Upgrading

EBSM Essential Skills Field Study (2005)

The goals of this study are to assess essential skills levels for Employment Benefits and Support Measures (EBSM) clients and to determine the role of essential skills in the delivery of EBSM.

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2010-05-18

Opening Possibilities Through Learning (2010)

Submissions to Adult Learners' Week Contest, March 1 - 7, 2010

This document contains the approximately 70 submissions received for Literacy Nova Scotia’s third annual International Adult Learners’ Week contest.

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2010-04-07

The bottom line, No. 9 (1998)

May 1998

This issue includes an article about a partnership between Bow Valley College (formerly Alberta Vocational College – Calgary) and educational institutions in South Africa and Zimbabwe. Funded by the Canadian International Development Agency, the project combines skills-based technical instruction with hands-on entrepreneurial experience. Canadian labour representatives are also involved in the project.

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2010-03-10

Successful Transitions to College Academic Upgrading (2009)

Part of the Learner Skill Attainment Field Review Project

This document looks at the factors that help an Ontario college Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) 5 student make a successful transition to Academic Upgrading (AU) studies. The author asks whether it is simply a matter of academic skills or whether there are attitudes that go along with those skills. As well, the author asks what kinds of tasks in LBS 5 are good predictors of success in AU.

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2009-09-09

Literacy in Toronto and York Region: 2009-2010 (2008)

This document, prepared by the Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy (MTML), summarizes the 2009-10 literacy services plan for Toronto and the York region of Ontario.

The authors begin by providing an overview of the Literacy and Basic Skills program in Ontario, then go on to provide a localized context for learner demographics and learner profiles.

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2009-07-07

Pathways to College (2008)

Report of the Adult Student Pathways to College Post-secondary Programs Project

About 25 per cent of students in post-secondary Ontario college programs have delayed their entrance to college and have never participated in any form of post-secondary education. These delayed entrants take multiple pathways to college that include participating in courses or programs to upgrade their academic skills.

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2009-02-24

Report on the Integration of College Academic Upgrading Programs (2008)

with Pre-Apprenticeship, Pre-Trades and Apprenticeship Programming

This is a report on research that has been conducted on the integration between college Academic Upgrading programs and Pre-Apprentice, Pre-Trades and Apprenticeship programming in Ontario. The research is part of a larger College Sector Committee (CSC) project entitled "Supporting Apprenticeship and Pre-Apprenticeship Programming through College Academic Upgrading Programs."

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2009-02-24

Successful Transitions... To College Post-secondary and Apprenticeship Programs (2008)

Part of the Learner Skill Attainment Framework Initiative

Successful Transitions to College Post-secondary and Apprenticeship Programs is a follow-up study to the 2007 report entitled Essential Skills for Success in College Post-secondary and Apprenticeship Programs.

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2009-02-24

It's Our Right: A Showcase of Workplace Education Program Learner Stories (2008)

This booklet highlights stories of different CUPE (Canadian Union of Public Employees) locals across Canada that have successfully taken on the challenge of setting up workplace education programs for their members. The programs described have created a variety of opportunities for CUPE members.

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2009-02-18

Supporting Smoother Transitions (2008)

Evaluation Report

The Peterborough Native Learning Program, an adult literacy community-based program in Ontario, works with individuals who have their sights and hearts set on getting decent, meaningful jobs, providing training so that they are ready to write the grade 12 equivalency test or the last level of upgrading at the local college.

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2008-07-25

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