Nunavut Literacy Council

Literacy Development and Poverty Reduction: Seven Recommendations for Action (2011)

This report was developed by the Nunavut Literacy Council (NLC) in response to the Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction’s call for contributions to an action plan.

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2013-09-17

Made in the North Forum - Final Report: What We Learned Together (2013)

Made in the North was a forum held in October 2012 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, and organized collaboratively by the literacy councils of Canada’s three territories. The forum brought together 140 adult educators, employers, policy-makers, language experts, literacy practitioners, and Aboriginal and community leaders from the territories and from Labrador.

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2013-08-07

Tools for Community Building: A Guide to Help People Plan Projects in their Community (2009)

This guide is aimed at anyone who wants to plan community-based projects. It includes sections on doing the groundwork for planning a project; writing a proposal; starting the project; developing a communication plan; carrying out a project evaluation; and writing a final report. The authors have included sample proposals and a variety of charts and checklists to help organizers refine their project plans.

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2011-01-04

Words and Pictures Book (2009)

This beautifully designed and family oriented picture book from the Northwest Territories Literacy Council is enjoyable for both adults and children. The book contains an array of stories that relate to the culture of the north, fairytale adventures, various unusual animals and more. These creative little stories are all tied together with amusing tongue twisters and pleasurable poems.

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2009-09-11

Building a Strong Foundation (2008)

Working Together for Lifelong Language & Literacy Development

This resource is a transcript of the Nunavut Literacy Council's Qikiqtani regional workshop on literacy that was held February 27 - 29, 2008. The workshop proceedings have been organized into the following sections:

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2009-02-10

Take Action for Literacy (2008)

A Learners Toolkit

This learner's toolkit begins by providing general information on literacy such as the meaning of the term "literacy" and an explanation of the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey. It then focuses more specifically on literacy in Nunavut, looking at the literacy levels among adults in Nunavut and the types of programs needed by adult learners in that region.

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2008-11-18

Elections Toolkit (2008)

This Elections Toolkit includes information that literacy instructors and tutors can use to promote civic participation and literacy development in voting‐age learners. It is divided into three sections.

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2008-09-29

Starting Your Project Guide (2008)

This guide provides information to help groups and organizations get off to a good start with their project. The first section, "Working with People," looks at the importance of developing good relationships with partners, staff and funders. Section two covers communication plans. The third section offers information on how to develop an evaluation plan and includes an evaluation worksheet and tools.

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2008-09-19

Project Planning Guide (2008)

This resource offers advice to community groups on how to develop a project plan. Successful project planning involves meeting and working with people in the community, assessing community needs and making a plan to make things better. This guide includes information on topics related to project planning, activities that will help groups with their planning, and worksheets that can be copied and completed to help with planning.

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2008-09-17

Proposal Writing Guide (2008)

Successful proposal writing involves planning, searching for information and resources, writing, submitting your proposal to a funder, and follow-up. This guide has all the information that community groups need to write a funding proposal. The introduction contains basic information on proposals and proposal writing such as funding agencies, appropriate writing style, and steps in the proposal writing process.

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2008-05-09

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