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Profitability in Diversity (2005)

A Report from the Round Table Discussions with Selected Employment Groups

The authors point out that while the Canadian plastics industry is growing rapidly, its workforce is aging and retiring, its traditional labour pool is shrinking, and it is competing with other strong industry sectors for employees. The sector requires a strategy for recruiting and retaining workers from non-traditional or underutilized labour markets.

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2012-02-13

CCL/SSHRC Knowledge Mobilization Symposium: May 15-18, 2008 - Harrison Hot Springs, BC (2008)

Final Report

In May 2008, the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) co-sponsored a symposium on knowledge mobilization with the goal of stimulating discussion about a variety of questions related to that concept.

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2012-02-13

In from the margins: Promising practices and possibilities for health and learning (2009)

From a working forum for health, literacy, and early childhood practitioners

This report includes more than 30 promising practices submitted and approved by the delegates attending a two-day forum entitled “In from the Margins: Promising Practices and Possibilities for Health and Learning,” held in Richmond, B.C., in March 2009.

The authors note that the promising practices appear as they were submitted and have not been evaluated by the working groups that organized the forum.

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2010-11-01

In from the margins: Promising practices and possibilities for health and learning (2009)

Forum reflections report

This report provides a detailed account and analysis of a two-day forum entitled “In From the Margins: Promising Practices and Possibilities for Health and Learning,” held in Richmond, B.C., in March 2009.

The authors say they hope this report can be a resource for other organizations trying to address the health of marginalized adults and their families.

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2010-11-01

High School to Apprenticeship Transition: Identifying and Sharing Best Practices (2010)

This report grew out of a forum held in February 2010 that brought together stakeholders in apprenticeship programs from across Canada.

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2010-05-18

PEI Literacy Alliance Environmental Scan (2010)

In February 2010, the PEI Literacy Alliance hosted a roundtable discussion with Island professionals who are literacy and essential skills (LES) experts. Representatives from government, industry and educational institutions attended the meeting. The report, incorporating comments from those representatives, provides a look at the state of LES in the province.

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2010-03-31

So you want to start a reading circle... (2009)

How to set up and run reading circles

This guide is a compilation of the knowledge, experience and best practice that has accumulated from the extensive knowledge Frontier College has acquired as well as and its work with reading circles throughout Canada since 1988. This guide is designed to help interested individuals, groups and organizations run and set up an efficient reading circle.

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2009-09-02

Reflections of the Sydney Writing Circle (2009)

This is a collection of stories and poems written by members of the Sydney Writing Circle, a group that is supported by the Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County in Nova Scotia. The Sydney Writing Circle continues to flourish. Each Tuesday afternoon members meet to share their writings, to engage in writing activities, and to lend encouragement to each
other.

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2009-07-29

Literacy for Deaf Immigrant Adults: A Symposium for Collaboration and Learning - Final report (2009)

Literacy for Deaf Immigrant Adults: A Symposium for Collaboration and Learning was a unique event, the first of its kind in Western Canada. It was inspired by the research project "Effective Techniques and Tools for Immigrant Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adults in Bilingual and Bicultural Literacy Programs" conducted by Bow Valley College instructor Brent Novodvorski.

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2009-07-07

Report on the 2008 National Symposium - Community Sustainability: Toward a culture of adult learning in Canada (2008)

The Adult Learning Knowledge Centre (AdLKC) is an initiative of the Canadian Council on Learning, a national independent, not-for-profit organization funded through an agreement with Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. Community Sustainability and Learning was the theme of AdLKC’s third national symposium, held June 23-25, 2008, in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

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2009-07-03

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