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Detailed Program

*Simultaneous translation will be available for all presentations and activities in room N-M510

DAY 1: Wednesday, June 7th

8:00 am Breakfast for E.S. teams, 2nd floor
9 am to 9:45 am Arrival of participants and registration
9:45 am to 10 am Welcome from Marc Turgeon, the dean of UQAM’s Faculté des sciences de l’Éducation.
Room – N-M510
10 am to 10:40 am Description of the Workshop and summary of work by HRSDC related to the Essential skills
Animated by Chantal Ouellet, DÉFS, UQAM
Room – N-M510
10:40 am to 11 am Question period
Presentation of research results on the following themes: Essential Skills and individuals at risk, social and professional insertion, socio-cultural aspects/ community based partnership.
11 am to 11:45 am Essential skills training for workers with disabilities to enhance
negotiations for accommodations
Team led by N. Hutchinson /B.D. Stockley, H.Munby, J.Versnel, P.Chin
Presented by J. Versnel, DalhousieUniversity, N. Hutchinson, and J. de Lugt, Queen’s University.
Animated by M. Hrimech, Université de Montréal
Room – N-M510
11:45 am to 12 pm Question period
12:00 to 1:00 pm Lunch for all participants, 2nd floor
1 pm to 1:45 pm Essential skills and the labour market attachment of vulnerable peoples
Team led by M. Jones /J. Graham
Presented by M. Jones, J. Graham, A. Wong, University of Regina and B. Atnikov, University of Calgary.
Animated by: M. Hrimech, Université de Montréal
Room – N-M510
1:45 pm to 2 pm Question period
2 pm to 2:45 pm Thought for food: Essential skills and food system performance
Team led by C. Henry /  A. Blunt,  J. Jaffe, M. Gertler, S. Whiting
Presented by M. Gertler, University of Saskatchewan, J. Jaffe, University of Regina, K. Archibald and C. Vandale, CHEP Good Food Inc., C. Merritt, Saskatoon Coop, T. Zagozewski, P. Negraes, and L. Evert, University of Saskatchewan
Animated by P. Bouchard, Concordia University
Room – N-M510
2:45 pm to 3 pm Question period
3 pm to 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm to 4 pm Effectiveness of formal and informal processes of learning essential
skills: a study of immigrant service organizations
Team led by S. Guo / T. Fenwick, K. Campbell, Y. Guo
Presented by S. Guo and students, University of Alberta and University of Calgary.            
Animated by P. Bouchard, Concordia University
Room – N-M510
4 pm to 4:15 pm          Question period
4:15 pm to 5 pm Group work (research teams and participants)
Rooms – N-M520, M310, M340, M350, M360
5:00 pm to 5:30 pm Briefing
Animated by J. Barrette, UQAM
Room – N-M510
7:00 pm  Supper (for the Essential Skills team members and HRSDC participants)

DAY  2 : Thursday, June 8th

7:30 to 8:30 am Breakfast for E.S. teams, 2nd floor
Presentation of research results on the theme: Essential skills and the workplace.
8:30 am to 9:15 am Stratégies d’autoformation pour l’acquisition de compétences
essentielles dans le milieu de travail
Team led by M. Hrimech / P. Bouchard, N.-A. Tremblay
Presented by M. Hrimech, Université de Montréal and P. Bouchard, Concordia University
Animated by C. Garnier, UQAM
Room – N-M510
9:15 am to 9:30 am       Question period
9:30 am to 10:15 am Typologie des diagnostics de formation poser par les directeurs de ressources humaines dans le cadre de développement de compétences dans quatres entreprises
Team led by P. Jonnaert / P. Bélanger
Presented by P. Jonnaert, J. Barrette, UQAM and M. Yaya, Université de Montréal
Animated by C. Ouellet, UQAM
Room – N-M510
10:15 am to 10:30 am       Question period
10:30 am to 10:45 am Break
10:45 am to 11:30 am Contextes et représentations de la formation aux compétences essentielles au Québec selon les comités sectoriels de main-d’oeuvre
Team led by C. Ouellet / C. Garnier, M. Ebrahimi
Presented by C. Ouellet, I. Médeiros and M. Thouin, UQAM
Animated by P. Jonnaert or J. Barrette, UQAM
Room – N-M510
11:30 am to 11:45 pm       Question period
12 pm to 1 pm Lunch (for all participants), 2nd floor
1 pm to 1:45 pm Group work (research teams and participants)
Rooms – N-M120, M310, M340, M350, M360
1:45 to 2 pm     Briefing
Animated by P. Bélanger
Round table with partners from the community and key speakers
2 pm to 3 pm Round table: Implication of research for partners from the community, workplace and scholarly fields.
Participants: N. Dedek, Literacy Foundation; M. Guay, CSE; D. Luxton, DECSA; B. Morton, Regina Antipoverty Ministry; C. Merritt, Saskatoon Cooperative; K. Archibald, CHEP; M. Lam, SUCCESS; and, D. Hirschkorn, Calgary Catholic Immigrant Society.
Animated by P. Bélanger, UQAM or P. Bouchard, Concordia U.
Room – N-M510
3:00 pm to 3:15 pm Question period
3:15 pm to 3:30 pm Break
3:30 to 5 pm Round table with key speakers: Presentation of practical work related to the Essential Skills. (Evaluation, Recognition of the assets, Learning and basic training)
Participants: C. Vautour, CCNB, New Brunswick; R. Houston-Knopff, Bow Valley College, Alberta; M. Rogers, Manitoba Apprenticeship, Government of Manitoba; N. Neamtan, CPMT, Quebec; and, C. Locatelli, Ontario Ministry of Education.
Animated by C. Ouellet, UQAM
Room – N-M510
5 pm to 5:30 pm Question period
5:30 pm to 7 pm Leisure time
7:00 pm Supper (for the Essential Skills team members and HRSDC participants)

DAY  3  : Friday, June 9th

8:00 to 9:00 am  Breakfast for E.S. teams, 2nd floor
«How can essential skills be integrated in order to improve policies?»
9 am to 9:15 am Choice of topics and distribution into sub-groups
Room – N-M510
9: 15 am to 10: 30 am Thematic sub-group work session with spokesperson
Animated by C. Ouellet, P. Jonnaert, J. Barrette, P. Bélanger, UQAM, P. Bouchard, Concordia University,  and M. Hrimech, Université de Montréal
Rooms – N-M120, M140, M310, M340, M530
10:30 am to 10:45 am Break
10:45 am to 11:30 pm Briefing
Animated by P. Bélanger, UQAM
Room – N-M510
11:30 to 12 pm HRSDC representatives’ responses to the presentations and
question period
Room – N-M510
12 pm to 12:15 pm End Note
12:30 pm Lunch for all participants
  Departure

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