Adult education

Adult Back to School Planner (2013)

This document is housed on the Government of Alberta website.

Get resource
Added: 
2014-03-27

Adult Literacy and Learning Disabilities: A Look at the Issues Facing the Field (2013)

(in) Building on critical traditions: Adult education and learning in Canada, Thompson Educational Publishing, Inc., 2013.

This document is one chapter in a book entitled “Building on critical traditions: Adult education and learning in Canada.” Its purpose is to address four commonly held concerns about adult literacy and learning disabilities with a Canadian focus.

In the first section of the document, the authors describe the official definition of learning disabilities, adopted by the Canadian Association for Learning Disabilities in 2002.

Get resource
Added: 
2013-11-22

National Framework: An Integrated Approach to Developing Essential Skills (2013)

This user-friendly guide for Essential Skills (ES) practitioners identifies and organizes the elements of ES practice that have proven to be effective in a variety of settings.

Get resource
Added: 
2013-08-15

Literacy Service Plan - Georgian Triangle 2011-2012 (2011)

Prepared by the Quill Learning Network, this document summarizes the 2011-2012 literacy service plan for the Georgian Triangle region of Ontario.

The authors provide a snapshot of Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) activity in the region, including a discussion of how programming might be affected by anticipated budget cuts and by the closure of several businesses in the area.

Get resource
Added: 
2013-06-25

It's Never Too Late [Video - 1:34 ] (2011)

This video focuses on a woman who trained for a new, more rewarding job after an injury forced her out of the old one. She had worked for years in the stockroom of a bookstore but, after an injury, wasn’t able to return to the heavy lifting required in her old job.

Get resource
Added: 
2013-05-17

Adult Learning and Education: Canada progress report for the UNESCO Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE) and the end of the United Nations Literacy Decade (2012)

This document is housed on the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) server.

This report, published by the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), monitors progress made towards fulfilling recommendations included in the final document of the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI), held in Belém , Brazil, in 2009.

Get resource
Added: 
2013-02-11

Going Back to School: Choices for Adult Learners in Manitoba (2012)

This guide explains the options available to adults who want to return to school in Manitoba. The information is presented in a question-and-answer format, covering such topics as why an adult would want to return to school; options for new Canadians; and the availability of classes throughout the province.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2013-01-16

Quality Program: Quality Self-Assessment Tool (2012)

This Quality Self-Assessment (QSA) Tool was developed by the Community Adult Learning Services (CALS) branch of New Brunswick’s Department of Post-Secondary Education Training and Labour (PETL). It is part of a commitment to quality assurance outlined in the province’s 2009 adult literacy strategy.

Get resource
Added: 
2012-12-13

Quality Self-Assessment – Pilot Project Summary Report (2012)

One priority identified in the adult literacy strategy released by New Brunswick’s Department of Post-Secondary Education Training and Labour (PETL) in 2009 was to ensure the quality and effectiveness of adult literacy programs.

Get resource
Added: 
2012-12-05

Let's get Cooking! [Video - 1:08] (2011)

The subject of this brief video is a middle-aged man who, after working for 18 years changing truck tires, returned to school to earn his General Education Development (GED) diploma and then entered an apprenticeship program to become a cook. He now works as a cook at a large hotel.

Get resource
Added: 
2012-12-03

Pages

© 2020 Copian Library