Workplace Literacy

Are We Facing a 'Literacy Surplus' in the Workforces of the United States and Canada? (2000)

This article examines the idea of a "literacy surplus," in which the overall skills of the workforce exceed the overall demands of workplaces. The author presents statistics and arguments to support this theory, and considers the implications for adult literacy education policy.

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2000-08-11

Workforce Literacy in Canadian Municipalities: A Status Report in the Year 2000 (2000)

This report examines the status of workforce literacy programs in Canadian municipalities. A decade ago there were approximately eight municipalities that supported a policy/program on literacy for their employees. In the year 2000, approximately thirty municipal governments have either completed a program, currently have a program in place, or are considering implementing a literacy program in the immediate future.

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2000-08-10

Equity Across the Curriculum (1997)

At the beginning of 1993, East End Literacy in the Toronto area initiated an anti-discrimination change process. This process involved every level of the organization : the board of directors, staff and volunteers, and the programs and servives provided to more than 150 adults each year. As a result, East End Literacy has made significant progress in identifying existing barriers and making changes accordingly throughout the organization.

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2000-08-02

Speaking Notes for a panel presentation at the National Summit on Literacy and Productivity (2000)

This document presents notes used by the author to guide his presentation about worker-centred literacy as part of a panel discussion for the National Summit on Literacy and Productivity.

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2000-01-01

Looking Back, Looking Forward: A Conversation with Workplace Educators (2000)

The impetus for this paper is based on a presentation the author gave to the Manitoba Association of Workplace Educators and Consultants (MAWEC) in March 1999, as part of the Workplace Education Practitioners' Think Tank coordinated by MAWEC and sponsored by the National Literacy Secretariat.

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2000-01-01

Literacy in Isolation (2000)

An Assessment of the Literacy Needs of Oil & Gas Camp Workers in the Fort St. John Area

This is the report of research conducted into the perceived literacy needs of Oil & Gas camp workers in isolated work camps in the Fort St. John area. It also investigated what types of programs could be implemented to meet these needs. The authors conducted interviews and reviewed existing research on the topic. The report provides recommendations to help camp workers upgrade their skills.

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2000-01-01

The Adult Education and Literacy System (AELS) in the United States (2000)

Moving From the Margins to the Mainstream of Education

Describes several ways in which increased literacy in adults can impact positively at work, at home, and in the community, including improvement in children's schooling and health. Argues that the adult education and literacy system in the U. S. should no longer be marginalized.

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2000-01-01

Into a New Light: Respect and Dignity for All (1999)

A Literacy and Economic Rights Resource Reader

A Literacy and Economic Rights Resource Reader, designed to create awareness of human rights and to help with the learning process in adult basic education.

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1999-01-01

Literacy, Welfare and Work: (1999)

Longitudinal Research Project - Final Report and Recommendations

The Literacy, Welfare and Work Longitudinal Research Project (LWW) is a multi-phase study of the complex relationship between literacy and employment, within the context of Welfare Reform. In this third and final phase, case study participants continued to be tracked as they proceeded with their education and/or employment plans.

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1999-01-01

Workplace Literacy Pilot Projects: A Discussion Paper (1999)

This paper is based on a review of the National Literacy Secretariat's (NLS) experience with workplace pilot projects. It examines the Secretariat's experience with innovations in workplace learning activities and organizational change strategies, and with the changes required which might better enable workplaces to become "learning organizations".

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