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The Big Picture Up Close (2002)

Outcomes of a Province-Wide Consultation

This document outlines a province-wide consultation process that took place throughout British Columbia from September, 2000 to August, 2001. It is a comprehensive sense of what British Columbians thought and believed about “literacy and lifelong learning”.

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2002-07-11

Adult Literacy and the American Political Culture (1997)

In this essay, the author establishes a "middle ground" between the viewpoints of two progressive and radical literacy scholars on the subject of adult literacy.

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2000-08-31

Literacy and ICT: A Discussion Paper (1998)

This is the fourth paper published by The Centre for Literacy in its Working Papers in Literacy series which present new perspectives on literacy-related issues relevant to researchers, to practitioners and to policy-makers. The author touches on some of the major issues relation to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and literacy, which have until now been treated as separate subjects.

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1998-01-01

The Economic Benefits of Improving Literacy Skills in the Workplace (1997)

Conference Briefing

Enhancing literacy levels in the workplace improves bottom-line performance for Canada's employers and gives employers a better chance for success in their careers. The Results of the Conference Board of Canada's study, The Economic Benefits of Improving Literacy Skills in the Workplace, demonstrate that there are clear economic benefits for both employers and employees in improving workplace literacy.

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1997-10-29

Gimme Shelter! A Resource for Literacy and Homelessness Work (1997)

A Resource for Literacy and Homelessness Work for the Literacy and Homelessness Project.

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1997-01-01

Working in Concert (1996)

Federal, Provincial and Territorial Actions in Support of Literacy in Canada

This document provides a snapshot of literacy programs and activities in Canada for 1995 - 96. It is intended to aid many in understanding the scope and variety of literacy programs and services available throughout Canada. It further provides insight into the commitment of governments, service providers and volunteers in helping others to acquire and advance their literacy skills.

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1996-01-01

Broken Words - Why Five Million Canadians are Illiterate (1987)

Southam Literacy Report, The

This booklet contains articles about literacy that originally appeared in newspapers across Canada during September, 1987. Many are based on the extensive findings of a national literacy survey of 2,398 Canadian adults commissioned by Southam Inc.

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1990-01-01

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