Resource Category: Workplace Literacy and Essential Skills

Embedding Literacy & Essential Skills: Lessons from our research

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  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Resource Type: PDF
  • 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: PDF
  • 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: PDF
  • 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: PDF
  • 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

Embedding Literacy & Essential Skills in the Workplace: Final Research Report

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

This is the research report from the Embedding Literacy and Essential Skills in the Workplace research project conducted from October 2009 to December 2012. The project investigated strategies for developing sustainable, practical workplace literacy initiatives embedded into work environments in the corrections sector, the Aboriginal sector, and the healthcare sector. The presentation of the overall… Keep reading