Educational experiences

From Practitioner to Researcher and Back Again (2009)

An Ethnographic Case Study of a Research-In-Practice Project

This thesis was prepared to fulfil the requirements for a doctor of philosophy degree in educational studies at the University of British Columbia.

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2010-04-28

The Joy of Learning (2007)

Fall Issue 2007

With this document, the Colchester Adult Learning Association presents its first educational resource guide. This guide is intended for the citizens of Colchester, Nova Scotia. It contains descriptions of learning resources available in the area, as well inspirational stories from several learners.

The Joy of Learning includes the following sections:

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2009-02-09

An Exploration of Work and Learning Opportunities in New Brunswick (2007)

Report #5

This project on work and learning opportunities in New Brunswick was born out of a perception within the provincial government, and among post-secondary institutions and employers from the public and private sectors, that more needs to be done to foster a better learning environment for post-secondary students and for retaining highly qualified high school and post-secondary graduates in the province.

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2008-04-04

Now I get it! Report of the National Youth Literacy Demonstration Project (2006)

This report describes a demonstration classroom operated by Literacy BC and the Surrey school district, targeting at-risk youth who had significant literacy challenges. Literacy development, academic subjects, social and emotional development, art, and technology were combined in a two-year program designed to help students upgrade a wide range of skills and reintegrate into the school system.

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2008-03-26

Employment Sponsored Training among Recent Immigrants (2002)

The research presented in this paper shows that recent immigrant employees are less likely than the Canadian-born to receive employer sponsored training, even after controlling for several job-related factors known to affect the incidence of training. However, two key factors, language and the match between educational attainment and job skill requirements reduce the negative impact of recent immigrant status on training participation rates.

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2007-06-22

Workforce Profile of the Natural Resources Sector (2004)

Profile Summary

This workforce profile of the natural resources sector provides an overview of current workforce demographics and lists a number of areas where action might be taken to address the critical human resource issues of retention, recruitment and skills development. The profile draws upon two primary data sources, the 2003 Labour Force Survey and the 2001 Census of Canada.

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2007-04-18

Words On Paper (1996)

by Marie Finlay is a story in the book Wayfering Journeys in Language, Learning and Culture, it is a collection of writings by ABE instructors and students in Newfoundland brought together for a "language awareness project", designed to explore attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge about language and the teaching of language.

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2004-06-07

Finding Lost Luggage (1996)

Journeys in Language, Learning and Culture

Finding Lost Luggage by Helen Woodrow is a story in the book Wayfering Journeys in Language, Learning and Culture, it is a collection of writings by ABE instructors and students in Newfoundland brought together for a "language awareness project", designed to explore attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge about language and the teaching of language.

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2004-06-07

Northern Writes 9: Entries from the 2001 NWT Writing Contest (2001)

Stories and poems written by Northerners.
Northern Writes helps Northerners share their stories.

For more information:

NWT Literacy Council
Box 761
5122 - 48th Street
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N6
Telephone: (867)873-9262
Toll Free: 1-866-599-6758
Fax: (867)873-2176
Email: info@nwtliteracy.ca

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