Workplace Wednesday – June 20, 2012
Date posted: June 20, 2012
Welcome to Workplace Wednesday, where we connect you with literacy resources related to business, industry, and the workplace.
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Workforce literacy essential skills: pilot project 2009 – 2011.
Ruth Derrick, Liz Robins, Suzanne Pederson, Nancy Watters. Victoria, BC: Literacy Victoria, 2011.
This made-in-BC guide to creating a workforce literacy program is divided into sections: Introduction, Program model – lessons learned, Curriculum modules overview, Example of a group learning workshop, Numeracy skills, Resource lists, Program documents. It is the result of a two-year pilot project on delivering a workforce literacy and essential skills program in a community-based adult literacy organization, with corporate, knowledge and community partners, where services were offered at no cost to participants. The purpose is to support individuals at IALSS level 1 and 2 to prepare for employment and successfully integrate into the workplace. The program includes support for learners during their probationary periods in the workplace.
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Also available online at http://www.nald.ca/library/learning/literacy_victoria/wles/pilot_project_2009_11/pilot_project_2009_11.pdf