Aboriginal literacy

The Lieutenant Governor's Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps Managed by Frontier College – 2011 Report (2011)

The Lieutenant Governor’s Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps, managed by Frontier College, give young people in remote First Nations communities in northern Ontario a chance to enhance their literacy and numeracy skills in a fun setting.

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2012-07-18

An Analysis of Adult Aboriginal Literacy Levels in the Northwest Territories – Skills supply and demand - Part 4 [Video - 13:35] (2011)

This video is the final segment of a presentation by T. Scott Murray that explores the results of an analysis, completed in 2010, of adult Aboriginal literacy levels in the Northwest Territories, and looks at how those levels affect individuals, communities, and the nation. Murray is the president of DataAngel Policy Research, which collaborated with Bow Valley College in Calgary, Alberta, to produce the video presentation.

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2012-06-21

An Analysis of Adult Aboriginal Literacy Levels in the Northwest Territories – How skills influence outcomes - Part 3 [Video – 7:36] (2011)

This video is part of a presentation by T. Scott Murray on the results of an analysis, completed in 2010, of adult Aboriginal literacy levels in the Northwest Territories, and the effects of those levels on individuals, communities, and the nation. Murray is the president of DataAngel Policy Research, which collaborated with Bow Valley College in Calgary, Alberta, to produce the videos.

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2012-06-14

E-Learning to support health literacy, health promotion and disease management in community settings (2009)

This document describes a project carried out to examine the use of web-based health information sites.

The project involved three diverse sites and groups, including patients and health-care professionals from a family health team and clinic in a large urban centre; community members from a social support agency in an urban centre; and community members and health providers from First Nations communities in Northern Ontario.

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2012-06-11

An Analysis of Adult Aboriginal Literacy Levels in Canada – How we think about skills and how skills relate to policy – Part 2 [Video – 14:08 (2011)

This is the second of four sections of a video presentation by T. Scott Murray, president of DataAngel Policy Research, which collaborated with Bow Valley College in Calgary, Alberta, to produce the series.

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2012-06-06

Part 1: An Analysis of Adult Aboriginal Literacy Levels in the Northwest Territories [Video - 10:06] (2011)

Literacy Skill Requirements in the Northwest Territories and the Ability of Aboriginal Peoples to Compete

This video is the first section of a four-part presentation by T. Scott Murray on the results of an analysis, completed in 2010, of adult Aboriginal literacy levels in the Northwest Territories, and the effects of those levels on individuals, communities, and the nation. Murray is the president of DataAngel Policy Research, which collaborated with Bow Valley College in Calgary, Alberta, to produce the videos.

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2012-06-01

The Lieutenant Governor's Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps Managed by Frontier College – 2009 Report (2009)

The Lieutenant Governor’s Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps are offered annually in remote First Nation communities in northern Ontario. The camp program is implemented by Frontier College, a national literacy organization that works in partnership with others to provide learning opportunities for Canadians of all ages.

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2012-05-04

Igniting the Power Within: Level 4 Curriculum (2011)

Celebrating Our Voice

This is the curriculum for the last in a series of four workshops on Essential Skills (ES) and Recognizing Prior Learning (RPL) for Aboriginal communities, developed through a program called Igniting the Power Within (ITPW).

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2012-04-30

Literacy profile of off-reserve First Nations and Métis people living in urban Manitoba and Saskatchewan: Results from the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey 2003 (2008)

Education Matters: Insights on Education, Learning and Training in Canada, April 2008, Vol. 4, No. 5

Based on findings from the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (IALLS), this article examines the literacy proficiency of First Nations and Métis adults living in urban parts of Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

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2012-04-24

The Lieutenant Governor's Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps Managed by Frontier College – 2010 Report (2010)

Every year, the Lieutenant Governor’s Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps are offered in remote First Nation communities in northern Ontario. The camp program is managed by Frontier College, a national literacy organization that forms partnerships to provide learning opportunities for Canadians of all ages.

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2012-04-24

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