Community programs

Little Chefs Family Literacy Cooking Program (2012)

Little Chefs is a cooking program for family literacy groups. The program is designed to be offered over 15 sessions, each focusing on a particular book, with recipes, activities, and crafts related to that book.

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2013-08-08

The Case for Financial Literacy: Assessing the effects of financial literacy interventions for low income and vulnerable groups in Canada (2012)

This report was commissioned by the Canadian Centre for Financial Literacy (CCFL), a division of Social and Enterprise Development innovations (SEDI), to assess what is known about the impact of financial literacy programs for vulnerable Canadians and to determine future directions for research, policy, and practice.

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2013-01-16

Study Guide for Purposeful Exploration of Adult Education for Work: Teaching and Learning in a Work Context (2011)

This document is housed on the following website: U. S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education.

The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, funds the Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS), a national system that provides information on a variety of topics related to literacy.

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2012-05-22

Tools for Community Building: A Guide to Help People Plan Projects in their Community (2009)

This guide is aimed at anyone who wants to plan community-based projects. It includes sections on doing the groundwork for planning a project; writing a proposal; starting the project; developing a communication plan; carrying out a project evaluation; and writing a final report. The authors have included sample proposals and a variety of charts and checklists to help organizers refine their project plans.

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2011-01-04

Working Together for Adult Literacy: An Adult Literacy Strategy for New Brunswick (2009)

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It is estimated that more than half of New Brunswick adults lack the reading and writing skills to deal effectively with everyday challenges in an economy that is increasingly knowledge based.

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2010-01-26

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

This directory lists community-based literacy programs for children, families, parents and other adults in New Brunswick. It provides helpful information for those wanting to access literacy programs in their localities, and for educators and others who refer people for literacy education and support.

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2009-03-26

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

The Joy of Learning (2007)

Fall Issue 2007

With this document, the Colchester Adult Learning Association presents its first educational resource guide. This guide is intended for the citizens of Colchester, Nova Scotia. It contains descriptions of learning resources available in the area, as well inspirational stories from several learners.

The Joy of Learning includes the following sections:

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2009-02-09

Learning Without Borders (2008)

An Introduction to Community-Based Adult Literacy in British Columbia

Learning Without Borders offers an introduction to community-based adult literacy in British Columbia. This resource has been designed to help those unfamiliar with this topic navigate the complexities of the adult literacy field in BC.

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2009-02-03

Setting the Course for Success: Workplace Literacy Skills Training at The Ark (2005)

This case study by The Conference Board of Canada (http://www.conferenceboard.ca) focuses on the Ark/Lunenburg County Association for the Specially Challenged, a small community organization based on the south shore of Nova Scotia that provides services for persons with special challenges, including intellectual and physical disabilities and mental illness.

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2008-11-19

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