy (MIL).

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2014-02-26

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

The Impact of Technology on Apprenticeship Training in Canada (2013)

This report looks at the degree to which apprenticeship training is being affected by the implementation of new technologies. It is based on 51 interviews with employers, employer associations, college instructors, and trainers, along with a scan of relevant national and international sources on the topic.

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2013-12-19

This is Nova Scotia – From Individuals Out: Promoting the Use of Information and Communications Technology at Home, School, Work and in the Community (2001)

A Showcase Grassroots Project

With help from Industry Canada’s GrassRoots program, teachers and students at Atlantic View Elementary School, near Halifax, Nova Scotia, are developing their information and communications technology (ICT) skills.

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2013-12-18

Training Matters: A Small Investment for A Major Return (2011)

Training Matters is ABC Life Literacy Canada's official publication on workplace literacy and essential skills, profiling leaders and businesses that have initiated innovative workplace training programs.

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2013-12-06

Is technology changing the meaning of literacy, and if so, then how is it changing teaching and learning in adult literacy programs? (2013)

Digital technology is becoming ever more prevalent in society. For adult literacy practitioners, the challenge is to find ways to integrate digital literacy skills with the more traditional teaching approaches, says the author of this paper.

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2013-12-03

Problem-Solving in a Technology Rich Environment and Related Topics: A Centre for Literacy Research Scan for Fall Institute 2013 (2013)

This document is housed on the Centre for Literacy's server.

This background paper was prepared for the Centre for Literacy’s Fall Institute 2013, held in Montreal, Quebec.

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2013-11-13

NALD Library (2013)

This document provides an overview of the library of the National Adult Literacy Database (NALD), a nonprofit organization now known as Copian. The file accompanies the presentation of a webinar that is found here: http://library.copian.ca/item/11614.

As of April 2013, the database contained almost 6,500 documents, about two-thirds of them in English, and the rest in French.

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2013-11-08

Digital Technology Snapshot of the Literacy and Essential Skills Field 2013 (2013)

Summary Report

Based on a project undertaken by the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN), this report offers a look at how digital technology tools are being used in the Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) field.

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2013-11-04

Skills in Canada: First results from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies, 2012 (2013)

The Daily, Tuesday, October 8, 2013

This document offers a brief analysis of data from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC).

PIAAC is a joint education and labour initiative of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and provides internationally comparable measures of the three skills essential to processing information: literacy, numeracy, and problem solving in technology-rich environments (PS-TRE).

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2013-10-30

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