Practitioner Development

Labour Market Information (LMI) and Essential Skills for LBS and ES Practitioners

This training focuses on how to effectively use Labour Market Information (LMI) to bridge Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) with Employment Services (ES), and ultimately employment.  Click on the page for more details and downloads.


Western Region Best Practice Interviews with Programs (2015-2016)

In August and September of 2015, Western Region MAESD office identified programs that they considered champions in these areas

  • Completion of Goal Path
  • Learner Progress
  • Service Coordination
  • Suitability

The Western Region support organizations collaborated to interview these champions in a series of 4 interviews.


Project New Skills (2010-2011)

Project New Skills was a Workplace Literacy and Essential Skills (WLES) project partnership between Mohawk College, Adult Basic Education Association and the Hamilton Training Advisory Board. This Hamilton project was to help determine an individual’s learning needs to support their employment, education and/or training goals.

Through this project an individual could access

  • essential skills assessments
  • upgrading courses
  • essential skills for manufacturing workshops

The following resources can be used with practitioners or clients looking for more information around essential skills and labour market information related to the manufacturing sector.