Apprenticeship is a vital, long-standing part of the training and education system in Canada and around the world. In New Brunswick, apprenticeship is a structured program that requires the committed participation of three partners: the apprentice, the employer and the government represented by the Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification branch.
Born to Read is a program designed to promote the message of the importance of reading to children from birth. We present every baby born in New Brunswick with a bag of books, as well as information on early childhood development and library programs.
The New Brunswick Chapter of the Canadian Evaluation Society is a professional association dedicated to the advancement of evaluation theory and practice. It is committed to providing members with easy access to information and training based on the most current knowledge of the world evaluation community.
The Community and Adult Learning Network housed within New Brunswick’s Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour focuses on adult learning services including computer, literacy and workplace training. The site provides quick access to information about the Workplace Essential Skills (WES) certificate program, the Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) and General Education Development (GED) preparatory programs.
This department helps adults in the province find the right education, skills and work experience to suit their needs in the workforce. The department also places great emphasis on adult literacy through distance education and its public libraries.
This online resource was prepared by the Premier’s Council on the Status of Disabled Persons. Updated regularly, the directory can be viewed both alphabetically and by subject. The website includes links associated with employment, apprenticeship and education.
Smart businesses, whether large, small or in between, invest in employee skills and training. The Enterprise Network’s community economic development agencies in New Brunswick are available to help you start or grow a business. The agencies coordinate labour force development initiatives, offering services that include human resources planning, training and subsidies.
Explore My Future connects high school students to a broad range of post-secondary education and career options. It gives students an opportunity to meet people who work in careers in which they may be interested and encourages students to explore these options through appropriate post-secondary education or apprenticeship programs after graduation.
HALL is a non-profit community association made up of parents, citizens, business and government personnel, dedicated to providing resources and support to all parents and caregivers of young children (0-6) in Hampton and surrounding areas.
HRANB’s goal is to develop, support and equip HR professionals with the tools needed to meet the challenges of public and private sector organizations. The association’s mandate includes attaining recognition as a resource on employment issues, as well as promoting and gaining acceptance of the human resources field for the distinct body of knowledge it provides in business.
The John Howard Society of Saint John is an organization of citizens who accept responsibility for understanding and dealing with the problems of crime and the criminal justice system.
As a member of Laubach Literacy of Canada and a volunteer non-profit organization, the mission of Laubach Literacy Fredericton is to raise the literacy level of the people of the Fredericton area through the "Each One Teach One" method. Their trained tutors can take students to a grade six level in reading.
This association promotes the understanding and acceptance of the ability of persons with learning disabilities to lead meaningful and successful lives.
Through this website, a team of researchers at the University of New Brunswick and l’Université de Moncton is making the history of work and the history of labour in the province more accessible to researchers and students, to the labour movement and to the general public. The program places a historical perspective on the contemporary challenges facing working people in New Brunswick today.
This program, jointly offered by Dalhousie University and St. Thomas University, is designed for First Nation individuals who are currently working or interested in working in social work or related positions in First Nation communities throughout the Atlantic Region.
Formed in 1977, the MRLC (formerly the Greater Moncton Literacy Council) is a registered member of Laubach Literacy of Canada. This non-profit volunteer organization is committed to raising the literacy level of their community. Their trained tutors give adult learners one-on-one help, adapting the program to the goals of each student.
NBACL works on behalf of individuals with an intellectual disability and their families to build inclusive communities where all persons can live, learn, work and actively participate in their communities as valued and contributing members. This website provides access to four “opportunity links” including Transition from School to Work for Youth with Disabilities and Employing Workers with Intellectual Disabilities.
The New Brunswick Career Development Action Group is a non-profit partnership organization committed to career development in New Brunswick. It is governed by a board of directors made up of elected members from all areas of the career development field. The organization encourages cooperation, coordination, networking and information sharing among its members and with other groups.
The mission of NBCC is to provide quality training and educational products and services in New Brunswick to prepare for existing and emerging occupations, and to support adult basic education, general educational development, personal growth and lifelong learning.
Thirteen Family Resource Centres, funded through the Community Action Program for Children (CAPC), operate in New Brunswick . They offer a variety of programs and activities for parents and their children ages 0 - 6, including drop-ins, parent education and support groups, collective kitchens, and toy and resource-lending libraries.
The policies and practices of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour reflect its commitment to equality. The federation believes in the rights of all people to be treated equally and with mutual respect in workplaces, in society and in labour organizations.
The public library system provides access to a collection of more than 1.8 million items, as well as to different programs and services. It promotes self-reliance by providing opportunities for New Brunswickers to enhance their knowledge and creative capabilities.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Program provides Aboriginals, persons with disabilities and members of a visible minority group with equal access to employment, training and advancement opportunities in the New Brunswick Public Service. The objective of the program is to help create a more balanced workforce that reflects the diversity of New Brunswick.
This project involves working with Early Intervention and Family Resource staff to strengthen the literacy development of priority pre-school children and their parents. The goal is to work within the existing infrastructure to strengthen the literacies of home and centre based programs and to nurture a more coordinated approach to effective literacy education.
This Council is a body for consultation and study which was created to advise the provincial government and the general public on matters relating to the status of persons with disabilities. The Council reports directly to the Premier of New Brunswick.
Skills Canada New Brunswick is a not-for-profit organization devoted to the promotion of the career possibilities in the trades and technologies. Through provincial Olympic-style competitions, Skills Canada NB helps make these occupations more visible for teachers, youth, parents, industry and the general public.
New Brunswick employers wanting to find solutions to their skilled labour shortage might benefit from a visit to SolutionsNB.ca. This online resource outlines the benefits of hiring newcomers. It provides links to credential/ competency assessment services and language training, and a guide to helping newcomers settle in the province.
South-east Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services is a non-profit, charitable agency that serves and advocates on behalf of the Deaf, deafened and hard of hearing community in south-eastern New Brunswick. They empower their clients to live independently and productively, with full access to opportunities that are readily available to persons who hear.
The program offers workshops, training and education; demonstration of techniques to help language grow; information about language and learning, etc.
The Workplace Essential Skills Program has been designed by the Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour to help employable and employed individuals enhance the skills that support their success on the job, at home and in the community. The program has been tailored to the specific needs of the workplace so that individuals can function to the best of their ability in today’s knowledge-based labour market.