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Literacy in Nova Scotia: Implications of Findings from IALSS 2003 (2006)

A PowerPoint Presentation

The International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) offers a snapshot of how well adults use literacy skills in daily activities at home, at work, and in the community.

In 2003, for the first time, the IALSS measured literacy proficiency among all of Canada’s provinces and territories. This PowerPoint presentation offers an analysis of the survey’s implications for Nova Scotia specifically.

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2006-02-21

IALSS 2003 : Key Policy Research Findings - Part I (2005)

A PowerPoint Presentation

The International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) provides a picture of how effectively adults use literacy skills in daily life.

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2005-11-17

Learning a Living: First Results of the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (2005)

The Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (ALL) is a large-scale cooperative effort undertaken by governments, national statistics agencies, research institutions and multi-lateral agencies.

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2005-06-10

ALL 2003 Key Research Findings and HRSD Implications (2005)

A PowerPoint Presentation

This PowerPoint presentation looks at the implications for Canada of the Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey of 2003. Because the international document did not provide basic statistics for Canada, many new charts for Canada were created for this presentation.

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2005-05-20

The Social & Economic Landscape for Bridging the Gap: Pilot Project Phase II - Port Hope Simpson (2003)

From Education to Employment

Bridging the Gap Pilot Project (Phase II) was a client–centred approach to education and employment that integrated the realities of employers in rural Newfoundland and Labrador. The project involved several economic zones, communities, private sector businesses and social and economic development agencies throughout Newfoundland and Labrador over a 12 month period.

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2005-05-09

The Social & Economic Landscape for Bridging the Gap: Pilot Project Phase II - Clarenville (2003)

From Education to Employment

Bridging the Gap Pilot Project (Phase II) was a client–centred approach to education and employment that integrated the realities of employers in rural Newfoundland and Labrador. The project involved several economic zones, communities, private sector businesses and social and economic development agencies throughout Newfoundland and Labrador over a 12 month period.

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2005-05-09

The Social & Economic Landscape for Bridging the Gap: Pilot Project Phase II - Triton (2003)

From Education to Employment

Bridging the Gap Pilot Project (Phase II) was a client–centred approach to education and employment that integrated the realities of employers in rural Newfoundland and Labrador. The project involved several economic zones, communities, private sector businesses and social and economic development agencies throughout Newfoundland and Labrador over a 12 month period.

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2005-05-09

The Social & Economic Landscape for Bridging the Gap: Pilot Project Phase II - Burgeo (2003)

From Education to Employment

Bridging the Gap Pilot Project (Phase II) was a client–centred approach to education and employment that integrated the realities of employers in rural Newfoundland and Labrador. The project involved several economic zones, communities, private sector businesses and social and economic development agencies throughout Newfoundland and Labrador over a 12 month period.

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2005-05-09

Moving the Markers (2003)

New Perspectives on Adult Literacy Rates in Canada

This report describes a project originally intended to identify demographic patterns among adults with low literacy skills in each Canadian province. The project was carried out between March 2000 and June 2001 under the auspices of Movement for Canadian Literacy (MCL). Project funding came from the National Literacy Secretariat of Human Resources Development Canada.

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2004-12-07

Adult Basic Education: Whose Responsibility? (1986)

Women's Education Des Femmes, Fall, Vol. 5, No. 1

This article discusses the great need for Adult Basic Education (A.B.E.), which is intended to include education for adults who have not completed high school. It also poses questions about what agencies are and/or should be responsible for providing ABE programs across Canada. The author maintains that a united Federal/Provincial effort is needed to provide Adult Basic Education to all who need it.

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2003-10-22

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