Educational objectives

Combining the Views of Both Worlds in Inuktitut: piqusiit tamainik katisugit - Place-based Science Education in Qikiqtani (2010)

This document describes several phases of a five-year project aimed at developing science education in the Canadian territory of Nunuvut. The project focused on understanding the school community’s goals for science education, and both the potential contributors and impediments to realizing those goals.

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2013-07-15

Math Instruction That Makes Sense: Frontier Centre for Public Policy – Policy Series No. 120, Sept. 2011 (2011)

The author of this position paper argues for a return to the basics for mathematics instruction in Canada’s public schools.

Provincial curriculum guides place a great deal of emphasis on problem solving and the conceptual understanding of mathematics, the author says. Students do not learn the standard sets of rules for math equations, and they fail to master basic math skills.

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2013-05-28

Government Initiatives Promoting Literacy Best Practices (2004)

This document offers an overview of literacy programs and services provided by professionals and volunteers across Canada. It was prepared by the Council of the Federation (CoF), which is made up of the premiers of Canada’s provinces and territories.

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2012-12-05

A Guide for Planning a Collaborative Evaluation for Municipal Workplace Literacy Programs (1998)

This workbook describes a step-by-step process for developing an evaluation strategy for municipal workplace literacy programs. The approach is based on collaboration and on-going assessment. The workbook describes how to prepare for the evaluation, how to plan the evaluation, and how to carry it out.

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2009-06-24

The Reason I Joined this Program (1998)

Creating a Database of Learner Goals for Program Planning

This report helps you create a database of learner goals for program planning. It describes a project undertaken in North York to survey learners about their reasons for attending literacy programs. The data was entered into a database, where it was examined and grouped according to various criteria. The findings are presented, along with the complete texts of the learner's goal statements.

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1998-01-01

Factors Affecting Goal Completion of Adult Basic Education Students in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont (1996)

It is estimated that approximately 60% of those who enroll in Adult Basic Education leave the program before reaching their goal(s). Various studies have been done, particularly in the last decade, attempting to determine what factors influence dropout and persistence. Most research has been quantitative, focusing on reasons for dropping out, using data from end-of-the-year reports and Department of Education statistics.

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1996-01-01
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