Immigrant language instruction

Work Ready: CLB Resources for Counselling, Hiring and Working with Internationally Trained Individuals (2009)

This document is a collection of language-based tips and resources, developed for employment counsellors and human resources (HR) professionals who are helping internationally trained individuals (ITIs) find employment.

The first section of the document contains general information about Work Ready tools; the Canadian Language Benchmarks; language assessment; and Essential Skills.

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2013-12-02

Work Ready Tools – Non-Regulated Skilled and Semi-Skilled Occupations (2009)

Developed by the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB), this document is one of a series of tools that can be used by human resources professionals who are helping immigrants find employment.

The target group here is immigrants seeking jobs in non-regulated skilled and semi-skilled occupations.

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2013-11-29

Work Ready Tools – Challenges Faced by Mature Workers Looking for Employment (2009)

This document is one of a series of tools developed by the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB) for use by human resources professionals who are helping immigrants find employment.

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2013-11-19

Theoretical Framework for the Canadian Language Benchmarks and Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens (2013)

The Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) standard offers a descriptive scale of ability in English as a Second Language (ESL). Its French counterpart is Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens.

The CLB standard is set out as 12 benchmarks or reference points progressing from basic to advanced, reflecting the growth of the knowledge and skills that underlie basic, intermediate, and advanced ability among adult ESL learners.

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2013-11-05

Connecting Families through Community: An English as a Second Language (ESL) Family Literacy Project – Facilitator's Guide (2012)

This document is part of an English as a Second Language (ESL) family literacy program that grew out of a project involving university researchers and newcomer families.

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2012-12-12

Connecting Families through Community: An English as a Second Language (ESL) Family Literacy Project – Child's Guide (2012)

This is one of the resources developed through an English as a Second Language (ESL) family literacy project carried out by university researchers with input from newcomer families.

This document is the children’s component of the program. It is divided into 10 modules, dealing with such topics as recreation and leisure; friendship; homework; community safety; and health.

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2012-12-07

Connecting Families through Community: An English as a Second Language (ESL) Family Literacy Project – Parent's Guide (2012)

This document is part of a project designed to create an English as a Second Language (ESL) family literacy program.

This component of the program is for parents. It is divided into 10 modules, dealing with such topics as Canada; personal identity; health and wellness; schools and learning; friendship; and foods and nutrition.

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2012-11-30

Connecting Families through Community: An English as an Additional Language (EAL) Family Literacy Project – Final Report (2012)

This report outlines a project designed to create an effective English as an Additional Language (EAL) family literacy program that would help newcomer families in Saskatchewan and Prince Edward Island, and could also be used in other Canadian provinces.

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2012-11-23

More education, less employment: Immigrants and the labour market (2008)

Lessons in Learning – October 30, 2008

The authors point out that while recent immigrants to Canada have attained high levels of education, they earn less and are more likely to be unemployed than their Canadian-born counterparts.

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2012-05-11

Ready to Go: Training Materials for School Bus Drivers (2010)

This resource was developed to respond to Essential Skills training needs of immigrants who want to work in the transportation field. While the primary target group is those for whom English is a second language, the authors note that some would-be drivers whose first language is English also expressed a need for such training.

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2011-10-18

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