Learner Materials & Instructional Resources Overview

Solutions to Improve Essential Skills

TOWES is best known for assessing literacy and essential skills, but we are also committed to improving them! We offer a suite of materials and tools that will meet your diverse workplace and educational training needs.

ESD

A paper-based sector-specific literacy and essential skills learning package that is reflective of the type of tasks workers encounter on the job.

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BWES

Our most comprehensive paper-based literacy and essential skills curriculum for reading, document use and numeracy. Lessons and activities include materials from a variety of Canadian frontline occupations.

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ESO

A web-based curriculum that teaches literacy and essential skill strategies. ESO introduces learners to the Canadian workplace while they acquire the skills needed for successful employment.

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A Day on the Job

Targeted toward apprentices and pre-apprentices, this paper-based literacy and essential skills curriculum teaches reading, document use and numeracy skills needed for successful training and employment in industrial trades.

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OnTarget!

A paper-based instructional resource based upon the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) framework. On Target! allows ESL practitioners to informally assess reading, writing, listening and speaking.

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Winning Label The Winning Label is a Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) training program for individuals with low literacy skills or English as a second language. Learn More
SWLL Skills for Working, Learning and Living (SWLL) is a series of personal development activities for adult learners. Activities are designed to improve the basic workplace and life skills that are important for learning and labour market success. Learn More
In Focus A paper-based curriculum and self-assessment that introduces learners to the foundational skills needed for work, education and everyday life with special focus on personal and professional development. Learn More
Tribal A web-based language and communications tool designed to improve the skills of second language speakers.  Activities are designed to improve pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, style, comprehension, speaking and writing in a professional context. Learn More

 







 

 







 

 







 

 

 

 

 

 


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