Educational reform

Integrating Formative and Summative Assessment: Progress Toward a Seamless System? (2011)

OECD Working Paper No. 58

This document is housed on the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) server.

In this paper, the author looks at the prospects for integrating formative and summative assessments.

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2014-02-24

Ontario's Secondary School and Apprenticeship Reforms: Enhancing the Public Education System (1998)

The Ontario government is reforming secondary education and apprenticeship programs to help youth make the transition from school to work to adulthood.

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2013-11-20

Changing our schools: Implementing successful educational reform (2009)

Lessons in Learning – January 15, 2009

Large-scale educational reform requires a significant investment of resources and, if unsuccessful, risks wasting students’ and teachers’ time. The authors of this paper look at previous attempts at educational reform in many countries and ask what lessons Canada can take from these efforts.

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2012-04-24

Finding Our Way: Digital Technologies and E-Learning for Adult Literacy Students, Educators and Programs (2011)

Literature Scan: 2005-2011

This document is housed on the AlphaPlus server, where it can be downloaded in PDF format.

The author says the goal of this document is to spark a national discussion about what is happening, and what needs to happen, to harness the potential of digital technology and e-learning in the service of adult literacy teaching and learning.

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2011-07-26

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

The New Learning Guide (2002)

Education Opportunities, Alternatives and Enhancements for Maritime Communities

Parents around the world have one thing in common—a concern about how to best prepare children to succeed in the rapidly changing global environment of the modern world. To achieve this, schools must offer the greatest possible range of learning opportunities and enlighten younger generations so they can help make the world a better place. This is the challenge of New Learning.

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2005-03-23

Reforming Adult Literacy Education - Transforming Local Programs Into National Systems in Canada, the United Kingdom & the United States (2001)

In the middle of the 20th century, the United Nations proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Among the rights claimed for all peoples of the world were rights to education expressed in Article 26. Now, at the beginning of the 21st century, in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States national activities are underway that promise to extend the right to free elementary and fundamental education to adults.

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2001-01-01
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