Workplace literacy programs

Putting Literacy on the Public Agenda: A Briefing Package for CUPE Activists (2012)

Measures taken by the federal government have created new opportunities for the provinces and territories to fund literacy activities. The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has prepared this information package to help its members advocate for literacy and Essential Skills (ES) programs at the provincial and territorial level.

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2012-06-27

Why is CUPE involved with literacy work? [Video – 2:45] (2012)

This brief animated video was prepared by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Canada’s largest labour union.

The narrator describes literacy as a tool for promoting equality and social change, helping workers succeed at work and in life. Literacy is the foundation for learning new skills required to deal with technological change.

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2012-06-04

Guide to Understanding Literacy & Essential Skills in the Workplace (2011)

This booklet explains how literacy and Essential Skills affect the workplace and offers a list of programs and services available in New Brunswick.

The authors explain what the nine Essential Skills are and offer examples of each one. They also describe the benefits to both employers and workers from improved skills.

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2012-05-22

Securing Prosperity through Canada's Human Infrastructure: The State of Adult Learning and Workplace Learning in Canada (2009)

Over the past few decades, Canada’s labour requirements have changed drastically — from a need for physical labourers to a need for knowledge workers — as a result of changes in economic and social conditions that have included advances in information and communication technologies, globalization of economic activity and shifting demographics.

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2009-12-16

What will your Return-On-Investment be? (2009)

Fact Sheet 6

The CAMA Literacy and Essential Skills in Municipal Workplaces Project has developed a six-part series of fact sheets on workplace literacy and essential skills. The fact sheets are:

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2009-11-18

Best Practices (2009)

Fact Sheet 5

The CAMA Literacy and Essential Skills in Municipal Workplaces Project has developed a six-part series of fact sheets on workplace literacy and essential skills. The fact sheets are:

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2009-11-18

Challenges and solutions (2009)

Fact Sheet 4

The CAMA Literacy and Essential Skills in Municipal Workplaces Project has developed a six-part series of fact sheets on workplace literacy and essential skills. The fact sheets are:

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2009-11-18

How municipal workplaces are tackling the issues (2009)

Fact Sheet 3

The CAMA Literacy and Essential Skills in Municipal Workplaces Project has developed a six-part series of fact sheets on workplace literacy and essential skills. The fact sheets are:

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2009-11-18

Why municipalities are involved in Workplace Literacy and Essential Skills (2009)

Fact Sheet 2

The CAMA Literacy and Essential Skills in Municipal Workplaces Project has developed a six-part series of fact sheets on workplace literacy and essential skills. The fact sheets are:

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2009-11-18

Myths and facts about Workplace Literacy and Essential Skills (2009)

Fact Sheet 1

The CAMA Literacy and Essential Skills in Municipal Workplaces Project has developed a six-part series of fact sheets on workplace literacy and essential skills. The fact sheets are:

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2009-11-18

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