Work research

Blended Learning for Soft Skills Development (2010)

Testing a Four-Level Framework for Integrating Work and Learning to Maximize Personal Practice and Job Performance

“Blended learning” refers to combining different kinds of instructional approaches, like face-to-face learning and coaching, with a variety of technologies, including discussion boards, e-content, and conference calls.

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2012-03-27

Digital Skills Research: Interview with Natalie Frank, Manager, OLES – Consultations with employers [Audio – 2:55] (2011)

This audio file is part of a podcast series developed by Office of Literacy and Essential Skills (OLES), Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), describing a research project that will help to update the computer use element of the Essential Skills framework.

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2012-03-21

Workplace Learning - Bridging Employer and Employee Needs in BC's Capital Region - Phase 1: Report (2009)

The READ Society’s Workplace Learning project, Phase 1, sought to explore and understand the issues that employers in British Columbia's Capital Region were having regarding hiring, retaining and promoting employees with lower literacy skills.

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2009-06-26

Will Employers Want Aging Boomers? (2008)

Discussion Paper Series

This report examines the current employer demand in the United States for older workers and explores how demand may be changing over time. It discusses the personal and social benefits of increased work by older adults, the reasons why baby boomers are likely to try to work longer than earlier generations, and whether employers appear to want older workers.

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2009-06-18

Labour - Management Relations in Canada (2002)

ViewPoints 2002

The health of the relationship between management and labour has a very real impact on the economic and social well being of all Canadians. This biennial Viewpoints survey began in 1996, gathering perceptions from labour and management on industry and workplace relations.

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2007-05-16

Reaching Across the Barriers (2004)

Increasing Outreach and Participation in Family and Adult Literacy Programs

This literature review outlines a range of different strategies based on various studies and the experiences of Kingston Literacy.

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2005-11-03

Women's Invisible Work (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1986 - Vol. 4, No. 3

Work carried out in the formal economy gives only a partial picture of all the economically significant activities performed in a society. In fact. the formal economy is buttressed by a large amount of unaccounted for work, carried out by women and men, without pay, in their homes or communities or in the "informal" sphere, where money transactions may take place, but do not enter into national economic accounting.

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2004-08-23
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