Guides

Working with Newcomers: Tips for Culturally Diverse Canadian Organizations (2013)

Public Sector Case Study

Alberta Workforce Essential Skills (AWES) teamed up with government and industry partners to produce a three-part resource designed to help newcomers, their managers, and their mentors thrive in a culturally diverse workplace.

In this brief document, AWES, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building an adaptable and innovative workforce, describes the process that led to the creation of that resource.

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2014-04-15

Clear Language Driver's Guide – Cars and light trucks (2013)

Prepared by Literacy Alberta and based on the province’s official driver’s guide, this guide has been written in clear language that is easy to understand.

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2014-04-10

Family Literacy Standards (2012)

This is a revised version of a document originally published in 2000.

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2014-03-03

Literacy and Essential Skills Guide for Service Providers Assisting Homeless or At-risk Clients – Part 2: Three Simple Steps to Selecting and Using the Tools (2012)

Scenarios for Service Providers

This is the second document in a three-part guide designed to help service providers learn about the Essential Skills (ES) tools available through Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC).

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2014-02-06

Aboriginal literacy and essential skills pilot project: Tutor guide (2013)

This guide is one of the resources developed through the Aboriginal Literacy and Essential Skills (ALES) pilot project, carried out from 2010 to 2013. The goal of the project was to help First Nations communities on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, to develop a culturally learning vision and set of learning pathways.

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2014-01-30

Literacy and Essential Skills Guide for Service Providers Assisting Homeless or At-risk Clients – Part 1 (2012)

Understanding and Using the Tools

This is the first in a three-part guide developed to inform service providers about the Essential Skills (ES) tools available through Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), tools that can be used to help clients learn about the skills they need to enter the work force.

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2014-01-29

Putting Your Skills to Work: A Guide for Job Seekers (2013)

This document guides individuals through the process of identifying personal skills that can be used in the workplace.

The authors note that people re-entering the workforce or changing careers, along with those who have little or no job experience, may feel they lack the skills to find the job they want. However, many people have acquired Essential Skills (ES) through hobbies, personal computer use, and managing a home and family.

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2014-01-09

Understanding Your Credit Report and Credit Score (2012)

Credit reporting agencies track how individuals use credit cards and loans, and how they pay their bills, then use this information to create each person’s credit report and credit score. Lenders use these reports to decide whether they will lend someone money, and how much they will charge that person to borrow.

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2013-10-09

Reducing Risk/ Protecting People: An Annotated Guide to Risk Management Resources (2013)

Developed as part of Community Literacy of Ontario’s Reducing Risk/Protecting People project, this guide lists 42 different resources, including websites, articles, handbooks, videos, webinars, and podcasts.

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2013-09-30

Assessment and Training Referral Guide for Northwestern Ontario Employment Ontario Service Delivery Partners (2012)

This guide has been designed to provide Employment Ontario (EO) service providers with the tools and information they need to identify whether clients are academically prepared to reach their goals, to make appropriate client referrals within the EO service delivery network or the community at large.

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2013-09-27

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