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Widening Access: Making the Transition from Mass to Universal Post-Secondary Education in Canada (2009)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 2, Special Issue, Article 3, 2009

This paper highlights some of the contemporary challenges facing postsecondary education in Canada and focuses on the need for a system that is more democratic, open, and accessible.

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2014-04-22

Learning Communities & Literacy: Roots, Rationales & Results for Reaching Adults Levels 1 & 2 (2012)

Presented during the RESDAC-CLLN Learning Communities Conference in Ottawa, June 10-12, 2012

This workshop presentation provides an introduction to the concept of learning communities and offers participants some tools for using this approach in their own communities.

Learning communities are defined as places that utilize the resources of all sectors, not just the formal education system, for learning. In such communities, lifelong learning is used as an organizing principle and social/cultural goal.

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2013-02-14

Clearer Sightlines to Employment: What Works for Job-Seekers with Low Educational Attainment (2012)

Becoming State of the Art: Research Brief No.2, 2012

This research brief, prepared by Essential Skills Ontario (ESO), explores options for involving business and industry representatives in the design and delivery of Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) training to provide a clearer path to employment for adults who lack a high school diploma.

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2012-10-05

New Brunswick Directory of English Language Literacy Programs (2011)

This directory lists programs and initiatives that provide literacy education and support in New Brunswick. The first section lists province-wide initiatives that offer programs or services in many communities around New Brunswick, while subsequent sections list local programs and initiatives by county.

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2012-07-16

Adult Working Group's Cross-National Consultations on Health and Learning (2007)

In June 2005, the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) held a Health and Learning Knowledge Centre (HLKC) consultation in Vancouver, British Columbia. At the consultation, participants agreed to establish various working groups to address the work of the HLKC. These working groups address life stages in health and learning and concentrate on settings, places, and communities where health and learning takes place.

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2008-12-15

Full Circle (2002)

20 Years of Independent Studies at Frontier College

Full Circle is a book that celebrates and documents the achievements of Frontier College's Independent Studies Program over the past 20 years. The I.S. Program was designed to fill a need "to find ways to integrate all marginalized people, but especially people labelled 'disabled', into a welcoming community of learning."

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2006-10-27

We Willin' to Learn (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1985 - Vol. 4, No. 2

This article is about a visit in 1985 to Canada by Mike Browne, National coordinator of the St. Vincent Union of Teachers Adult Education Program. He visited Canada from St. Vincent, a tiny country in the West Indies, to gain support for the St. Vincent literacy project and to make links with literacy project and adult education projects in Canada.

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2004-09-03
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