Cultural awareness

CanadaWorks! (1998)

2nd Edition

CanadaWorks! focuses on employability skills and knowledge that will help learners focus on experiences that come after getting a job. This is a classroom resource that can be integrated into curriculum that is already developed for learners based on an assessment of their workplace literacy needs.

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2007-06-12

Diversity At Work (2000)

A Cross-Cultural Training Manual for Literacy Tutors, Volunteers and Practitioners

This document is a copy of a PowerPoint presentation made by the Canadian Centre on Minority Affairs during a workshop for literacy tutors, volunteers and practitioners.

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2005-08-22

Black Youth Literacy: A Guide for Program Development (2003)

The Black Youth Literacy Project is an initiative of the Toronto ALFA Centre, a community-based program that has been delivering literacy services to adults in the northwest corner of the City of Toronto since 1985.

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2005-03-10

Interview: Lillian Nakamura Maguire (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 4

This interview was conducted by Janet Patterson, the BC Director for CCLOW in 1987. At the time of the interview, Lillian Nakamura Maguire was the Yukon Director for CCLOW, as well as the coordinator of personal skills development programs at Yukon College in Whitehorse. She was a distance education, self-directed learner in the Master of Adult Education program at St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia.

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2004-08-05

Educating Across Difference: Sistren Theatre Collective (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 3

In this article, the author tells about a workshop she attended at the Fifth Congress of Feminists From Latin America and the Caribbean. The workshop was organized by Sistren, a women's popular education theatre group and dealt with the topic of difference and culture/race/gender/class barriers.

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2004-03-31

How To Kit - Culture and Traditions (2004)

Children learn their culture by taking part in traditional activities within the family and in the community, and by learning the language that represents that culture. Building your family literacy activities around your culture and traditions and using your Aboriginal language as often as you can will give your child a strong foundation for learning.

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2004-01-01

Making Connections (1997)

Literacy and EAL Curriculum from a Feminist Perspective

This book arose out of the ongoing work of the Literacy Committee of the CCLOW Board. It is a book of curriculum for women in literacy and English-as-an-additional-language (EAL) programs.

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2003-10-17

Stories of the Mi'kmaq (2000)

Calvin Coish put together this collection of stories by various people of Mi`kmaq and Beothuk ancestry who share their stories and memories of what it was like in 'the old days'. These stories are interesting, easy to read and very often humourous!
For more information, contact:
Calvin Coish
College of the North Atlantic
P.O. Box 745
Grand Falls-Windsor NF A2A 2M4
Tel: (709)489-4844/3064

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2000-01-01

Making Connections Supplemental Document: Antiracist/Culture-Based Approaches (1998)

Making Connections is a book of curriculum for women in literacy and English-as-an-additional language (EAL) programs, developed as a result of the ongoing work of the Literacy Committee of the CCLOW Board. Since its development, some gaps were identified in the curriculum document in addressing racism and presenting culture-based approaches to learning.

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1998-01-01

So You Should Know...Chi Ki Ken Da Mun (1997)

Percy Houle shares his wisdom of Aboriginal heritage, customs, beliefs, current issues, etc. This book, consisting of reading material and grammar exercises, is a collaborative effort by Linda North and Barb St. Goddard. It is intended to provide a starting point from which to launch into further study of the various topics discussed.

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1990-01-01

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