Workplace training

Workshops on Literacy, Economy and Society (1996)

On September 3rd and 4th, 1996, WWESTNET hosted the first of two workshops in Calgary, which addressed the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) and its Canadian component. The purpose of the bottom line on basics: A Workshop on Literacy, Economy and Society was twofold. The first goal was to bring together western and northern Canadian literacy and language umbrella groups to identify and examine relevant issues raised by the studies.

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1996-01-01

Workplace Education Activities in Saskatchewan: An Overview (1996)

This document presents the results of a survey conducted in Saskatchewan concerning Workplace Education. Twenty-nine organizations responded to the survey, which consisted of nearly 50 questions.

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1996-01-01

What Makes a Successful Workplace Education Program? (1995)

There are still no long-term policies in the field of workplace literacy in Canada, in part because there is little information to draw upon as to what has worked and not worked and why in program delivery. This qualitative study sought to find some of the answers to these questions.

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1995-01-01

Workplace Literacy -- Is There a Role for Vocational Institutions? (1995)

This report describes five case studies of workplace literacy initiatives. They include

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1995-01-01

The Impact of Workplace Literacy Programs: a New Model for Evaluating the Impact of Workplace Literacy Programs (1993)

This report describes how two workplace literacy programs were evaluated, to develop an impact assessment model for workplace literacy programs, and to produce data on the impact of the two quite different workplace literacy programs in the areas of learner gains, workplace improvements, and literacy-related changes in learners' families.

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1993-01-01

Needs Assessment for the Construction Industry in B.C.& the Yukon (1992)

As its title suggests, this Needs Assessment deals with basic skills upgrading needs and ways to respond to those needs. There are many recommendations in this report - recommendations concerning courses, English as a second language, promotion, research, Clear Language, and computer learning opportunities, to name just a few.

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1992-01-01

Workplace Literacy Demands (1989)

The purpose of this study was to identify the literacy requirements of 10 college vocational training programs and their corresponding occupations. This document estimates the “readability” of the curriculum of the vocational courses and of the materials used at the job site. Results may help to improve instruction and assist basic education students in making more accurate career choices based on their skills.

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1990-01-01

Field Trips, Tours & Field Studies & Worksite Audits (1995)

City School District School-to-Work Tours

This document provides a step-by-step approach to planning a field trip. It also includes activities and forms that can be used to make the field trip as educational and problem-free as possible.

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1990-01-01

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