Literacy Newfoundland and Labrador

Health and Literacy (2012)

In this fact sheet, part of a series prepared by Literacy Newfoundland and Labrador, the authors point out that many adults lack adequate health literacy skills.

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2013-05-21

Canadian Adult Literacy Facts (2012)

This document is one of series of fact sheets prepared by Literacy Newfoundland and Labrador.

The authors point out that while few people are unable to read at all, many have literacy levels that are lower than what is required to function effectively in today’s world.

Strong literacy skills are linked to better jobs, better health, and greater social engagement.

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2013-05-13

Families and Literacy (2012)

This fact sheet focuses on the role of parents in helping children develop literacy skills.

The authors point out that low literacy is an intergenerational cycle, and improving parents’ skills has a positive effect on the language development of children.

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2013-05-06

Learning Disabilities and Literacy (2012)

The authors of this fact sheet explain that the term “learning disabilities” refers to a number of disorders that can affect the acquisition, organization, understanding, or use of verbal or nonverbal information.

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2013-05-02

The Literacy NL Guide to Provincial Elections 2011 (2011)

This brief guide was prepared by Literacy Newfoundland and Labrador in preparation for the provincial election there, scheduled for October 11, 2011.

The document includes information about voting eligibility; how the voters’ list is maintained; advance polls and special ballots; and how to mark the ballot. The authors also discuss why it is important to vote and include contact information for Elections Newfoundland and Labrador.

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2011-10-07

Report from "be the change… Provincial Literacy Conference" - December 1 - 3, 2005 (2005)

This is a summary report from a provincial literacy conference held December 1-3, 2005, in St. John's. This event brought together literacy stakeholders from throughout the province and was the founding conference for a new grassroots provincial literacy coalition, Literacy Newfoundland and Labrador.

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2011-08-16

Submission to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador's Department of Education (2008)

Strategic Adult Literacy Plan

This document is the submission that Literacy NL made to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador regarding the province's Strategic Literacy Plan. In the 2007 provincial budget, $140,000 was allocated to update the provincial Strategic Literacy Plan. The intent of the submission was to provide direction from the literacy community that can speak to the foundations for a long-term strategy for literacy and learning in the province.

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2009-02-24
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