training

New Workplace Curricula

Are you involved in workplace or workforce training? Check out these new publications from Community Literacy of Ontario! Last year, CLO received funding to support curriculum enhancements for Literacy and Basic Skills agencies. They identified occupational curriculum as an important topic with high interest from learners and practitioners. Working with four community-based literacy agencies in… Read more

ESL for ALL Self-study Course

The Alberta Government and the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB) announced the launch of the new online self-study course, An Introduction to ESL for ALL. An Introduction to ESL for ALL is a 20-hour online, asynchronous training course based on Canadian Language Benchmarks: English as a Second Language for Adult Literacy Learners (ESL for… Read more

Employment Training for Immigrant Women

The award-winning Educational Curriculum Manual: Employment Training for Low Literacy Immigrant Women is available online.  Developed by the Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association, it was written for teachers and administrators looking for workforce training resources for immigrant women with less than 12 years of education in their country of origin.  The training model is modular and… Read more

Tutor Ready

Developed through a partnership of LINCS’ Region 4 Professional Development Centre and Portland State University, Tutor Ready is a new, free online resource for literacy tutors. Tutor Ready puts tips and techniques into a just-in-time format organized around the four essential components of reading: alphabetics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. Within each component, content is presented… Read more