Series: WWestNet's The bottom line
This issue includes an account of a Winnipeg conference on training for the high-performance workplace and an update on trials for the first sets of questions for the Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES).
Another article focuses on Speech Assisted Reading and Writing (SARAW), a talking computer program for students with physical disabilities. There is also an article focusing on the key role of essential skills in obtaining jobs in Calgary’s manufacturing plants.
The issue also includes reviews of publications on literacy policy and practice in Canada; basic education and institutional environments; and literacy skills for the knowledge society.