International resources

Flooded with Thoughts on Literacy While Bailing out in Calgary (2013)

In this paper, the author discusses the lessons about literacy she acquired while cleaning up after the disastrous flooding in Alberta in the summer of 2013.

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2014-04-09

Benchmarking the English Language Demands of the Nursing Profession Across Canada (2002)

This document describes the first phase of a project undertaken by the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB) to determine the real-life English demands of nurses in Canada, and to assign the appropriate Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) levels to the required speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills.

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2014-03-21

Model for Integrated Foundation Skill Support in wholesale, retail and personal services training – MIFSS 3 (2013)

This document is part of a resource published by Service Skills Australia, one of 11 Industry Skills Councils funded by the Australian government to support skills development for industries. Designed to help vocational trainers integrate foundation skill development and support into their course planning and delivery, the resource can be customized to meet the needs of various sectors.

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2014-03-19

Model for Integrated Foundation Skill Support in tourism, travel and hospitality training – MIFSS 2 (2013)

Service Skills Australia is one of 11 Industry Skills Councils funded by the Australian government to support skills development for industry. It has published a resource designed to help vocational trainers integrate foundation skill support and development into their course planning and delivery.

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2014-03-14

Model for Integrated Foundation Skill Support in sport, fitness and recreation training – MIFSS 1 (2013)

This document is part of a resource published by the non-profit organization Service Skills Australia, one of 11 Industry Skills Councils funded by the Australian government to support skills development for industries. The resource is designed to help vocational trainers integrate foundation skill support into their course planning and delivery. It can be customized to meet the needs of various sectors.

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2014-03-07

Temporary Foreign Workers in Nursing in Alberta (2011)

This research study explores the effects of Canada’s federally regulated Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) in the nursing occupation by examining a cohort of TFW nurses who came to Edmonton, Alberta, in 2007-2008. Specifically, the study addresses issues of credential assessment, education and training, and opportunities for permanent residence.

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2014-02-27

Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Assessment Framework: Country Readiness and Competencies (2013)

This document describes the framework developed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to assess the readiness of countries to help their citizens achieve media and information literacy (MIL).

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2014-02-26

Education Indicators in Canada: An International Perspective 2013 (2014)

This report places certain aspects of the educational systems in Canada’s provinces and territories in an international context.

It uses a series of indicators that have been developed to align with the definitions and methodologies used by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), allowing for international comparisons.

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2014-02-13

Problem-Solving in a Technology Rich Environment and Related Topics: A Centre for Literacy Research Scan for Fall Institute 2013 (2013)

This document is housed on the Centre for Literacy's server.

This background paper was prepared for the Centre for Literacy’s Fall Institute 2013, held in Montreal, Quebec.

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2013-11-13

Chrysler Canada Ltd.'s Windsor Experiment: Benchmarking Against Global Best Practices (1998)

Chrysler Canada is helping to develop the workers of the future by enhancing its employees’ generic employability skills, and by benchmarking the apprenticeship training programs it builds upon these skills against global best practices.

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2013-10-09

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