Community colleges

The ACCC National Framework for Developing Essential Skills: Research Findings and Future Perspectives (2013)

This presentation, made at a national summit hosted by the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) in Ottawa, Ontario, in March 2013, outlines a project designed to provide evidence of the importance of Essential Skills (ES) in helping both students and workers succeed.

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2013-11-12

Improvements... no less than Heroic (2007)

Harm Reduction and Learning in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

This report presents the findings of a research project conducted over a two-year period by Capilano College instructors as part of their work with adults with “high-risk” lifestyles (including drug use, working in the sex trade, living with violent partners and being street-involved) at two learning centres in Vancouver’s downtown east side.

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2008-04-23

Canadian Colleges & Institutes - Responding to the Needs of Immigrants (2004)

Results of the Diagnostic Survey of College and Institute Programs and Services for Immigrants and Conclusions of the College and Institute Immigration Roundtable

The Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) conducted a diagnostic survey of Canadian colleges and institutes programs and services for immigrants, organized a College and Institute Immigration Roundtable, and developed a section of the ACCC website that profiles the types of programs and services immigrants can access through colleges and institutes.

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2006-12-14

Essential Skills for Transition to Further Training (2005)

Project Report

The "Essential Skills for Successful Transition to Further Training Project" (Essential Skills Project) builds upon a large-scale, ongoing academic upgrading initiative involving Ontario's 24 colleges.

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2005-11-14

Working Well Together (1992)

Community Colleges in Literacy Partnerships that Work

Community colleges call on organizations to find out how to best meet needs of adult literacy students. Businesses call on educational institutions to help them design literacy courses for their employees. These partnerships allow each organization to benefit from the expertise of the other.

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2005-02-03

Silence on the Western Front: Women in Post-Secondary Education in British Columbia (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1989 - Vol. 7, No. 3

This article discusses the situation of women and their access to community colleges in British Columbia.

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2004-09-09

Adult Basic Education: Should Community Colleges or Public Schools be Responsible for Implementing the Program? (1992)

Report of a study conducted in North Carolina and Virginia to determine why there are more enrollees in ABE programs administered through community colleges than in those administered through the public school systems.

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1992-01-01
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