Cultural issues

Celebrate Aboriginal Languages Month (2009)

This resource promoting the celebration of Aboriginal Languages Month is intended to raise awareness about Aboriginal Languages loss and the importance of maintaining these languages. Through this resource, the NWT Literacy council hopes to help readers:

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2009-03-02

State of the Field Report for Health and Adult Learning (2007)

The Adult Working Group, the author of this report, is a committee of the Health and Learning Knowledge Centre. The purpse of this report is to make generalizations about the existing literature, both practitioner-based and academic, related to the health and learning of adults. This report also identifies gaps in this literature and makes recommendations with respect to promising lines of inquiry for the future.

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2008-12-15

Northern Lights (2007)

International Graduates of Canadian Institutions and the National Workforce

This report presents the findings of the first large-scale, national study focused on the experience of international students in entering the Canadian labour market. The purpose of this research was to gain a better understanding of the experiences of international graduates in Canada as they completed their studies and attempted to enter the Canadian labour market.

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2008-09-02

Integrating Equity, Addressing Barriers: Innovative Learning Practices by Unions (2007)

In seeking innovative learning practices, this project was particularly devoted to increasing knowledge of education programs that address systemic barriers related to class, age, gender, sexual orientation, race and cultural background, disability, literacy, language, lack of formal education as well as barriers faced by workers in small or remote areas, by part-time workers, by shift workers.

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2007-08-17

Best Practices in Action (2004)

Tools for Community-Based Adult Literacy and Basic Education Programs

The NWT Literacy Council has created a comprehensive framework of best practices that encourages literacy providers to reflect on their practice and learn from others. The framework has three tools:
1. A self-assessment tool for programs
2. A resource of practical ideas to help support best practices
3. Examples of best practices in action in NWT programs

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2006-11-23

What We Heard (2004)

Community-Based Literacy Consultation 2004

In the spring of 2004, the Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning (NSSAL) consulted with representatives of community learning organizations across the province. Seven sessions were held with over 85 participants.

This document summarizes the results of these community consultations. The appendices include lists of participants and comments received during the sessions.

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2005-12-13

Breaking the Cycle of Violence (2003)

Resources for Literacy Workers

This book is a resource for literacy workers. One of its focus is on the challenges of people having limited literacy skills when they attempt to access counselling services. It also includes information for workers who may be working with victims of abuse and violence.

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2005-11-23

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

Let Women Speak Their Diversity! An Interview with Charlotte Bunch (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1991 - Vol. 8, No. 3/4

This article contains an interview with Charlotte Bunch, U.S. feminist activist and author. At time the article was written, she was employed as the Director of the Center for Global Issues and Women's Leadership at Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Jersey.

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2004-08-31

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

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