Community literacy

Family Literacy in Manukau City (2002)

First Formative and Process Evaluation Report

This report incorporates both formative and process evaluation elements. It documents what has happened in this initial planning phase of the Manukau Family Literacy project, the issues that have arisen in its development, how these were resolved and offers some observations about why it has achieved what it has to date.

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2006-06-27

Report Card (2006)

The document "Report Card", published by the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, is an overview of the IALSS, released in 2005.

The main themes of the document are:
- Labour Market Outcomes
- Industry Sectors
- Incidence of Low Proficiency

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2006-05-09

Study Reveals Cracks in Canada's Literacy Foundation: Community says politics must not stand in the way of progress - comments by MCL (2005)

This press release from the Movement for Canadian Literacy regarding the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (IALLSS) which reveals serious cracks in Canada's literacy foundation with as many as 4 in 10 Canadian adults below the skill level considered necessary to thrive in today's knowledge society.

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2006-03-30

Literacy Volunteers - Value Added - Research Report (2005)

The Literacy Volunteers: Value Added Research Report represents the results of six months of research conducted in 2005 by Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO) with literacy agencies and volunteers to better understand the economic and social value that volunteers bring to Anglophone community-based literacy programs throughout the province of Ontario.

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2005-12-30

Functional Context Education: Making Learning Relevant in the 21st Century (2005)

The concepts of Functional Context Education, developed within the field of adult literacy education, are being widely disseminated on the Internet. Several online databases provide a wide range of resources for adult educators and others and include information about Functional Context Education (FCE) theory and principles for embedding or integrating basic skills with relevant content subject matter.

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2005-12-15

Report on Literacy in Annapolis County (2002)

The purpose of this project was to conduct research and collect data pertaining to literacy issues affecting the residents of Annapolis County.

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2005-10-11

Ready...Set, Read! (1999)

A Guide to Running Family Literacy Nights

This guide describes a family literacy program developed at Spruceland Elementary School in Prince George, British Columbia. In the program, the students and their families were invited to three evening meetings and organized activities at the school.

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2005-07-29

Summer Reading Club (2005)

Outreach Library Service through a Neighbourhood Storytent Program

This document contains some information to guide libraries in alternative ways to engage hard to reach children in their programs. It describes Saint John, New Brunswick's “Storytent Summer Reading Club Outreach” program (2003-2004) and how to implement this type of program in your community.

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2005-06-28

Grassroots: Community Writing 2002: The Architecture of Literacy (2002)

The 2002 Grassroots: Community Writing event was once again part of the Blue Metropolis Literary Festival. The festival theme was the architecture of language. The Centre for Literacy brought together storytellers and writers who have written and published in community-based settings rather than inside institutions, and who have built bridges among verbal, oral, and visual literacies.

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2005-04-21

Building Community Literacy From The Ground Up (2003)

Since 1996, communities in the Canadian Columbia Basin of British Columbia (East and West Kootenay Regions, Valemount, and Revelstoke) have been planning, developing, and delivering family literacy programs with encouragement and widespread support. During those years, a total of seventeen communities have agreed to work together and to support each other.

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2005-04-12

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