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Early Childhood Literacy Programs in Canada (2010)

A National Survey

The authors of this study sought to understand early childhood literacy programs in Canada by identifying such programs and gathering information on their operations, content and challenges.

The authors used a literature review and a national survey to generate data, determine trends and identify gaps between research and practice.

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2012-11-22

Incorporating Digital Technologies in Adult Basic Education: Concepts, Practices and Recommendations (2012)

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

The author has combined a literature review with in-depth interviews with educators who are using digital technologies in adult basic education (ABE) programs and to support professional development.

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2012-10-01

Community Literacy Planning Guide (2008)

This guide outlines the planning process for establishing community literacy programs in British Columbia. It was developed by 2010 Legacies Now, a non-profit organization created in 2000 to build support for Vancouver’s bid for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

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2012-09-24

Community Literacy Planning Guide: Working Together for Literacy (2012)

This guidebook explains how the community literacy plan, a reporting requirement for ongoing literacy funding in British Columbia, can be completed. The community literacy plan is the yearly work plan and documentation of goals and actions for the province’s community literacy groups.

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2012-09-18

The Implementation of the Skills Development Employment Benefit Program: A Preliminary Look (2000)

This report was prepared for the Toronto Training Board, an independent, non-profit corporation governed by a board of directors representing business, labour, women, persons with disabilities, visible/racial minorities, Francophones and educators/trainers.

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2012-08-14

Funding Options - 2011 (2011)

This document is a guide to potential sources of funding for those planning community, educational or health programs in the Northwest Territories.

The authors offer brief explanations about each source, including the kinds of programs supported by that body, and provide detailed contact information for each. The funding sources include the federal government; territorial government departments; and charitable foundations.

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2011-10-05

Community-Based Literacy in NE Edmonton Project Report (2009)

Partnering for Literacy Programs

The Community-Based Literacy (CBL) in NE Edmonton project was initiated in September 2006 to address needs for adult literacy programming that had been identified through the Widening Access for Adult Literacies project.

The project’s goal was to work with agencies to offer literacy courses in the short term, and to support community agencies applying for regular course funding to offer courses on a longer-term basis.

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2011-04-05

It's Time to Reboot Education for Adults with Low Literacy Skills (2010)

The author argues that Canada is turning a blind eye to the low literacy skills of nine million adults of working age and, in doing so, is jeopardizing future economic growth and social stability.

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2010-09-17

Literacy - a GREAT investment! (2010)

Painting a picture of literacy

Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO) is a network of more than a hundred community-based Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) agencies located in communities, both large and small, across that province.

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2010-09-10

Linkage Report: Connecting the Dots: Accountability and Adult Literacy (2009)

This document is an analysis of themes that emerged from a major study on improving accountability in the adult literacy field in Canada. The author says the study showed that those involved in adult literacy often hold differing views about what constitutes effective and appropriate accountability.

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2010-06-18

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