Nunavut Literacy Council

Improving Essential Skills for Work and Community (2007)

Workplace and Workforce Literacy

In Nunavut and the NWT there is a critical need for greater awareness and better information about workplace and workforce literacy. Nunavut Literacy Council and NWT Literacy Council prepared this paper in order to provide information and analysis, and make recommendations about how to improve workplace and workforce literacy in Nunavut and the NWT.

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2008-04-30

Learning to Learn (2004)

A Living Resource for Literacy Practitioners and Adult Educators

The Nunavut Literacy Council developed this document as a resource for literacy practitioners, adult educators and instructors. Learning is an active process of creating meaning from different experiences. The role of the instructor is to act as a guide or facilitator in the learner's path of discovery. This resource offers tools that instructors and learners can use to facilitate this process of discovery.

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2008-03-28

Barriers to Youth Employment in Nunavut (2007)

A Research Report and Action Plan

This paper presents the results of a research project conducted by the Nunavut Literacy Council in 2006 in order to identify barriers that face youth seeking employment in Nunavut. Researchers also examined ways to re-engage marginalized youth in education, employment and community life and looked at the extent that literacy is a barrier to youth employment in Nunavut.

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2008-02-07

Literacy: The Foundation for Learning (2006)

No one would dispute the importance of learning; however literacy, the foundation of all learning, is frequently misunderstood and often neglected. This document, prepared by the Nunavut Literacy Council examines what is meant by literacy, why literacy skills are fundamental to learning and skill development, the current situation with respect to literacy in Nunavut, and what needs to be done to improve the current situation.

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2008-02-07

Learning Disabilities (2004)

A Guide for Educators who Work with Adult Learners

Many adult learners enrolled in adult literacy and adult basic education programs experience learning difficulties, and different teaching and learning methods are required to help these learners. The Nunavut Literacy Council has partnered with learning disabilities and literacy consultant Pat Hatt to develop this guide to help literacy facilitators and adult educators deal with this challenge.

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2008-01-29

Unipkausivut (2004)

Building Language and Literacy Skills Through Oral History

Unipkausivut is intended to help communities to incorporate the important field of ‘Oral History’ into their language and literacy programs.

This comprehensive resource covers subjects from learning about one’s culture through oral history, developing literacy and language skills through exploring oral history to recognizing and valuing the expertise of Elders.

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2006-11-03

Literacy Programs That Work (2004)

Sharing Knowledge and Experience

What makes one literacy program more successful than another? High quality literacy programs share many principles in common. These principles are often referred to as "best practices" or "good practice". Both of these terms are used to describe what works best in a particular situation or environment.

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2005-02-24

Developing Successful Strategies for At-Risk Youth (2004)

An Annotated List of Resources for Those Designing Youth Programmes

Teachers and educators want to improve the likelihood of students graduating from high school and want to support youth who have already dropped out of school. These young people are what are usually referred to as “at-risk youth”. "At-risk youth" may also apply to those who have emotional or behavioural issues. Many factors contribute to youth becoming at risk.

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2005-02-16

Literacy & Inuit Women (2001)

Workshop Report to Pauktuutit

This report describes a literacy workshop that was carried out at Pauktuutit's Annual General Meeting on October 27, 2000. The purpose of the workshop was to involve Inuit women across the north in a conversation about literacy in their communities.

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2005-02-11

Books in the Home - Instructor's Program Manual (2004)

The Books in the Home Program Manual is a joint project between the Northwest Territories Literacy Council and Nunavut Literacy Council. The project follows the 1-2-3 Rhyme With Me Program Manual and “Read to Me…Read Together” Family Literacy Guide and is the next step in the initiative to promote and support family literacy programs in the two territories.

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2004-10-04

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