Lifelong learning

National Adult Literacy Database Inc. – 2012-2013 Annual Report: Information and Connections (2013)

This annual report from the National Adult Literacy Database (NALD) highlights new initiatives and directions for the organization.

During 2012-13, NALD developed new vision and mission statements, while reaffirming its core values and guiding principles. It also began to implement its plan to transition out of website support and maintenance into a hosting-only service.

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2013-08-20

The benefits of skills training – Part 1: How to foster a learning culture in your workplace, with Sandi Howell, Workplace Education Manitoba [Video - 1:58] (2013)

This is the first of three short videos about skills training, prepared by ABC Life Literacy Canada and featuring Sandi Howell, an adult educator and strategic advisor to Workplace Education Manitoba.

Companies must respond to the ongoing challenge of change, she notes. Many don’t have the capacity within the company to handle the change, but they also can’t afford to pay for outside expertise.

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2013-08-20

National Occupational Standards and Certification System: Soaring to New Human Resources Heights in the Aviation Maintenance Sector (2005)

Established in 1991, the Canadian Aviation Maintenance Council (CAMC) is a not-for-profit organization that links business, labour, and educational institutions as it responds to the human resources needs of the aviation and aerospace industry.

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2013-08-16

Interactive Distance Learning: Putting the Training Wheels in Motion in Canada's Automotive Repair and Service Shops (2005)

Broadcasting out of a state-of-the-art training facility and studio in Richmond Hill, Ontario, the Interactive Distance Learning (IDL) program established by the Canadian Automotive Repair and Service (CARS) Council has proven to be an indispensable learning and skills development initiative for the automotive repair and service industry.

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2013-08-15

E-Learning for the Workplace: Creating Canada's Lifelong Learners – KeySpan Energy Canada (2001)

Compliance and regulatory training form the basis of KeySpan Energy Canada’s business case for e-learning.

KeySpan is a gas processing company operating pipelines and other facilities in Alberta. To operate safely and efficiently, and to produce quality products, KeySpan’s workers need to be well trained, and capable of adapting to new technologies and new regulations.

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2013-08-12

E-Learning for the Workplace: Creating Canada's Lifelong Learners – Bank of Canada (2001)

The Bank of Canada, the country’s central bank, uses information and communications technologies for a range of initiatives, including its online Second Language Café.

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2013-08-09

E-Learning for the Workplace: Creating Canada's Lifelong Learners - Calian (2001)

Online training has enabled Calian, based in Ottawa, Ontario, to increase the performance and productivity of employees, as well as reduce costs and eliminate traditional barriers to learning and sharing information like time and distance.

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2013-08-08

E-Learning for the Workplace: Creating Canada's Lifelong Learners - Centra Gas British Columbia (2001)

E-learning helps employees of Centra Gas BC Inc. maintain and update their skills and, at the same time, allows the company to be a leader in compliance and regulatory testing.

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2013-08-07

Literacy for Life Presents Literacy Programs [Video 3:00] (2011)

Since 1998, the Literacy for Life Foundation has been providing free and low-cost programs in the municipal district of Foothills, south of Calgary, Alberta. This short video provides an overview of the programs offered by the organization, and builds awareness of the importance of literacy at all stages of life.

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2013-08-06

E-Learning for the Workplace: Creating Canada's Lifelong Learners – NorskeCanada (2001)

NorskeCanada, one of the largest groundwood paper companies in North America, uses workplace learning to increase efficiency, improve safety performance, and extend the working life of its machinery.

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2013-08-02

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