Surveys

Labour Market Study of Literacy and Essential Skills Workers in Canada – Webinar presented by Anne Ramsay, March 13, 2013 (2013)

This webinar outlines a project undertaken by the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) to get a national picture of Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) practitioners working with adults across Canada.

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2013-05-16

Counting the Beans: What do They Mean? (2001)

Project overview and recommendations

This report outlines a project aimed at helping literacy networks plan their services.

The project proposal noted that there was a significant gap between the demographic and labour market data networks needed for planning and what they were actually able to obtain. A survey carried out during the project showed that networks were concerned about the value and relevance of the data on which they based their planning.

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2013-03-25

Plain Language Summaries: Measuring Adult Literacy and Life Skills - New Frameworks for Assessment (2008)

This is one in a series of straightforward summaries of a number of online research documents from Statistics Canada. It is part of a project carried out by the National Adult Literacy Database (NALD), with funding from the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL).

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2012-11-13

Recruiting and Retaining Apprentices: A Summary of Employer and Apprentices' Perspectives (2011)

In 2010-2011, the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) undertook a series of surveys and interviews with both employers and apprentices to better understand recruitment and retention practices in apprenticeship.

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2012-11-01

Report on the Survey on Workforce Requirements and Skills (2011)

This document outlines the results of a survey conducted among the members of Conseil économique du Nouveau-Brunswick (CÉNB) in March 2011.

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2012-08-21

Loud & clear: The Alberta non-profit workforce speaks up (2011)

In the fall of 2011, more than 500 nonprofit sector employees in Alberta responded to an online survey about their employment experiences. This report summarizes the insights and recommendations the employees shared about how to attract, develop and retain staff in the nonprofit sector.

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2012-01-17

Employers and Apprenticeship in Canada (2011)

This report summarizes information on employers’ hiring practices and attitudes toward apprenticeship, based on surveys completed in February 2011 with employers in the skilled trades from across Canada. The report builds on baseline data obtained by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) in 2006.

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2011-12-06

Insights from Canada's Apprenticeship Community: Impacts and Next Steps (2011)

Final Report

In 2011, the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) commissioned a study to measure the impact of its work, with particular emphasis on determining if barriers to apprenticeship training have been reduced in recent years; understanding future priorities for the apprenticeship community; and providing insight into how CAF can best serve the apprenticeship community.

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2011-12-06

Protecting Our Most Valuable Resource: The Business Case for Lifelong Learning and Job-based Training (2011)

In 2010, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) surveyed employers about such issues as how workplace training benefits employers; the level of demand for training in the private sector; incentives necessary to meet the demand for workplace training; and the ideal model for training that works in all regions of the province and in all sectors of the economy.

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2011-11-08

Webcast: New financial literacy research of Canadians [Video - 37:33] (2011)

This video, about 35 minutes long, was recorded during a webcast announcing the findings of a survey on the financial literacy of Canadians, undertaken by the Ipsos Reid market research firm on behalf of ABC Life Literacy Canada.

In March 2011, Ipsos Reid pollsters asked a thousand Canadians from coast to coast how confident they felt about their financial literacy and math skills when it comes to planning for a secure future.

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2011-08-26

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