Awareness

McGill Students for Literacy: A Feminist Assessment (1994)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1994 - Vol. 11, No. 1

McGill Students for Literacy (MSL) is an independent literacy organization founded and operated by McGill University students. Its mandate is to train McGill students to tutor adults and youth in basic literacy skills and to promote awareness of illiteracy issues. MSL's tutoring services are free and all of the students involved work as volunteers.

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2004-08-05

Family Violence Prevention and Curriculum Development (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 - Vol. 10, No. 1 & Spring 1999, Vol. 13, No. 1

Child abuse and violence against adolescent and adult women is a serious societal problem. If the problem is ever going to be effectively addressed, it must be through prevention. In this article, the author discusses several key components which any successful prevention program must incorporate.

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2004-07-28

Finding Lost Luggage (1996)

Journeys in Language, Learning and Culture

Finding Lost Luggage by Helen Woodrow is a story in the book Wayfering Journeys in Language, Learning and Culture, it is a collection of writings by ABE instructors and students in Newfoundland brought together for a "language awareness project", designed to explore attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge about language and the teaching of language.

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2004-06-07

A Guide to Literacy Support Through the Independent Living/Empowerment Skills Development Program and Other Core Programs of the Independent Living Resource Centre (1996)

This document was developed to assist the Independent Living Resource Centres to provide literacy support to consumers through their core programs.

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2004-04-02

Media Analysis Report of Adult Literacy (2004)

This report summarizes work done during a six month period of a two-year National Literacy Secretariat funded research project entitled, “Informal Learning and Media Perceptions of Adults With Low Literacy Skills”.The report sheds light on the question — How does the media portray adult literacy?

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2004-01-01

Valuing Adult Literacy: Collaboration for Progress (2003)

A Plan for Community-based Literacy in Nova Scotia

At the Literacy Nova Scotia Chairs and Coordinators Symposium on November 6th, 2003, called Valuing Literacy, literacy practitioners and board chairs or their designates, from all 27 provincial networks of Nova Scotia joined directors, management and staff of Literacy Nova Scotia in shaping a strategic plan for supporting community-based literacy in the province. The product was this action plan, Collaboration for Progress.

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2003-12-22

Advancing Literacy in Canada: An Urgent Call to Action (2003)

Recommendations for the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

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2003-10-09

Steps to Follow in Setting Up a Certified Literate Community (2003)

Based on our experience in the Town of Beausejour and the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead, Manitoba

This manual will show you how to set up a certified literate community project. It draws on the successes and lessons learned from the first year of a pilot project in Beausejour, Manitoba, 2002-2003.

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2003-09-22

Education and Enlightenment: Literacy Awareness Kit (2000)

General objective is to educate the stakeholders and enlighten the potential literacy clientele to the benefits and value of continued literacy education for all.

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2003-06-24

What Adult Literacy Learners Would Like YOU To Know (N.D.)

This is a link to a website outlining what adult literacy learners would like the public to know. It includes links to literacy coalitions across Canada, as well as a link to the Learners Advisory Network website.

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2003-02-03

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