Upgrading programs

Provincial Models of Program Integration (2007)

Final Report

In 2006, Ontario's College Sector Committee for Adult Upgrading was funded to develop models of integration for the training and support of clients in the college sector in that province.

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2008-03-27

Case 7 : Fish Plant Workers Responding to Globalization in North Sydney, Cape Breton (2008)

Because of increased competition, diminishing fish stocks, and a rising Canadian dollar, many fish plants in Atlantic Canada have had to down-size or even close completely in recent years, laying-off hundreds of workers.

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2008-02-14

Too Many Left Behind: Canada's Adult Education and Training System (2006)

This report documents the availability of formal learning opportunities for adults, and identifies the factors that influence participation of less-educated/less-skilled adults in these opportunities. In addition, it identifies gaps in our adult learning systems and recommends measures to fill these gaps.

This report examines the situation in five provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec.

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2006-08-04

Provincial Models of Program Integration (2006)

Phase 1 Report

Academic Upgrading programs are moving forward on the One Stop initiative in a variety of ways. Phase 1 of the Provincial Models of Program Integration project showed considerable activity between Academic Upgrading programs and a whole range of college and community programs, services and service organizations available to them.

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2006-06-13

"First Chance for a real education" - an impact study of adult literacy (2003)

This study has sought to map the impacts that two adult literacy programmes in New Zealand have had on their participants. In recognition of the fact that change achieved by education does not always happen immediately, the study has focussed on the experiences of students who have been out of the programme for some time. Its value lies in its demonstration of the diversity of impacts over the longer term.

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2006-05-30

Prepared for Success 2004-2005 (2005)

A Study of the Success of Adult Upgrading Graduates in the First Semester of Post Secondary

An initial study, ” Prepared for Success: A Study of College Preparatory Students in Post Secondary College Programs”, examined the post secondary outcomes of students who had moved on from upgrading programs to further education in the college system in 1999/2000.

The initial study tracked students from post secondary admission through to graduation documenting success both in terms of retention and grade point average.

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2005-09-04

A Model for Feminist Workplace Education (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 3/4

This article describes the University Preparation Course in Women's Studies, a non-credit program sponsored by the Corporation of the City of Toronto and the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto. Designed for women employees who have not had the opportunity to attend university, it addresses the important equity goal of increasing the representation of women in management by providing access to higher education in the workplace.

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2004-08-27

Prepared for Success (2001)

A Study of College Preparatory Students in Post Secondary College Programs

This is a report on a project designed to demonstrate the effectiveness of preparatory programs in preparing students in Ontario for post secondary studies and to highlight the supports identified by learners that colleges provide to enhance student success. Data was gathered from community colleges province-wide.

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2003-12-02

Adult Basic Education & College Preparatory Student Outcomes Project (1997)

1995 - 96 Report

Provides data about ABE students in British Columbia and the educational, social, and economic effects of ABE programs as reported by them. Includes statistical data about who the students are, why they enroll, what outcomes they expect, whether their goals are met, and the barriers they experienced. Third in a series of three reports.

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2000-09-11

New Learning Opportunity Excites Employees: Education Program Starts at Uranium Minesite (1996)

This article describes a pilot education program for workers at a uranium minesite in Saskatchewan. The author includes comments from employers, employees, and instructors.

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1996-01-01

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