Law related education

Human Rights in Action (2008)

Handbook for Women Serving Federal Sentences

This handbook was produced for use in the prison advocacy training part of the Human Rights in Action (HRIA) project. The HRIA project is dedicated to ensuring that the human rights of all prisoners are protected, especially those of women prisoners who are racialized and those with disabling mental health issues.

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2008-11-12

How To Kit - Election 2008 (2008)

Literacy instructors can use this election how-to resource, developed by the Northwest Literacy Council, to teach their students about the election process. Elections come with their own vocabulary, jargon and challenges. They can be intimidating to a learner who is not familiar with the process, but elections are also a great opportunity to build literacy skills.

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2008-09-24

Wills - Tutor Manual (2006)

Finding legal information and understanding legal language can prove to be a challenge for many individuals, especially for individuals with weak literacy skills. Literacy tutors can use this manual to help students better understand some basic legal concepts concerning wills.

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2007-09-28

Wills - Student Manual (2006)

Finding legal information and understanding legal language can be a challenge for many individuals, especially for individuals with weak literacy skills.This manual provides students with basic information in simple language about wills. It helps individuals with low literacy skills to understand what wills are all about and answers such questions as "What is a will?" "Who can make a will?" and "How can I make a will?

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2007-09-28

Health Law - Tutor Manual (2006)

Individuals with weak literacy skills often lack the resources, skills and confidence to seek out and understand legal information that will help them exercise their rights. Without this information, individuals are often prevented from making informed decisions about issues that affect their lives, such as matters concerning their health and health care.

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2007-09-26

Health Law - Student Manual (2006)

Finding legal information and understanding legal language can be a challenge for many individuals, especially for individuals with weak literacy skills. Without this information, individuals are often prevented from making informed decisions about issues that affect their lives This manual provides students with basic information in simple language about health care and patient rights.

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2007-09-26

Facing the New Economy (1996)

Book 2

This essay is the second in the Newfoundland and Labrador Adult Basic Education Social History Series, developed to provide adult learners with meaningful literacy materials drawn from their own vibrant culture. The intended audience for the series is ABE Level 1 students. Because of the disparate subject matter, however, the essays are written in varying degrees of reading difficulty.

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2004-08-23

Surviving in Rural Newfoundland (1996)

Book 7

This essay is the seventh in the Newfoundland and Labrador Adult Basic Education Social History Series, developed to provide adult learners with meaningful literacy materials drawn from their own vibrant culture. The intended audience for the series is ABE Level 1 students. Because of the disparate subject matter, however, the essays are written in varying degrees of reading difficulty.

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2004-08-23

Life in the Family: A Newcomer's Guide to Parenting Issues in Canada (2002)

Curriculum for ESL Classes

This curriculum package was designed for ESL teachers to use with adults who have recently come to Canada. It provides information and resources about parenting and discipline issues that may come up in newcomer families. It includes legally accurate information about the laws on child discipline and child abuse.

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2002-01-01
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