Workplace Literacy

Workplace Education Activities in Saskatchewan: An Overview (1996)

This document presents the results of a survey conducted in Saskatchewan concerning Workplace Education. Twenty-nine organizations responded to the survey, which consisted of nearly 50 questions.

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1996-01-01

Workplace Basic Skills: A Teacher's Guide for Community-based Literacy Programs (1995)

This guide has been designed to help community-based literacy instructors plan, select, and teach materials that their students will have to use in the workplace.

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1995-01-01

What Makes a Successful Workplace Education Program? (1995)

There are still no long-term policies in the field of workplace literacy in Canada, in part because there is little information to draw upon as to what has worked and not worked and why in program delivery. This qualitative study sought to find some of the answers to these questions.

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1995-01-01

Workplace Literacy -- Is There a Role for Vocational Institutions? (1995)

This report describes five case studies of workplace literacy initiatives. They include

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1995-01-01

Workplace Education Information Sheets (1995)

This article answers the following three questions:
1) What Does the Workplace Education Consortium in Saskatchewan do?
2) What information does a Literacy Task Analysis provide?
3) What information does an Organizational Needs Assessment provide?

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1995-01-01

Union Roles In Workplace Literacy (1993)

This article argues that organized labour unions can play a vital role in workforce development and that unions, companies, and government work together to develop cooperative training initiatives. It focuses specifically on labour's responsibilities in this new relationship and examines labour's role in providing needed literacy and training programs.

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1993-01-01

Literacy Initiatives in Canadian Municipalities (1993)

This research examines literacy initiatives in Canadian municipalities, presents case studies on several of the initiatives, examines the role of partnerships to support and deliver the literacy programs in the municipal workplace, and makes recommendations for future action.

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1993-01-01

The Impact of Workplace Literacy Programs: a New Model for Evaluating the Impact of Workplace Literacy Programs (1993)

This report describes how two workplace literacy programs were evaluated, to develop an impact assessment model for workplace literacy programs, and to produce data on the impact of the two quite different workplace literacy programs in the areas of learner gains, workplace improvements, and literacy-related changes in learners' families.

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1993-01-01

Volunteering in the Workplace: (1993)

How to Promote Employee Volunteerism

This guide is intended for volunteer centres and other voluntary organizations at the local level. It examines:
a) the advantages of promoting employee volunteerism in your community;
b) the reasons why companies get involved and the potential benefits to their employees;
c) various ways in which companies of all types can encourage volunteerism among their employees; and

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1993-01-01

Needs Assessment for the Construction Industry in B.C.& the Yukon (1992)

As its title suggests, this Needs Assessment deals with basic skills upgrading needs and ways to respond to those needs. There are many recommendations in this report - recommendations concerning courses, English as a second language, promotion, research, Clear Language, and computer learning opportunities, to name just a few.

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1992-01-01

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