Educational policy

Key Policy Issues in Aboriginal Education: An Evidence-Based Approach (2012)

This document is housed on the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) server.

The report was commissioned by the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) to find better ways to collect data and develop evidence that can be used to support efforts to improve the academic achievement of Aboriginal students in elementary and secondary schools across the country.

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2014-01-13

International e-learning strategies: Key findings relevant to the Canadian context (2006)

This study, prepared for the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL), has two main purposes: to examine major international initiatives in the field of e-learning; and to suggest a possible framework for a Canadian e-learning strategy.

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2013-07-03

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

Advantage New Brunswick: A Province Reaches to Fulfill its Destiny (2007)

This is the final report of a commission established to examine postsecondary education in the province of New Brunswick.

Between January and September 2007, the commission released a discussion paper; gathered data; consulted with students, postsecondary education stakeholders, and the public; and looked at the findings and recommendations from other provincial commissions.

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2012-09-07

Achieving Our Potential: An Action Plan for Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) in Canada (2008)

This document offers an analysis of the status of prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) across Canada. As well, it includes suggestions about what is needed in order for employers, post-secondary institutions, and government to recognize and value experiential and informal learning.

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2012-02-22

Working Together for Adult Literacy: An Adult Literacy Strategy for New Brunswick (2009)

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It is estimated that more than half of New Brunswick adults lack the reading and writing skills to deal effectively with everyday challenges in an economy that is increasingly knowledge based.

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2010-01-26

A Conceptual Framework to Guide Professional Development (2007)

Toward a "Whole Life" Perspective on Learning Disabilities in Adult Literacy Settings

This review presents a selection of recent research on learning disabilities in adult literacy settings and considers the implications of this research for supporting professional development in adult literacy settings. It includes a conceptual framework that draws together the major strands of learning disability research into a cohesive tool to inform teaching, learning and professional development strategies.

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2008-02-20

Improving Family Literacy By Increasing Investments in Adult Literacy Education (2007)

Moving From a One Life Cycle to a Multiple Life Cycles Education Policy

In this article, the author, Thomas Sticht, explores the concept of intergenerational transfer of literacy from adults to their children. Sticht discusses how a parent’s education level can effect the achievement of their children, referring to recent research and a book entitled the BBC Adult Literacy Handbook.

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2007-11-08

Adult Basic Education: Impact of Policy on Practice (2004)

An Annotated Bibliography

This bibliography was compiled for The Centre for Literacy’s 2004 Summer Institute: Adult Basic Education: Impact of Policy on Practice: International Perspectives.

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2007-10-17

Toward a Multiple Life Cycles Education Policy (2006)

Investing in the Education of Adults to Improve the Educability of Children

This is a paper prepared for presentation at the National Center for Family Literacy Annual Conference March 4th, 2007 in Orlando, Florida. The thesis of the paper holds that investments in adult literacy education can lead to intergenerational effects on the educational achievement of children.

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2006-12-22
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