Aboriginal literacy

Strategic Plan (2008)

2008 - 2013

The Board of Directors of the National Indigenous Literacy Association (NILA) represents First Nations people, Metis people, and Inuit people from coast to coast. Through provincial representation as well as representation in all stakeholder groups, NILA is poised to respond to the vision of eradicating illiteracy in its communities.

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2009-07-07

Communications Strategy (2008)

November 2008

This document identifies communication priorities of the National Indigenous Literacy Association (NILA). The optimum goal is to create a service delivery system that meets Literacy and Essential Skills, related to the needs of Aboriginal people. This report offers strategic approaches that could be used to produce, communicate, and distribute information designed to build awareness and understanding of Aboriginal literacy issues.

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2009-07-07

Helping Communities Bloom (2009)

A Family Literacy Resource Guide for British Columbia

This Family Literacy Resource Guide is intended to provide support and information to the many individuals and groups
involved in family literacy throughout the province of British Columbia.

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2009-07-07

Celebrate Aboriginal Languages Month (2009)

This resource promoting the celebration of Aboriginal Languages Month is intended to raise awareness about Aboriginal Languages loss and the importance of maintaining these languages. Through this resource, the NWT Literacy council hopes to help readers:

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2009-03-02

The Northern Edge (Edition Six) Study Guide (2008)

The NWT Literacy Council produced this study guide for adult educators and adult learners. It offers learning activities for four of the stories from the sixth edition of The Northern Edge, an online newspaper for adult learners produced by the NWT Literacy Council. The Northern Edge covers stories about the north and celebrates the lives of those who live North of 60.

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2009-02-11

Building a Strong Foundation (2008)

Working Together for Lifelong Language & Literacy Development

This resource is a transcript of the Nunavut Literacy Council's Qikiqtani regional workshop on literacy that was held February 27 - 29, 2008. The workshop proceedings have been organized into the following sections:

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2009-02-10

The Consultation on Adult Literacy in Manitoba: What We Heard (2008)

In April 2008, the Province of Manitoba initiated consultations with key stakeholders and the public for input into the development of a provincial-wide adult literacy strategy. Participants included literacy practitioners, immigrant organizations, aboriginal organizations, non-government organizations and business representatives. This report summarizes the consultation findings.

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2009-01-02

Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Large Business Winner, 2001: The North West Company (2002)

The Conference Board of Canada's education and learning case studies series examines outstanding education and lifelong learning programs and initiatives. This case study looks at the program in place at the North West Company, the leading retailer of food and everyday products and services to remote communities across northern Canada and Alaska, and the largest private sector employer of Aboriginal people in Canada.

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2008-12-04

Awards for Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Large Business Winner, 2005: Diavik's Workplace Learning Centre: A Literacy Gem That Is Creating Opportunities and Enhancing Workers' Lives (2005)

The Conference Board of Canada workplace education case studies series highlights businesses that demonstrate effective practices in encouraging and supporting workplace learning. This case study looks at the Learning Centre at the Diavik Diamond Mine.

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2008-11-25

Excellence in Workplace Literacy, Medium Business Winner, 2001: Cameco Corporation, Key Lake Operations (2002)

This case study by The Conference Board of Canada highlights the Workplace Adult Education program run by Cameco Corporation at its mine sites in northern Saskatchewan. Cameco put a training program in place with the goal of raising the literacy level of its employees, in particular those employees who are northern, Aboriginal residents.

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2008-11-19

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