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.
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.
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:
The workbook contains 24 lessons with a variety of exercises to help you learn new words commonly used in the Canadian workplace.
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.
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:
This manual was developed so that adults will have an increased chance to
achieve their employment goals by working through the various learning
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.
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.
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:
This targeted training package contains all the materials needed to deliver customer service training. Included: