Literacy councils

Building a Strong Foundation (2008)

Working Together for Lifelong Language & Literacy Development

This resource is a transcript of the Nunavut Literacy Council's Qikiqtani regional workshop on literacy that was held February 27 - 29, 2008. The workshop proceedings have been organized into the following sections:

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2009-02-10

Literacy: The Foundation for Learning (2006)

No one would dispute the importance of learning; however literacy, the foundation of all learning, is frequently misunderstood and often neglected. This document, prepared by the Nunavut Literacy Council examines what is meant by literacy, why literacy skills are fundamental to learning and skill development, the current situation with respect to literacy in Nunavut, and what needs to be done to improve the current situation.

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2008-02-07

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

Building Culture and Community (2000)

Family and Community Literacy Partnerships in Canada's North

This paper describes the work of the Nunavut Literacy Council, with a focus on Cambridge Bay, a village of 1 500 people located on the tip of Victoria Island, sixty kilometers north of the Arctic Circle in the Kitikmeot region of Nunavut.

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2005-02-09
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