Social integration

A social capital inventory for adult literacy learners (2011)

The purpose of this study, undertaken by researchers at the University of Ottawa, was to assess the current scholarship on adult learning and social capital with specific attention to research in Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States.

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2012-11-08

Pan-Canadian Sector Council & Immigrant Dialogue: Barriers Affecting the Integration of Non-Regulated Occupation Immigrants into the Canadian Labour Market (2005)

This report outlines an initiative designed to address the barriers that affect the integration of immigrants into the Canadian labour market. It was undertaken by the Canadian Coalition of Community-Based Employability Training (CCCBET), a non-governmental organization made up of representatives of provincially chartered training associations.

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2012-05-24

More education, less employment: Immigrants and the labour market (2008)

Lessons in Learning – October 30, 2008

The authors point out that while recent immigrants to Canada have attained high levels of education, they earn less and are more likely to be unemployed than their Canadian-born counterparts.

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2012-05-11

Skills Development Fact Sheet: Credentials and Integrating Immigrants into the Workforce (2011)

This brief document is part of a series highlighting initiatives undertaken by Canadian sector councils to deal with problems in the labour market. Sector councils are industry-led organizations that address issues in skills development and implement labour market solutions in key sectors of the economy.

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2011-08-05

Social Capital Outcomes of Adult Learning and Literacy Initiatives: How Do We Measure Them? (2010)

Literature Review

This literature review, written as a background paper for The Centre for Literacy’s 2010 summer institute on workplace literacy and essentials skills, offers an overview of the main discussion points about social capital and adult learning and literacy. Social capital refers broadly to the social connections and understandings between people that enable them to work together, live together and learn from each other.

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2010-10-07

On the Job: Essential Skill of Working with Others (2006)

Working with Others deals with the extent to which employees work with others to carry out their tasks. Do they work cooperatively? Do they work alone? It does not include non-task related social behaviour that occurs in the workplace, such as small talk. That is not saying small talk is not important but rather that this definition is confined to work tasks.

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2009-06-30

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