Workplace training

Essential Skills Program Implementation for Learning Networks: The Role of Employers and Learning Networks in an Essential Skills Program (2010)

This manual was designed to help Ontario’s Learning Networks with the implementation of brokering services for Essential Skills programs.

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2010-12-10

Workplace Essential Skills Manual for Employers: Understanding and implementing Essential Skills Training in the workplace (2010)

This manual is designed to help employers implement Essential Skills training in the workplace.

The authors list the nine Essential Skills and provide practical examples of each one. They also explain how improving employees’ skills can help a company’s bottom line.

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2010-11-30

Employer-Sponsored Training in Canada: Synthesis of the Literature using Data from the Workplace and Employee Survey (2007)

Report

This report presents a review of studies and articles on employer-sponsored training in Canada. The authors reviewed all documentation that used data from the Workplace and Employee Survey (WES) and, based on that review, have presented a synthesis of the current state of knowledge.

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2010-10-26

PEI Literacy Alliance Environmental Scan (2010)

In February 2010, the PEI Literacy Alliance hosted a roundtable discussion with Island professionals who are literacy and essential skills (LES) experts. Representatives from government, industry and educational institutions attended the meeting. The report, incorporating comments from those representatives, provides a look at the state of LES in the province.

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2010-03-31

Common Ground: English in the Workplace Training Manual (2010)

The manual begins by setting out general learning outcomes: understanding Canadian workplace safety policy; practising pronunciation clarity; learning about working in a multicultural organization; and expanding idiomatic and industry-specific vocabulary.

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2010-03-26

Common Ground: Facilitator's Manual (2010)

This manual is designed to provide both experienced and first-time English in the Workplace Program (EWP) facilitators with a ready-to-use curriculum and training guide that introduces workers from outside Canada to concepts of safety, pronunciation clarity, cultural awareness and other essential workplace skills.

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2010-03-24

TIES 2 Work - The First Year (2010)

2009 Update

This is the report on the first year of a three-year demonstration project called TIES 2 Work, funded by the New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour. It facilitates matches between employers and potential employees through 12 weeks of job-specific, essential-skills training, which results in employment at a minimum starting wage.

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2010-02-17

Workplace Learning - Bridging Employer and Employee Needs in BC's Capital Region - Phase 1: Literature Review and Bibliography (2009)

The study explored ways to help employers recruit and retain workers by providing basic skills training in the workplace.

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2010-01-27

Literacy Matters: Helping Newcomers Unlock Their Potential (2009)

The aim of this report is to draw attention to challenges at hand and encourage conversation with policymakers and stakeholders. Newcomers are a primary source of additional workers to the labour market, and their importance is steadily rising due to the slowing trend in domestic population growth.

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2010-01-26

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

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