Language Assessment & Training

Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB)

CCLB is the centre of expertise and support of the national standards in English and French. These standards describe, measure, and recognize second language proficiency of adult immigrants and prospective immigrants for living and working in Canada. Please visit the www.language.ca for more information on CCLB.

For information and resources about the Canadian Language Benchmarks and the Essential Skills for the workplace visit www.itsessential.ca

For CCLB’s Online Professional Development resources and the Work Ready: CLB Resource Kit for Counseling and Hiring Immigrants visit www.learning.language.ca

Graybridge Malkam

Graybridge Malkam offers English and French language courses that are customized to workplace requirements and can be delivered on or offsite. Courses can be organized for groups or on a one-to-one basis.

For more information on workplace specific language programs, visit www.graybridgemalkam.com or contact Stanica Karadzic at skaradzic@graybridgemalkam.com or call 613-761-7440, x. 203.

 

Upcoming Events

Oct
23
Wed
1:00 pm Introduction to Cultural Compete...
Introduction to Cultural Compete...
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In this interactive session we will explore and build the foundation of effective communication between new Canadians and their Canadian employers. Curriculum topics include: perception – and how it affects workplace communication; understanding how cultural ... Read More
Nov
6
Wed
1:00 pm Effective Cultural Adaptation St...
Effective Cultural Adaptation St...
Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Through research, we can now describe the profile of the person who adapts inter-culturally (both to culture and to workplace) most effectively. In this session we will focus on: exploring the adaptation process and the ... Read More
Nov
14
Thu
1:00 pm Intercultural Problem-Solving St...
Intercultural Problem-Solving St...
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Most intercultural conflict is related to perceptual differences. In this session we will discuss: developing strategies to identify and address communication style differences; learning when and how to address non-verbal issues of concern; using a ... Read More
Nov
21
Thu
1:00 pm Creating the Workplace that Acco...
Creating the Workplace that Acco...
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In this interactive session, we will explore keys to successful accommodation strategies, focusing on: the relationship between cultural integration and accommodation; accommodating different cultural norms and reasonable practices in accommodation; systemic inclusion and accommodation; conversation ... Read More
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