Strategies

Welcoming Employees with FASD into your Workplace (2010)

Helping Adults with FASD

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), a brain injury that occurs during pregnancy, is one of the most common disabilities in today’s world. The goals of this guide are to help employers begin to understand FASD; to help reduce the stigma of FASD; and to suggest practical strategies to help adults with FASD succeed in the workplace.

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2011-10-14

Strategies to Increase Employer Participation in Apprenticeship Training in Canada (2008)

A summary of discussion results with employers from across Canada

In this report, the authors summarize the findings of six forums, organized by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) to discuss the benefits and challenges for employers of investing in apprenticeship training. The forums were held in 2008 in British Columbia, Ontario, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Yukon.

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2011-06-07

Ideas and Strategies: Building Success for Adults with FASD (2010)

This booklet contains three presentations that would be helpful to employers, employment counsellors or any agencies that support people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), a permanent brain injury that occurs during pregnancy.

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2011-05-24

National Friendship Centre Survey - Aboriginal Language Programs (2007)

This survey was commissioned in 2007 by the National Association of Friendship Centres, which represents more than a hundred organizations that provide programs and services to Aboriginal people living in urban areas.

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2011-01-14

Submission to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador's Department of Education (2008)

Strategic Adult Literacy Plan

This document is the submission that Literacy NL made to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador regarding the province's Strategic Literacy Plan. In the 2007 provincial budget, $140,000 was allocated to update the provincial Strategic Literacy Plan. The intent of the submission was to provide direction from the literacy community that can speak to the foundations for a long-term strategy for literacy and learning in the province.

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2009-02-24

Marketing Ourselves (2008)

A resource guide for Ontario's community literacy agencies

This document is a resource guide on marketing strategies intended for Ontario’s community literacy agencies. Community Literacy of Ontario created this guide as part of a project that it had undertaken in response to requests from the field for useful marketing strategies, tools and resources.

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2008-04-29

Improvements... no less than Heroic (2007)

Harm Reduction and Learning in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

This report presents the findings of a research project conducted over a two-year period by Capilano College instructors as part of their work with adults with “high-risk” lifestyles (including drug use, working in the sex trade, living with violent partners and being street-involved) at two learning centres in Vancouver’s downtown east side.

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2008-04-23

Literacy Through Leadership : Outlining an Adult Literacy Strategy for British Columbians (2006)

Select Standing Committee on Education : First Report

In February 2006, the Government of British Columbia appointed the Select Standing Committee on Education to examine, inquire into and make recommendations regarding effective strategies to address the specific challenge of adult literacy.

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2008-01-28

Fostering Partnership Development in Workplace Literacy (2007)

A Case Study of the Canadian National Literacy Secretariat Business and Labour Partnership Program

The purpose of this in-depth case study was to document a government initiative through the National Literacy Secretariat called the Business and Labour Partnership Program that has been in existence since 1988.

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2007-06-15

Business Retention & Expansion Initiative Strategy (2004)

The Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Initiative is an economic development tool that promotes job growth by helping communities/industries identify barriers to business growth and survival. It is a formalized, systematic, volunteer-driven process for identifying business issues and opportunities and prioritizing projects to address these needs.

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2007-05-30

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