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Literacy and Women's Empowerment: Stories of Success and Inspiration (2014)

This paper explores how literacy learning can support women’s empowerment and the development of greater equality, benefitting not only individual women, but families, communities and economies too. It describes and reflects upon some of the most promising approaches to developing literacy and learning for women, who form the majority of the world’s illiterate adults.

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2014-04-25

School enrolment trends in Canada (2006)

Lessons in Learning – September 26, 2006

While enrolment patterns can vary widely both within and between provinces, the fact is that there are simply not as many school-age children in Canada as there were just a few years ago. In particular, the last of the large cohort of children born to the baby boomers between 1980 and 1994 have graduated from the kindergarten to Grade 12 system, and the children taking their places are part of a much smaller cohort.

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2013-02-13

Awakening the Giant Within: Reflections on Strategies for Recruiting Francophone Adults to French-Language Literacy Programs (2008)

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The purpose of this study was to discover strategies for encouraging adult francophones with poor literacy skills to articulate a need for literacy training and strategies that education centres can use to answer that need adequately.

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2009-06-10

Family Math Groups (2009)

An Exploration of Content and Style

In this literature review, the author outlines the relationship of family math and family literacy, explores the importance of play in developing early skills, and traces the mathematical development of early childhood. She reviews several large and small scale family math programs, and discusses common findings as to what makes these programs successful.

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2009-04-28

Declaration of the ICÉA/FCAF Francophone Consultative Forum on the Right to Learn for Adults (2008)

Conferences and meetings in preparation for the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI) are taking place all around the world.

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2009-01-12

2008 Literacy Cafés (2008)

Volume 1: Southern Saskatchewan

This is a report on the some of the key items discussed during three Literacy Cafés held by the Saskatchewan Literacy Network in early 2008 in in Regina, Swift Current and Yorkton, Saskatchewan. The purpose of these Cafés was to provide a networking opportunity for literacy stakeholders and to ask for information that would guide the Literacy Network including its conversations and communications with decision makers.

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2008-07-16

Life Changing Experiences (2006)

A Collection of Student Articles

This honest and thought provoking collection of student articles/stories by students at the Toronto Centre for Community Learning and Development (formally East End Literacy) focusses on the topic of life changing experiences.

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2007-02-22
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