International education

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 – 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

What did you do in school today? Transforming Classrooms Through Social, Academic and Intellectual Engagement - First National Report (2009)

This document is part of an initiative, launched in 2007, to identify ways to enhance learning experiences for adolescents in schools and classrooms.

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2013-05-27

Northern Lights: International Graduates of Canadian Institutions and the National Workforce (2007)

The lack of a clearly articulated policy on international students is damaging Canada’s efforts to compete with its trading partners for the pool of highly skilled graduates, according to this report published by the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE).

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2012-11-29

Plain Language Summaries: Adult Education in North America - International Perspectives (2007)

This paper is one in a series of documents providing plain-language summaries of a number of online research documents from Statistics Canada. It is part of a project carried out by the National Adult Literacy Database (NALD), with funding from the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL).

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2012-11-26

Visual interpretation for deaf clients: A portrait of the profession and a state of the field review on the training needs of interpreters (2008)

Summary

This is the abstract of a report on the state of visual interpretation training in the province of Quebec, released in 2008. The full report is available in French only.

Visual interpretation training is a complex process, as interpreters must be prepared to work in a wide range of settings and deal with a variety of interpretation tools, including sign language and transliteration.

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2012-11-22

Students on the move: Ways to address the impact of mobility among Aboriginal students (2008)

Lessons in Learning – May 15, 2008

The high school completion rate for Aboriginal students falls well short of the Canadian average. Recent research has highlighted student mobility as a major barrier to successful completion of high school.

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2012-07-30

Gappers: Taking time off between high school and post-secondary studies (2008)

Lessons in Learning – June 26, 2008

Taking a “gap year” between high school and postsecondary education is a common practice in the United Kingdom and Australia, but less common in Canada. “Gappers” choose to delay enrolment for any of a number of reasons, including the need to earn money to pay for further studies or a desire to travel.

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2012-07-16

Changing our schools: Implementing successful educational reform (2009)

Lessons in Learning – January 15, 2009

Large-scale educational reform requires a significant investment of resources and, if unsuccessful, risks wasting students’ and teachers’ time. The authors of this paper look at previous attempts at educational reform in many countries and ask what lessons Canada can take from these efforts.

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2012-04-24

Prescription for Learning - Communication Skills for the Practice of Pharmacy - Overview (2003)

This document provides an overview of Prescription for Learning, a 50-hour program designed to help integrate International Pharmacy Graduates (IPGs) into the Canadian workforce. An IPG is someone who completed training in pharmacy outside of Canada, and for some of them, English may be a second language.

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2012-02-21

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