Practitioner training

Financial Literacy Participant Handbook: Module 4 – Banking and Financial services (2011)

This document is one of the resources for a nine-module workshop designed to train front-line staff in community organizations to deliver financial literacy programs. The workshop was developed by the Canadian Centre for Financial Literacy (CCFL).

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2013-06-28

Financial Literacy Participant Handbook: Module 3 – Budgeting (2011)

This is the third part of a nine-module workshop designed to train community workers to deliver financial literacy programs. The workshop, which can be presented over one or two days, was developed by the Canadian Centre for Financial Literacy (CCFL).

Topics covered include sources of income, categories of expenses, keeping records, setting goals, and budget strategies.

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2013-06-17

Financial Literacy Participant Handbook: Module 2 – Income and taxes (2011)

This document is part of a nine-module workshop, developed by the Canadian Centre for Financial Literacy (CCFL) to train front-line workers in community organizations to deliver financial literacy programs.

In this module, the authors present a variety of learning activities based on two scenarios. The first uses a sample pay stub to help participants learn about terms like gross income, net income, pay period, and income tax.

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2013-06-14

The CONNECT SCALES Project: Essential Skills Workshop (2012)

This document provides the outline for a two-day workshop designed to train career practitioners to use the resources developed through the SCALES (Supporting the Canadian Advancement of Literacy and Essential Skills) project. The project’s goal was to develop tools and best practices that would help practitioners working with unemployed and low-skilled workers to incorporate a Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) approach into their work.

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2013-06-10

Financial Literacy Participant Handbook: Module 1 - Exploring our relationship with money (2011)

This document is one of the resources for a nine-module workshop designed to train front-line staff in community organizations to deliver financial literacy programs. The workshop was developed by the Canadian Centre for Financial Literacy (CCFL), a division of Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI).

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2013-06-07

Health Literacy: Learning is the best medicine [Video – 9:19] (2010)

This video features interviews with people who work either in the literacy field or in health care, discussing the importance of literacy as a determinant of health.

They point out that literacy is vital if people are going to be able to make informed decisions about their health. As well, literacy is connected with socioeconomic conditions that influence health, including income, employment opportunities, and social support.

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2013-03-14

The bottom line, No. 11 (1999)

January 1999

This issue includes an account of a Winnipeg conference on training for the high-performance workplace and an update on trials for the first sets of questions for the Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES).

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2010-03-17

The bottom line, No. 10 (1998)

September 1998

An article in this issue focuses on the political issues underlying the development and delivery of essential-skills programs in the workplace. During a two-day workshop, practitioners and expert speakers discussed the need to understand the values and positions of stakeholders in workplace education.

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2010-03-17

Pathways (2009)

Professional Development for Adult Literacy Practitioners

Pathways is a professional development program for adult literacy practitioners. The program was developed by and
with literacy coordinators who value learning in order to do the best job possible, and who value professional recognition for themselves and for literacy programs.

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2009-07-29

Getting Online: The GO Project (2008)

A Research Report on Online Learning for Canadian Literacy Practitioners

This document outlines national project designed to research trends, technologies, and promising practices in online and distance learning in the field of literacy in Canada. The project includes A Research Report on Online Learning for Canadian Literacy Practitioners, a Promising Practices manual, an online course, and self-directed training modules on the GO website.

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2009-07-03

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