Workplace literacy

Workplace Literacy & Essential Skills - What Works? and Why? (2009)

Literature Review

This literature review examines works from 2006 to 2009 as a follow-up to a comprehensive report on international workplace literacy and basic skills, published by Alison Gray. The review surveys research, policy and practice documents from Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. The sources examined comprise primarily research studies and reports, including some French-language materials.

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2009-08-26

Participants' Handbook: Making Effective Presentations & Safety Talks (2009)

Effective Presentations and Safety Talks is a hands-on resource package developed to provide organizations with communication skills training for supervisors, safety trainers, lead hands and other employees interested in improving public speaking skills. The package is divided into five one-hour sections with each topic representing one hour of training.

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2009-08-26

How Basic Skills Training Benefits Business (2009)

This one-page fact sheet would be useful to anyone unfamiliar with Basic Skills training. The READ Society provides information and statistics about Basic Skills training under the following headings:

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2009-08-14

How Essential Skills Training Benefits Business (2009)

This one-page fact sheet would be useful to anyone unfamiliar with Essential Skills training. The READ Society provides information and statistics about Essential Skills training under the following headings:

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2009-08-14

Best practices for late entry learners into college academic upgrading programs (2009)

Annotated bibliography - June 2008

This annotated bibliography covers a variety of topics related to late entry learners in college academic upgrading programs. The programs include: adult literacy, adult basic education and upgrading, adult education, best practices, aboriginal literacy, literacy among learners of English as a Second or other language, literacy for persons with disabilities, and workplace and essential skills.

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2009-08-04

A Manual for Setting up an Essential Skills Program within the Union or Workplace (2006)

Workplace essential skills programs have certain principles of good practice that ensure quality programming. They include: The union is a full partner from the outset in the initiative, including any needs assessment, program design, program evaluation, hiring staff and program delivery. The intent of the essential skills program is not to “fix” workers.

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2009-07-29

Cavendish Farms Learning Centre: A Profile (2008)

Cavendish Farms on Prince Edward Island is contributing to the development of an educated and competent workforce. Its Learning Centre in New Annan is proud of its ongoing commitment to improving employee education. Its mandate to provide a learner-centred environment with individualized instruction has remained the central core and helps shape the evolving programs. Although the centre was originally designed to facilitate G.E.D.

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2009-07-22

Filling The Gap: Building communities to support the aspiring apprentice (2008)

This research report aims to provide valuable insights for the Literacy and Basic Skills program (LBS). These tools and insights are meant for managers and instructors in community agencies across Ontario who wish to develop programming that will allow their learners to explore and prepare for apprenticeship in ways that are relevant and effective.

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2009-07-22

Post-secondary Education in Canada: Meeting our needs? (2009)

As the world struggles with the uncertainty of a major economic downturn, the need to ensure that Canadians have the right skills and knowledge for a sustainable economy is suddenly crucial. Post-secondary education (PSE) plays a key role in developing people’s potential and cultivating Canada’s human infrastructure.

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2009-07-22

Twelve Years of French-Language Adult Literacy Research in Canada: 1994-2005 (2009)

The years from 1994 to 2005 were marked by International Literacy Year, declared by UNESCO in 1990. Although numerous groups from community and educational settings had already conducted research in the field of literacy and

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2009-07-15

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