Training strategies

Career Ladders: Providing Opportunities for Ontario's Working Adults (2013)

This brief document offers an overview of the concept of career ladders, a means of enabling low-skilled, low-income workers to enter and ascend up a career pathway in a given industry or occupation on their own time.

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2014-01-06

Effective Journeyperson Apprentice Mentoring On-the-Job: Tips, Strategies, and Resources (2013)

This report highlights six workplace practices that support journeyperson trainers and, ultimately, enhance apprentice training experiences. It is based on more than 80 interviews with employers, journeypersons, apprentices and trainers, with additional input from the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum’s working group.

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2013-12-09

From Better Skills to Better Work: How Career Ladders can Support the Transition from Low-Skill to High-Skill Work (2013)

Becoming State of the Art: Research Brief No.3, 2013

This research paper is the third in a series prepared by Essential Skills Ontario (ESO) to encourage innovation in the delivery of literacy and essential skills.

The paper introduces the concept of “career ladders,” an approach that helps those facing employment barriers, including low education levels, to participate more fully in the labour market.

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2013-06-18

The SCALES Essential Skills Workshop Facilitator's Guide (2012)

This guide is one of the resources developed through the SCALES (Supporting the Canadian Advancement of Literacy and Essential Skills) project, undertaken by CONNECT Strategic Alliances, representing Ontario’s 24 publicly funded colleges.

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2013-05-17

Training Needs Analysis for the Canadian Plastics Sector Council (2011)

Final Report

This document contains the findings of a study carried out by the Canadian Plastics Sector Council (CPSC) to gather ideas from employers and employees about improving current training systems. The study included a literature review; interviews with industry stakeholders and employers; focus groups; and an employer survey.

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2012-01-30

The Transfer of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy Skills from Learning Programmes into the Workplace (2011)

Literature Review

This literature review is part of a research project carried out by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) for the Department of Labour. The project addresses the ways employees transfer, utilize, and develop literacy, language, and numeracy (LLN) skills in the workplace; the conditions that enable this to happen; and the short- to medium-term outcomes for employees and workplaces.

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2011-10-11

Workplace Learning Project, Phase 2: Bridging Employer and Employee Needs in British Columbia's Capital Region (2010)

This report focuses on the second phase of the Victoria READ Society’s Workplace Learning Project, which was launched in response to ongoing concerns of area businesses about managing change and recruiting and retaining promising employees.

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2010-06-07
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