Literacy associations

In Our Own Words: Our Learners' Stories (2012)

This is the seventh collection of writings by learners enrolled in the Volunteer Literacy Tutor Program, a joint project of Literacy Central Vancouver Island and the Nanaimo campus of Vancouver Island University. It was launched in September 2012 to mark International Literacy Day.

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2013-07-19

Our Side of the Mountain 2012 (2012)

Making Learning Possible

This publication brings together some of the best work produced by adult learners with the Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County, in Nova Scotia.

The collection includes stories, poems, and some artwork. The contributions cover a broad range of topics, including personal experiences, hobbies, social issues, and history.

This is the 13th edition of “Our Side of the Mountain.”

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2012-07-31

Our Side of the Mountain - 2011 (2011)

A collection of stories, poems and ideas written down by adult learners of the Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County

This is a collection of stories, poems and thoughts written by adult learners involved with the Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County, in Nova Scotia.

Some of the contributors have written specifically about their experiences as learners, while others have written about their goals and plans, hobbies; pets, their lives, and people who are important to them.

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2011-05-27

In Our Own Words - 2009 (2009)

This is the fourth collection of learner writings from Literacy Central Vancouver Island, formerly known as Literacy Nanaimo. It was launched on September 8, 2009, International Literacy Day.

The document includes a variety of personal memoirs, including one learner’s description of how he used his time in jail to start overcoming a long-time drug habit and another learner’s story of coming to Canada from Vietnam.

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2011-03-18

Essential Skills Survey of Renfrew County (2009)

This survey was carried to determine why workers affected by plant closures and layoffs in Ontario’s Renfrew County weren’t enrolling in programs offered by the area’s literacy and basic skills (LBS) agencies.

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2010-08-24

In Our Own Words - 2008 (2008)

This is the third edition of the Vancouver Island University/Literacy Nanaimo Adult Literacy Tutor Program’s collection of learner writings. This edition was launched on September 8, 2008, to celebrate International Literacy Day and is dedicated to an adult learner who died suddenly earlier in the year.

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2009-10-20

Agency Assessment Tool (2007)

For literacy and basic skills agencies

Literacy and Basic Skills agencies can use this tool to assess their organizational processses as part of their continuous improvement performance management systems. This tool can be used on its own or can be incorporated into existing self-assessment and continuous improvement processes already in place in an organization.

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2008-09-16

Agency assessment of organizational capacity - Guide (2007)

For literacy and basic skills (LBS) delivery agencies

This guide is intended to provide information for Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) funded agencies about what organizational processes need to be in place to implement a continuous improvement performance management system. To successfully implement such a system, an agency must have the organizational capacity to plan, track, organize, analyze and evaluate the results of its day to day operations.

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2008-09-16

Volunteer Handbook (2007)

The Barrie Literacy Council works with adults in its community to improve their basic reading, writing, and math skills and helps them use these skills in everyday living. This handbook provides Council volunteers with information about the Council, its function and purpose and includes formation about volunteer positions, membership, fund raising, training, as well as a variety of administrative information.

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2008-01-30
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