Aboriginal literacy

Literacy in Saskatchewan - Implications of Findings from IALSS 2003 (2006)

A Powerpoint Presentation

The International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) offers a summary of how well adults use literacy skills in daily activities at home, at work, and in the community.

In 2003, for the first time, the IALSS measured literacy proficiency among all provinces and territories in Canada. This PowerPoint presentation offers an analysis of the survey’s implications, specifically for Saskatchewan.

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2006-07-31

Summative Evaluation of the Manukau Family Literacy Project (2004)

This is the fourth evaluation report on the pilot Manukau Family Literacy Programme (MFLP).

This report has two parts:
- A summative evaluation of the 2004 programme (Sections 1 - 5) which looks at programme outcomes of the MFLP, using a range of data sources for evidence of changes in both the adult participants and their children across a number of aspects – academic, family, personal and social.

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2006-07-27

Annotated Bibliography of Aboriginal Books (2006)

Pre-School to Adult

Over the years, many people have asked us to put together a package of information on Aboriginal literature that is suitable for different age groups. That task, however, is not particularly easy. An extensive array of material is available nowadays, but should it all be included in such a list?

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2006-05-19

Building Aboriginal Literacy (2006)

Share Your Language, Share Your Culture

The Northwest Territories has eleven official languages -- nine of these are Aboriginal. To maintain and revitalize these languages, it's important for children to learn their language. This booklet will help families support language development within the family. The activities are simple and can be part of everyday living.

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2006-05-10

Information Series #1: Literacy in the Northwest Territories (2005)

Results from IALSS

The International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) offers a snapshot of how well adults understand and use printed information at home, at work and in the community. In 2003, the IALSS for the first time measured literacy proficiency among all provinces and territories in Canada.

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2005-12-22

A Frontier College summary of the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) 2003 (2005)

The International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) is the Canadian component of the Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) study, which was a joint project of the Government of Canada and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The study was conducted by Statistics Canada.

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2005-12-01

Strengthening Community Partnerships (2003)

The Ontario Native Literacy Coalition (ONLC), provides provincial networking and supports field development. The ONLC currently serves twenty-six (26) Native literacy programs throughout Ontario.

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2005-10-25

Empowering the Spirit, Ensuring Survival (2003)

The Ontario Native Literacy Coalition (ONLC) engaged in phase one of a field development project in 2001/02 to find out from practitioners what could be done to support them in their jobs. Practitioners clearly identified the need for a Field Development Worker to assist them in meeting the increasing demands of their positions.

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2005-10-25

Canadian Graduate Student Workshop on Literacy and Health Research (2004)

Report

This is a report on a national workshop that took place before the Second National Literacy and Health Conference in Ottawa. Canadian graduate students were invited to apply to attend the workshop and conference and 22 graduate students from across Canada were accepted.

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2005-09-23

Discourses of Dominance: Saskatchewan Adult Basic Education Curriculum and Aboriginal Learners (2004)

This thesis was submitted to the College of Graduate Studies and Research in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Education in the Department of Educational Foundations, University of Saskatchewan.

The author explores the Saskatchewan Adult Basic Education (ABE) curriculum as it relates to the Aboriginal learner.

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2005-08-11

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