Awareness

Webcast: New financial literacy research of Canadians [Video - 37:33] (2011)

This video, about 35 minutes long, was recorded during a webcast announcing the findings of a survey on the financial literacy of Canadians, undertaken by the Ipsos Reid market research firm on behalf of ABC Life Literacy Canada.

In March 2011, Ipsos Reid pollsters asked a thousand Canadians from coast to coast how confident they felt about their financial literacy and math skills when it comes to planning for a secure future.

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2011-08-26

Police stories: Working with people with low literacy (2009)

In this document, prepared by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) with funding from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), police officers reflect on the impact of low literacy among the people they deal with.

The officers share their concern that some people don’t understand what is going on in the court system and discuss telltale signs that low literacy is a problem for someone.

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2011-07-22

2010 Literacy Cafés (2010)

Volume 3: Prince Albert and North

In May 2010, the Saskatchewan Literacy Network held discussions in Prince Albert and La Ronge. As in previous years, the goals of these “literacy cafés” were to provide a networking opportunity for literacy stakeholders and to ask for information to guide the network’s efforts.

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2011-07-08

2009 Literacy Cafés (2009)

Volume 2: Central Saskatchewan

This document summarizes issues discussed during three “literacy cafés” organized by the Saskatchewan Literacy Network in that province in 2009. The cafés provide an opportunity for adult learners and literacy stakeholders to connect and exchange information.

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2011-07-08

Literacy and Policing in Canada: Target Crime with Literacy [Video – 5:43] (2009)

This video focuses on an initiative of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP), aimed at making police aware of how low literacy may affect the people they deal with.

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2011-06-28

Project Summary and Guide to Promoting Essential Skills to Employers (2010)

This report summarizes the Essential Skills for the Changing Workplace project, undertaken in 2008 by the Centre for Education and Training with funding from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC).

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2011-05-27

Powerful Listening: A Practitioner Research Project on Story and Difference in Adult Literacy (2009)

This report describes a collaborative research project entitled "The Uses of Narrative in Adult Literacy Teaching and Learning." A team of nine community-based practitioners/researchers based in Toronto met monthly, from September 2007 to July 2008, to reflect on their practice and on themselves as practitioners through the lens of story and diversity.

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2010-05-14

Gender and Adult Learning (2006)

A Review of the State of the Field of Adult Learning

This report, commissioned by the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL), is part of a series examining aspects of adult learning in Canada.

The authors searched databases, websites, print literature and journals, and conference proceedings, and sent emails to researchers in the field of adult education and women. With some exceptions, the search was limited to the 10-year period leading up to 2006.

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2009-07-22

On the Job: Essential Skill of Thinking (2006)

People coming from different cultures and school systems have developed different ways of thinking and processing information. In some cultures significant use of memory is stressed more than in others. Decision making is discouraged in cultures where a top-down management style is favoured. In other countries secretaries still manage timetables and schedules with the result that some managers have not developed job task planning skills.

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2009-06-30

Connecting Literacy, Learning & Work (2008)

This book is intended for those who work in adult literacy programs and are engaged in the on-going process of making connections between literacy, learning and work. It contains some research-based discussion, curriculum ideas, a few ready-to-use tools, interviews with instructors, and student photo stories.

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2009-05-20

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