Community literacy

New Brunswick Directory of English-Language Community-Based Literacy Programs - Survey Report (2009)

This report is part of a project that was initiated by the New Brunswick Department of Education. The department provided funding for the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick to design and conduct a survey of English-language, community-based literacy programs. The purpose of the survey was to help determine areas of greatest need for investment and to inform school districts of the community-based programs within their districts.

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2009-03-26

Beauty Galore: Yearbook 2008 (2008)

The Halifax Community Learning Network is a community-based adult learning program. The program's 2008 yearbook includes messages from various individuals associated with the program and the writings of students from the program. In this collection, you will find stories of hope and dreams, loss and learning. The title Beauty Galore,comes from a poem by one of the adult learners in the program.

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2008-07-11

Smartsteps to Organizational Excellence (2002)

This manual was put together by Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO) in order to help literacy agencies who might be struggling with administrative tasks or who need more training and resources to meet key administrative needs. In response to a 2001 survey of Ontario literacy agencies, the CLO developed five online workshops dealing with key administrative topics and produced a resource manual about organizational development.

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2008-03-26

Monitoring Tools: Reflective Practice (2006)

Houston Link to Learning and Storytellers' Foundation

From the Ground Up (FGU) is a project of Research in Practice in Adult Literacy (BC), in partnership with Literacy BC, that helps practitioners develop tools to evaluate their community-based programs and facilitate the reporting process. This document is one in a series that describes monitoring tools that have been developed by different BC communities.

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2008-02-07

Monitoring Tools: Community Literacy Development (2006)

Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy

From the Ground Up (FGU) is a project of Research in Practice in Adult Literacy (BC), in partnership with Literacy BC, that helps practitioners develop tools to evaluate their community-based programs and facilitate the reporting process. This document is one in a series that describes monitoring tools that have been developed by different BC communities.

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2008-02-07

Monitoring Tools: Learning in a Group Setting (2006)

Inreach/Outreach Program of the Carnegie Learning Centre

From the Ground Up (FGU) is a project of Research in Practice in Adult Literacy (BC), in partnership with Literacy BC, that helps practitioners develop tools to evaluate their community-based programs and facilitate the reporting process. The focus of the project is on Community Based Adult Literacy programs. This document is one in a series that describes monitoring tools developed by different community groups.

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2008-02-07

Libraries and Literacy: Making It Work (2007)

An Annotated Bibliography

This bibliography was compiled for The Centre for Literacy's 2007 Summer Institute Libraries and Literacy: Making It Work. The literature listed here includes research studies, descriptive articles, guides and manuals.

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2007-10-17

Dream Soup and Life Stew (2006)

A collection of learning materials for women on the street

"Dream Soup and Life Stew" is a literacy resource book created by women involved with the WISH Learning Centre for street women. In this book, the authors share some of the hands-on literacy materials that emerged when they developed a literacy project at a drop-in centre for female sex-trade workers in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

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2007-09-20

Trails to Literacy Around the Province (2002)

Positive Pathways To A Brighter Future

This report is developed to assist literacy agencies and their partners in developing a Trails to Literacy project. Trails is a ‘participatory’ learning concept developed to link learner-driven literacy upgrading with community marketing.

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2007-05-16

Best Practices in Action (2004)

Tools for Community-Based Adult Literacy and Basic Education Programs

The NWT Literacy Council has created a comprehensive framework of best practices that encourages literacy providers to reflect on their practice and learn from others. The framework has three tools:
1. A self-assessment tool for programs
2. A resource of practical ideas to help support best practices
3. Examples of best practices in action in NWT programs

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2006-11-23

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