Industry education relationships

Common Questions about Career Ladders Answered [Video – 2:45] (2013)

The “career ladders” approach is designed to help those facing employment barriers, including low education levels, to participate more fully in the labour market. It is based on a series of connected literacy, language, and skills training programs that help individuals to find work within specific industries like retail and customer service, manufacturing, healthcare, and others.

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2013-04-22

High School to Apprenticeship Transition: Identifying and Sharing Best Practices (2010)

This report grew out of a forum held in February 2010 that brought together stakeholders in apprenticeship programs from across Canada.

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2010-05-18

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

Adult Workers' Engagement in Formal and Informal Learning (2008)

Insights into Workplace Basic Skills from Four UK Organisations

This report presents four cases that have been drawn from a larger longitudinal study which analyzes the immediate and longer term outcomes of workplace-linked interventions designed to improve adult basic skills.

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2008-06-26

The Interplay Between Formal and Informal Learning for Low Skilled Workers (2008)

Project Description and Methods

The project presented in this report had three objectives: The first objective was to trace the learning paths, trigger events and decisions that lead basic level workers to become engaged in both formal and informal training at the workplace.

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2008-06-20

Connecting the Dots... (2007)

Linking Training Investment to Business Outcomes and the Economy

Canada’s preparedness to compete in the increasingly competitive, knowledge-based, global marketplace appears to be in jeopardy because of a lack of awareness that investing in the human capacity of Canada’s workforce is paramount to success.

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2008-06-19

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

Eight BC Workforce Literacy Initiatives (2000)

Final Report

With funding from the National Literacy Secretariat (NLS) of Human Resources Development Canada, Literacy BC has implemented "Eight BC Workforce Literacy Initiatives," a series of projects intended to

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2007-09-24

Report on Skills Issues in the Manufacturing Sector (2003)

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) is a national, non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting and preserving the interests of Canadian manufacturers and exporters.

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2007-05-24

Highlights from the Final Report of the International Adult Literacy Survey (2000)

Literacy in the Information Age

Literacy in the Information Age, the final report from the International Adult Literacy Survey, presents evidence on the nature and magnitude of the literacy gaps faced by OECD countries. It offers new insights into the factors that influence the development of adult skills in various settings - at home, at work and across the 20 countries for which comparable household assessment results are included.

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2000-04-20

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