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Carliner, Saul; Castonguay, Chantal; Sheepy, Emily; Ribeiro, Ofelia; Sabri, Hiba; Saylor, Chantal; Valle, Andre – European Journal of Training and Development, 2015
Purpose: This study aims to explore the competencies needed by performance consultants, a particular role identified for training and development professionals. The role was formally named and promoted nearly two decades ago. Two ongoing discussions in the field are the competencies needed by training and development professionals and the role of…
Descriptors: Job Performance, Consultants, Content Analysis, Qualitative Research
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Lee, Yuko Ikegami; Metcalfe, Amy Scott – Journal of International Students, 2017
In this comparative content analysis, job postings for academic advising personnel from U.S. and Canadian higher education institutions were examined to ascertain expectations for job candidates in terms of skills and duties, educational requirements, and compensation. Fifty-three job descriptions from 18 research-intensive, public universities…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Ethics, Global Approach, Comparative Analysis
Jensen, Ben; Sonnemann, Julie; Roberts-Hull, Katie; Hunter, Amélie – National Center on Education and the Economy, 2016
This report illustrates how four high-performing systems--British Columbia (Canada), Hong Kong, Shanghai (China) and Singapore--developed their teacher professional learning. The report and accompanying materials are designed as a resource for teachers, school leaders and policymakers wanting to improve teacher professional learning in their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Teacher Education, Program Development
Ryan, Chris; Sinning, Mathias – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2012
The training requirements of foreign-born workers may be different from those of native-born workers in similar jobs. Over recent decades Australian immigration policy has focused predominantly on accepting high-skilled migrants. Although this focus has resulted in the successful integration of foreign-born workers into the Australian labour…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Migrant Workers, Foreign Countries, Employment Patterns
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LeBlanc, Sheila; London, Chad; Huisman, Jeroen – Tertiary Education and Management, 2013
This article provides a detailed description and analysis of how one Canadian institution used groups of department heads as change agents to address their most acute department head role tensions. It is demonstrated that this institution's change initiative aligned very closely to the recommendations proposed, in both the literature pertaining to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Organizational Development, Foreign Countries, Change Agents
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2012
The graduate of the Automotive Service Technician apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) repair, maintain and overhaul or modify a motor vehicle; (2) comprehend work orders, technical bulletins and estimates, and relate the information to the job at hand; (3) interpret warranty policy in terms of service…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Paraprofessional Personnel, Apprenticeships, Motor Vehicles
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Christensen, Brett; Barr, Jason – Performance Improvement, 2009
The assessment interaction plan (AIP) is a performance support tool developed by members of the Canadian Defence Academy's Directorate of Learning Innovation. This article provides a brief overview of the performance gap that led to the creation of the AIP, its function within the overall courseware design process, a description of its components,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Corporate Education, Industrial Training, Educational Objectives
Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education, 2012
The graduate of the Motorcycle Mechanic apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) repair and maintain motorcycles and ATVs which are powered with internal combustion engines; (2) comprehend work orders, technical bulletins and estimates, and relate the information to the job at hand; (3) interpret warranty policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Auto Mechanics, Apprenticeships, Motor Vehicles
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Ruzic-Dimitrijevic, Ljiljana; Dimitrijevic, Maja – Journal of Information Technology Education, 2010
Every few years, there is a breakthrough in information technology, introducing a new concept that becomes widely used. This paper deals with the challenges IT (information technology) instructors face due to these rapid developments in the IT industry. More specifically, we are interested in the challenges instructors of the introductory IT…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Information Technology, Educational Technology, Technological Advancement
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Versnel, Joan; Hutchinson, Nancy L.; Munby, Hugh; Chin, Peter – Exceptionality Education International, 2008
This paper describes cases of two adolescents with learning disabilities working in automotive repair businesses as part of a work-based education program. Neither adolescent was judged to have been successful by the workplace supervisors. The frameworks chosen for analyzing these cases draw upon recent work in self-determination, workplace…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Adolescents, High School Students, Auto Mechanics
Association of School Business Officials International, Reston, VA. – 1995
The ways in which individual school districts view and staff their business functions vary greatly. This document presents organizational charts and job descriptions of professional positions in the school-business office collected from school districts throughout the United States and Canada. Over 100 job descriptions from 50 school districts are…
Descriptors: Administrators, Educational Facilities Planning, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education
Canada Employment and Immigration Commission, Ottawa (Ontario). – 1988
This handbook is intended to serve as a reference guide to position classification in Employment and Immigration Canada. It is divided into 11 chapters. Chapter 1 explains Canada's current job and wage classification system, which is a direct result of the Canadian government's decision to allow collective bargaining in the public service. Chapter…
Descriptors: Classification, Comparable Worth, Foreign Countries, Job Analysis
Adams, Robert E. – Canadian Vocational Journal, 1974
A promising way of improving school-industry communication about requisite job skills is to use competency models to relay employers' needs to educators and by which educators can transmit clear descriptions of their products back to employers. The DACUM Chart described in the article also serves for organizing and conducting training. (Author/AJ)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Educational Needs, Foreign Countries, Job Analysis
Castleden, Jaye; And Others – 1983
Manitoba's Frontier School Division hired 18 local native adults to work as school counselors to be trained for over 24 months in a Competency Based Training and Education Program. The program, based on individual and work needs, combined classroom and on-the-job training in a 5-step process: job description, task definition, knowledge and skill…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Canada Natives, Competency Based Education, Foreign Countries
Department of Manpower and Immigration, Ottawa (Ontario). – 1976
This booklet, designed for prospective job seekers, describes occupational opportunities within the food service, food preparation and hotel/motel industries in Canada. The preparatory training and job descriptions of cooks, chefs, tourist guides, waiters, hotel and restaurant managers, bartenders and front desk clerks are highlighted.…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Employment, Employment Opportunities, Food Service
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