Francophones outside of Quebec

Summary: Community Outreach Initiative (2008)

Francophone Community Outreach Report

This document summarizes the report prepared by the Adult Learning Knowledge Centre (AdLKC) after a series of in-person meetings and teleconferences with official-language minority groups in Atlantic Canada. The object of the exercise was to build awareness of the AdLKC; identify the main challenges faced by stakeholders in the field of adult learning; and propose concrete measures for moving forward.

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2010-04-20

Fact Sheets (2008)

This document consists of 10 fact sheets, each one answering a question about literacy and essential skills.

The questions deal with that nature of literacy and essential skills; adult education; levels of literacy; services provided by adult learning centres; recognizing and dealing with people who have limited literacy skills; and the effects of low literacy skills on both the individual and society as a whole.

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2009-12-09

Declaration of the ICÉA/FCAF Francophone Consultative Forum on the Right to Learn for Adults (2008)

Conferences and meetings in preparation for the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI) are taking place all around the world.

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2009-01-12

Hand in Hand (2008)

Family literacy in a minority context

In 2003, the Coalition francophone pour l'alphabétisation et la formation de base en Ontario commissioned a research study, entitled "For My Child," to evaluate the impact of family literacy programs. The current report is an analysis of this research, which was conducted in the broader context of research on family literacy.

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2008-11-18

For My Child - Phase 3: Cohorts 4 and 5 (2007)

A Study of the Impact of French-Language Family Literacy Programs on Francophone Families in Linguistic Minority Settings in Ontario

To better equip Francophone parents to act as their children’s first teachers and to support them in this role, a number of French-language literacy centres have provided family literacy programs in several Francophone communities in Ontario. This document presents the results of a research study that evaluates the impact of family literacy programs on Francophone parents and children in Ontario.

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2008-06-26

A New Brunswick Snapshot (1998)

The International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) was a seven-country initiative conducted in the fall of 1994 to create comparable literacy profiles across linguistic and cultural boundaries. This is a report of a study that analyses the New Brunswick data collected for the IALS in order to better understand literacy in the province.

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2008-05-26

For My Child - Phase 2: Cohorts 2 and 3 (2006)

A Study of the Impact of French-Language Family Literacy Programs on Francophone Families in Linguistic Minority Settings in Ontario

To better equip Francophone parents to act as their children’s first teachers and to support them in this role, a number of French-language literacy centres have provided family literacy programs in several Francophone communities in Ontario. This document presents the results of a research study that evaluates the impact of family literacy programs on Francophone parents and children in Ontario.

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2008-02-21

For My Child - Phase 1: Cohort 1 (2005)

A Study of the Impact of French-Language Family Literacy Programs on Francophone Families in Linguistic Minority Settings in Ontario

To better equip Francophone parents to act as their children’s first teachers and to support them in this role, a number of French-language literacy centres have provided family literacy programs in several Francophone communities in Ontario. This document presents the results of a research study that evaluates the impact of family literacy programs on Francophone parents and children in Ontario.

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2008-02-21

The Canadian Component of the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS): The Situation of Official Language Minorities (2006)

Considering the importance of literacy and the skills that individuals require in a knowledge and information economy, it is clear that the vitality of official language minorities largely depends on them having the tools and information that they need in order to grow and develop.

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2007-08-09

Literacy in Ontario: Implications of Findings from IALSS 2003 (2006)

A PowerPoint Presentation

In 2003, the International Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (IALSS) for the first time measured literacy proficiency among all provinces and territories in Canada. This PowerPoint presentation offers an analysis of the survey’s implication for Ontario specifically.

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2006-06-07

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