Learning opportunities

Research Report: Connecting Pathways for Adult Education Learners (2008)

In November 2007, the Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy (MTML) received funding for a research project to investigate which kinds of partnerships make the best use of existing resources to strengthen the delivery of adult education programs and services at the local level.

This document, which presents the research and findings, is divided into four sections.

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2010-12-03

The Joy of Learning (2007)

Fall Issue 2007

With this document, the Colchester Adult Learning Association presents its first educational resource guide. This guide is intended for the citizens of Colchester, Nova Scotia. It contains descriptions of learning resources available in the area, as well inspirational stories from several learners.

The Joy of Learning includes the following sections:

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2009-02-09

An Exploration of Work and Learning Opportunities in New Brunswick (2007)

Report #5

This project on work and learning opportunities in New Brunswick was born out of a perception within the provincial government, and among post-secondary institutions and employers from the public and private sectors, that more needs to be done to foster a better learning environment for post-secondary students and for retaining highly qualified high school and post-secondary graduates in the province.

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2008-04-04

Too Many Left Behind: Canada's Adult Education and Training System (2006)

This report documents the availability of formal learning opportunities for adults, and identifies the factors that influence participation of less-educated/less-skilled adults in these opportunities. In addition, it identifies gaps in our adult learning systems and recommends measures to fill these gaps.

This report examines the situation in five provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec.

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2006-08-04

Training the Rural Workforce: Essential Skills Applications for Rural Economic Development and Sustainability (2004)

In this paper, we address the issue of accessible essential skills training for the rural workforce. As such, we apply the Rural Lens (a strategic tool identified by the Canadian Rural Partnership) to essential skills practices in order to create a model for innovative essential skills applications that work within a rural framework.

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2006-07-28

Adult Education for Abundance and Liberty for All (2006)

Celebrating 40 Years of the Adult Education and Literacy System of the United States

The author discusses 40 years of Adult Education in the United States. This year, they celebrate 40 years of Adult Literacy and Literacy System that was created by the Adult Education Act of 1966, and which continues today as Title 2: The Adult Education and Family Literacy Act of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.

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2006-07-25

Touching The Language Electric (1996)

Journeys in Language, Learning and Culture

Touching The Language Electric by Carmelia McGrath is a story of the book Wayfering Journeys in Language, Learning and Culture, it is a collection of writings by ABE instructors and students in Newfoundland brought together for a "language awareness project", designed to explore attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge about language and the teaching of language.

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2004-06-07

Moving the Mountain - Part Two (2004)

Breakfast of Champions - What a Nation can do ...

This is a presentation given by the author at a conference in British Columbia. The author, Deputy Director, Standards and Achievement and Acting Director, Adult Basic Skills Strategy Unit, Department for Education and Skills in the U.K. Government, gives an overview of the U.K. Government's strategy for improving adult literacy and numeracy skills.

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2004-05-26

Women and Adult Basic Education In Canada: An Exploratory Study (1984)

This report contains the findings of a survey of adult basic education programs in Canada. The objective of the survey was to provide information which could be used to answer the question: To what extent do adult basic education programs in Canada address the learning and related needs of women?
The survey focused on two areas:

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2003-10-20

Roadblocks to Women's Learning: Issues for Advocacy (1978)

This report was written for the Canadian Committee on Learning Opportunities for Women as part of a three month project to investigate policy development around the needs and problems facing women who are, or would like to be, involved in various learning activities, educational agencies, and/or training programs.

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