Literacy and Essential Skills for New Canadians Workshop

Literacy and Essential Skills for First New Canadians Workshop is designed to help instructors, facilitators, career development practitioners and others who work with Immigrants improve the literacy and essential skills (LES) of their clients. Participants will learn about the LES framework and gain an understanding of different approaches for assessing and improving skills.  These interactive, hands-on sessions include:

  • Introduction to adult literacy and the 9 workplace essential skills
  • Complexity levels associated with the essential skills
  • Understanding of how skills relate to success in learning, employment and life
  • Understanding of how skill gaps impact individual outcomes
  • Using LES assessment to identify client skills
  • Approaches to identifying learning/training needs
  • Models for teaching and improving LES with Immigrant learners
  • Strategies for developing learning materials and instructional resources
  • TOWES Administrator Training and Certification can be included as an option in this program

We recognize that each of our clients is unique.  Prior to your session, a TOWES facilitator will contact you to discuss your individual learning needs.  The workshop content will be catered to ensure you gain the most from session.

Sessions are delivered face-to-face by an experienced TOWES practitioner.

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