Employment opportunities

Case Study: TIES 2 Work - Training in Essential Skills (2012)

This brief document offers an overview of TIES 2 Work, a three-year demonstration project in Saint John, New Brunswick, that facilitates matches between employers and potential employees through 12 weeks of Essential Skills training, including a three-week job placement.

The project is funded by the province’s Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour (PETL) as part of the Workplace Essential Skills (WES) program.

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2013-04-11

Skills Development Fact Sheet: Overcoming Skills Shortages (2011)

This brief document is one in a series highlighting initiatives undertaken by Canadian sector councils to deal with problems in the labour market. Sector councils are industry-led organizations that address skills development issues and implement labour market solutions in key sectors of the economy.

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2011-08-09

Creating Diversity and Career Opportunities in the Skilled Trades (2011)

Case Studies of Organizations Assisting Visible Minority/ Racialized Groups Seeking a Career in the Skilled Trades

Produced under the guidance of the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF), this report focuses on eight programs that connect members of visible minority/racialized groups with employers in the skilled trades.

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2011-03-25

Awakening the Giant Within: Reflections on Strategies for Recruiting Francophone Adults to French-Language Literacy Programs (2008)

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The purpose of this study was to discover strategies for encouraging adult francophones with poor literacy skills to articulate a need for literacy training and strategies that education centres can use to answer that need adequately.

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2009-06-10

Pathways for Youth to the Labour Market: An Overview of High School Initiatives (2007)

Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN) is in the middle of a two year project designed to profile the range of school-to-work pathways taken by Canadian youth and to identify factors associated with more successful transitions into rewarding employment. This report is the third in the CPRN series Pathways for Youth to the Labour Market.

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2008-10-17

Literacy and the Labour Market: The Generation of Literacy and Its Impact on Earnings for Native Born Canadians (2007)

The study presented here examines the link between literacy, the economy, and individual income, the premise being that an individual with greater literacy skills would be expected to have better employment opportunities and command higher earnings. The authors begin by examining the distribution of literacy skills in the Canadian economy and how they are generated, looking in particular at schooling and parental influence.

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2008-06-26

Connecting to Workplaces (2004)

Validating Outcomes Demonstrations with Employers

From October 2003 to June 2004, Literacy Network Northeast conducted a job creation partnership project in Northeastern Ontario entitled the Workforce Skills Training project. This project involved hiring twelve researchers in eight communities throughout Northeastern Ontario. These researchers worked in literacy and basic skills funded agencies gathering information on entry-level jobs in the local labour market and creating job profiles.

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2008-06-12

Connecting Supply and Demand in Canada's Youth Labour Market (2008)

CPRN Research Report

Canadian Policy Research Networks began the Pathways project in an attempt to shed more light on the paths young people take through school to the labour market and on the institutional and policy arrangements and values that support or hinder successful pathways.

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2008-06-12

An Exploration of Work and Learning Opportunities in New Brunswick (2007)

Report #5

This project on work and learning opportunities in New Brunswick was born out of a perception within the provincial government, and among post-secondary institutions and employers from the public and private sectors, that more needs to be done to foster a better learning environment for post-secondary students and for retaining highly qualified high school and post-secondary graduates in the province.

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2008-04-04

Making Bridges Visible (2008)

An Inventory of Innovative, Effective or Promising Canadian School-to-Work Transition Practices, Programs and Policies

This is a report on research done by the Work and Learning Knowledge Centre (WLKC) on current Canadian practices, programs and polices aimed at improving school-to-work transitions for school-leavers. Data for this project was gathered through a survey of the WLKC Transitions and Access Working Groups and supplemented by a Canadian literature review.

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2008-04-04

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