Aboriginal literacy

Native Literacy Practitioner's Guide to Training (Draft) (2003)

This Guide provides basic information about post-secondary training opportunities for practitioners who work with adults in Native literacy and upgrading programs. The Guide's primary focus is on training opportunities in Ontario. However, there are online courses are listed. Courses listed were for the 2002-2003 academic year. Contact the appropriate institution for current information.

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2005-05-13

Practitioner Standards Model Development Project (2002)

The Practitioner Training Strategy was launched in October 1999. This four-phase initiative involves all literacy streams and sectors in seven projects across the province of Ontario.

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2005-05-13

Practitioner Development Strategy (2000)

Phase One

This document reports on a project designed to answer the following questions:
-What are the core skills needed by a practitioner in the Native literacy field?
-How are these skills acquired by individuals seeking to work in the Native literacy field?
-How is the acquisition of these skills recognized by the Native literacy field?

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2005-05-09

Continuing Ontario's Participation in Developing National Aboriginal Literacy Goals and Strategies (2003)

Aboriginal Literacy

The National Aboriginal Design Committee (NADC) began under the auspices of Beverly Anne Sabourin and Associates (BASA). In Phase I of this project, BASA compiled an inventory of basic and intermediate adult literacy programs sponsored and/or initiated by Aboriginal Peoples, and involving Aboriginal learners as clients. Phases II and III developed evaluation mechanisms of Aboriginal literacy programs.

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2005-04-29

Multiple Literacies (2002)

Improving our Support for Aboriginal Literacy in the NWT

The NWT Literacy Council has supported literacy development in all official languages since 1989. Most of their work focuses on English literacy, but they have also supported Aboriginal literacy directly. People in Aboriginal language communities believe it is important and urgent to maintain, revitalize and promote Aboriginal languages and literacy.

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2005-04-04

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

Nunavut Literacy Development In The Context Of Inuit Qaujimajatuqanginnut (IQ) (2002)

A Discussion Paper

It is not enough to simply try and teach the ability to read and write. All learning occurs within a "learning context"—a framework within which the skills have meaning. One must adopt an existing learning framework or create one. The learning context must be culturally relevant.

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2005-02-09

Building Culture and Community (2000)

Family and Community Literacy Partnerships in Canada's North

This paper describes the work of the Nunavut Literacy Council, with a focus on Cambridge Bay, a village of 1 500 people located on the tip of Victoria Island, sixty kilometers north of the Arctic Circle in the Kitikmeot region of Nunavut.

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2005-02-09

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

Symposium on Literacy and Aboriginal Peoples - "Best Practices": Native "Literacy" and Learning (2002)

Proceedings

On May 3 and 4, 2002 nearly eighty practitioners came together for the first Native Literacy and Learning, Aboriginal Perspectives Symposium held at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto (OISE/UT). There were fourteen presenters on a broad range of topics on the barriers and supports in literacy, ranging from "Healing the Spirit" to "Deaf Literacy."

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2004-08-30

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