Practitioner Resources

Baker – Job Profile (2013)

This document is housed on the Government of Alberta server.

This job profile is part of a career planning resource, presented in clear, easy to read language. It explains what bakers do on the job, and gives examples of places they might work, like restaurants and hospitals.

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2014-04-08

Chapter 4 – Canada's Government, Activity 6 – How a Bill Becomes Law - Listening, Parts A & B: Citizenship Resource [Audio – 3:37] (2010)

This audio file is part of a resource designed for instructors who are teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) to adults. It is part of an activity in the section on Canada’s government, and explains the steps involved in bringing forward a proposed law and debating it in Parliament.

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2014-04-07

My BVC is a community where people take care of each other (2013)

In the summer of 2013, heavy rainfall triggered catastrophic flooding in Alberta, killing several people and displacing thousands of others.

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2014-04-04

National Occupational Standards: Introduction – Benefits and Uses (2011)

This document offers an introduction to National Occupation Standards (NOS), which describe the standard knowledge, skill, and performance required to be considered competent in a particular occupation.

These standards apply to all employees in an occupation, regardless of their work setting or company size, and are compiled in collaboration with occupational and industry experts, the authors explain.

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2014-04-03

Easy Reading Job Profiles Dictionary (2013)

This document is housed on the Government of Alberta server.

This document is part of an easy reading career planning series, and explains the eight symbols used in the series to designate different job groups. The eight groups refer to jobs for people who like to clean things; drive or move things; help or serve people; make or fix things; prepare food; protect things; sell things; or work with living things like plants or animals.

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2014-04-03

Chapter 4 – Canada's Government, Activity 4 – Vocabulary and Pronunciation, Parts B & C: Citizenship Resource [Audio – 0:52] (2010)

This audio file is part of a resource developed for instructors who teach concepts of Canadian citizenship in an English as a Second Language (ESL) class for adults. It accompanies a chapter on government, and provides some of the vocabulary related to that topic.

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2014-04-02

Educators' Guide: National Occupational Standards (2011)

This document provides guidelines, tips, and templates to help workplace educators and trainers design programs based on National Occupational Standards (NOS), which describe the standard knowledge, skill, and performance levels required to be considered competent in a particular occupation.

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2014-04-02

Employers' guide: Teaching Businesses how to Implement National Occupational Standards in the Workplace (2011)

This document provides guidelines and tips for the design of human resources programs based upon National Occupational Standards (NOS) for various positions within the food processing industry. The NOS describe the skills and knowledge needed to perform competently in an occupation.

The guide is divided into two parts, with the first part providing a general introduction to NOS and highlighting their benefits and uses.

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2014-03-31

Things are cooking in my kitchen (2013)

The Stories from the Field project reports on current issues, challenges, and innovative work happening in the adult Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) field throughout Alberta.

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2014-03-28

Tutor Workshop Handbook (2010)

This Handbook is the result of a "best of the best" approach that can be used by tutors, trainers and literacy practitioners in general. The authors hope it is a tremendous resource that can help achieve higher levels of literacy throughout Ontario. It could also be used elsewhere, with the same results.

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2014-03-27

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