Policy formation

What counts as literacy work? (2004)

This document appears as an article in the spring 2004 issue of the journal Literacies. It is an excerpt adapted from "Adult Literacy Policy: Mind the Gap" by Nancy Jackson, which is included in the Klewer Handbook of Educational Policy (N. Bascia, A. Cumming, A. Datnow, K. Leithwood and D. Livingstone (eds.).

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2007-10-02

Make Skills a National Priority (2001)

Consultations by the Canadian Labour and Business Centre

This report is a synthesis of policy directions and approaches that could help meet Canada's current and future needs for skilled workers.

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2007-05-23

Creating a Bridge (2007)

A Snapshot of ESL Literacy in Ontario

The focus of this study is on the English as a Second Language (ESL) training community in Ontario, and their students who are studying to become literate in ESL, with limited or no literacy skills in their first language.

The aim of the study is to provide a current picture for the purpose of identifying issues, gaps, opportunities that could be addressed through policy and programming.

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2007-05-18

Issues and Policy Solutions (2002)

ViewPoints 2002

In the Viewpoints 2002 survey, participants were asked to consider 39 policy issues and rate each – “not a problem”, “moderate problem” or “serious problem”. Participants were also asked to consider 29 possible policy solutions and asked to rate each – “less emphasis”, “emphasis is right” or “need more emphasis”.

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2007-05-16

Nova Scotia TriPartite Forum Proceedings - July 2005 (2005)

On July 5, 2005, the Nova Scotia Department of Environment and Labour convened a Tripartite Forum on labour/management relations in the province. The Canadian Labour and Business Centre was asked to help to organize and facilitate the Forum.

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2007-05-09

Workforce Profile of the Natural Resources Sector (2004)

Profile Summary

This workforce profile of the natural resources sector provides an overview of current workforce demographics and lists a number of areas where action might be taken to address the critical human resource issues of retention, recruitment and skills development. The profile draws upon two primary data sources, the 2003 Labour Force Survey and the 2001 Census of Canada.

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2007-04-18

Policy Internships and Fellowships (2003)

Bringing the Policy Dialogue Between Voluntary Organizations and the Federal Government

This is a report on a pilot program initiated by the Capacity Joint Table of the Voluntary Sector Initiative, namely the Policy Internships and Fellowships (PIAF) Pilot Program.

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2007-04-10

Action Plan for Adult Education and Continuing Education and Training (2002)

This document provides outlines the Action Plan referred to in the Quebec Government Policy on Adult Education and Continuing Education and Training (2002).

The action plan for adult education and continuing education and training is guided by three principles:

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2006-10-10

Government Policy on Adult Education and Continuing Education and Training (2002)

This policy centres on four main orientations that are closely related and that define priorities for action:

* to provide basic education for adults
* to maintain and continually upgrade adults’ competencies
* to acknowledge prior learning and competencies through official recognition
* to remove obstacles to access and retention

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2006-10-10

LBS College Program Policies and Procedures (2003)

Working Towards Consistency

This document outlines the research and conclusions drawn concerning the policies and procedures in place in Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) Programs in Ontario colleges. The goal of this initiative was to identify areas of consistency across current LBS college policies and procedures and develop samples that reflect that consistency.

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2003-12-02

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