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 Adding to My Skills
   
Author(s):   Project READ
Published:   2011
Funder:   MTCU
   
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This is a Numeracy Curriculum for learners at Essential Skills Levels 1 and 2.  Its main focus is to use real-life numeracy activities as a starting point in order to develop skills required in the workplace.  

   
File(s):  PDF document AddingToMySkills.pdf
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Linked to:   Essential Skills



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 Spotlight on Change: An Essential Skills Upgrading Program for Women Over 40
   
Author(s):   Project READ
Published:   2010
Funder:   OLES
   
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An Essential Skills training program for women aged forty plus who are seeking employment. The program was designed to help participants increase their Essential Skills and their confidence so that they can build employability skills.

   
File(s):  PDF document SpotlightOnChangeCurriculum.pdf
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Linked to:   Essential Skills



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 Recognizing Life's Work: Helping Learner's Connect their Essential Skills from Home to Work
   
Author(s):   QUILL Learning Network
Published:   Date Unknown
Funder:   OLES and MTCU
   
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This kit is the first step in making the link for learners between skills that are developed through home-based activities and the skills required in certain occupations. The following 12 common leisure or home-based activities are used:

  1. Computers for personal use (social networking, email and research)
  2. Crossword Puzzles
  3. Entertaining (party planning/hosting)
  4. Fishing
  5. Gardening
  6. Housecleaning (including laundry)
  7. Household financial management
  8. Household food management (shopping, meal planning, cooking)
  9. Household scheduling and organizing (appointments, arranging service repair)
  10. Pet Care
  11. Playing board games/playing cards
  12. Reading for personal pleasure and interest (newspapers, magazines and books)
   
File(s):  PDF document helping_learners.pdf
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Linked to:   Essential Skills



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 Vocabulary Building Workbook
   
Author(s):   OLES
Published:   2013
Funder:   OLES
   
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The workbook contains 24 lessons with a variety of exercises to help you learn new words commonly used in the Canadian workplace.

   
File(s):  PDF document Vocabulary building workbook.pdf
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Linked to:   Essential Skills



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 VOICE: A Dynamic and Interactive Approach for Exploring Employment Possibilities
   
Author(s):   Ottawa Carleton District School Board Continuing Education
Published:   2007
Funder:   NLS, HRSDC
   
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VOICE is an acronym for Values, Organize time and overcome barriers, Interests, Changes, and Empower and engage in life. It was designed to prepare learners for employment. Hands-on activities teach and empower participants by helping them to identify their interests, skills and their own voice.

   
File(s):  PDF document VOICE.pdf
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 Community Works Handook
   
Author(s):   ALSO and OCCL
Published:   April 2008
Funder:   Adult Learning, Literacy and Essential Skills Program Human Resources and Social Development Canada
   
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This handbook is an innovative model of supported volunteering in the community. It provides training in transferable Essential Skills for learners who are marginalized and/or disadvantaged by a variety of barriers and challenges.  Topics include:

  • Looking In: Finding out About Yourself
  • Workplace Safety
  • Charting Progress During Your Volunteer Placement
  • Managing Yourself and Managing Your Volunteer Placement
  • Communicating in the Workplace
  • Getting Along with Others 
   
File(s):  PDF document KLS-Volunteering-Curriculum-Handbook.pdf
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Linked to:   Essential Skills



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 Making Essential Skills Work for You
   
Author(s):   LAUBACH LITERACY ONTARIO
Published:   2007
Funder:   Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
   
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This manual was developed so that adults will have an increased chance to achieve their employment goals by working through the various learning activities. Chapters 1 and 2 focus primarily on Oral Communication. Chapters 3 and 4 focus on Thinking Skills. Chapter 5 focuses on both Oral Communication and Thinking Skills. Within each chapter, there are a number of learning activities that will help your students learn about different aspects of improving their chances of getting a job or keeping a job. The following page outlines how the learning activities are designed in this manual.

   
File(s):  PDF document essentialskills2007d.pdf
URL:  http://www.laubach-on.ca/sites/default/files/essentialskills2007d.pdf
   
Linked to:   Essential Skills



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 Sample Activities Using Authentic Workplace Materials
   
Author(s):   LAUBACH LITERACY ONTARIO
Published:   2010
Funder:   Human Resource and Skills Development Canada
   
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The booklet contains eight sample activities using authentic workplace materials that were provided by two employment partners through the Integrating Essential Skills into Literacy Tutor Training project. The sample activities were developed to serve as models that can be adapted to meet individual learner needs.

Each sample activity has a cover page with summary information and instruction notes, information related to the relevant occupation from the Essential Skills profiles including sample tasks, and authentic materials from the employer partners. Learners will require prior learning and skill development prior to completing the sample activities. The sample activities focus on Reading Text, Document Use, Numeracy and Writing. Many sample activities include an optional extension activity that involved computer use.

The activities are also available in French.

   
File(s):  PDF document Activities Booklet English.pdf
URL:  http://www.laubach-on.ca/sites/default/files/Activities%20Booklet%20English.pdf
   
Linked to:   Essential Skills



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 GET SET for Early Childhood Education (ECE)
   
Author(s):   LAUBACH LITERACY ONTARIO
Published:   2018
Funder:   Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
   
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This targeted training package includes all the materials you need to run a workshop series for learners interested in pursuing an Early Childhood Educator diploma. The package includes:

  • 9 Power Points
  • Learner Plan Template
  • Learner Assessment
  • Learner Workbook
  • Handouts and Activities

   
File(s):  Archive (ZIP) ECE Prep (1).zip
URL:  http://www.laubach-on.ca/bookstore/book/get-set-for-early-childhood-education-ece
   
Linked to:   OALCF



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 GET SET for Customer Service
   
Author(s):   LAUBACH LITERACY ONTARIO
Published:   2018
Funder:   Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
   
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This targeted training package contains all the materials needed to deliver customer service training.  Included:

  • Six PowerPoints
  • Learner Self-Assessment
  • Learner Plan Template
  • Activities and Handouts

   
File(s):  Archive (ZIP) CUSTOMER SERVICE WORKSHOP.zip
URL:  http://www.laubach-on.ca/bookstore/book/get-set-for-customer-service
   
Linked to:   OALCF


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