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The Reading Comprehension Skills Needed in a Fully Performing Workforce – A Breakthrough in Understanding: Policy Consequences for Alberta (2010)

This report compares estimates of the demand for literacy skills in the province of Alberta to estimates of the available supply of such skills. It also provides an overview of the instruction that would be required to eliminate the literacy skill shortages; an approximation of what such instruction would cost; and estimates of the direct economic benefits that might occur if such an investment were made.

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2013-09-10

Up Skill Athabasca: Providing Essential Skills for the Athabasca Region and the Oil Sands Industry (2012)

Presentation given during The Centre for Literacy Summer Institute 2012, June 27 - 29, 2012 in Montreal, QC

This presentation offers an overview of a cross-sectoral demonstration project aimed at improving the Essential Skills of workers in the Wood Buffalo region of Alberta, home to the Athabasca Oil Sands.

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2013-06-28

Essential Skills and Social & Economic Equality [Video – 10:07] (2012)

This video features Scott Murray, president of DataAngel Policy Research, discussing the links between literacy levels, and social and economic equality.

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2012-12-11

An Analysis of Adult Aboriginal Literacy Levels in the Northwest Territories – Skills supply and demand - Part 4 [Video - 13:35] (2011)

This video is the final segment of a presentation by T. Scott Murray that explores the results of an analysis, completed in 2010, of adult Aboriginal literacy levels in the Northwest Territories, and looks at how those levels affect individuals, communities, and the nation. Murray is the president of DataAngel Policy Research, which collaborated with Bow Valley College in Calgary, Alberta, to produce the video presentation.

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2012-06-21

An Analysis of Adult Aboriginal Literacy Levels in the Northwest Territories – How skills influence outcomes - Part 3 [Video – 7:36] (2011)

This video is part of a presentation by T. Scott Murray on the results of an analysis, completed in 2010, of adult Aboriginal literacy levels in the Northwest Territories, and the effects of those levels on individuals, communities, and the nation. Murray is the president of DataAngel Policy Research, which collaborated with Bow Valley College in Calgary, Alberta, to produce the videos.

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2012-06-14

An Analysis of Adult Aboriginal Literacy Levels in Canada – How we think about skills and how skills relate to policy – Part 2 [Video – 14:08 (2011)

This is the second of four sections of a video presentation by T. Scott Murray, president of DataAngel Policy Research, which collaborated with Bow Valley College in Calgary, Alberta, to produce the series.

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2012-06-06

Part 1: An Analysis of Adult Aboriginal Literacy Levels in the Northwest Territories [Video - 10:06] (2011)

Literacy Skill Requirements in the Northwest Territories and the Ability of Aboriginal Peoples to Compete

This video is the first section of a four-part presentation by T. Scott Murray on the results of an analysis, completed in 2010, of adult Aboriginal literacy levels in the Northwest Territories, and the effects of those levels on individuals, communities, and the nation. Murray is the president of DataAngel Policy Research, which collaborated with Bow Valley College in Calgary, Alberta, to produce the videos.

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2012-06-01

Understanding Aboriginal Literacy Markets in Canada: A segmentation analysis (2011)

This report explores the role that literacy plays in Canada’s labour markets, with a specific focus on how literacy influences the success of the country’s Aboriginal populations.

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2011-12-06
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