Labour market

Enhancing Our Knowledge of the Literacy and Essential Skills Workforce in Canada: An Occupational Profile (2013)

Information Sheet

In 2013, Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) coordinated a large-scale labour market study of Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) workers to get a comprehensive picture of who is working in the field. This document provides a capsule summary of the results of the study.

The study looked at paid LES workers, including instructors, coordinators, assessors, program managers, supervisors, and administrators.

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2014-01-29

Selected Examples of LMA Initiatives Related to Literacy and Essential Skills (2011)

Prepared for the OLC Webinar “Labour Market Agreements: What Literacy & Essential Skills Programs Need to Know” - Presented by Brigid Hayes, November 15, 2011

This document was prepared to accompany a webinar presented in November 2011 by the Ontario Literacy Coalition, now called Essential Skills Ontario.

The webinar was designed to help literacy organizations understand labour market transfers from the federal government and, in particular, to understand the implications of one specific transfer, the Labour Market Agreement (LMA).

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2014-01-27

Building Skills Together: A Report from Provincial and Territorial Labour Market Ministers (2013)

The authors of this report call on Canada’s federal government to work with the provinces and territories to ensure that labour market funding agreements support programs that work for all regions and labour markets across the country.

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2014-01-16

Enhancing Our Knowledge: An Occupational Profile – Labour Market Study of LES Workers in Canada [Video – 58:09] (2013)

Project Results Webinar, Nov. 13, 2013 – presented by Anne Ramsay

This document is housed on the Adobe Connect server.

This webinar provides the results of a project undertaken by the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) to get a picture of Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) practitioners working with adults across Canada.

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2014-01-13

Labour Market Study – Overview (2013)

This document offers an overview of a survey of Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) workers in Canada, coordinated by Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) to get a comprehensive picture of who is working in the field.

The survey included paid LES workers, including instructors, coordinators, assessors, program managers, supervisors, and administrators.

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2014-01-09

Portrait of Canada's Labour Force: National Household Survey, 2011 (2013)

Analytical document

This document offers a look at Canada’s labour force at the time of the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS), conducted by Statistics Canada.

The results show an employment rate of 60.9 percent, with Yukon and Alberta showing the highest employment rates in Canada at 69.7 and 69.0 percent respectively. The lowest employment rates were observed in Newfoundland and Labrador, with 50.7 percent, and Nunavut, with 52.1 percent.

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2014-01-06

Literacy and Essential Skills Development in Canada's North (2013)

This background paper was issued in anticipation of the release of the results of the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), an initiative of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), in October 2013. The authors note that while the PIAAC statistics vary across Canada’s three northern territories, they do tell a story of a significant labour market challenge facing Canada’s North.

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2013-11-25

Make the Skills Connection: Building individuals' self-confidence as a first step to helping them acquire or enhance their employability and essential skills or ensure the success of their job-specific training (2001)

This case study offers suggestions for developing resources that would help frontline community-based employment counsellors better serve individuals with skills gaps that hinder their participation in the labour force.

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2013-11-07

New Brunswick's Labour Force and Skills Development Strategy 2013 – 2016 (2013)

This document sets out a strategy for rebuilding the economy of New Brunswick by ensuring the availability of a skilled and globally competitive labour force.

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2013-10-21

LLMP Report – Local Labour Market Planning (2013)

Established in 2006, Algoma Workforce Investment Committee (AWiC) is one of 25 workforce planning boards across Ontario. Its mission is to work collaboratively with community partners to address the region’s key labour force needs.

This document offers both an overview of the challenges facing the Algoma area, and an action plan for dealing with those challenges.

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2013-10-15

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