Adult Literacy

Submission to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador's Department of Education (2008)

Strategic Adult Literacy Plan

This document is the submission that Literacy NL made to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador regarding the province's Strategic Literacy Plan. In the 2007 provincial budget, $140,000 was allocated to update the provincial Strategic Literacy Plan. The intent of the submission was to provide direction from the literacy community that can speak to the foundations for a long-term strategy for literacy and learning in the province.

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2009-02-24

Employer Investment in Workplace Learning (2009)

Report on the Edmonton Roundtable

This report highlights the discussions that took place at a roundtable on employer investment in workplace learning in Edmonton, Alberta, in November 2008. The roundtable was one of a series held on this subject convened by the Work and Learning Knowledge Centre of the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) in partnership with the Canadian Policy Research Networks.

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2009-02-20

It's Our Right: A Showcase of Workplace Education Program Learner Stories (2008)

This booklet highlights stories of different CUPE (Canadian Union of Public Employees) locals across Canada that have successfully taken on the challenge of setting up workplace education programs for their members. The programs described have created a variety of opportunities for CUPE members.

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2009-02-18

Our Side of the Mountain - 2008 (2008)

Collected Writings of Adult Learners

Our side of the Mountain is a collection of stories, poems and ideas written by adult students of the Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County. This is the ninth edition of this publication..

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2009-02-16

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

Tracy's Tips - What can you do about literacy at your workplace? (2008)

This short document contains thirteen tips for businesses and organizations on workplace literacy. These tips were published as part of Tracy Defoe's presentation "What Now?" at the Vancouver stop of the 2008 Literacy Tour of British Columbia. Tracy Defoe is with The Learning Factor Inc.

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2009-02-11

The Joy of Learning (2007)

Fall Issue 2007

With this document, the Colchester Adult Learning Association presents its first educational resource guide. This guide is intended for the citizens of Colchester, Nova Scotia. It contains descriptions of learning resources available in the area, as well inspirational stories from several learners.

The Joy of Learning includes the following sections:

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2009-02-09

Building Momentum and Finding Champions for Workplace Literacy in Ontario (2002)

Field Report

This is a field report of a project on workplace literacy in Ontario. This project had four main goals:
1- Conduct a literature review;
2 - Identify the current level of awareness and commitment to workplace/workforce literacy among human resource professionals in Ontario;
3 - Establish a baseline measure to gauge the impact of a social marketing strategy for workplace literacy;

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2009-02-09

Learning Without Borders (2008)

An Introduction to Community-Based Adult Literacy in British Columbia

Learning Without Borders offers an introduction to community-based adult literacy in British Columbia. This resource has been designed to help those unfamiliar with this topic navigate the complexities of the adult literacy field in BC.

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2009-02-03

Want the Competitive Edge? Literacy in the Workplace (2007)

Literacy and basic skills are critical to the success of every business yet millions of Canadians do not have the literacy skills necessary to meet the increasing demands of the modern workplace.

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2009-01-22

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