Community development

Aboriginal literacy and essential skills pilot project: Food safety and indigenous meal preparation on Vancouver Island (2013)

This curriculum is designed for use by adult learners, working with or without a tutor. It is aimed at people who want to safely prepare food for themselves and their families; find local food sources and promote traditional food harvesting; work in the food industry; or go on to take a course leading to a certificate in food safety.

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2014-01-23

Creating a personal learning path: A benchmark framework for Aboriginal literacy and essential skills (2013)

The Aboriginal Literacy and Essential Skills (ALES) pilot project, carried out from 2010 to 2013, was designed to help First Nations communities on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, to develop a learning vision and set of pathways that are culturally relevant and reflect the literacy and essential skills needs, interests, and priorities of the communities.

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2014-01-16

Aboriginal Literacy and Essential Skills Pilot Project – Webinar (2013)

This webinar consists of a brief audio file, a PowerPoint presentation, and a short PDF file that present the highlights of the Aboriginal Literacy and Essential Skills (ALES) pilot project, carried out between 2010 and 2013 by Literacy Victoria in British Columbia.

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2013-08-13

Aboriginal Literacy and Essential Skills Pilot Project – Final report (2013)

This document outlines a three-year community-based project that helped First Nations communities on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, to develop a learning vision and set of pathways that are culturally relevant and reflect the literacy and essential skills needs, interests and priorities of the communities.

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2013-08-13

Using E-Learning to Build Governance Capacity in the Yekooche First Nation: A Case Study of the Yekooche Learning Centre (2010)

In 1995, the Yekooche First Nation, a small and remote community in British Columbia, began treaty negotiations leading to self-government. This document describes a research project undertaken to help the Yekooche First Nation develop an approach to community-based training that would enable members to assume self-government responsibilities once their treaty was ratified.

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2013-07-29

Community-Based Learning Opportunities, Winner, 2006 – Tamarack: An Institute for Community Engagement (2007)

Established in 2001, Tamarack is a national charitable institute that works closely with local organizations to help Canadian communities develop collaborative solutions to challenges they face. Tamarack has developed a website on community engagement and collaboration, with the site acting as a catalyst for disseminating the knowledge needed to develop and maintain safe, healthy, and progressive communities.

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2013-07-17

Community-Based Learning Opportunities for Aboriginal People, Winner, 2006: Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada (2007)

The Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada (AFOA) is a non-profit organization that helps to build the financial and management practices and skills of Aboriginal people so that they can better manage and govern their communities.

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2013-07-03

Everything Present in the Seed: Community Leadership Facilitator's Guide (2013)

Everything Present in the Seed (EPIS) Community Leadership Training is a curriculum designed to help community members discover their innate leadership values and skills and, at the same time, improve their literacy and essential skills. It was developed through a partnership between Capilano University and a number of neighbourhood organizations in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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2013-06-05

Everything Present in the Seed: Community Leadership Manual (2013)

This manual is one of the resources developed for Everything Present in the Seed (EPIS), a leadership training curriculum designed to help community members discover their innate leadership values and skills and, at the same time, develop their literacy and essential skills.

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2013-05-27

A road to resilience in Hazelton, B.C. – Literacy and community development [Video – 9:25] (2010)

This video explores how a village in northwest British Columbia promotes community development through an integrated approach based on a broad definition of education.

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2013-03-25

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