Upgrading

City of Moncton (2005)

Case Study

The City of Moncton, in New Brunswick, established its Workplace Education Program (WEP) in 1998 to help meet the challenges of a changing world.

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2014-01-20

Assiniboia Downs (2005)

Case Study

The learning program team at Winnipeg’s Assiniboia Downs racetrack has gone to great lengths to develop a learning resource centre with schedules and delivery models that meet the particular needs of its employees.

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2014-01-15

Blended Delivery: What We Learned from Pilots at Six Colleges (2012)

Between December 2010 and January 2012, Ontario’s College Sector Committee (CSC) carried out a project on “blended delivery” of adult upgrading (AU) and literacy and basic skills (LBS) programs, an approach that combines traditional classroom instruction with web-based learning.

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2013-05-31

Canada's Literacy Challenge: A Market Segmentation Analysis (2008)

The authors look at the way literacy levels of adult Canadians influence the country’s economic and social success. They analyse a variety of research materials, including Statistics Canada documents, showing that differences in literacy skills are associated with large differences in employability, wage rates, income, and reliance on social transfers such as social assistance.

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2013-04-25

Moving the Technology into the AU/LBS Classroom (2012)

Final Report

This brief document summarizes the components and findings of a project undertaken by Ontario’s College Sector Committee (CSC) with the goal of providing that province’s colleges with the resources to provide “blended delivery” of adult upgrading (AU) and literacy and basic skills (LBS) programs.

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2013-04-15

Blended Delivery Resource Guide: Moving the Technology into the AU/LBS Classroom (2012)

This resource guide is one component of a project aimed at helping Ontario’s colleges provide “blended delivery” of adult upgrading (AU) and literacy and basic skills (LBS) programs, an approach that combines traditional classroom instruction with online learning.

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2013-04-09

A Selected Literature Review for Adult Learner Success: Aboriginal Upgrading Program (2012)

Published by Bow Valley College in Calgary, Alberta, this document is based on a review of studies by Aboriginal scholars, as well as relevant government reports. The authors’ goal was to implement promising practices suggested by the literature into the college’s Aboriginal upgrading program.

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2013-03-01

Nova Scotia Workplace Education Initiative (2009)

This document, part of a series of case studies on adult learning, offers a look at the Nova Scotia Workplace Education Initiative (WEI). The WEI operates as a partnership between business, labour, and government that provides learning programs for workers who need to upgrade their Essential Skills for work and community living.

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2012-12-13

A Path Out of Poverty (2006)

Helping BC Income Assistance Recipients Upgrade Their Education

This report examines a set of policies and practices formerly in place in British Columbia that supported access to post-secondary education and upgrading programs for income assistance (IA) recipients, particularly those facing multiple barriers to employment and education. The policies ended in 2002.

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2012-10-11

Celebrating Adult Learners' Week 2012 - March 24 – April 1 (2012)

New Skills, New Confidence - Contest Submissions

This document contains the 67 entries received for Literacy Nova Scotia’s fifth annual International Adult Learners’ Week (IALW) contest.

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2012-04-04

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