Aboriginal literacy

The bottom line, No. 14 (2002)

January 2002

This issue focuses exclusively on BHP Billiton Diamonds Incorporated’s Ekati Diamond Mine, located in the Barren Lands of the Northwest Territories. It outlines the company’s commitment to building a sustainable Aboriginal and Northern workforce, while dealing simultaneously with the low literacy skills of a significant portion of the pool of available employees.

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2010-04-07

Aboriginal Adult Literacy: Nourishing Their Learning Spirits (2008)

Literature Review

This is a literature review on Aboriginal literacy from the perspective of an Aboriginal literacy worker and professional.

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2010-02-24

Promoting Provincial Partnerships: Motivation, Process and Outcomes (2008)

Final Report

This report is the result of a project led by Ontario's College Sector Committee for Adult Upgrading (CSC), in partnership with three other provincial organizations involved in adult literacy and upgrading: Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO), Ontario Association of Continuing Education School Board Administrators (CESBA) and the Ontario Native Literacy Coalition (ONLC).

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2010-02-17

Family Tutoring (2009)

Families Learning to Read and Write Together

Family Tutoring is a family literacy program developed by the NWT Literacy Council to support school-aged children and their families in their efforts to develop reading and writing skills. The program is geared for parents, teacher’s assistants, and tutors who work with children at the emerging and early reader stages.

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2010-01-08

How To Kit - 20 Fantastic Outdoor Family Literacy Activities (2009)

This How To Kit was developed to help organizations celebrate literacy in the Northwest Territories. It provides examples of winter activities that can be used to promote family literacy. Some of the activities include winter treasure hunts, cooking, science experiments in the snow, sliding and book parties as well as skating games.

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2009-12-30

Reframing Literacy and Training Support in the NWT Using New Technologies - Research report (2009)

Family and community literacy providers in the Northwest Territories face particular challenges when it comes to ongoing training and support, as their geographic isolation makes face-to-face training very costly.

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2009-12-30

Reading your Paycheque (2009)

Lesson Plan 18

This lesson plan teaches learners how to interpret information found on their pay stubs. Prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, it introduces learners to the vocabulary needed to read and understand deductions in their paycheques that will affect their disposable income.

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2009-10-28

Report on Aboriginal Community Outreach Sessions (2008)

Aboriginal Adult Learning Issues in the Atlantic Region

This report grew out of consultations held in Atlantic Canada during the first six months of 2008 to discuss Aboriginal adult learning needs. The consultation sessions focused primarily on literacy, postsecondary education, and employment.

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2009-08-19

Listen to Learn Youth Literacy Project - Phase II: Kirkland Lake (2001)

This is a brief study written in 2001 that extracts demographic data sets regarding literacy rates, attitudes and situational factors among youth learners with the Listen to Learn Youth Literacy Project in Kirkland Lake. The survey examines a 25 year old adult. This report also gives the reader an idea of why this particular person is in the Listen to Learn Youth Literacy Project as well as anecdotal data and responses.

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2009-08-19

Best practices for late entry learners into college academic upgrading programs (2009)

Annotated bibliography - June 2008

This annotated bibliography covers a variety of topics related to late entry learners in college academic upgrading programs. The programs include: adult literacy, adult basic education and upgrading, adult education, best practices, aboriginal literacy, literacy among learners of English as a Second or other language, literacy for persons with disabilities, and workplace and essential skills.

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2009-08-04

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