Sue Folinsbee

Adult Working Group's Cross-National Consultations on Health and Learning (2007)

In June 2005, the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) held a Health and Learning Knowledge Centre (HLKC) consultation in Vancouver, British Columbia. At the consultation, participants agreed to establish various working groups to address the work of the HLKC. These working groups address life stages in health and learning and concentrate on settings, places, and communities where health and learning takes place.

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2008-12-15

Health and Learning Environmental Scan: 2006 (2007)

In June 2005, the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) held a Health and Learning Knowledge Centre (HLKC) consultation in Vancouver, British Columbia. At the consultation, participants agreed to establish six working groups to address the work of HLKC. These working groups address life stages in health and learning and concentrate on settings, places, and communities where health and learning takes place.

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2008-12-02

Adult Working Group's Cross-National Consultations on Health and Learning - Final Report on Adults with HIV / AIDS (2008)

The Adult Working Group is one of fifteen working groups within the Health and Learning Knowledge Centre (HLKC). The mandate of each working group is to build a knowledge agenda related to health and learning for the Canadian Council on Learning under whose auspices the HLKC was established. The Adult Working Group has focused its research on the health and learning of several different adult groups.

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2008-11-26

Adult Working Group's Cross-National Consultations on Health and Learning - Final Report on Adults Living in Rural and Remote Areas (2008)

The Adult Working Group is one of fifteen working groups within the Health and Learning Knowledge Centre (HLKC). The mandate of each working group is to build a knowledge agenda for the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) under whose auspices the HLKC was established. The Adult Working Group has focused its research on the health and learning of several different adult groups.

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2008-11-24

Linkages: Connecting Literacy and English as a Second Language (2007)

Discussion Paper: What do we know about the Connections between Literacy and English as a Second Language in Canada?

This discussion paper highlights and summarizes current Canadian research over the last five to seven years on connections between literacy and English as a Second Language in terms of key themes, issues, gaps and needed strategies. The paper also reflects the perspectives of a small number of key informants from the literacy, English as a Second Language, and settlement fields on key themes.

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2008-06-09

Reflections Paper (2005)

The Ontario Literacy Coalition's Workplace/Workforce Literacy Symposium

This paper was written in May 2005 for the Ontario Literacy Coalition's Workplace/Workforce Symposium, which brought together delegates representing business, labour, literacy organizations, adult learners, adult education and training organizations, and government.

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2008-05-12

A Guide for Planning and Conducting an Organizational Needs Assessment for Municipal Workplace Literacy Programs (2000)

This workbook is for stakeholder committee members or others responsible for planning and implementing workplace education programs for municipal employees. It shows how to plan and carry out an Organizational Needs Assessment (ONA) in a way that suits individual workplaces. The ONA is one of the first activities in the program planning process. It helps determine what programs should be offered and how they should be offered.

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2007-10-02

Brief to Senate Standing Committee On Social Affairs, Science and Technology (2007)

Re: Hearings on Literacy

In February 2007, members of NALD were invited by the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology to participate in the ongoing national discussion on literacy and its impact on education and employment skills in Canada.

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2007-02-12

Brief to House of Commons Standing Committee On Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (2006)

In this brief, the National Adult Literacy Database Inc (NALD) explores the issue of workplace literacy. The comments focus on three areas: the need for literacy and essential skills to enable people to participate in the labour market, workplace literacy in the broader context of literacy, and the need for coordination of information and resources.

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2006-11-03

Notes for presentation to House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (2006)

In these notes, Charles Ramsey presents NALD before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities. Ramsey also emphasizes the need for the federal government investment and leadership in both workforce and workplace literacy for adult Canadians.

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2006-11-03

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