Adult education

Exemplary Adult Literacy Programs and Innovative Practices in Canada (1989)

The author was asked to "research and report in writing on existing programs and delivery mechanisms for adult literacy that might be seen as 'exemplary' by adult literacy practitioners in British Columbia." This report provides descriptive case-studies of thirteen innovative adult literacy programs in Canada, many of which have been in existence for nearly ten years or more and thus have a track record.

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2002-07-31

A Report on Adult Education and Training in Canada (2001)

Learning a Living

This report presents an exhaustive analysis of the results of the 1998 Adult Education and Training Survey (AETS). It also provides insight into adult education and training trends in Canada by bringing together results from previous surveys. The extent to which Canadians engage in a culture of adult learning is expected to have an impact on our social and economic success in decades to come.

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2002-07-29

Technological Literacy and the Matrix (2001)

An Instructor's Guide

This literacy and basic skills resource for instructors and their learners focuses on learning activities and demonstrations which help learners to use technology.

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2002-07-10

Learning Together (2001)

Conference Report

This is the final report of a conference called "Apprenons ensemble - Learning Together." It includes, in both languages, remarks of the panelists, speeches from guest and keynote speakers, an outline and description of the workshops, the results of the family literacy consultations and the Learning Together Anthem.

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2002-05-06

Using Historical Photographs to Stimulate Writing in Adult Literacy and ABE Programs (2000)

Resource Kit with 30 Images from Newfoundland and Labrodor, A

Historical images are used to encourage writing in adult literacy and ABE programs. The kit includes an instructor's guide for using photographs and other writing prompts in the classroom.

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2002-04-16

Reader's Voice (2000)

An anthology of writing by learners in the Toronto Public Library – Adult Literacy Program

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2002-02-18

Tools for Community Building - A Planning Workbook for Northern Community-Based Literacy (2002)

The content of this workbook is the result of a nine-month action research project called 'A Participatory Framework for Enhancing Community Capacity'. It is a tool kit of information that you may find useful in planning and carrying out local literacy
projects and other community activities. This project also produced a an action research report (http://www.nwt.literacy.ca/comdevel/nln/combuild/report/cover.htm).

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2002-01-01

Tools for Community Building - An Action Research Report (2002)

This report is the result of a nine-month action research project called 'A Participatory Framework for Enhancing Community Capacity' that was carried out between September 1999 and December 2000. It explores the potential for a collaborative, capacity-building initiative for community-based groups. This project also produced a workbook located at http://www.nwt.literacy.ca/comdevel/nln/combuild/workbook/cover.htm.

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2002-01-01

Catching Up with the Swedes (2001)

Probing the Canada-Sweden Literacy Gap

Among 12 countries that participated in the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS), Sweden had the lowest incidence of low literacy skills, while Canada ranked around the middle with a low literacy rate double that of Sweden.

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2001-02-02

Reforming Adult Literacy Education - Transforming Local Programs Into National Systems in Canada, the United Kingdom & the United States (2001)

In the middle of the 20th century, the United Nations proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Among the rights claimed for all peoples of the world were rights to education expressed in Article 26. Now, at the beginning of the 21st century, in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States national activities are underway that promise to extend the right to free elementary and fundamental education to adults.

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