Resource Category: Workplace Literacy and Essential Skills

A British Columbia Workforce Literacy and Essential Skills Plan

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  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Resource Type: Report
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions

The British Columbia Workforce Literacy and Essential Skills Plan is designed to provide future generations of adult learners with literacy and essential skills to thrive in the workforce. It outlines eight strategies for developing a collaborative, learner-centred, workforce-oriented, evidence-based and sustainable approach to literacy and essential skills training: Increase literacy and essential skills (LES) program… Keep reading

Améliorer l’alphabétisation et les compétences essentielles des travailleurs déplacés: Analyse documentaire

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  • Publication Date: March 2020
  • Resource Type: Research
  • Source: SRDC
  • By: Shawn de Raaf, Xiaoyang Luo, Maria Montenegro, Patrick Wray

Enhancing Displaced Workers’ Literacy and Essential Skills: Literature Review

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  • Publication Date: March 2020
  • Resource Type: Research
  • Source: SRDC
  • By: Shawn de Raaf, Xiaoyang Luo, Maria Montenegro, Patrick Wray

Enhancing Displaced Workers’ Literacy and Essential Skills: Annual Report: Synthesis and Next Steps

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  • Publication Date: March 2020
  • Resource Type: Report
  • By: Laura Celeste, Shawn de Raaf, Xiaoyang Luo, Patrick Wray

Enhancing Displaced Workers’ Literacy and Essential Skills: Evaluation Framework

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  • Publication Date: June 2019
  • Resource Type: Research
  • Source: SRDC
  • By: Shawn deRaaf, Stephanie Parent, Xiaoyang Luo

Enhancing Displaced Workers’ Literacy and Essential Skills: Interview and Focus Group Report

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  • Publication Date: March 2020
  • Resource Type: Report
  • Source: SRDC
  • By: Laura Celeste, Shawn de Raaf, Dominique Leonard, Xiaoyang Luo, Patrick Wray

Embedding Literacy & Essential Skills: Lessons from our research

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  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Resource Type: Guidebook
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions
  • By: Tracy Defoe & Diana Twiss

A discussion of the Embedding Literacy and Essential Skills project, which investigated strategies for the development of sustainable, practical workplace literacy programs that could be incorporated into a work environment. The goal was to find a way to make literacy and essential skills considered a part of every workplace situation, not part of separate training… Keep reading

Literacy at Work: Information for Employers about Reading, Writing and Math Skills

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  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Resource Type: Backgrounder
  • Source: Okanagan College, Literacy BC
  • By: Chandra McCann

Written for employers, this booklet briefly reviews how literacy affects work and what employers can do to improve employee literacy skills that will benefit both themselves and their employees. Developed as part of the Learning Disabilities and Whole Life Learning Project.

Building Resilient Workers: Health and Safety at Work. Facilitator Guide

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  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Resource Type: curriculum
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions
  • By: Margaret Sutherland

Building Resilient Workers: Health and Safety at Work is a workforce literacy curriculum that consists of five modules that cover rights and responsibilities at work, hazards in the workplace, workplace First Aid, ergonomics, and workplace violence. It has reading, writing and oral communication activities embedded in the health and safety content. The curriculum includes a… Keep reading

Health and Safety at Work: Workbook

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  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Resource Type: Workbook
  • Source: Decoda Literacy Solutions
  • By: Margaret Sutherland

Building Resilient Workers: Health and Safety at Work is a workforce literacy curriculum that consists of five modules that cover rights and responsibilities at work, hazards in the workplace, workplace First Aid, ergonomics, and workplace violence. It has reading, writing and oral communication activities embedded in the health and safety content. The curriculum includes a… Keep reading