Goal setting

Living on an Income Rollercoaster (2009)

Financial planning can be a challenge for people who work seasonally, are self-employed, or rely on commission sales. In this fact sheet, the authors provide tips for maintaining financial stability in the face of variable income.

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Your Financial To-Do List (2009)

This fact sheet offers a 10-point plan for getting personal finances in order.

The suggestions include tracking spending; calculating net worth; getting a copy of any credit reports; developing an emergency fund; starting a savings account; checking interest rates; shopping for deals; and contributing to a retirement fund.

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2013-11-26

Goal Setting – Workbook (2012)

This document is part of the “Career – Life – Work” series. Produced by the NWT Literacy Council, the series consists of four instructor’s manuals and six workbooks, dealing with topics that affect both personal and work life.

The workbook sets out a six-step process for setting goals. The first step is to write down the goal, while the second is to determine whether there is a genuine, intense desire to reach that goal.

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2013-11-26

Literacy and Essential Skills Factsheets – Learner, Rita Whynot (2012)

This short document focuses on a woman who, after many years at home raising her children, decides to enrol in an adult learning program and earn her GED (General Education Development) designation. She notes that the knowledge she has gained from adult learning will also enable her to help her six grandchildren.

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2013-11-07

Literacy and Essential Skills Factsheets – Learner Rayburne Whynot (2012)

Prepared by Literacy Nova Scotia, this factsheet is one in a series sharing the experiences of adult learners.

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2013-10-29

Literacy and Essential Skills Factsheets – Learner, Madina Uwizeyimana (2012)

In this brief document, a young woman who came to Canada from Africa explains how an adult learning program is helping her improve her English and develop the skills she needs to find work. She emphasizes the importance of education for her whole family, and explains that she hopes to continue her education in nursing.

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2013-10-25

Literacy and Essential Skills Factsheets – Learner, David Robicheau (2012)

This factsheet is part of a series prepared by Literacy Nova Scotia, highlighting the experiences of individual adult learners.

Here, the focus is on a man who enrolled in an adult learning program in order to upgrade his skills and eventually reach his goal of acquiring a skilled trade. He explains that he wants to provide for his family, and be a good example for his young daughter.

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2013-10-16

Literacy at Work: An Employee Perspective [Video – 3:41] (2011)

The subject of this video is an adult learner at Okanagan College in British Columbia. He explains that while he does have the skills for various trades, he would really prefer to work on power lines, and that requires major upgrading.

He discusses the challenges of working and attending college, noting some required courses are not available during his off-hours.

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2013-09-06

Before Training: Resources to Improve Your Essential Skills (2009)

The authors of this booklet encourage candidates for apprenticeships to prepare for training by learning more about the program and by improving their Essential Skills.

They suggest a number of activities, including making lists of people to contact, community resources and websites that offer information about trades and skills upgrading; setting goals; and tracking achievement.

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2012-07-27

What is the Future of Learning in Canada? (2011)

In its final report, the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) states that Canada is slipping down the international learning curve, falling behind competitor countries and economies. The authors attribute this situation to the failure of governments to work together and to show collective political leadership.

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2012-02-16

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