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Workplace Literacy Resources

Organization Home Pages

ABC CANADA Literacy Foundation
http://www.abc-canada.org/workplace_education/
The original goals of Canada's Workplace Education Centre were to "raise the awareness of the private sector, increase the capacity of the field and raise the level of workplace education activity". The organization's home page offers links to information, data, and resources about many literacy topics including workplace education.

LiteracyLink
http://litlink.ket.org/wesged.aspl
Literacy Link is a partnership of PBS, Kentucky Educational Television, National Center on Adult Literacy, and Kentucky Department of Education. It offers a Workplace Essential Skills curriculum.

System for Adult Basic Education Support (SABES) http://www.sabes.org/ SABES (System for Adult Basic Education Support) promotes high quality adult basic education services through training, support, and resources that improve the skills and knowledge of practitioners and strengthen programs. This site has a page for Workforce Development Support.

National Workforce Assistance Collaborative
http://www.ed.psu.edu/nwac
The U. S. Department of Labor established the National Workforce Assistance Collaborative (NWAC) in 1993 through a cooperative agreement with the National Alliance of Business (NAB) and its partners. The web site makes available links to Internet resources, documents, and databases about workplace literacy as well as other topics.

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment, and Training Administration
Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS)
Scans Documents
http://wdr.doleta.gov/SCANS
This document is a source of information for individuals and organizations involved in education and workforce development.

W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Workforce Quality: Education and Training Hub
http://www.upjohninst.org/prephub.html#empres
The Institute is actively involved at the local, state, and national levels in the development and evaluation of education and training programs.

Workplace Literacy Central from the Conference Board of Canada
http://www.conferenceboard.ca/workplaceliteracy
Workplace Literacy Central is a free resource with information, tools and advice for Canadian organizations and employers who want to raise literacy and basic skill levels in the workplace.

Workplace Learning-Resource Center
http://wplrc.losrios.edu
This website provides facts about workplace literacy and offers resources to businesses and employees to increase employability.

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