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B.C. Ministry of Education: Showing What a Skill Looks Like (1998)

A school district in British Columbia has developed performance criteria with which students, teachers, and employers can assess students’ employability skills.

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2013-09-26

Bank of Montreal's Learning for Success: Success Is What You Do and How You Do It (1999)

Bank of Montreal changed its approach to workforce development to meet the challenges of a changing business environment.

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2013-09-25

Backyard Bird Feeding In Newfoundland: Using Peer and Cross-Tutoring to Help Primary Students Acquire Information and Communications Technology Skills (1991)

A Showcase Grassroots Project

Backyard Bird Feeding in Newfoundland used peer and cross-tutoring to help schoolchildren acquire information and communications technology (ICT) skills through learning about the habits and habitats of local birds.

Completed in April 2000, the Internet-based learning project was supported by Industry Canada’s GrassRoots program.

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2013-09-20

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

Alberta's Initiatives for Adult Learners: When Traditional Education Yields Diminishing Returns (1998)

Alberta’s Advanced Education and Career Development (AECD) program is developing the general employability skills of adult learners, particularly those who do not benefit from traditional academic programming.

The program includes the Adult Development Reform Initiative (ADRI), aimed at adults who have low levels of education and limited employability skills.

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2013-09-18

Refining the Learning Process in Newfoundland: E-Learning Innovation at North Atlantic (2001)

E-learning is helping the North Atlantic oil refinery on Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula keep up with rapidly changing technology and regulations.

The refinery processes 105,000 barrels of oil a day and is closer than any other refinery in North America to international sources of crude oil in the North Sea, West Africa, and the Arabian Gulf.

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2013-09-13

Early Off the Mark: RBC Financial Group's E-Learning Track Record (2001)

E-learning provides the solution to the time challenges faced by busy employees at RBC Financial Group.

RBC’s human resource strategy has shifted from classroom-based learning to workplace learning, self-directed learning, and learning activities mapped to general competencies. At the same time, RBC Financial Group’s self-directed learning and blended learning use both e-learning and classroom delivery.

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2013-09-12

Commitment and Communication: Ceridian's E-Learning Success (2001)

Since 1999, Canada’s leading employer services company, Ceridian, has used e-learning to provide training to employees scattered over a broad geographical area.

Ceridian provides payroll and human resource management solutions to businesses of all sizes. About 16 per cent of the Canadian workforce is paid through Ceridian payroll services.

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2013-09-11

Learning Technologies in the Workplace Award Winner 2002: SaskTel (2002)

SaskTel has launched a number of initiatives to help its employees make full use of the new technologies that shape its business.

SaskTel is Saskatchewan’s leading full-service telecommunications company, employing more than 4,000 people in more than 50 communities throughout the province.

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2013-09-06

Learning Technologies in the Workplace Award Winner 2002: Hafner Inc. (2002)

Textile manufacturer Hafner Inc. is committed to using technology to enhance learning in the workplace.

Hafner Inc., which manufactures textiles for home furnishing and apparel markets in North America and Europe, employs about 500 workers at its mills in Granby, Quebec.

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2013-09-05

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