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Essential Skills - Preparation for the Canadian workplace

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English language learners, this is a short presentation on the nine essential skills paramount to a productive, effective, fulfilling life in the Canadian workplace.

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Essential Skills - Preparation for the Canadian workplace

  1. 1. Essential Skills Source: “The Nine Essential Skills” retrieved April 03. 2014 http://www.wem.mb.ca/the_9_essential_skills.aspx What are they? What is their purpose? How were they selected? Why do we need to learn about them? 1 Reading Writing Photos courtesy of RZP. Image courtesy of ClipArt
  2. 2. Essential Skills Source: “The Nine Essential Skills” retrieved April 03. 2014 http://www.wem.mb.ca/the_9_essential_skills.aspx Skills used in every occupation Required to carry out tasks Chosen based on surveys conducted Needed for workers to be effective 2 Numeracy Oral communication Thinking skills Photos and images courtesy of ClipArt
  3. 3. 3 Source: Workplace Education Manitoba site http://www.wem.mb.ca/default.aspx EssentialSkills Reading Writing Numeracy Document Use Oral Communication Digital Technology Working with Others Continuous Learning Thinking Understanding, assessing information Note-taking, sharing information Comprehending measurements Reading maps, charts, diagrams Contributing expertise, presenting Locating, disseminating information Collaborating, cooperating Seizing opportunities to learn Reasoning, analyzing, assessing Nine Skills Their importance
  4. 4. Essential Skills Source: “The Nine Essential Skills” retrieved April 03. 2014 http://www.wem.mb.ca/the_9_essential_skills.aspx 4 Photos courtesy of RZP and ClipArt . Image courtesy of ClipArt Numeracy Continuous Learning

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