Literacy groups

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

Measuring Non-Academic Outcomes In Adult Literacy Programs: A Literature Review (2005)

This literature review on measuring non-academic outcomes in adult literacy programs is meant to provide information and, possibly, direction for the research team involved in a project to measure non-academic outcomes in learners from community based programs in Ontario.

The author has gathered over 100 references related to this topic, some of which are very relevant and some of which are only peripherally so.

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2006-06-23

"First Chance for a real education" - an impact study of adult literacy (2003)

This study has sought to map the impacts that two adult literacy programmes in New Zealand have had on their participants. In recognition of the fact that change achieved by education does not always happen immediately, the study has focussed on the experiences of students who have been out of the programme for some time. Its value lies in its demonstration of the diversity of impacts over the longer term.

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2006-05-30

Workplace/Workforce Literacy: Building Linkages for Action (2005)

Symposium Report

This report summarizes the proceedings of Workplace/Workforce Literacy: Building Linkages for Action, a symposium hosted by the Ontario Literacy Coalition, now called Essential Skills Ontario, with financial support from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and the National Literacy Secretariat, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada.

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2006-02-24

Dani Harder - Memories of a Life Well Lived (2002)

For almost three years, Dani was a volunteer tutor in the Independent Studies program at Frontier College, where she acted as a classroom teaching assistant helping students in our three literacy classes to learn.

This is a tribute to Dani and a life well lived.

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2006-02-09

Literacy Volunteers - Value Added - Toolkit (2005)

The purpose of this toolkit to provide you with practical resources and tools (both new and updated versions) that will help your agency with its volunteer management needs.

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2005-12-30

Literacy Resource Directory: Prevention Activities in Quebec (2004)

LLC-Q/LVQ has strived to create a resource directory that reflects prevention activities and initiatives in the Quebec English literacy community.

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2005-11-23

Setting the Compass (1999)

A Program development and evaluation tool for volunteer programs in Alberta

This document is the final product of the Alberta Literacy Program Standards (ALPS) Project.

ALPS was a project of the Association of Literacy Coordinators of Alberta, and was funded by the National Literacy Secretariat.

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2005-11-14

Second Chance Learners Handbook: Steps to Success (N.D.)

Handbook Guidelines to setting up a support group for adult literacy learners

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1990-01-01
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