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Workforce Literacy Essential Skills (WLES) Program Model - Manual Section 4: Example of Group Learning Sessions Programming (75 hours) (2011)

This manual is part of a Workforce Literacy Essentials Skills (WLES) program, developed by Literacy Victoria in British Columbia with the goal of creating a nationally transferable program to help adult learners prepare for employment and successfully integrate into the workplace.

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2012-03-21

Workforce Literacy Essential Skills (WLES) Program Model - Manual Section 3: Curriculum Modules Overview (2011)

This document is part of a Workforce Literacy Essentials Skills (WLES) program, developed by Literacy Victoria in British Columbia to help adult learners prepare for employment.

It provides an overview of the program’s curriculum modules, which focus on personal goals; workplace success; health and safety; communication skills; numeracy skills; information technology skills; sector-specific skills; and job-seeking skills.

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2012-03-13

Workforce Literacy Essential Skills (WLES) Program Model - Manual Section 2: Lessons Learned (2011)

This document is part of a Workforce Literacy Essentials Skills (WLES) program developed by Literacy Victoria in British Columbia to help adult learners prepare for employment and successfully integrate into the workplace.

In this document, the authors describe some of the lessons learned during the project, with suggestions for actions to deal with problems and help participants make the most of the program.

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2012-03-07

Workforce Literacy Essential Skills (WLES) Pilot Project 2009-2011 - Manual Section 1: Guide (2011)

Between 2009 and 2011, Literacy Victoria in British Columbia worked in partnership with local businesses, community organizations, and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) on a Workforce Literacy and Essential Skills (WLES) pilot project. The goal was to develop a nationally transferable program to help adult learners prepare for employment and successfully integrate into the workplace.

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2012-03-01

Workforce Literacy Essential Skills (WLES) Program Model - Manual Section 8: Program Documents (2011)

This document is part of a Workforce Literacy Essentials Skills (WLES) program, developed by Literacy Victoria in British Columbia to help adult learners prepare for employment and successfully integrate into the workplace.

It offers a look at the documents prepared for the program, including both curriculum resource materials and tracking documents for attendance, skills inventories, and individual action plans.

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2012-02-22

Enhancing Pathways: Language, Literacy, Employment Awareness Guide (2011)

This guide grew out of an Ontario project called Enhancing Pathways, which aimed to improve communications and referrals among agencies that provide language and literacy programming in their communities.

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2011-11-04

Supported Job Search - Part B: Student Manual (2004)

This manual introduces students completing their academic programs at a learning centre to the concept of a supported job search. The author notes that both job clubs and a supported job search are based on the premise that looking for work should not be done in isolation.

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2011-11-01

Supported Job Search - Part A: Coach's Guide (2004)

The goal of this guide and the accompanying student manual is to help people search effectively for work.

The author notes that both job clubs and a supported job search are based on the premise that looking for work should not be done in isolation. Specifically, the supported job search is designed for people who have finished their academic program at a learning centre and are ready to search for a job.

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2011-11-01

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

Marginalized Women and Apprenticeship Training: Investigating a High-support Model (2009)

This study investigates the effectiveness of Residential Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Training (RHVACT) for Women at Toronto’s George Brown College, a pre-apprenticeship pilot project funded by the Government of Ontario’s Women’s Directorate, in helping to ease the barriers to employment in skilled trades for women trying to leave violent domestic situations.

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2011-03-18

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