Strategies

Training, the Bottom-Line (2001)

Canada's Food Retail and Wholesale Sector

This report presents a brief summary of the results of the research on the of the business performance impacts — or return on investment (ROI) — of training.

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2007-05-01

Workforce Profile of the Natural Resources Sector (2004)

Profile Summary

This workforce profile of the natural resources sector provides an overview of current workforce demographics and lists a number of areas where action might be taken to address the critical human resource issues of retention, recruitment and skills development. The profile draws upon two primary data sources, the 2003 Labour Force Survey and the 2001 Census of Canada.

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2007-04-18

Brief to Senate Standing Committee On Social Affairs, Science and Technology (2007)

Re: Hearings on Literacy

In February 2007, members of NALD were invited by the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology to participate in the ongoing national discussion on literacy and its impact on education and employment skills in Canada.

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2007-02-12

Nova Scotia Seniors for Literacy Project (2001)

Final Report

The Nova Scotia Seniors for Literacy Project was undertaken by the Nova Scotia Senior Citizens' Secretariat and funded by the National Literacy Secretariat, Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) in partnership with the Nova Scotia Department of Education. An advisory committee of representatives with an interest in the literacy needs of seniors provided support and guidance (Appendix 1).

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2006-05-15

Learning Disabilities Training: Phase II (2004)

Screening Tools, Strategies, and Employment

The purpose of this document is to provide literacy practitioners with more in-depth and targeted information about working with adults with learning disabilities and intellectual disabilities. It is hoped this document will provide practitioners with the tools to effectively screen, identify and provide learning strategies for both of these groups.

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2004-09-16

Skills for Stressful Lives: Some Comments on How to Cope (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 3

In this article, the author discusses how women cope with the stress in their lives while maintaining their roles as daughters, wives, and mothers, and career professionals.

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2004-09-09

Classroom Accommodations for Teachers of Students with Learning Difficulties (2004)

This document lists accommodations, intended to be examples for schools to use in developing a plan to address a student's needs.

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2004-09-09

English-as-a-Second Language Tutor Training Kit - Tutor Training Manual (2003)

A Learner-Centred Approach to Tutoring Adult ESL Learners

This training manual is aimed at tutors who will be working with English as a Second Language learners. The manual is divided into eight sessions and includes suggestions for additional resources.

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2004-06-07

English-as-a-Second Language Tutor Training Kit - Facilitator Training Manual (2003)

A Learner-Centered Approach to Tutoring Adult ESL Learners

This manual is designed for facilitators of training programs for volunteer English as a Second Language tutors. The author has devised a program of eight sessions, each requiring two to three hours to complete. Sessions can be adapted for one-on-one use and the order of the sessions can be rearranged.

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2004-06-07

Moving the Mountain - Part Two (2004)

Breakfast of Champions - What a Nation can do ...

This is a presentation given by the author at a conference in British Columbia. The author, Deputy Director, Standards and Achievement and Acting Director, Adult Basic Skills Strategy Unit, Department for Education and Skills in the U.K. Government, gives an overview of the U.K. Government's strategy for improving adult literacy and numeracy skills.

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2004-05-26

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