Manuals

Paving the Way to Lasting Employment (2012)

A Manual and Twelve Interactive Training Videos Demonstrating the Importance and Practice of Essential Skills in the Small Business Environment

This manual, which accompanies a series of 12 interactive videos, grew out of a project that focused on the “soft skills” that are a key to holding down a job. Those are the Essential Skills of oral communication, working with others, and thinking skills.

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2012-07-09

Skills that work: Workforce materials for literacy programs (2004)

This manual has been designed using a skills-based format suggested by many of the literacy practitioners the authors consulted. The authors have focused on eight skills: filling out forms; following spoken directions; following written directions; presenting information orally; reading labels; reading schedules; reading a form; and using fractions.

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2012-05-30

Bootstrap Grammar: How to understand and avoid common errors in writing (2010)

This manual offers a straightforward guide to the often complicated task of writing in English. There are chapters that focus on sentences with action verbs; sentences with “being” verbs; adjectives; adverbs; phrases; and compound structures.

The manual would be helpful both for people whose first language is English and for those who are learning it as a second language.

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2012-05-29

Beginner's Guide for Program Coordinators of Literacy Organizations (2012)

This manual is designed to ease the transition process for a new program coordinator at a smaller organization within Ontario’s literacy network.

The authors note that the responsibilities of the program coordinator can vary greatly from one organization to another. This guide focuses on the aspects of the job that are common to all organizations.

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2012-05-17

Workforce Literacy Essential Skills (WLES) Program Model - Manual Section 7: Resource Lists (2011)

Between 2009 and 2011, Literacy Victoria in British Columbia worked in partnership with local businesses, community organizations, and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) on a Workforce Literacy and Essential Skills (WLES) pilot project. The goal was to develop a nationally transferable program to help adult learners prepare for employment and successfully integrate into the workplace.

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2012-04-10

Workforce Literacy Essential Skills (WLES) Program Model - Manual Section 6: Curriculum Module 5 - Numeracy (2011)

This document is part of a Workforce Literacy Essentials Skills (WLES) program designed to help adult learners prepare for employment and successfully integrate into the workplace.

This section of the manual offers activity plans for building numeracy skills, including calculations involving money; time; weights and measurement; fractions, percentages and ratios; and averages, trends and ranges.

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2012-04-03

Workforce Literacy Essential Skills (WLES) Program Model - Manual Section 5: Example Group Learning Workshop - Session 4 (2011)

This document is part of a Workforce Literacy Essentials Skills (WLES) program, developed by Literacy Victoria in British Columbia.

It includes activity plans for lessons that focus on numeracy; building vocabulary; developing planning skills; and understanding the qualities needed for success in the workplace.

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2012-03-28

Workforce Literacy Essential Skills (WLES) Program Model - Manual Section 4: Example of Group Learning Sessions Programming (75 hours) (2011)

This manual is part of a Workforce Literacy Essentials Skills (WLES) program, developed by Literacy Victoria in British Columbia with the goal of creating a nationally transferable program to help adult learners prepare for employment and successfully integrate into the workplace.

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2012-03-21

Workforce Literacy Essential Skills (WLES) Program Model - Manual Section 3: Curriculum Modules Overview (2011)

This document is part of a Workforce Literacy Essentials Skills (WLES) program, developed by Literacy Victoria in British Columbia to help adult learners prepare for employment.

It provides an overview of the program’s curriculum modules, which focus on personal goals; workplace success; health and safety; communication skills; numeracy skills; information technology skills; sector-specific skills; and job-seeking skills.

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2012-03-13

Workforce Literacy Essential Skills (WLES) Program Model - Manual Section 2: Lessons Learned (2011)

This document is part of a Workforce Literacy Essentials Skills (WLES) program developed by Literacy Victoria in British Columbia to help adult learners prepare for employment and successfully integrate into the workplace.

In this document, the authors describe some of the lessons learned during the project, with suggestions for actions to deal with problems and help participants make the most of the program.

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2012-03-07

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