Workplace training

Best Practices (2009)

Fact Sheet 5

The CAMA Literacy and Essential Skills in Municipal Workplaces Project has developed a six-part series of fact sheets on workplace literacy and essential skills. The fact sheets are:

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2009-11-18

Why municipalities are involved in Workplace Literacy and Essential Skills (2009)

Fact Sheet 2

The CAMA Literacy and Essential Skills in Municipal Workplaces Project has developed a six-part series of fact sheets on workplace literacy and essential skills. The fact sheets are:

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2009-11-18

Beyond Worksheets: A Social and Holistic Approach to Numeracy - Practitioner Summary (2007)

For the past several years, literacy practitioners across the province have continually requested more professional development and resources to support numeracy facilitation in their programs. In direct response to this request, Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy (MTML) hosted the workshop, “Facilitating Numeracy: An Introduction,” developed and delivered by Tom Ciancone in August 2001.

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2009-09-02

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

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

Language for Work: CLB and Essential Skills for ESL Instructors (2009)

This guide is intended for ESL instructors who wish to use Essential Skills in the ESL classroom to enrich and support language acquisition, as well as communicative competence. It also provides ESL instructors with ideas that highlight the transferability of the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) and Essential Skills.

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2009-07-03

Employer Investment in Workplace Learning (2008)

Report on the Halifax Roundtable

The Work and Learning Knowledge Centre (WLKC) of the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) partnered with Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN) to convene a series of roundtables — in Toronto, Halifax, Yellowknife and Edmonton — on employer investment in workplace learning,involving senior government officials and senior representatives from business, labour, colleges/universities, Aboriginal organizations and NGOs from a particular province,

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2009-07-03

Will Employers Want Aging Boomers? (2008)

Discussion Paper Series

This report examines the current employer demand in the United States for older workers and explores how demand may be changing over time. It discusses the personal and social benefits of increased work by older adults, the reasons why baby boomers are likely to try to work longer than earlier generations, and whether employers appear to want older workers.

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2009-06-18

Online Learning for Adults: Factors that Contribute to Success (2008)

A Literature Review

The Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Program was approved for delivery in July 2004 at all 24 colleges in Ontario by the Colleges Branch of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. ACE is a Grade 12 Equivalent program for the purpose of entry to college and apprenticeship programming.

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2009-05-20

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