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Mount Royal College's College-Wide Learning Outcomes Initiative Phase 3: Integrating, Teaching to and Assessing Skills-based Learning Outcomes (2000)

In 1997, Mount Royal College in Calgary, Alberta, launched an eight-year plan to integrate skills-based learning outcomes across the organization. In the third phase of the project, the college continued to find ways to support its instructors in the initiative.

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2013-11-14

Imagine the Challenge: Building Community Capacity Through Developing Teachers' and Students' Information and Communications Technology Skills (2000)

A Showcase Grassroots Project

Participating in Imagine the Challenge helped both students and teachers at four schools develop their information and communications technology (ICT) skills and, at the same time, build a global community.

Between September 1999 and January 2000, a Canadian runner named David Adie ran more than 5,000 kilometres between the east and the west coasts of Australia as part of the international Steps 2 Peace project.

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2013-10-29

CORCAN's Offender Employability Skills Project: The Civilizing Power of Skills (2000)

CORCAN, an agency within the Correctional Service of Canada, is rehabilitating offenders by developing their employability skills.

Offenders generally lack the generic skills, attitudes, and behaviours needed to find and keep a job when they re-enter society. CORCAN’s Offender Employability Skills Project addresses that problem by helping offenders prepare for employment as part of their rehabilitation.

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2013-10-10

B.C. School District 59 and its Community: Teaching Skills Deliberately - Building Ownership for Skills-based Learning Outcomes (2000)

British Columbia’s School District 59, based in Dawson Creek, has developed a process that helps teachers and students agree on what different skills look like in different contexts, including the classroom or a co-op program.

In the Employability Skills Carousel activity, the teacher selects between eight and 10 employability skills for students to focus on in a given term.

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2013-09-27

Applications of Working and Learning: Making education more relevant by supporting educators - Showing educators how the skills they teach are used in the workplace (2000)

The Applications of Working and Learning (AWAL) Project helps middle and secondary school teachers and student teachers connect the curriculum they teach in the classroom with the application of that knowledge in the workplace.

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2013-09-19

Strategic Recruiting: Using Creative Communication Principles to Find the People You Need (2000)

This document is based on a half-day workshop presented during the annual general meeting of Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO) in October, 2000.

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2013-03-14

A Happy Media: Using Public Relations to Meet Your Outreach Needs (2000)

This document is based on a half-day workshop presented at Community Literacy of Ontario’s annual general meeting in October 2000. The authors have included seven exercises to help organizations identify their target audience and decide how to reach that audience through mass media.

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2013-02-14

Taking the First Step - An LBS Referral Assessment (2000)

This document offers an updated version of the literacy skills assessment used by Project READ Literacy Network in Ontario’s Waterloo-Wellington region since the mid-1990s. The updated document is aligned with the five levels of the Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) Learning Outcomes Matrix.

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2012-08-28

The Implementation of the Skills Development Employment Benefit Program: A Preliminary Look (2000)

This report was prepared for the Toronto Training Board, an independent, non-profit corporation governed by a board of directors representing business, labour, women, persons with disabilities, visible/racial minorities, Francophones and educators/trainers.

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2012-08-14

Tobacco Free Too - Student Workbook (2000)

This workbook was prepared by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

Aimed at young people, the workbook contains information on the human body; the negative effects of tobacco; the lure of tobacco advertising; and how to support someone who is trying to quit smoking.

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2012-03-19

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