Literacy programs

Literacy and Women's Empowerment: Stories of Success and Inspiration (2014)

This paper explores how literacy learning can support women’s empowerment and the development of greater equality, benefitting not only individual women, but families, communities and economies too. It describes and reflects upon some of the most promising approaches to developing literacy and learning for women, who form the majority of the world’s illiterate adults.

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2014-04-25

Celebrating Alberta's Deborah Morgan, Phyllis Steeves, and Lorene Anderson: Three Literacy Cartographers Mapping the Way (2014)

This paper is part of Stories from the Field, a research project that investigates the principles and practices that best support both the learning and teaching of literacy. It celebrates three extraordinary women, each of whom, in her own way, is a literacy cartographer, charting new and innovative landscapes in adult literacy in Alberta.

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2014-03-03

Literacy for Life Presents Literacy Programs [Video 3:00] (2011)

Since 1998, the Literacy for Life Foundation has been providing free and low-cost programs in the municipal district of Foothills, south of Calgary, Alberta. This short video provides an overview of the programs offered by the organization, and builds awareness of the importance of literacy at all stages of life.

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2013-08-06

Early Childhood Literacy Programs in Canada (2010)

A National Survey

The authors of this study sought to understand early childhood literacy programs in Canada by identifying such programs and gathering information on their operations, content and challenges.

The authors used a literature review and a national survey to generate data, determine trends and identify gaps between research and practice.

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2012-11-22

New Brunswick Directory of English-Language Literacy Programs (2011)

This directory lists programs and initiatives that provide literacy education and support throughout New Brunswick.

The first section lists province-wide programs that operate in communities around New Brunswick, while subsequent sections list local programs and initiatives by county.

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2012-06-20

Ideas at Work: How to Help Every Child Become a Reader (1999)

This document highlights examples of activities undertaken across the United States to help all children become good readers.

It includes programs undertaken at the national level; by specific states; in cities and towns; within the private sector; and by non-profit organizations. The programs focus on both preschool and school-age children.

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2012-06-13

Understanding teaching and learning in adult literacy training: Practices in Canada and the United Kingdom (2007)

Literacy and Numeracy Studies: International Journal in the Education and Training of Adults, 15(2) 57-72

This study was undertaken by researchers from the University of Ottawa in Canada, the University of London in the United Kingdom, and the University of Maryland in the United States. Their goal was to investigate how adult students learn collaboratively with their peers in both formal and non-formal adult literacy programs and what teaching styles best support this learning.

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2011-06-10

Learner Centred Intake and Assessment Process for Literacy Programs in Saskatchewan Manual (2008)

This document is a guide to the intake processes for Level 1 and Level 2 literacy programs. The author provides a guide for initial, ongoing and exit assessment processes; an exploration of the phases of assessment; an outline of the strengths and limitations of various types of assessment tools; guidelines for using a portfolio as an assessment tool; and suggestions for things to consider in selecting assessment tools.

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2010-08-17

The Changing Face of Literacy in Ottawa (2002)

A Research Project for the Ottawa-Carleton Coalition for Literacy

This report gives thought to the perception that in the midst of these tumultuous times the face of literacy is changing. Change demands a response, and this research project was formulated in an effort to engage some key players in the formulation of a collective response. Together, literacy students, literacy practitioners and representatives from community partners, addressed the following issues:

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2009-09-09

Listen to Learn Youth Literacy Project - Phase II: Wawa (2001)

This is a brief study written in 2001 that extracts demographic data sets regarding literacy rates, attitudes and situational factors among youth learners with the Listen to Learn Youth Literacy Project in Wawa, Ontario. The survey examines a small number of youths ranging in age from 15 to 26 and from varying backgrounds.

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2009-08-12

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