Workplace training

Casino Reading Skills: Essential Skills for the Gaming Industry (2010)

This document is one in a series of seven workbooks designed to help new and potential employees in the gaming industry develop their essential skills.

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2012-03-12

Casino Document Use: Essential Skills for the Gaming Industry (2010)

This workbook is one in a series developed during a two-year project initiated by the Canadian Gaming Centre of Excellence (CGCE), a subsidiary of Manitoba Lotteries. While the focus of the project involved meeting the training needs of Aboriginal or new Canadians, the material is relevant to any potential or new employees in the gaming industry.

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2012-02-07

Casino Math: Essential Skills for the Gaming Industry (2010)

This workbook is part of a series developed through a two-year project initiated by the Canadian Gaming Centre of Excellence (CGCE), a subsidiary of Manitoba Lotteries. While the project focused on meeting the training needs of Aboriginal or new Canadians, the material could be relevant for any new or potential employees in the gaming industry.

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2012-01-31

Essential Skills: Worth the Investment [Video - 7:31] (2011)

Find out how investing in essential skills training will help you meet the challenges of an increasingly digital workplace

This video uses real Canadian companies to show that investing in employees’ Essential Skills development makes good business sense.

Prepared by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), the video features interviews with representatives from companies in a variety of fields, including trucking, automotive service, sheet-metal fabrication, and printing.

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2011-12-09

Raising Awareness of Essential Skills with Employers Who Hire Apprentices (2011)

Summary Report

In the spring of 2010, the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) undertook a project to increase employer awareness of Essential Skills (ES) and to provide guidance for implementing ES upgrading within their organizations.

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2011-12-09

Fact Sheet - Learning to Do: Participation in Job-related Training (2010)

The authors note that according to Statistics Canada figures, one-quarter of working-age adults in Canada participate in job-related training, with younger adults more likely to be involved in such training than their older counterparts.

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2011-12-06

Fact Sheet - Learning to Do: Availability of Workplace Training (2010)

The percentage of Canadian workplaces offering some form of training has increased, from 54 percent in 1999 to 59 percent in 2005, according to Statistics Canada documents. But the authors note that despite this increase, Canadian employers lag behind their European counterparts when it comes to the availability of such training, placing well behind the United Kingdom, Denmark, Sweden and France.

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2011-12-02

Protecting Our Most Valuable Resource: The Business Case for Lifelong Learning and Job-based Training (2011)

In 2010, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) surveyed employers about such issues as how workplace training benefits employers; the level of demand for training in the private sector; incentives necessary to meet the demand for workplace training; and the ideal model for training that works in all regions of the province and in all sectors of the economy.

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2011-11-08

Welcoming Employees with FASD into your Workplace (2010)

Helping Adults with FASD

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), a brain injury that occurs during pregnancy, is one of the most common disabilities in today’s world. The goals of this guide are to help employers begin to understand FASD; to help reduce the stigma of FASD; and to suggest practical strategies to help adults with FASD succeed in the workplace.

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2011-10-14

Guide to Effective Technologies and Tools for Providing Online Staff Training (2011)

This guide is the result of a research project undertaken by Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO) to find out more about effective technologies used for providing staff development and training both within the Employment Ontario delivery network and within the broader education and training sector.

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2011-09-30

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