Essential Skills Day
Friday, September 30th, 2016 marks Essential Skills Day.
Celebrate the importance of the 9 Essential Skills!
- For information about Essential Skills visit Employment and Social Development Canada.
- For ideas on how to celebrate see ABC Life Literacy Canada’s event guide.
- For Essential Skills resources see the list below.
Essential Skills Resources
How Do Your Skills Measure Up?
- Free website with activities to practice job tasks in various occupations. Sort by occupation, skill, or level.
Workplace Essential Skills
- Browse our workbooks and teachers guide in our At Work series.
- Practice reading, document use, numeracy, oral communication, thinking, and writing skills.
Professional Development for Educators
- Get ideas for developing work-related learning materials, and learn about question structure theory.
Career in the Trades
- Learn what types and levels of Essential Skills are required for a successful career in the trades.
Prep Guides for Entering the Trades
- Essential Skills practice for pre-apprentices preparing for a career in the trades.