Professional Development Programs

Need to know more about literacy and essential skills?  TOWES offers number of specialized information sessions and workshops designed for LES professionals.  Our programs can enhance practitioners' knowledge with:

  • the literacy and essential skills framework
  • the impact of literacy and essential skills on individuals and organizations
  • using literacy and essential skills in career and employment services
  • teaching literacy and essential skills
  • best practices for workforce development using a LES framework
  • designing programs, courses or training that incorporate literacy and essential skills

 

Introduction to Literacy and Essential Skills Workshops (1/2 day, full-day, or 2-day options) - These workshops will provide an introductory look at literacy and essential skills. Click here to learn more.

Literacy, Essential Skills and TOWES Training Program (2 day or 3 day options) - Gives participants an overview of essential skills theory and research together with an in-depth understanding of TOWES tools and resources. Click here to learn more.

Literacy, Essential Skills and TOWES Administrator Training and Certification (5 Days) - Covers many of the same topics as the Literacy, Essential Skills and TOWES Training Program but with the added benefit of TOWES and TOWES Prime Administrator Certification. Click here to learn more.

Introduction to Teaching Literacy and Essential Skills Workshop (2 day, 3 day or 4 day options) - Learn valuable strategies for improving the skills of learners in college, technical, or workplace training programs. Click here to learn more.

Literacy and Essential Skills for First Nations Workshop (2 day or 3 day options) - Gives participants an understanding of literacy and essential skills considering the unique perspective of Aboriginal clients. Click here to learn more.

Literacy and Essential Skills for New Canadians Workshop (2 day or 3 day options) - Provides participants with an overview literacy and essential skills as they relate to working with immigrants. Click here to learn more.

 

Canada Job Grant

Many TOWES training programs are eligible for funding investment through The Canada Job Grant. The Canada Job Grant is employer-driven training funding designed to help address skill mismatches and ensure that new or existing employees are trained in high-demand areas. This flexible program is designed to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes, in all industries and regions.

For more information about the Canada Job Grant, visit Employment and Social Development Canada.

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