Joanne Kaattari

Capacity Plus: Organizational Capacity Resource Guide for Ontario's Community Literacy Agencies (2010)

The publisher of this document, Community Literacy of Ontario, is a network of more than a hundred community literacy agencies. The goal of this resource guide is to help those agencies strengthen their performance.

The authors have included chapters on financial management; human resources management; risk management; and customer service. They also discuss strategic planning; program evaluation; board governance; and marketing.

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2010-08-19

Bridging Distance: Promising Practices for Online Learning in the Canadian Literacy Community (2009)

This manual was developed as part of a two-year Getting Online (GO) project funded by the Office of Literacy and Essential Skills, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada and sponsored by Athabasca University. All members of the GO team were involved in delivering online learning to literacy practitioners in their home provinces and saw potential benefits in using technology for professional development.

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2009-12-02

Getting Online: The GO Project (2008)

A Research Report on Online Learning for Canadian Literacy Practitioners

This document outlines national project designed to research trends, technologies, and promising practices in online and distance learning in the field of literacy in Canada. The project includes A Research Report on Online Learning for Canadian Literacy Practitioners, a Promising Practices manual, an online course, and self-directed training modules on the GO website.

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2009-07-03

Volunteer Management Resource Guide For Literacy Programs (1997)

Volunteer management is a key component of community-based literacy programs. There were 9,600 volunteers in Anglophone community-based literacy programs in Ontario in 1995-1996 (6,900 tutors, 2,700 other volunteers). These volunteers were managed by a total of 344 paid staff. Program leaders need the skills and tools to effectively manage volunteers in today's rapidly changing environment.

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1999-11-29

Tips and Tools for Developing and Delivering an Online Workshop (1999)

Report on the Online Workshop on Board – Staff Relations

The online workshop was made possible through the strong partnership of Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO) and the The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. CLO found that many community literacy agencies had been expressing the need for more training in volunteer management. However, time, cost, and the availability of local training opportunities were major barriers to their accessing such training.

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1999-01-01
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