Grant Schellenber

The Value of Words: Literacy and Economic Security in Canada (1998)

The International Adult Literacy Survey(IALS) was a seven-country initiative conducted in the fall of 1994. The Canadian component of the IALS study was primarily funded by the Applied Research Branch and the National Literacy Secretariat of Human Resources Development Canada. This document, published by Statistics Canada, is a report that stems from IALS.

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1998-01-01

Participation Patterns in Adult Literacy Programs (1994)

Research generally shows that participation rates are low and dropout rates are high in adult literacy programs. This article discusses a three-year study, conducted in a Canadian context, which examined participation patterns of adults in literacy programs as well as past school experiences and reasons for entering and leaving literacy programs.

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1994-01-01
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