International development

Libraries Connecting Communities (2013)

This paper looks at how two libraries in Nepal have reduced the traditional social exclusion of women in rural communities by creating spaces and opportunities for women to participate in learning.

In Nepalese communities, men and women have specific and culturally separate roles, the author explains. Girls face restricted access to education, and continue to lose their independence as they get older.

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2014-01-15

Investing in Upskilling: Gains for Individuals, Employers and Government - in focus: benefit receipt payments (2012)

This report is part of a project undertaken for the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN), exploring the relationship between literacy and income.

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2012-11-28

The bottom line, No. 17, June 2004 (2004)

The lead article in this issue looks at a vocational training project undertaken in the African country of Namibia. The project also focuses on the development of Essential Skills.

Another article describes the Return to Learn project launched in Regina, Saskatchewan, by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE).

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2012-09-20

Learning while working: Success stories on workplace learning in Europe (2011)

This document was prepared by the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP), the European Union’s reference centre for vocational education and training. It presents an overview of key trends in adult learning in the workplace.

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2012-07-11

The bottom line, No. 9 (1998)

May 1998

This issue includes an article about a partnership between Bow Valley College (formerly Alberta Vocational College – Calgary) and educational institutions in South Africa and Zimbabwe. Funded by the Canadian International Development Agency, the project combines skills-based technical instruction with hands-on entrepreneurial experience. Canadian labour representatives are also involved in the project.

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2010-03-10

We Willin' to Learn (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1985 - Vol. 4, No. 2

This article is about a visit in 1985 to Canada by Mike Browne, National coordinator of the St. Vincent Union of Teachers Adult Education Program. He visited Canada from St. Vincent, a tiny country in the West Indies, to gain support for the St. Vincent literacy project and to make links with literacy project and adult education projects in Canada.

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2004-09-03
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