Job skills

Guide to Essential Workplace Skills (2001)

By checking to see if there is an essential skills gap in the workplace, you put yourself in position to make improvements that are fundamental to success. This guide describes a process for examining your workplace (or your own job) to see if there is an essential skills gap and what you might be able to do about that gap.

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2003-05-23

Literacy Needs in the Workplace (1999)

A needs assessment conducted for the Learning at Work Project.

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2003-05-23

Learning to Be the Boss (1999)

Learning to be the Boss is a book created by Ida Tober to provide, in plain language, a resource for tutors of individuals or small groups. This book centers on people wishing to consider starting their own business.

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2000-10-10

Working Words: Employment Skills for Aboriginal Youth (1998)

Is it better for me to go to school or to look for work? If you do not know the answer to that question, this may be a good program for you. This booklet is about learning job skills and real schoolwork at the same time.

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1998-01-01

Work-Based Learning - A Resource Guide for Change (1996)

A school-to-work opportunities system has three essential components: school-based learning, work-based learning, and connections between the two. This document focuses on the activities necessary to implement the work-based learning component of a school-to-work system for secondary educators. The content of the information in this document may be adapted for general work experience and local use.

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1996-01-01

Workplace Basic Skills: A Teacher's Guide for Community-based Literacy Programs (1995)

This guide has been designed to help community-based literacy instructors plan, select, and teach materials that their students will have to use in the workplace.

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1995-01-01

The Challenges of Literacy and Employment (1995)

This book documents the challenges that face two Learners (Darren and Angele) as they must balance their employment responsibilities as well as their studies at Prospects Literacy Association. It is intended for adult educators who work in the field of literacy. With the book are Facilitator's Notes that suggest a variety of reading and writing activities for beginning readers.

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1995-01-01

Needs Assessment for the Construction Industry in B.C.& the Yukon (1992)

As its title suggests, this Needs Assessment deals with basic skills upgrading needs and ways to respond to those needs. There are many recommendations in this report - recommendations concerning courses, English as a second language, promotion, research, Clear Language, and computer learning opportunities, to name just a few.

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1992-01-01

Literacy & Business: an Economic Challenge for the '90's (1991)

This article discusses several recent research studies that emphasized the negative consequences that functional illiteracy is having on Canada's competitive position in the global economy.

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1991-01-01

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