Workplace numeracy

Numeracy Indicator - A Guide for Employers (2009)

The authors of this document have provided a series of Level 1 and Level 2 assessment questions to help employers learn more about the numeracy skills of their employees. This tool can help employers determine employees’ existing skill levels; identify training needs; and focus workplace training to target specific areas that need improvement.

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2011-09-02

All About Me (2008)

QLWG Essential Life Skills - Unit 9

Competency-based learning meets the needs of all learners. It is important to keep in mind, however, that all learners are different. In order to address the needs and interests of all learners, the units in this publication have been divided by Essential Life Skills and Individual Life Skills.

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2009-09-17

VOICE: A Dynamic and Interactive Approach for Exploring Employment Possibilities (2007)

VOICE was developed to assist facilitators working in employment preparation. The hands-on activities can be used to gain knowledge and empower participants to make transitions to the world of work by helping them to identify their interests, skills, and most importantly their own voice.

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2009-05-15

Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Medium Business Winner, 2002: Royal Star Foods Limited (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study looks at the programs in place at Royal Star Foods Ltd., a seafood processing plant in Tignish, P.E.I.

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2008-12-09

Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy Large Business Winner, 2002: Boeing Canada Technology - Winnipeg Division (2002)

This Conference Board of Canada (http://www.conferenceboard.ca) case study focuses on the Winnipeg Division of Boeing Canada Technology. Boeing employs 24 deaf workers in its Winnipeg plant and has developed two workplace education programs specifically geared to the needs of this group: the Reading Workplace Documents for Deaf Learners program and the Math for Deaf Learners program.

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2008-11-19

The Components of Numeracy (2006)

As the quantitative and technical aspects of life become more important, adults require higher levels of numeracy to function effectively. In order to achieve these higher levels, numeracy instruction in adult basic education programs needs to be improved and expanded.

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2008-05-02

Case 6 : The Synergy of Formal and Informal Training in the Workplace (2008)

This case study looks at the workplace learning programs available at Palliser Furniture Ltd, the largest furniture manufacturer in Canada, with over 1200 workers worldwide. For this study, the author focuses on programs the company offers in basic computer skills, manufacturing and leadership, and high school upgrading in English and math.

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2008-02-14

Making Math Concrete (and Iron, and Plastic) (2005)

Numeracy and construction trades

Making Math Concrete (and Iron, and Plastic) is an article that appears in the spring 2005 issue of the journal "Literacies." In this article, "Literacies" interviews Sue Grecki, a workplace educator with the BC Construction Industry Skills Improvement Council (SkillPlan), who is involved in a numeracy research project with the University of British Columbia.

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2007-10-02

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

Provincial Models of Program Integration (2006)

Phase 1 Report

Academic Upgrading programs are moving forward on the One Stop initiative in a variety of ways. Phase 1 of the Provincial Models of Program Integration project showed considerable activity between Academic Upgrading programs and a whole range of college and community programs, services and service organizations available to them.

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2006-06-13

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