Training partnerships

Tembec Mills: New Hope For Pine Falls – Case study (2011)

This is a case study of how community partners teamed up with the federal and provincial governments to help a small town cope with the loss of its biggest employer.

The Tembec newsprint mill opened in 1926 in the small community of Pine Falls, Manitoba. In the face of declining North American newsprint sales, the mill closed permanently in September 2010.

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2013-07-10

The Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ) Vocational Training Programs for Workers in the Construction Industry – Case Study (2011)

This document describes the organization and workings of the Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ), a joint union-employer organization that offers more than a thousand training programs for the 26 trades and 30 occupations in the construction sector in Quebec.

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2013-07-05

An Organizational Needs Assessment Partnership Model: Government of Nova Scotia & Nova Products Ltd. (2011)

Case study

This document describes how a Nova Scotia company partnered with the province’s Department of Labour and Workforce Development to identify and address emerging Essential Skills training needs caused by growth, labour market forces, and new technology.

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2013-06-24

Up to the Certification Challenge: A Study of Education Initiatives to Support CUPE Members (2005)

Sponsored by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), this study examines how basic skills programs can support water and wastewater workers who are trying to qualify for an operator’s certificate.

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2013-06-06

Hospitality Industry Serves up Essential Skills Training - Case Study [Videos] (2012)

This resource combines text and short videos to explain why Essential Skills training is vital in the hospitality industry, and to show how two hotels are meeting that challenge through their training and recruitment strategies.

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2012-11-28

Industry Shared Approaches: Aligning Literacy and Essential Skills with Economic Development (2012)

Becoming State of the Art: Research Brief No.1, 2012

This is the first in a series of research briefs on finding innovative ways to delivery literacy and Essential Skills to achieve results. The aim of the series is to explore the role literacy and Essential Skills can play in supporting local economic and workforce development.

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2012-09-26

Enhancing Pathways: The Literacy and Language Continuum (2010)

Final Project Report

This project was initiated to coordinate and align three existing language and literacy systems: Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS), funded by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU); English as a Second Language (ESL) and credit ESL programs, funded by the Government of Ontario; and the federally funded Language Instruction for Newcomer Canadians (LINC) programs.

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2012-09-06

Developing Partnerships to support Literacy and Essential Skills (2009)

This brief document provides tools for organizations that want to develop effective partnerships for supporting Literacy and Essential Skills (LES).

The authors set out a four-step process: define partnership goals; identify potential partners; build a successful partnership; and maintain that partnership. There are tips and checklists to help focus and clarify each step of the process.

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2012-03-07

Elevating Workplace Literacy & Essential Skills - Focus: Health Care (2010)

The goal of the project described here was to prompt action on helping workers whose limited literacy skills pose significant challenges to their workplace performance and success. Specifically, the project focused on entry-level workers in the health care sector.

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2011-03-29

Omega 2000 Cribbing Inc.: Forming the Foundation of Safety (2009)

Based in Calgary, Alberta, Omega 2000 Cribbing Inc. builds foundations for houses. The company has a strong interest in workplace education, with training focused on three distinct areas: apprenticeship training for journeymen carpenters; health and safety specialization for company officers; and basic skills such as literacy and numeracy for those lacking a solid foundation in those areas.

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2010-11-26

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