Skill analysis

Dual Credits: To what extent do they ease the transition to Post-secondary for adult learners in Manitoba? (2008)

The Research Report

This study examines dual credits and the extent to which they ease the transition to post-secondary for adult learners in Manitoba. The study focuses specifically on the dual credit enrolment of adult learners in a Manitoba adult learning centre.

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2009-05-29

Innovation Skills Profile (2003)

This Conference Board of Canada pamphlet describes the Innovation Skills Profile, a listing of those skills employees need in order to contribute to an organization's innovation performance, enabling the organization to produce new or improved products, processes and services.

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2008-11-25

Learner Skill Attainment - Framework (2008)

Learner Skill Attainment (LSA) was a large-scale research initiative, spearheaded by Ontario's College Sector Committee, designed to assist Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) learners in Ontario move more easily among the programs that serve their educational and training needs. The initiative identified five pathways that LBS learners take to transition to greater independence, employment or further education and training.

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2008-09-09

Essential Skills in Apprenticeship and Skilled Trades: An Environmental Scan (2004)

Final Report

This document is the final report on a project on Essential Skills conducted by the Canadian Labour and Business Centre on behalf of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC).

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2008-07-08

Workplace Survey (2005)

The Workplace Survey document is a tool designed to help employers identify potential essential skills issues or areas of strength in the workplace. The statements included in this tool are divided into nine sections, one for each of the nine essential skills (reading, numeracy, document use, continuous learning, writing, oral communication, thinking, working with others, computer use).

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2008-04-16

What is the Essential Skills Research Project? (2005)

In this short document, Human Resources and Social Development Canada briefly describes the Essential Skills Research Project (ESRP) that the federal government launched in the early 1990s and what has been achieved since this project began. The ESRP identified nine Essential Skills: reading text, document use, numeracy, writing, oral communication, working with others, thinking skills, computer use and continuous learning.

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2008-04-15

Relating Canadian Language Benchmarks to Essential Skills (2005)

A Comparative Framework

The Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) and Essential Skills (ES) Comparative Framework is a comprehensive comparison of two national skill standards. The CLB describes communicative ability in English as a Second Language while the ES framework describes skills that facilitate an individual’s ability to perform work functions and to carry out other life tasks.

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2007-11-05

Through the Looking Glass (1998)

Who am I? What Can I Do? What Do I Know? A workbook to use with CanadaWorks

CanadaWorks! is a classroom resource (available in the NALD library) that focuses on employability skills and knowledge that will help learners focus on workplace experiences once they get a job.

Through the Looking Glass is an interactive workbook for learners that can be used with CanadaWorks! as a companion learning tool.

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2007-07-05

Skills and Skills Shortages (2006)

The Views of Business, Labour, and Public Sector Leaders in Canada

Reflecting their concern about the skills challenges facing Canada, the Canadian Labour and Business Centre’s Board of Directors sought funding from Human Resources and Social Development Canada for a Workplace Partners Panel (WPP) initiative that would allow business and labour to take a lead role in examining the skills shortages and demographic issues, identifying their key features, and proposing directions for governments, business and la

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2007-06-27

Tapping the Potential: A Statistical Profile of Ottawa's Immigrant Workforce (2003)

Background report for Joint Project on Integrating Foreign Trained Workers into the Labour Market

Immigrants make up a significant and growing share of Ottawa's workforce. Each year, thousands of highly educated professionals make Ottawa their home. Unfortunately, many of these newcomers face a difficult and lengthy transition into careers and positions commensurate with their education and skills. For some, the transition never happens.

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2007-05-28

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