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Succession Planning for Literacy and Basic Skills Agencies and Networks – Overview (2012)

This Overview is part of the Succession Planning for Literacy and Basic Skills Agencies and Networks - Toolkit, available at: http://library.copian.ca/item/8611.

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2014-03-05

Essential Skills Ontario - Working Together for a Higher Skilled Ontario [Video - 3:32] (2012)

Produced by Essential Skills Ontario (ESO), this brief video features ESO officials, along with representatives from both the public and private sector, discussing the ways that both jobs and skills have changed over the past 25 years.

One person points out that jobs once considered menial now require digital skills. For example, a maid in a hotel may have to use a handheld electronic device to report which rooms have been cleaned.

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2013-01-23

The Implementation of the Skills Development Employment Benefit Program: A Preliminary Look (2000)

This report was prepared for the Toronto Training Board, an independent, non-profit corporation governed by a board of directors representing business, labour, women, persons with disabilities, visible/racial minorities, Francophones and educators/trainers.

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2012-08-14

The replacements – Non-permanent teachers (2008)

Lessons in Learning – November 13, 2008

Non-permanent teachers are known by a variety of titles, including substitute teachers, supply teachers, occasional teachers, or teachers on call. Whatever title they are given, they play an important role in Canada’s education systems: between Kindergarten and Grade 12, a child will be taught by a non-permanent teacher the equivalent of one full year.

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2012-05-31

Literacy and Policing in Canada: Target Crime with Literacy [Video – 5:43] (2009)

This video focuses on an initiative of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP), aimed at making police aware of how low literacy may affect the people they deal with.

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2011-06-28

Essential Skills Profiles: Top 50 Entry-Level Jobs in Canada (2011)

This document, published by Kingston Literacy & Skills, is a resource that links literacy practitioners, case managers, employment counsellors, assessors, employers, and lower-skill clients within the framework of Essential Skills.

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2011-05-31

Workplace Learning in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: Effective Practices for Improving Productivity and Competitiveness (2009)

Overview Report

This report looks at how small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can improve productivity and performance by developing their human resources. The Conference Board of Canada interviewed key personnel from 65 SMEs – including public, private and not-for-profit organizations – in 10 countries in order to understand the environment that best fosters effective learning programs.

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2010-09-17

The bottom line, No. 13 (1999)

July 1999

This issue’s lead article focuses on the award received by Winnipeg-based Bristol Aerospace for its efforts in workplace literacy. Bristol implemented its Adult Basic Education (ABE) program in 1995.

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2010-04-07

The bottom line, No. 8 (1998)

January 1998

This issue features an article on the movement by organized labour, particularly in western and northern Canada, to increase its role in providing basic education to working people. The goal is to see literacy become a tool for workers to effect social and economic change.

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2010-03-10

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