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Workshop Proceedings

Final report (in PDF file)

Table of Contents

Presentation of the report

Chapter 1 : Introduction
Presentation of a guided visit to essential skills

Chapter 2 : Presentation of research results on the following themes: Essential Skills and individuals at risk, social and professional insertion, socio-cultural aspects and community based partnership

Essential Skills Training for Workers with Disabilities to Enhance Negotiations for Accommodations (ESTA)
- Team led by N. Hutchinson
Highlights
Powerpoint presentation
Synthesis of Participants’ Verbal and Written Reactions Following the Presentation

Essential Skills and Labour Market Attachment for Vulnerable Peoples
- Team led by M. Jones et J. Graham
Highlights
Powerpoint presentation
Synthesis of Participants’ Verbal and Written Reactions Following the Presentation

Investigating essential skills in food sector commercial and community settings: The Thought for Food Project
- Team led by C. Henry
Highlights
Powerpoint presentation
Synthesis of Participants’ Verbal and Written Reactions Following the Presentation

Formal and Informal Processes of Learning Essential Skills for Immigrants: A Study of Immigrant Service Organizations
- Team led by S. Guo
Highlights
Powerpoint presentation
Synthesis of Participants’ Verbal and Written Reactions Following the Presentation

Chapter 3 : Presentation of research results on the theme: Essential skills and the workplace

Learning Strategies for the Acquisition of Essential Skills in the Workplace
- Team led by M. Hrimech
Highlights
Powerpoint presentation
Synthesis of Participants’ Verbal and Written Reactions Following the Presentation

Typology of Training Diagnostics Created by Human Resource Managers within the Model of the Development of Essential Skills in Four Companies
- Team led by P. Jonnaert / P. Bélanger
Highlights
Powerpoint presentation
Synthesis of Participants’ Verbal and Written Reactions Following the Presentation

Contexts and Characterizations of Essential Skills Training in Québec, According to Sectoral workforce Committees
- Team led by C. Ouellet / C. Garnier, M. Ebrahimi
Highlights
Powerpoint presentation
Synthesis of Participants’ Verbal and Written Reactions Following the Presentation

Chapter 4 : Interveners’ round tables: presention or practices linked to essential skills (evaluation, recognition of credentials, learning, basic training, etc.)
Powerpoint presentation of Margerit Roger
Powerpoint presentation of Robin Houston-Knopff
Powerpoint presentation of Chantal Locatelli
Powerpoint presentation of Charline Vautour

Chapter 5 : Work in Thematic Subgroups and Recommendations

Chapter 6 : Human Resources and Social Development Canada representatives’ Responses to the Presentations
- Presented by David Thornton, Director, Workplace Innovations Division, Workplace Partnerships Directorate, HRSDC

Annex  : Essential Skills Workshop 2006: Looking back, moving forward
List participants

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UQAM - Université du Québec à Montréal  ›   Update : January 30, 2007