Workplace Literacy

Improving Numeracy in Canada (2000)

The purpose of this paper is to consider how numeracy can be improved in Canada, taking into account the experience so far, both in Canada and internationally.

The focus is on adult numeracy, particularly at the more basic levels and in the workplace.

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2002-04-16

Team Problem Solving for Cook Trainees (2000)

Skills for Success Training Guide, A

This guide contains exercises intended to help students develop their skills and confidence in a working environment.

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2002-02-13

Action Research in Workplace Education (2001)

Handbook for Literacy Instructors, A

This handbook, based on a project funded by the National Literacy Secretariat, is built around the idea that action research can help change literacy practices as instructors actually become researchers.

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2002-02-08

Write For Your Reader (2002)

This handbook gives you the tools to write or edit your documents in plain language. This project also produced A Plain Language Audit Tool (http://www.nwt.literacy.ca/plainlng/auditool/cover.htm) as a separate document.

If you have questions about plain language or this handbook, contact:

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2002-01-01

Literacy, Numeracy and Labour Market Outcomes in Canada (2001)

This study uses Canadian data from the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) to investigate the relationship between labour market success and literacy skills, specifically prose literacy, document literacy and quantitative literacy or numeracy. Earnings is the most commonly used and widely accepted measure of labour market success.

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2001-01-01

BC Framework of Statements and Standards of Best Practices in Family Literacy (1999)

Prepared by Jean Rasmussen of Literacy BC, this Framework is intended as a guide to promote good practice and provide support and information to the many individuals and groups involved in family literacy

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2000-11-02

BC Framework of Statements and Standards of Best Practices in Family Literacy (1999)

Prepared by Jean Rasmussen of Literacy BC, this Framework is intended as a guide to promote good practice and provide support and information to the many individuals and groups involved in family literacy

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2000-11-02

The Writing's On The Wall (2000)

Implementing a Municipal Workforce Literacy Program: An Organizer's Guide

This manual is written for municipal managers, union representatives and others interested in establishing workforce literacy programs. The content is based on the experience of five Canadian municipalities where workforce literacy programs were established. In eight easy-to-read chapters, the manual provides readers with the following information :

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2000-10-02

A Guide for the Development of Policies and Procedures in Ontario's Community Literacy Agencies (2000)

This Guide helps community literacy agencies to develop policies and procedures by presenting additional policy development information on some key issues. This volume is offered as a companion to Volume One of the Guide for the Development of Policies and Procedures in Ontario's Community Literacy Agencies. While the material contained in this volume stands alone, it is assumed that most readers have already viewed the first volume.

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2000-09-08

People Over Programs (1999)

Some Characteristics of More Integrated Planning and Delivery of Employment and Training Programs and Some Possible Directions and Supports for Communities

This report attempts to provide some answers to three questions:
1) What are the major characteristics of effective, integrated planning and delivery of employment and training programs?
2) What are some practical steps that communities can take to move towards more integrated planning and service delivery that is focused on the needs of clients?

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2000-08-11

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