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Why municipalities are involved in Workplace Literacy and Essential Skills (2009)

Fact Sheet 2

The CAMA Literacy and Essential Skills in Municipal Workplaces Project has developed a six-part series of fact sheets on workplace literacy and essential skills. The fact sheets are:

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2009-11-18

Myths and facts about Workplace Literacy and Essential Skills (2009)

Fact Sheet 1

The CAMA Literacy and Essential Skills in Municipal Workplaces Project has developed a six-part series of fact sheets on workplace literacy and essential skills. The fact sheets are:

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2009-11-18

Bridging the Employment Gap - Grounds Maintenance (2008)

Workforce Curricula for Learners with Low Level Literacy Skills

This manual is part of Bridging the Employment Gap for Learners with Low Level Literacy Skills, a two-phase project begun in 2001. Phase 1 of the project focused on students with the lowest level literacy and basic skills, especially the developmentally challenged population. In Phase 2, the focus was expanded to include all Essential Skills Level 1 learners.

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2009-03-02

Workbook 2: A day on the job (2004)

The workbooks in the Skills at Work series are for adults in upgrading programs who are preparing for work. In Skills at Work, learners read about different kinds of jobs and the skills needed to do these jobs. The workbooks help learners see links between the skills they may already have and the skills they need at work and illustrate how skills can be transferred from one job to another.

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2008-10-23

Workbook 1: Assess your skills (2004)

The workbooks in the Skills at Work program are for adults in upgrading programs who are preparing for work. In Skills at Work, learners read about different kinds of jobs and the skills needed to do these jobs. The workbooks help learners see links between the skills they may already have and the skills they need at work and illustrate how skills can be transferred from one job to another.

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2008-10-23

Connecting to Workplaces (2004)

Validating Outcomes Demonstrations with Employers

From October 2003 to June 2004, Literacy Network Northeast conducted a job creation partnership project in Northeastern Ontario entitled the Workforce Skills Training project. This project involved hiring twelve researchers in eight communities throughout Northeastern Ontario. These researchers worked in literacy and basic skills funded agencies gathering information on entry-level jobs in the local labour market and creating job profiles.

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2008-06-12

Hiring Checklist (2005)

Human Resources and Social Development Canada has designed this hiring checklist to help employers determine if a candidate has the skills required for the position being filled. This tool is based on the following essential skills: reading, document use, numeracy, writing, oral communication, working with others, thinking, computer use and continuous learning.

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2008-04-04

Report Card (2006)

The document "Report Card", published by the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, is an overview of the IALSS, released in 2005.

The main themes of the document are:
- Labour Market Outcomes
- Industry Sectors
- Incidence of Low Proficiency

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2006-05-09

Essential Skills & The Northern Oil and Gas Workforce (2005)

The focus of Essential Skills and the Northern Oil and Gas Workforce was on effective training with a particular emphasis on the role of essential skills enhancement in the development of the northern workforce. It was hoped that this conference would help to raise awareness of essential skills and provide a jumping off point for increased essential skills integration in education and workplace training programs.

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2006-05-05

Auding and Reading (1974)

A Developmental Model

Many adults lack sufficient literacy skills for technical training and successful career progression. Because of the crucial
role that literacy plays in instruction and job performance information regarding the nature of literacy skills and their
development is needed. Such information should prove useful in the development of literacy training programs, and in the

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2006-05-03

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