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MTML's Information Package for Employment Services
In July 2022, MTML staff collaborated with Ontario Works York Region staff and the York LBS service providers to create an information package that can improve service coordination between OW and LBS. It contains infographics, Adult Upgrading and Essential skills Awareness Guide, Flyer for OW clients, Referral form, Referral guide York region, Top 10 Upgrading Issues Affecting Employment, OALCF flyer and Pathways Companion.
To book any information session with MTML, contact us.
Regional Network Resources
And its deliverable partners, the Coalition Ontarienne de formation des adultes - COFA, Contact North, Literacy Network Northeast, the Mid North Network, and the QUILL Learning Network conducted research and consultations in 2020-21, which produced the attached resource, A Collection of Workforce and Workplace Literacy Resources.
E-Channel Winter Course Guide 2023
Community Literacy of Ontario
Has created a report that covers the following topics:
Successful learner Recruitment Strategies
Stories from the Field - Recruitment in Action
Learner Recruitment Challenges
Has created this report that provides a checklist of learner proficiencies, technology needs, and practitioner proficiencies that should be in place prior to learners accessing e-Channel courses through a blended learning process.
AlphaPlus and Contact North
Have created a report "Enhancing the Literacy and Basic Skills Program through Integrated Digital Delivery: An Opportunity and Needs Assessment", that highlights identified challenges, promising practices and specific opportunities to enhance the digital capacity of the LBS network. The French version is: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GV_elhtJWvO4wH6bjb5MxFT2pv-KvJe7/view
The ASL video versions are at: https://capacity.alphaplus.ca/reports-asl
MTML and Regional Networks
Literacy Link South Central lead a partnership to develop and distribute a follow-up resource to the 2012 Realizing Workforce Potential through Workforce Planning Boards and Regional Networks. Read the final document updated 2021-2022
AlphaPlus' Discussion Document
This is a draft discussion document that provides 8 strategies to build a more equitable, sustainable and effective foundation to digital equity.
Report by LiNDR, Literacy Northwest and PRLN
The report, 'The "How to" of Hybrid Meetings' gives you best practices on running hybrid meetings and also a list of equipment and potential costs for the equipment /platforms needed.
Discussion Paper: Literacy and Mental Health
Read the discussion paper compiled by Frontier College that discusses the relationship between literacy and mental health during and following the pandemic.
Find the "EOIS-CaMS User Guide for New LBS Staff"
The link below will take you through a short video of the changes that were made from the previous 2016 version. https://www.screencast.com/t/ZFbxoVYY9Bik
Project READ Literacy Network
This document prepared by the College Sector Committee provides explanations for all the credentials available to adults at a secondary level in Ontario. The credentials include ACE, GED, OSSD, and TOWES.
Community Literacy of Ontario
Has created Apprenticeship and Skilled Trades through the Lens of Literacy and Basic Skills Report. The report report reflects challenges, strategies, successes, resources and “big ideas” from across the Community-based, College and School Board sectors to increase the common understanding of how this goal path can be supported in LBS agencies.
SMLN conducted an Employer/ job seeker and EO service provider Apprenticeship webinar series.
The resources include: recordings of all three of the webinars, the various power points that were used in the webinars and some links and resources that were discuss in the webinars.
Contingency Planning during Covid-19 Pandemic
Click on the button below to access the latest info about services provided by the MTML Network during the pandemic.
Assessment and Screening Tools
MTML Research Reports
The New Definition of Literacy
Support for Adults with Learning Disabilities
Finding Our Own Ways: Adults and Learning Disabilities
Creating Pathways of Learning Support for EO Clients with Learning Disabilities
Webinar Presentation: Creating Pathways of Learning Support for EO Clients with Learning Disabilities
Other Research Articles/Papers
In the research article “Less May Be More: Rethinking Adult Literacy Volunteer Tutor Training,” Alisa Belzer from Rutgers University, sheds light on what is actually carried from training into practice.
Frontier College National Forum on Literacy and The Economy aims to bring together a wide variety of participants to discuss the economic impact of COVID-19 on Canadians and how literacy is vital to our country’s recovery.
The University of Toronto’s Media Ethics Lab partnered with the City of Toronto to support the project: “The Digital Access: Who is Underserved and Why”. The report determines that communities must prioritize accessibility.