Aboriginal literacy

Aboriginal Literacy Fact Sheet (N.D.)

The authors of this fact sheet note that according to the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS), 63 per cent of urban Aboriginal people in Saskatchewan scored below Level 3, compared to 39 per cent of the non-Aboriginal population. Level 3 is considered the minimum needed to function effectively in modern society.

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2011-05-10

Aboriginal Engagement (2008)

Who Does What in Aboriginal Skills Development: A Reference Document

The goal of this document is to explain the nature of Aboriginal human resources issues in Canada, and to provide practical information for promoting partnerships that lead to meaningful work for Aboriginal people and boost the pool of skilled workers for economic sectors currently experiencing shortfalls.

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2011-04-15

An Aboriginal Essential Skills Journey: Planting the Seeds for Growth - Participant Workbook (2010)

This workbook is designed to be used with a facilitator’s guide of the same name for a workshop that presents Essential Skills in a way that reflects an Aboriginal view of the world. The workshop is aimed at educators, trainers and other frontline workers.

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2011-04-05

An Aboriginal Essential Skills Journey: Planting the Seeds for Growth - Facilitator Guide (2010)

This document is the facilitator’s guide for a workshop designed to present Essential Skills in a way that reflects an Aboriginal worldview. The workshop is aimed at frontline workers, educators and trainers.

The guide is designed to be used with a participant workbook that bears the same title. The authors note that the two documents must be used together to deliver the workshop.

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2011-04-05

Second Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Gathering (2006)

kéni- pimahatówang owéti izi nígán “Pathways to the Future”

This document outlines the proceedings of Gathering 2006, the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network’s annual literacy conference. The gathering brought together elders, adult learners, youth, literacy practitioners, Aboriginal program developers, government officials and other stakeholders involved in Aboriginal literacy.

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2011-02-16

National Indigenous Literacy Association - Annual Report 2007-2008 (2008)

In this document, the National Indigenous Literacy Association (NILA) summarizes its activities for 2007-2008. The document includes messages from NILA’s president, executive director and national speaker; financial statements; a brief history of the organization; and a mission statement.

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2010-11-26

Taking Stock of Lifelong Learning in Canada 2005-2010: Progress or Complacency? (2010)

Background Report

This report brings together information presented in Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) publications over the five-year period ending in 2010.

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2010-11-16

Frontier College - Annual Report 2010 (2010)

Literacy Through Innovation

Frontier College is a national literacy organization that works in partnership with others to provide learning opportunities for Canadians of all ages.

This report highlights Frontier College’s activities in communities across Canada, including Aboriginal summer literacy camps in Alberta, computer classes for migrant farm workers in Ontario, and a literacy support program for both parents and children in Nova Scotia.

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2010-10-19

Literacy: An Aboriginal Cultural Tradition - Aboriginal Literacy Gathering 2010 Final Report (2010)

This document outlines the proceedings of Gathering 2010, the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network’s fourth annual literacy conference. The gathering brought together elders, adult learners, youth, literacy practitioners, Aboriginal program developers, government officials and other stakeholders involved in Aboriginal literacy.

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2010-08-17

State of Learning in Canada: No Time for Complacency (2007)

The authors of this report say that while Canadians have made great strides toward building a culture of lifelong learning, there is no room for complacency.

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2010-07-06

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