Awareness

Opportunities for Tomorrow (2001)

National Learning Needs Assessment Summary Report

In 1999 the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union established the National Literacy Project to increase awareness among union members and local union officers about literacy, and to examine the literacy demands and literacy learning needs experienced by CEP members today.

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2002-11-09

Literacy is For Life: Strengthening Adult Literacy is Key to Canada's Economic and Social Prosperity (2001)

Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

Canada's economic and social prosperity depends on the strengths and skills of our citizens. To prosper in the new economy, we must develop policies that nurture these skills and we must create a culture that values life-long learning. A sound literacy foundation is key to achieving both of these goals.

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2002-08-01

The Big Picture Up Close (2002)

Outcomes of a Province-Wide Consultation

This document outlines a province-wide consultation process that took place throughout British Columbia from September, 2000 to August, 2001. It is a comprehensive sense of what British Columbians thought and believed about “literacy and lifelong learning”.

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2002-07-11

Workplace Literacy - Overview of Public Awareness Campaigns (2001)

The purpose of this research was to review other public awareness campaigns throughout Canada for Workplace Literacy programs.

These programs ranged from formally planned and orchestrated campaigns with collateral materials, to informal networking and partnership building.

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2002-05-08

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

Spread the Word: How to Implement a Community Literacy Festival (1999)

In the spring of 1998, Georgian Literacy held its first Spread the Word Literacy Festival in Collingwood, Ontario. The free, accessible day-long celebration featured readings by numerous well-known Canadian authors and many local writers. Visitors enjoyed story-telling, children's activities, entertainment, a celebrity book auction, an international food fair, a variety of exhibits, and much more.

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2000-06-06

Three L's, The - Literacy and Lifelong Learning (2000)

This is the text of a speech made by Peter Calamai at the WWestnet 2000 conference in Calgary on November 2, 2000. In it, he discusses the “Butterfly Effect” as it applies to workplace education.

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2000-01-01

The Northern Adult Reading Challenge - Project Guide (1998)

A project guide to organizing, advertising and planning a reading or writing challenge.
The Project Objectives of the Adult Northern Literacy Challenge are :

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1998-01-01

Literacy Theatre (1997)

A manual constructed to involve the interaction of two to five people, a facilitator and the audience, to present the process of literacy theater`s demands of cooperation and teamwork.

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1997-01-01

Taking Down the Wall of Words - Handbook for Community Agencies Part 2 (1991)

Researchers across Canada looked for and found examples of how community agencies can make sure that people who cannot read and write well can use their services. They also came up with ideas on how these organizations can be an important link between the people who have difficulty reading and writing and the many literacy programs available across Canada.

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1991-01-01

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