Literacy policy

Adult Literacy Work in Canada (1992)

Adult Literacy Work in Canada provides a map of the state of literacy work in Canada, which identifies key issues in literacy for the 1990's. This study is offered as a stimulus to informed discussion and debate on literacy questions in various Canadian jurisdictions. It is also intended as a contribution to maintain the level of public awareness developed during 1990, International Literacy Year.

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2004-07-30

The Cedar Glen Declaration (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1987 • vol.5 no.3

A coalition of ten national organizations concerned with literacy met in 1987 at Cedar Glen, a conference centre north of Toronto, to develop a policy statement on literacy. CCLOW participated in this endeavor and assisted in creating the Cedar Glen Declaration. The complete text of the declaration is presented here, in both English and French.

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2004-02-12

Opening the Doors to Lifelong Learning:Empowering Undereducated Adults (1989)

This report provides an extensive analysis of the adult literacy issue in B.C. and presents the details of the strategy to address the need. It recommends, among other things, that government investment in adult literacy should be increased by 100% for 1990-91 and in lesser amounts for the four following years, and that government should signify its long term commitment by confirming adult literacy as a policy priority.

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2003-02-10

Literacy Matters: Why Canada Should Make Adult Literacy and Essential Skills a Policy and Funding Priority (2002)

In this brief, MCL calls on the government to ensure that the next federal budget fulfills past promises and paves the way for meaningful advances on literacy and essential skills development

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2002-11-08

Yukon Literacy Strategy (2001)

The purpose of the strategy is to ensure that all Yukon people have access to training that meets their needs and allows them to benefit from social and economic opportunities. This strategy is designed to help Yukon people reach their full potential. The Yukon Training Strategy commits the Yukon Government to:
respect the needs of all Yukon people regardless of culture, gender, age, ability, financial means or location;

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2002-03-19

Resources for Learning - Aboriginal Literacy (2002)

Aboriginal Literacy - Creating Ideas, Supporting Opportunities

This directory, The Language of Literacy: Resources For Learning is a hands-on resource oriented to aboriginal literacy practitioners, educators and advocates who are working to strengthen the resource base of aboriginal literacy programming in Canada.

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2002-01-01

Benchmarking adult literacy in North America (2001)

An international comparative study

This report is a monograph stemming from the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS). Publication of this monograph was supported by the United States Department of Education, Office of Vocational, Adult Education and the Applied Research Branch, Human Resources Development Canada.

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2001-04-03

A Guide for the Development of Policies and Procedures in Ontario's Community Literacy Agencies (2000)

This Guide helps community literacy agencies to develop policies and procedures by presenting additional policy development information on some key issues. This volume is offered as a companion to Volume One of the Guide for the Development of Policies and Procedures in Ontario's Community Literacy Agencies. While the material contained in this volume stands alone, it is assumed that most readers have already viewed the first volume.

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2000-09-08

A Collection of Policy and Procedure Templates (1999)

For Adult Literacy Service Providers

The purpose of this manual is to provide readers with a set of general policy and procedure templates that should be considered, adapted and modified as required for use in a Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program. A template is meant to be a guide or a pattern that can be used to "shape" your work. These policy templates can be used as the starting point for drafting policy in your agency.

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2000-05-02

The Cedar Glen Declaration - Literacy in Canada (1987)

The Cedar Glen Declaration was drafted by a coalition of Canadian organizations concerned about illiteracy in Canada.

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1986-10-01

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