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Literacy and Essential Skills Guide for Service Providers Assisting Homeless or At-risk Clients – Part 3 (2012)

Literacy and Essential Skills Tools Catalogue

This catalogue includes explanations of all the Essential Skills (ES) tools currently available through Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC).

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2014-02-17

Literacy and Essential Skills Guide for Service Providers Assisting Homeless or At-risk Clients – Part 2: Three Simple Steps to Selecting and Using the Tools (2012)

Scenarios for Service Providers

This is the second document in a three-part guide designed to help service providers learn about the Essential Skills (ES) tools available through Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC).

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2014-02-06

Literacy and Essential Skills Guide for Service Providers Assisting Homeless or At-risk Clients – Part 1 (2012)

Understanding and Using the Tools

This is the first in a three-part guide developed to inform service providers about the Essential Skills (ES) tools available through Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), tools that can be used to help clients learn about the skills they need to enter the work force.

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2014-01-29

Community-Based Learning Opportunities, Winner, 2005: Frontier College's Beat the Street Learning Centre (2005)

Frontier College’s Beat the Street learning centre helps at-risk and homeless youth in downtown Toronto by offering them the chance to acquire basic literacy skills, high school upgrading, and computer training in an accessible and non-threatening learning environment.

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2013-07-11

Literacy and Essential Skills Tools: Making Them Work for You – Webinar on October 25, 2012 (2012)

Introducing LES Guide for Service Providers Assisting Homeless or At-risk Clients

The goal of the Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS), developed by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), is to prevent and reduce homelessness by providing direct support and funding to communities across Canada.

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2013-03-19

Grassroots: Community Writing 2001: Literacy and the Homeless (2001)

The 2001 Grassroots: Community Writing Workshop organized by The Centre for Literacy in collaboration with the Blue Metropolis Literary Festival focused on the homeless. There was discussion about street people who could not read or write well, and about talented writers and artists who find themselves homeless at some point in their lives.

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2005-04-21

Opening Doors (2002)

Literacy and Homelessness Information & Referral Protocol

This document, a result of a project entitled "StreetReach", is an information and referral protocol for use by agencies serving people who are homeless to assist them in referring potential learners to literacy services.

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2004-02-10

On the Margins (1998)

Creating Opportunities for Learning with Computer Technology for Homeless People

Beat the Street is a program of Frontier College offering basic literacy instruction and upgrading to street youth and homeless adults. A computer lab with Internet access was donated to Beat the Street in 1996. This report is about Beat the Street's study of computer technology and how it can be used effectively.

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2000-08-22

Education for Homeless Adults: Strategies for Implementation (1987)

Volume II - Resources and Additional Lessons

This is a multi-volume resource addressing the specific needs and challenges of providing education to homeless people. The guides feature recruitment and retention tips, resources, family literacy approaches, and over 70 sample lessons with corresponding handouts, making it useful to educators of other disadvantaged populations as well. Available in NALD Full Text.

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2000-06-29

Education for Homeless Adults: Strategies for Implementation (1995)

This is a multi-volume resource addressing the specific needs and challenges of providing education to homeless people. The guides feature recruitment and retention tips, resources, family literacy approaches, and over 70 sample lessons with corresponding handouts, making it useful to educators of other disadvantaged populations as well.

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2000-06-29

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