Workplace education helps provide a foundation for lifelong learning as people and businesses grow together. Literacy and essential skills are at the core of workplace education. Improving workers' skills creates a more productive workforce, a more competitive economy, and an improved bottom line. ABC Life Literacy Canada can help you understand, start up and build a workplace education program. Contact us.
Essential Skills Day
The seventh annual Essential Skills Day will take place on Friday, September 30, 2016 to raise awareness about the importance of workplace literacy and essential skills training. The nine essential skills are the foundation for all other skills and enable people to evolve with their jobs and adapt to workplace change.
9 Essential Skills
The Government of Canada has identified nine essential skills needed for success in the workplace.
Benefits of Training
79% of respondents in a Conference Board of Canada study report that they have observed increased productivity in their workplaces because of their basic skills programs.
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