2000

Learning for our Lives (2000)

A Union Guide to Worker-Centred Literacy

This handbook has been developed by the Canadian Labour Congress as part of its action plan Learning in Solidarity: Sharing a Vision of Union Literacy. Unions intending to set up or strengthen a literacy program for their members will find this guide helpful.

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2007-11-28

Bargaining Basic Skills (2000)

What Unions Should Know About Negotiating Worker-Centred Literacy Programs

This handbook is designed to help unions negotiate literacy and basic skills programs for their members. It is intended for those unions just starting to consider the possibility of bargaining for a literacy program, as well as unions that already have language on training but are seeking to add a basic skills component.

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2007-11-26

The Electronic Learning Record: Assessment and Management of Skills and Knowledge (2000)

Research Report

This document reports the results of a research project undertaken by Dr. Kathryn Barker of FuturEd for Literacy BC and the National Literacy Secretariat on the concept of an electronic learning record or portfolio. An electronic learning record is a digitally generated and stored inventory of the skills and knowledge acquired by an individual during their lifetime through either formal or informal learning.

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2007-10-22

A Guide for Planning and Conducting an Organizational Needs Assessment for Municipal Workplace Literacy Programs (2000)

This workbook is for stakeholder committee members or others responsible for planning and implementing workplace education programs for municipal employees. It shows how to plan and carry out an Organizational Needs Assessment (ONA) in a way that suits individual workplaces. The ONA is one of the first activities in the program planning process. It helps determine what programs should be offered and how they should be offered.

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2007-10-02

Eight BC Workforce Literacy Initiatives (2000)

Final Report

With funding from the National Literacy Secretariat (NLS) of Human Resources Development Canada, Literacy BC has implemented "Eight BC Workforce Literacy Initiatives," a series of projects intended to

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2007-09-24

Serious Economic Issues and Policy Solutions (2000)

VIEWPOINTS 2000

The third bi-annual Canadian Labour and Business Centre Leadership Survey of 4,442 private sector business leaders, public sector management, and private and public sector labour leaders was conducted between March and April 2000.

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2007-04-13

The Healthy Workplace (2000)

VIEWPOINTS 2000

The third biannual Canadian Labour and Business Centre Leadership Survey was conducted between March and April 2000, and was sent to 4,442 business leaders in the private sector, public sector management and leaders of trade unions.

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2007-04-13

Labour-Management Relations in Canada: Trends and Impacts (2000)

VIEWPOINTS 2000

The health of the relationship between management and labour has a very real impact on the economic and social well being of all Canadians. The state of this relationship affects economic performance at different levels of the economy. The interactions between management and labour may be quite different at the various levels, from individual workplaces to industry sectors to the national economic environment and labour market.

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2007-04-13

Literacy: Focused on the Workplace (2000)

Vignettes and Learning Activities focusing on the Literacy - Workplace Link

This document includes two adult learner stories regarding their family background, their memories of school and learning, and some of their work experiences.

There are also learning activities such as a vocabulary matching game, learning about past tense, a comparison game, and a question & answer section regarding either or both stories.

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2006-08-10

What Doesn't Get Written Down (2000)

How Experienced Literacy Workers Move from the Generalities of Training Plans to the Specifics of Daily Practice

In 1999-2000, the Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy conducted a project called Adapting for a New Environment. The purpose of this project was to try to relate existing knowledge about literacy work to the new requirements of the provincial Literacy and Basic Skills Section. Two sets of workshops were held.

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2006-07-11

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