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Growing Our Way (2004)

A Report on the Professional Development Project

In the fall of 2002, the Literacy Coordinators of Alberta launched the Professional Development Project (PDP) to research and plan pathways to learning for literacy coordinators.

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Learner Stories (2005)

Literacy and Disabilities Study

Adults who attend programs that use the SARAW talking computer program wrote the stories in this book. Some of the programs are adult literacy programs; some programs are at agencies that serve people with disabilities. There are SARAW programs across Canada, and these stories are from people from different locations across Canada. All of the stories in this book, except one, were written by adults with disabilities.

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2005-08-03

EEL Today - Toronto: The Best Place to Be! (2005)

A Collection of Student Articles

East End Literacy is a community-based literacy organization in Toronto, Ontario. Its mission includes giving high quality instruction; helping people find and use the services they need; helping people get involved in their community; telling the public about the need for literacy programs, and; speaking out for Clear Language and Design in public communications.

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2005-05-05

Making Meaning Out of the Experiences of Our Lives (1996)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1996 - Vol. 12, No. 2

The The Barb Wire Collective is a group of Canadian women who believe that women with disabilities and chronic illnesses are important to the well-being of the world. All the members of the Collective are women who live with disabilities and chronic illnesses.

This article is about The Barb Wire Collective and a writing project undertaken by members of the group.

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2004-09-02

Free Space: Consciousness Raising and CCLOW (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, March 1990 - Vol. 7, No. 4

CCLOW is a national feminist organization which promotes the empowerment of women through education. What kind of education leads to empowerment?

In this article, the author "re-visits" the origins and principles of consciousness raising groups, considered to be the foundation of the women's movement and of feminist pedagogy.

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2004-08-03

A Survivor's Fairy Tale (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

This story is a fairy tale the author wrote her "inner children" to honour their incredible wisdom and their incredible pain. She became acquainted with her wounded and wise inner children as she began delving into the horror of her childhood.

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2004-08-03

A New Beginning (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

The author talks about her abusive marriage and it effects on her physically, socially, emotionally, and psychologically.

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Unwelcome Attentions: Learning NOT To Live With Harassment (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

In this article, the author discusses harassment—what constitutes harassment, how it affects the women who are its victims, and what our institutions—our schools and universities in particular—are doing to prevent it.

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I Promise I'll Love You Forever (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

This is story of a woman's childhood of abuse and how it effected her into adulthood.

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Taking it Day by Day (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 4

This is the story of a single working mother's abusive childhood and how she ended up being a teenage runaway.

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