Workplace literacy

Literacy Development and Poverty Reduction: Seven Recommendations for Action (2011)

This report was developed by the Nunavut Literacy Council (NLC) in response to the Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction’s call for contributions to an action plan.

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2013-09-17

Literacy for Life Presents Literacy Programs [Video 3:00] (2011)

Since 1998, the Literacy for Life Foundation has been providing free and low-cost programs in the municipal district of Foothills, south of Calgary, Alberta. This short video provides an overview of the programs offered by the organization, and builds awareness of the importance of literacy at all stages of life.

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2013-08-06

Plain Language Worksheets (2010)

These worksheets provide practice for some of the concepts described in “Plain Language: A guide to clear, effective communication.”

The authors have included activities to help pinpoint the purpose of a document and to identify its intended audience. Other activities focus on preparing an outline for a document and on writing and revising it.

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2013-04-29

Building Our Capacity: A Workplace Literacy Coordination Model (2001)

This report is the result of a project that created a model to help literacy providers and networks set up their own process for coordinating workplace education services within their regions.

The report is divided into seven sections: workplace planning process; marketing; evaluation of process; field testing; recommendations, challenges and accomplishments; financial requirements; and resources and bibliography.

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2012-11-02

New Brunswick Directory of English-Language Literacy Programs (2011)

This directory lists programs and initiatives that provide literacy education and support throughout New Brunswick.

The first section lists province-wide programs that operate in communities around New Brunswick, while subsequent sections list local programs and initiatives by county.

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2012-06-20

Retail Curriculum: Practitioner (2004)

This practitioner’s guide is part of a series of Essential Skills occupational curricula developed by Prince Edward Learning Centre and Literacy Link Eastern Ontario (LLEO) for adult upgrading programs and complements the material contained in the corresponding learner’s document.

In this document, the authors provide answer keys for activities contained in the learner’s document.

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2011-10-18

Reading the Future: Keppel Disney [Video - 5:17] (2008)

This five-minute video is one of a series prepared by the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL), featuring adult learners explaining how improving their literacy skills changed their lives.

The subject of this video is a 44-year-old man who grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan and, from the beginning, struggled academically in his small rural school. He dropped out of school and eventually ended up in jail.

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2011-03-22

The bottom line, No. 5 (1997)

April 1997

This issue includes an article on a project jointly sponsored by a local of the Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE) and the Workplace Education Manitoba Steering Committee (WEMSC). The Learning Experience Centre takes a holistic approach to teaching, focusing on the individual as a worker, community member and member of a larger family unit.

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2010-03-03

The bottom line, No. 4 (1997)

January 1997

This issue includes articles on a symposium held in Calgary to consider the results of the Canadian component of the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS); plans for a workplace literacy forum to be held in Yellowknife; and the link between literacy retention and workplace literacy demands.

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2010-03-03

The bottom line, No. 3 (1996)

October 1996

This issue of the newsletter includes an account of a workshop addressing the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS)and its Canadian component. Another article deals with how reading and writing skills are applied in the construction industry.

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2010-02-24

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