Designed around adapting accreditation processes for lower-level adult learners, this program assists learners to increase their confidence levels, self-esteem, and belief in themselves to a level that allows them to successfully complete the Level 1 certification and secure employment at a child
The First Nations, Inuit and Métis Essential Skills Inventory Project's (FIMSIP) focus in the creation of the Case Studies was to demonstrate how each initiative reflected Markers of Promising Practice. Our goal was to describe the techniques, methodologies and tools that each Case Study used to build the Markers of Promising Practice into their project. Ten initiatives that fully represent the Markers were selected for FIMSIP’s case study research; they are fully described below:
This program delivers Essential Skills programming to the Aboriginal community of Greater Vancouver. Program elements include strong employer partnerships and customized training that supports employment & training success and retention.
ESI DVD media tools were created to spread awareness of Essential Skills in a creative and humorous manner. ESI DVD media tools follow the format of a Crime Scene Investigation, introducing the concept of Essential Skills quickly and allowing participation at a new level.
Mining Essentials is a 12 week pre-employment training program for Aboriginal Peoples who are interested in career options in mining. The program teaches Essential Skills and work readiness skills required to be considered for an entry-level position in the mining industry.
The NBAWES Pilot Project worked to improve literacy skills among the Mi’kmaq and Maliseet populations in New Brunswick by adapting the Workplace Essential Skills (WES) curriculum to be culturally relevant to the learners.
Developed by NAC in partnership with Pathways to Possibilities in Toronto (PTP) the Nunavut Arctic College (NAC) Northern ABE Enhancement initiative is intended to improve adult basic education provision in Nunavut.
The Northern Adult Basic Education Program at Yukon College works in partnership with relevant stakeholders in the Yukon including First Nation governments, the local community associations, literacy service providers, and employers to introduce programming and build capacity that will significan
The One Arrow Essential Skills in the Workplace Program (OAESW) is a partnership between One Arrow First Nation of Saskatchewan, and the local college, Carlton Trail Regional College, Wakaw Campus.
The Stepping Stones Certificate in Community Capacity Building is a blended online/ in-person, culturally relevant, Literacy and Essential Skills program designed to help Aboriginal adults living in rural/remote communities realize their personal and community capacity building goals.