Demographic data

Women's Learning Needs Survey (1984)

This document is an analysis of a survey of 183 women from rural Nova Scotia, conducted in order to assess the learning needs of Nova Scotian women. The group of women surveyed embraced all ages, incomes and educational levels. The design of the questionnaire for the survey was intended to determine attitudes to the learning experience in its broadest sense, and also evaluate present and projected learning activities.

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An Overview of Women Students in the Postsecondary System in Canada (1982)

In spite of the advanced education levels of Canadian women, they still, on average, only earn 60% of what men earn and most of the 40% differential cannot be accounted for by differences in seniority, experience or qualifications. It can only be accounted for then, by systemic sex discrimination, which creates occupational segregation and pays women less for work that is of equal value to that done by men.

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The National Training Act: Its Impact On Women (1984)

CCLOW is intensely interested in the National Training Act. Since its conception through to its implementation, we have carefully monitored its development and assessed its impact on women.

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The Impact of ABC CANADA's LEARN Campaign (1996)

Results of a National Research Study

In 1994, ABC CANADA initiated the LEARN campaign, a national media campaign aimed at linking potential literacy learners with literacy groups. Throughout the campaign, ABC CANADA gathered information from selected literacy groups about the effect of the LEARN ads. This study is the first systematic national attempt to measure the impact of the LEARN campaign.

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Discovering the Strength of Our Voices (1991)

Women and Literacy Programs

This report discusses a research project undertaken to:
• examine how gender and the power balance of the male/female relationship affect women's access to, and experience of, literacy programs and how it affects the impact of literacy programs on women
• determine how literacy programs and literacy practice might be changed to better respond to the reality of the lives of adult women learners, and

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Decade of Promise (1986)

An Assessment of Canadian Women's Status in Education, Training and Employment, 1976 – 1985

This research study serves to determine, from a statistical and analytical perspective, the impact of the United Nations Decade for Women (1976-1985) on women in Canada; whether Canadian women made any progress in three areas: Education, Training and Employment.

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Family and Early Childhood Literacy in New Brunswick: A Provincial Snapshot - Part VI (2000)

Summary Report

This report presents themes from the previous five reports, prepared by the Centre de recherche et de développement en éducation (CRDE) in collaboration with Literacy New Brunswick Inc. (LNBI) for the research project entitled Family and Early Childhood Literacy in New Brunswick : A Provincial Snapshot (Spring 1999).

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Family and Early Childhood Literacy in New Brunswick: A Provincial Snapshot - Part IV (2000)

Survey of Parents of Preschool Children

The Centre de recherche et de développement en éducation (CRDE) in collaboration with Literacy New Brunswick Inc. (LNBI) surveyed a geographical representative sample of New Brunswick parents of preschool children for its research project entitled Family and Early Childhood Literacy in New Brunswick : A Provincial Snapshot (Spring 1999).

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Family and Early Childhood Literacy in New Brunswick: A Provincial Snapshot - Part II (2000)

Sociodemographic Profiles of New Brunswick and it's Seven Health Regions: Population, Families with at least one child of 0 to 4 years of age, and Children 0 to 4 years of age

The Centre for Research and Development in Education (CRDE) prepared sociodemographic profiles of New Brunswick's population, families with at least one child aged 0 to 4, and children of 0 to 4 years of age, as part of the research project on Family and Early Childhood Literacy in New Brunswick: A Provincial Snapshot . This is intended to provide Literacy New Brunswick Inc.

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Reading the Future: A Portrait of Literacy In Canada (1996)

Backgrounder, International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS)

This document provides background on the 1994 International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS), the first multi-country and multi-language assessment of adult literacy.

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