Conferences

International Adult Literacy Assessments: A Centre for Literacy Research Scan for Summer Institute 2013 (2013)

This document is housed on the Centre for Literacy server.

This background paper was prepared for the Centre for Literacy’s Summer Institute 2013, held in Montreal, Quebec, in June of that year.

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2013-12-16

Problem-Solving in a Technology Rich Environment and Related Topics: A Centre for Literacy Research Scan for Fall Institute 2013 (2013)

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This background paper was prepared for the Centre for Literacy’s Fall Institute 2013, held in Montreal, Quebec.

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2013-11-13

Made in the North Forum - Final Report: What We Learned Together (2013)

Made in the North was a forum held in October 2012 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, and organized collaboratively by the literacy councils of Canada’s three territories. The forum brought together 140 adult educators, employers, policy-makers, language experts, literacy practitioners, and Aboriginal and community leaders from the territories and from Labrador.

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2013-08-07

Evaluation Report: Made in the North (2013)

Formative and Summative Evaluation of the “Learning through Partnerships: A Pan-Northern Gathering Project”

In 2010, the literacy councils of the Northwest Territories, the Yukon, and Nunavut joined forces for a project that would culminate two years later in a three-day forum on adult learning, literacy, and skills development in northern Canada. The goals of the project, entitled Made in the North, were to explore northern-directed policies and practices that support adult learning; develop partnerships; and share knowledge.

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2013-04-05

North Bay Literacy Council – Julie Patterson, Literacy & Health Program Manager [Video - 2:22] (2011)

In this brief video, an official of the North Bay Literacy Council in Ontario discusses health literacy, explaining that it is the ability to understand health information. She describes it as having two sides: health-care professionals must communicate clearly, while health-care consumers need to learn relevant words and terms.

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2012-08-22

Adult Literacy and Learning Disabilities: Best Practices for Success (2007)

A Resource Manual for Practitioners

This resource manual was compiled for use during a five-day institute on learning disabilities, held in 2007 at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick.

The manual contains sections on the definition of learning disabilities (LDs); the roles of screening, assessment and psychological reports in determining the presence of an LD; decoding and fluency in reading; reading comprehension; and written expression.

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2011-01-18

Report of the Adult Learning Knowledge Centre's 2007 National Symposium (2007)

The Right to Learn

This report summarizes the proceedings of the Adult Learning Knowledge Centre’s second national symposium, held in June 2007 in Halifax. The event brought together more than 200 people representing community-based groups, non-profit organization, post-secondary institutes, government, and private-sector groups from across Canada for discussions on the theme The Right to Learn.

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2009-11-27

Declaration of the ICÉA/FCAF Francophone Consultative Forum on the Right to Learn for Adults (2008)

Conferences and meetings in preparation for the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI) are taking place all around the world.

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2009-01-12

Learning for all reasons - Learning for all seasons (2008)

Conference Proceedings Report - 2008

This is a report of the proceedings of the Laubach Literacy Ontario Training, Development and Networking Conference held in June 2008. The goal of this conference was to increase the management strength and organizational capacity of conference participants to achieve Employment Ontario objectives, by increasing knowledge, awareness and understanding, and providing networking opportunities.

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2008-11-24

Reflections Paper (2005)

The Ontario Literacy Coalition's Workplace/Workforce Literacy Symposium

This paper was written in May 2005 for the Ontario Literacy Coalition's Workplace/Workforce Symposium, which brought together delegates representing business, labour, literacy organizations, adult learners, adult education and training organizations, and government.

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2008-05-12

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