Productivity

Part 1: An Analysis of Adult Aboriginal Literacy Levels in the Northwest Territories [Video - 10:06] (2011)

Literacy Skill Requirements in the Northwest Territories and the Ability of Aboriginal Peoples to Compete

This video is the first section of a four-part presentation by T. Scott Murray on the results of an analysis, completed in 2010, of adult Aboriginal literacy levels in the Northwest Territories, and the effects of those levels on individuals, communities, and the nation. Murray is the president of DataAngel Policy Research, which collaborated with Bow Valley College in Calgary, Alberta, to produce the videos.

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2012-06-01

Guide to Understanding Literacy & Essential Skills in the Workplace (2011)

This booklet explains how literacy and Essential Skills affect the workplace and offers a list of programs and services available in New Brunswick.

The authors explain what the nine Essential Skills are and offer examples of each one. They also describe the benefits to both employers and workers from improved skills.

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2012-05-22

OCC Skilled Workforce Policies (2012)

In this document, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) calls on the government of that province to take steps to ensure future productivity and to head off projected labour shortages.

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2012-04-02

What is the Future of Learning in Canada? (2011)

In its final report, the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) states that Canada is slipping down the international learning curve, falling behind competitor countries and economies. The authors attribute this situation to the failure of governments to work together and to show collective political leadership.

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2012-02-16

Essential Skills: Worth the Investment [Video - 7:31] (2011)

Find out how investing in essential skills training will help you meet the challenges of an increasingly digital workplace

This video uses real Canadian companies to show that investing in employees’ Essential Skills development makes good business sense.

Prepared by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), the video features interviews with representatives from companies in a variety of fields, including trucking, automotive service, sheet-metal fabrication, and printing.

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2011-12-09

Don't think essential skills are important? [Video - 2:46] (2011)

This video, slightly less than three minutes long, focuses on the importance of Essential Skills (ES) for both building a strong economy and helping people lead fuller lives.

The level of a person’s Essential Skills can measured on a scale of one to five. A person with Level 1 or 2 skills will have trouble reading the instructions on a pill bottle, assembling a flat-packed bookcase, or calculating the sales tax on an invoice.

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2011-10-07

Workplace Essential Skills Manual for Employers: Understanding and implementing Essential Skills Training in the workplace (2010)

This manual is designed to help employers implement Essential Skills training in the workplace.

The authors list the nine Essential Skills and provide practical examples of each one. They also explain how improving employees’ skills can help a company’s bottom line.

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2010-11-30

Workplace Learning in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: Effective Practices for Improving Productivity and Competitiveness (2009)

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This report looks at how small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can improve productivity and performance by developing their human resources. The Conference Board of Canada interviewed key personnel from 65 SMEs – including public, private and not-for-profit organizations – in 10 countries in order to understand the environment that best fosters effective learning programs.

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2010-09-17

My Community (2008)

QLWG Essential Life Skills - Unit 3

Competency-based learning meets the needs of all learners. It is important to keep in mind, however, that all learners are different. In order to address the needs and interests of all learners, the units in this publication have been divided by Essential Life Skills and Individual Life Skills.

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2009-09-17

Around the Home (2008)

QLWG Essential Life Skills - Unit 2

Competency-based learning meets the needs of all learners. It is important to keep in mind, however, that all learners are different. In order to address the needs and interests of all learners, the units in this publication have been divided by Essential Life Skills and Individual Life Skills.

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2009-09-17

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