Joan McFarland

Interview: Asseny Muro & Patricia Mbughumi (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 1

This interview was conducted by Joan McFarland, CCLOW's New Brunswick Director in 1988. She interviewed Asseny Muro, then principle academic officer at the National Correspondence Institute operated by the Ministry of Education of Tanzania and based in Dares-Salaam. Also interviewed was Patricia Mbughumi of the Institute of Swahili Research at the same university.

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2004-09-08

Learning Working Knowledge: Implications for Training (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 3/4

This article concerns a study conducted in cooperation with CCLOW and through funding provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. During the study, in-depth, open-ended interviews were conducted with over forty women to hear what knowledge and skills they felt they had to learn to be effective at their jobs and how and where they learned these things.

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2004-08-31

Nairobi to Beijing: How far Have we Come? (1996)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1996 - Vol. 12, No. 1

Joan McFarland participated in both the 1985 Forward Looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women to the Year 2000 conference in Nairobi, Kenya and the 1995 Platform for Action conference in Beijing. In this article, she is interested in trying to compare what was happening in 1985 and in 1995 in the International Women's Movement.

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2004-08-03

Five Views: The New Brunswick Re-entry Project (1998)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 1

CCLOW's New Brunswick network completed its first re-entry project in May of 1983. To be eligible at the time, a woman had to have been out of the labor force for at least three years. The successful program ran for 20 weeks, cost $75,000 and combined classes with on-the-job training. Fifteen women were trained in non-traditional jobs: security, loss-prevention, plant nursery and printing.

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2004-07-28

Women's Access to Training in New Brunswick (1999)

This paper examines and analyses women's access to training in New Brunswick, both before and after changes to which level of government is responsible for training. This gender-based analysis is done with the use of data from community colleges, the Student Loan program and the Skill, Loans and Grants program.

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1999-01-01
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