The UPSKILL Health and Mental Health Outcomes study (UPSKILL Health) is a sub-study of the original UPSKILL project, which SRDC designed and implemented with support from the Office of Literacy and Essential Skills (OLES) at Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC, formerly HRSDC).
UPSKILL’s purpose was to evaluate workplace Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) training using the most rigorous evaluation methods. This large-scale randomized control trial began in February 2010 and ran until February 2014. UPSKILL Health is funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada. The purpose of UPSKILL Health is to explore the relationship of literacy and essential skills to health (physical and mental), using data from the original UPSKILL project. This report concerns the first phase of analysis of the quantitative UPSKILL data related to health
Published: June 2016
Policy Area: Adult Learning - Literacy and Essential Skills, Health - Population Health
Population: General Population - Low-skilled Workers