Pilot programs

Elevate: Testing new delivery models to better meet the needs of adults (2013)

This document describes a project designed to examine and test the effectiveness of workforce training models that integrate both job-specific skills and Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) in the food-processing industry. The goal is to create a clearer sightline between those who want to work and the employer who needs workers with specific skill sets.

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2014-04-17

How context shapes WES training: An early look at the Workplace Training Program, BC (2012)

Presentation given during The Centre for Literacy Summer Institute 2012, June 27 - 29, 2012 in Montreal, QC

This presentation provides an overview of the Workplace Training Program (WTP), a pilot program launched in March 2012 in the retail and food services sectors in British Columbia. The 30-hour workplace Essential Skills training program is aimed at sales associates and servers with lower skills and educational attainment.

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2013-07-02

Signals: An Essential Skills Screening Tool – Presenter of webinar, John McLaughlin [Video – 56:59] (2012)

This web conference or webinar outlines a pilot program undertaken by the Ontario Literacy Coalition, now known as Essential Skills Ontario (ESO), designed to develop a useful tool to help employment counsellors refer clients to the appropriate literacy, basic skills, or language training.

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2012-10-04

Addressing the Literacy Issues of Canada's Aboriginal Population (2009)

A Discussion Paper

The author begins with a discussion of the social and educational problems facing Canada’s Aboriginal people. He argues that Canadians can learn a great deal from the experiences of the indigenous people of other countries, particularly the Maori of New Zealand.

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2011-08-09

Trails to Literacy Around the Province (2002)

Positive Pathways To A Brighter Future

This report is developed to assist literacy agencies and their partners in developing a Trails to Literacy project. Trails is a ‘participatory’ learning concept developed to link learner-driven literacy upgrading with community marketing.

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2007-05-16
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