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March 3, 2015

Success is Essential – Essential Skills for College Students (Case Study)

This case study looks at the importance of helping students fast track their way to success through a 20 hour essential skills curriculum. The project led by Douglas College included an essential skills assessment along with a 10 week study program. Students were given a different essential skills based study strategy each week. They applied these to their daily coursework and assignments. Post training testing revealed that almost all students moved positively within Level 2 and 75% moved from Level 2 to Level 3 or Level 2(3). This case study provides strategies for decision makers and tools for practitioners in... Read more
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Tags: Computer Use, Continuous Learning, Document Use, Numeracy, Oral Communication, Reading
March 3, 2015

Essential Skills project with United Way

Use as guidelines for development of human resources. Useful for recruitment, retention, focused training to meet the needs of your SME (Small and Medium Enterprise).
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Tags: Computer Use, Oral Communication, Thinking, Working with Others, Essential Skills
March 3, 2015

Critical Art of Listening

Tool for trainers on the art of Listening. Small and medium-sized enterprises - SME
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Tags: Oral Communication, Essential Skills
March 3, 2015

Practitioner’s Guide (Immigrants and Practice firms)

This guide was created during the Working with the Community Project. This practitioner's Guide outlines the vital steps in developing an effective action plan to bridge their skills gaps. See, 'Participant's Guide (Immigrants and Practice Firnms')
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Tags: Document Use, Oral Communication, Thinking, Essential Skills
March 3, 2015

Participant’s Guide (Immigrants and Practice firms)

This Learner's Guide includes Essential Skills self-assessment tools for an Accounting clerk position. These tools can also be used for other positions within the Practice Firm. See, 'Practitioner's Guide (Immigrants and Practice Firms)'.
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Tags: Document Use, Oral Communication, Thinking, Essential Skills
March 3, 2015

Video on Filling the Gaps: ES and Internationally Educated Professionals

Bow Valley College, through a partnership with the Association of Canadian Community Colleges, created an Essential Skills workplace training program for WorleyParsons Canada. This video is about the impact that ES training can have in the workplace.
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Tags: Document Use, Numeracy, Oral Communication, Thinking, Working with Others, Essential Skills
March 2, 2015

Video on Success is Essential – ES for College Students

This video of students participating in the National Framework Project, demonstrates the positive impact that learning new, practical skills had on their grades and job performance.
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Tags: Document Use, Numeracy, Oral Communication, Reading, Essential Skills
March 2, 2015

Conditions for an Effective Partnership

Promising practices for developing an Effective Partnership in SME - Small and Medium Enterprises in the retail sector. (steps to follow)
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Tags: Computer Use, Oral Communication, Thinking, Working with Others, Essential Skills
March 2, 2015

The skills needed to make your business go forward

Promotional brochure for employers to address skills needed to make your business go forward. Find out information on Essential Skills, job profiles and how to address human resources issues.
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Tags: Computer Use, Continuous Learning, Document Use, Numeracy, Oral Communication, Reading