Community awareness

Aboriginal Justice: Community Forum (2006)

Building a Community Network

This presentation was developed by the Centre for Education and Work (CEW), a not-for-profit organization affiliated with the University of Winnipeg in Manitoba.

It was prepared as part of the CEW’s community justice project, which developed learning materials for Aboriginal court workers.

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2014-02-25

Lesson 7: Elementary Teacher Assistant (2005)

Plan a class field trip

This two-part lesson plan teaches Elementary Teacher Assistants or Early Childcare workers how to plan a class field trip. The first lesson introduces the criteria and details involved in planning a class trip. In the second lesson, the learners use community resources, Internet, library, information centres etc. to complete an outline of a field trip. The lesson was prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers.

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2009-12-23

Living in Quebec (2008)

QLWG Essential Life Skills - Unit 11

Competency-based learning meets the needs of all learners. It is important to keep in mind, however, that all learners are different. In order to address the needs and interests of all learners, the units in this publication have been divided by Essential Life Skills and Individual Life Skills.

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2009-09-23

The Changing Face of Literacy in Ottawa (2002)

A Research Project for the Ottawa-Carleton Coalition for Literacy

This report gives thought to the perception that in the midst of these tumultuous times the face of literacy is changing. Change demands a response, and this research project was formulated in an effort to engage some key players in the formulation of a collective response. Together, literacy students, literacy practitioners and representatives from community partners, addressed the following issues:

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2009-09-09

Sharing the Gift: Aboriginal Literacy and Literary Artists' Gala 2009 (2009)

Final Report

The demand for Aboriginal books in schools, adult education and literacy programs is increasing. The goal of the Sharing the Gift: Aboriginal Literacy & Literary Artists’ Gala 2009 was to provide an opportunity for Aboriginal learners and Elders, as well as practitioners and educators in Saskatchewan, to celebrate, share, and be empowered about Aboriginal literacy and literature.

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2009-07-31

Christmas Week (1993)

This narrative by Sheelah Demetre of the Western Quebec Literacy Council tells the story of Emma who just before Christmas feels like her world is falling apart. Family and personal issues are mounting and what is contained in the media is presenting an increasingly negative picture. Will Emma find the strength to cope?

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2009-06-12

The dilemmas of accountability (2009)

Exploring the issues of accountability in adult literacy through three case studies

The aim of this project was to compile what has been learned about building accountability systems in adult literacy in British Columbia, Ontario and Scotland. The findings are presented in three sections: dealing with systemic issues, how accountability mechanisms should be designed, and working with data. Wherever possible the findings reflect all three jurisdictions and focus on common concerns.

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2009-06-10

Walking Alongside: Youth-Adult Partnerships in Making Change (2006)

“Walking Alongside” was designed to explore how youth and adults can work together to make change in community. It grew out of the author's work as an adult practitioner supporting youth engagement in Hazelton, BC and her questions of how best to fill this role.

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2007-12-13

How to Survive 40 Below (2003)

You can in the Yukon!

The world becomes a different place at 40 below: ice and snow covers the ground, your house and your car. Your breath freezes in the air. Inside, frost gets around the windows and doors. Whenever a door is opened, a blast of cold air rushes in, raising an icy fog. Living at 40 below is like living inside the worlds largest freezer.

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2007-07-26

Business Retention & Expansion Initiative Strategy (2004)

The Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Initiative is an economic development tool that promotes job growth by helping communities/industries identify barriers to business growth and survival. It is a formalized, systematic, volunteer-driven process for identifying business issues and opportunities and prioritizing projects to address these needs.

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2007-05-30

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