Community literacy

Best Practices in Action (2003)

Best Practice Statements, Key Elements and Indicators

This document is the result the Best Practices in Action Project, undertaken by the Northwest Territories Department of Education, Culture and Employment, Aurora College and the NWT Literacy Council. The idea was to create a comprehensive framework of best practices which would encourage literacy providers to reflect on their practice and learn from others.

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2003-01-01

Creating a Rural Literacy Centre (2001)

A Handbook for Practitioners

This document shows that setting up a learning centre is not always easy, but that the final results are well worth the effort.

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2002-12-30

Tools for Community Building - A Planning Workbook for Northern Community-Based Literacy (2002)

The content of this workbook is the result of a nine-month action research project called 'A Participatory Framework for Enhancing Community Capacity'. It is a tool kit of information that you may find useful in planning and carrying out local literacy
projects and other community activities. This project also produced a an action research report (http://www.nwt.literacy.ca/comdevel/nln/combuild/report/cover.htm).

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Tools for Community Building - An Action Research Report (2002)

This report is the result of a nine-month action research project called 'A Participatory Framework for Enhancing Community Capacity' that was carried out between September 1999 and December 2000. It explores the potential for a collaborative, capacity-building initiative for community-based groups. This project also produced a workbook located at http://www.nwt.literacy.ca/comdevel/nln/combuild/workbook/cover.htm.

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2002-01-01

Aboriginal-Enhanced Access to Native Learning (2000)

This report is the result of the latest Native Women's Resource Centre literacy project. It is the result of a one-year project that included a community needs assessment aimed at improving access to Native learning programs and services. An overview of the 13 year history of Native Literacy Programs in Toronto is presented.

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2001-08-01

Literacy and the Parent (1994)

A Project Report

This illustrated report describes East End Literacy`s family literacy programs and discusses the issues they raise. It is meant to provoke thought and discussion about family literacy. It is not meant to be a formula to be followed when creating other programs. We learned a lot from our project and we hope that this book will contribute to your thinking about family literacy.

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2001-08-01

Community-Based Literacy in an Urban Setting (2001)

This early submission to the Ontario Ministry of Education was prepared by the Curriculum Working Group of the Metropolitan Toronto Movement for Literacy. It makes the case for community-based basic literacy programming.

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2001-08-01

Best Program Practices (2001)

This document is the result of Task Force efforts and input from the field. It represents a Best Program Practices foundation for adult literacy in Saskatchewan and provides an opportunity for programs to reflect on their current initiatives, identify strengths and plan further improvements.

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2001-01-01

The Economic Value of Volunteers in Community Literacy Agencies in Ontario (1998)

Community Literacy of Ontario has just released the findings of this project. Research was conducted through surveys and focus groups with volunteers in Anglophone community literacy agencies in Ontario.

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2000-09-15

Literacy in the Community Learning Context (1999)

This paper was prepared for the Canadian Link to Lifelong Learning (CLLL) during the summer of 1999. If formed part of a research project funded by the National Literacy Secretariat to examine the links between lifelong learning and literacy. Other sections of the project looked at these links in the context of families, workplaces and the policy environment; this section reviewed the community context.

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2000-06-12

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