ABC Life Literacy Canada

Literacy Changes Lives: What's the value of lifelong learning? Meet Brett, Gideon and Chris [Video - 1:56] (2012)

This two-minute video features brief interviews with some of the participants in Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy’s 2012 Learners’ Conference, which was based on the theme “Ten Reasons to Keep Learning.”

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2014-06-05

Literacy Changes Lives: Meet Michael Moore [Video - 1:35] (2012)

Produced by ABC Life Literacy Canada, this video is one in a series focusing on adults who have gone back to school to upgrade their skills.

It focuses on Michael Moore, a man who grew up struggling with literacy and, as an adult, faced problems with everyday tasks that involved literacy skills. Finally, at the age of 46, he decided to go back to school to improve his skills.

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2014-06-04

Literacy Changes Lives: Meet Chris [Video - 1:12] (2012)

This video is part of a series produced by ABC Life Literacy Canada, a non-profit organization that promotes lifelong learning.

It focuses on a young man who quit school at age 16, vowing never to go back. However, he has realized the importance of learning, and is studying at a community centre.

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2014-06-03

Money Matters Changes Lives [Video – 2:48] (2013)

Since 2011, the Money Matters program has brought volunteer tutors from the TD Bank Group into community learning centres to teach numeracy and financial skills.

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2014-04-02

Implementing a Workplace Education Program – Interview with Sue Folinsbee, consultant [Video – 2:50] (2012)

This video features a consultant discussing both the importance of a workplace education program, and the steps required to implement one. Those steps include building stakeholder support; setting up a planning committee; and carrying out an organizational needs assessment.

The video is one of a series prepared by ABC Life Literacy Canada, a non-profit organization that supports lifelong learning.

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2014-03-18

Conducting an Organizational Needs Assessment – Interview with Sue Folinsbee, consultant [Video – 1:35] (2012)

In this video, educational consultant Sue Folinsbee explains how an organizational needs assessment provides the framework for a workplace education initiative.

She describes the assessment as a “big picture planning tool” involving consultation with all levels of the workforce. It provides information not just about skill levels within the workforce, but also about the organizational climate and culture.

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2014-03-10

Benefits of workplace training – Interview with Sue Folinsbee, consultant [Video – 0:38] (2012)

This brief video features a consultant talking about the benefits of workplace education. Those benefits include increased confidence, better morale, higher productivity, increased participation, and career advancement.

The video was prepared by ABC Life Literacy Canada, a non-profit organization that supports lifelong learning.

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2014-03-05

Special Money Matters broadcast for Financial Literacy Month, November 25, 2013 [Video - 59:13] (2013)

Hosted by ABC Life Literacy Canada

This document is housed on the VVC Network server.

This special broadcast was recorded at one of the campuses of George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario, to mark Financial Literacy Month 2013.

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2014-02-05

Activity Book: 15 minutes of fun for Family Literacy Day (2014)

Family Literacy Day is observed in Canada every year on January 27 as a way to raise awareness of the importance of reading and taking part in other literacy-related activities as a family.

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2014-01-21

Glades Lodge, Nova Scotia – Case Study (2012)

Glades Lodge, a long-term care facility located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, set up a computer training program and lab to help employees learn to use the computers that had been installed on care units at the facility.

Glades has provided workplace training for its employees since 2005, offering academic upgrading, document use, and communications courses.

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2013-12-18

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