Movement for Canadian Literacy

Literacy and Disabilities (2004)

The Literacy is for Life Fact Sheet series is a series of two-pager highlights on literacy and related topics.

This Fact Sheet highlights Literacy and Disabilities. Despite rapid advances in technology and learning tools, people with disabilities are still being left behind on their journey towards literacy.

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2004-11-04

Literacy and Citizenship (2000)

The Literacy is for Life Fact Sheet series is a series of two-pager highlights on literacy and related topics.

This Fact Sheet highlights Literacy and Citizenship. To participate fully in civic life, citizens must have the skills necessary to access and act upon information. Literacy is more than just a tool. It is a necessity for citizenship.

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2004-11-04

Literacy and Aboriginal Success (2003)

The Literacy is for Life Fact Sheet series is a series of two-pager highlights on literacy and related topics.

This Fact Sheet highlights Literacy and Aboriginal Success. The ideal approach in First Nations literacy programs is a 'two way' system of basic and lifelong education in which Aboriginal language and knowledge play as significant a role as the languages and knowledge of the surrounding society.

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2004-11-04

Literacy in Canada (2000)

The Literacy is for Life Fact Sheet series is a series of two-pager highlights on literacy and related topics.

This Fact Sheet highlights Literacy in Canada. Millions of Canadian adults can't work well with words and numbers.

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2004-11-04

Advancing Literacy in Canada: An Urgent Call to Action (2003)

Recommendations for the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

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2003-10-09

What learners had to say to the government! (2003)

Report Summary

Here is a summary of the report: Adult learners, what do you think?

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2003-04-25

Report: Adult Learners, What Do You Think? (N.D.)

Over 150 learners from 10 regions of Canada responded to questions posed by the Learners Advisory Network, Movement for Canadian Literacy (MCL). The information was compiled to reflect the learning experiences of those surveyed and to offer their advice.

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2003-04-25

Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons (2003)

After the Throne Speech of 2001, in preparation for government consultations on what later came to be known as the Innovation Agenda, the authors asked literacy learners about their learning experiences and their advice to the government. This summary presents the advice of over 150 adult learners about what should be included in a national plan for adult literacy.

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2003-04-24

Strengthening Our Literacy Foundation Is Key To Canada's Future (2003)

In this brief to the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HRD Committee), MCL describes the current situation concerning Canadian literacy and presents recommendations that pave the way for meaningful advances on literacy and essential skills development.

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2003-04-24

Literacy Matters: Why Canada Should Make Adult Literacy and Essential Skills a Policy and Funding Priority (2002)

In this brief, MCL calls on the government to ensure that the next federal budget fulfills past promises and paves the way for meaningful advances on literacy and essential skills development

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2002-11-08

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