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Skills for Life in Canada

Skills for Life Network

The Learning Edge online magazine aims to support Skills for Life development – Canadian style!

The magazine is produced by the Wellington County Learning Centre, Ontario, which provides residents of the County with a learning service and with information about literacy issues.

The current interactive issue of The Learning Edge is available at www.thewclc.ca/edge

In this issue you’ll find stories and lessons that cover:

  • Communication in the Workforce – Students will learn that in the workplace what you say, how you say it and what you don’t say are three key communication strategies.
  • Workplace Safety – Jim wants to learn what his rights are at work; Does he have the right to refuse work, if he thinks it’s unsafe? He uses want he finds out as part of a class presentation.
  • Essential Workplace Skills – Taxi drivers use many essential skills on the job: reading, writing, speaking & listening and thinking skills (use of memory, problem-solving) to name a few. The skills that taxi drivers use are skills that can be transferred to other workplace settings – and used at home and in the community.
  • What Does it Take to Stay Employed? uses two quizzes to help learners rate the employability skills they already have.
  • Workplace Stories – Five learners talk about skills they use on the job.

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