ERIC Number: ED372254
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Jun
Models of Excellence: A Review of Ohio's Award-Winning Workplace Literacy Programs. Alliance for Workforce Excellence Publication #94-01.
This report summarizes the 18 programs that have received Governor's Workforce Excellence Awards in Ohio over the past 3 years. The 18 award winning programs (based in companies employing from 75 to 16,000 employees) focus on the basic literacy, thinking, and personal skills that every Ohio worker must possess. They were selected from nearly 100 public and private employers, representing more than 175,000 Ohio workers, that were nominated for the award. Each of the award-winning programs are described in terms of five basic components: (1) developing stakeholder support; (2) assessing workplace skills; (3) designing the learning program; (4) implementing the learning program; and (5) evaluating results. The following programs are profiled: Adalet-PLM; American Electric Cordsets; American Steel & Wire Corporation; Chrysler Corporation, Toledo Assembly Plant; the City Machine & Wheel Company; Diamonite Products; Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.; General Motors, Inland Fisher Guide Division; General Motors, Powertrain Division; Gibson Greetings, Inc.; Green Manufacturing, Inc.; the Horsburgh & Scott Company; Navistar International, Springfield Body Plant; Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; the Toledo Hospital; the University of Cincinnati & University of Cincinnati Hospital; Whirlpool Corporation, Clyde Division; and Whirlpool Corporation, Marion Division. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Awards, Demonstration Programs, Employer Employee Relationship, Inplant Programs, Job Skills, Literacy Education, On the Job Training, Workplace Literacy
Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, Office of Workforce Development, 145 S. Front Street, Room 678, Columbus, OH 43215 (free).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Bureau of Employment Services, Columbus.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio