Authors: Kurtis Kitagawa
The Conference Board of Canada workplace education case studies series highlights businesses that demonstrate effective practices in encouraging and supporting workplace learning. This case study features the workplace education program at Durabelt Inc., a small manufacturing company in PEI. When deficiences in literacy, numeracy and problem-solving skills on the shop floor started to affect Durabelt's productivity, the company approached Workplace Education–PEI for assistance in developing a skills development program for its employees.This case study looks at various aspects of this successful workplace learning program, including the program's development, challenges, keys to success and benefits for both employees and employers.
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