Literacy Volunteers of Quebec (LVQ)

Module 1: Introduction to Health Literacy (2010)

This presentation is part of a kit developed by Literacy Volunteers of Quebec (LVQ) to raise awareness among medical and social services practitioners of the link between literacy and health.

The authors explain the five levels of literacy; discuss the links between low literacy levels and poor health outcomes; and offer tips to help health professionals pick up on signs of low literacy.

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2013-07-03

The LVQ Pilot Project 2010-2011 – A Summary (2011)

This document is part of a project undertaken by Literacy Volunteers of Quebec (LVQ) to develop a tool for measuring non-academic progress in adult literacy learners.

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2013-06-26

More than Words on Paper: Building Literacy One Reader at a Time [Video - 21:10] (2009)

Prepared by Literacy Volunteers of Quebec (LVQ), this video explores the nature of literacy and explores the reasons why people have low literacy skills.

“Low literacy” doesn’t necessarily refer to an inability to read and write. Instead, it refers to a range of difficulties people may experience every day, including problems with reading, writing, doing math, or balancing a budget.

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2012-06-26

Recognition Awards for Adult Literacy - 2008 (2008)

Submissions

These awards are sponsored by a partnership of Quebec adult literacy and adult education organizations in collaboration with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. One winning entry is chosen from among learners in community programs and one is chosen from among students in programs offered by school boards.

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2010-11-05

Recognition Awards for Adult Literacy - 2009 (2009)

Submissions

These awards are sponsored by a partnership of Quebec adult literacy and adult education organizations. This booklet features the two winning entries, one chosen from among learners in community programs and one from among students in programs offered by school boards.

The booklet also includes all the submissions received from learners and students. All of them describe how learning to read and write has changed their lives.

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2010-06-15

Recognition Awards for Adult Literacy - 2007 (2007)

Submissions

Four Quebec adult education and literacy organizations in collaboration with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO inaugurated a new recognition award in 2006 for adult literacy learners and teachers/tutors in Quebec’s English-language sector. This booklet is a compilation of all the submissions received from the learners and students for the 2007 awards.

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2007-11-16

Recognition Awards for Adult Literacy - 2006 (2006)

Submissions

Four Quebec adult education and literacy organizations in collaboration with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO inaugurated a new recognition award in 2006 for adult literacy learners and teachers/tutors in Quebec’s English-language sector. This booklet is a compilation of the winners and all the submissions received from the learners and students.

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2007-11-16
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