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Literacy and Essential Skills Guide for Service Providers Assisting Homeless or At-risk Clients – Part 3 (2012)

Literacy and Essential Skills Tools Catalogue

This catalogue includes explanations of all the Essential Skills (ES) tools currently available through Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC).

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2014-02-17

Literacy and Essential Skills Guide for Service Providers Assisting Homeless or At-risk Clients – Part 2: Three Simple Steps to Selecting and Using the Tools (2012)

Scenarios for Service Providers

This is the second document in a three-part guide designed to help service providers learn about the Essential Skills (ES) tools available through Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC).

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2014-02-06

Literacy and Essential Skills Guide for Service Providers Assisting Homeless or At-risk Clients – Part 1 (2012)

Understanding and Using the Tools

This is the first in a three-part guide developed to inform service providers about the Essential Skills (ES) tools available through Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), tools that can be used to help clients learn about the skills they need to enter the work force.

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2014-01-29

Reception Services for Individuals With Limited Literacy Skills (2013)

Reference Document

This guide was developed for support staff and other professionals who are the first people adult learners encounter when they enrol in adult education or vocational training centres in Quebec. It presents methods and strategies for working with individuals with limited literacy skills.

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2014-01-17

Research Report: Connecting Pathways for Adult Education Learners (2008)

In November 2007, the Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy (MTML) received funding for a research project to investigate which kinds of partnerships make the best use of existing resources to strengthen the delivery of adult education programs and services at the local level.

This document, which presents the research and findings, is divided into four sections.

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2010-12-03

How Long do I Have to Wait? (1996)

Book 9

This essay is the ninth in the Newfoundland and Labrador Adult Basic Education Social History Series, developed to provide adult learners with meaningful literacy materials drawn from their own vibrant culture. The intended audience for the series is ABE Level 1 students. Because of the disparate subject matter, however, the essays are written in varying degrees of reading difficulty.

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2004-08-23

Facing the New Economy (1996)

Book 2

This essay is the second in the Newfoundland and Labrador Adult Basic Education Social History Series, developed to provide adult learners with meaningful literacy materials drawn from their own vibrant culture. The intended audience for the series is ABE Level 1 students. Because of the disparate subject matter, however, the essays are written in varying degrees of reading difficulty.

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2004-08-23

A Collaborative Response to the Green Paper on Social Security Reform (Report summary) (1995)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1995 - vol. 11 no. 3

This article is a summary of the recommendations from a brief prepared by CCLOW, Canadian Farm Women's Education Council, Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women, and National Organization of Immigrant and Visible Minority Women of Canada.

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2004-02-18

A Response to Challenges and Choices (1984)

This report was written in response to an interim report, a summation and analysis of the views of Canadians on the main issues facing the nation in the coming years, released by the Royal Commission on the Economic Union and Development Prospects for Canada.

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2003-10-20

A Collaborative Response to the Green Paper on Social Security Reform (1994)

from Four National Women's Groups December 9, 1994

As a nation, Canada faces critical decisions. A way must be found to ensure a sustainable level of social and economic development that respects the fundamental values and needs of Canadians, in a demanding world. If Canada's social and economic development is to survive the impact of globalization, a strengthened social security system is needed, as well as a comprehensive employment development strategy.

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2003-10-06
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