Vocational training

Integrated Literacy Works! (2007)

Making Workforce Development Efficient and Effective in Industrialized Nations

In this article, author Thomas Sticht makes a case for using an "integrated literacy education" approach to deal with

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2007-02-12

Impact Study: Essential Skills and Food Sanitation and Hygiene Training - Final Report (2004)

The goals of the Essential Skills and Food Sanitation and Hygiene Training Impact Study were to research the correlation between food safety training and essential skills and to lay the foundation for the development of user-friendly, practical training materials for food safety certification.

This Final Report outlines the research undertaken and the recommendations put forward by the project partners.

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2006-09-15

Report on a "Bridging" Program for Women: Contemporary Careers, Ryerson Polytechnical Institute (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Dec 1983 - vol. 2 no. 2

This article discusses a program designed to enable women to build skills in computers, math, research and problem solving; to acquire knowledge of the special features of the contemporary work world created by computers and allied technologies and to develop an attitude to learning and change that could best be described as pro-active rather than reactive.

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2004-02-17

Literacy Skills, Occupational Assignment and the Returns to Over- and Under-Education (2002)

This study uses data from the Canadian panel of the International Adult Literacy Survey to examine the relations between schooling, literacy and occupational assignment and to determine the extent to which returns to over- and under-education are in fact returns to literacy skills. Two measures of required training time for the job are used, both of which are based on detailed occupation.

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2003-11-26

New Interest in Functional Context Education (FCE) Part 3: Two New Online Resources for Educators and Technologists (2003)

This article discusses further the renewed interest in Functional Context Education (FCE) principles, in which basic skills (literacy) instruction is integrated (embedded) within vocational job training.

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2003-11-03

Functional Context Education (FCE) Part 2: Toward Policies and Practices for Contextualized Teaching and Learning in Community Colleges and High Schools (2003)

This article discusses Functional Context Education (FCE) principles, in which basic skills (literacy) instruction is integrated (embedded) within vocational job training.

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2003-10-30

Functional Context Education (FCE) Part 1: New Interest in FCE Theory and Principles for Integrating Basic Skills and Work Skills (2003)

This article discusses a renewed interest in Functional Context Education (FCE) principles, in which basic skills (literacy) instruction is integrated (embedded) within vocational job training.

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2003-10-24

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