Literacy programs

The ABCs of CIPMS (Continuous Improvement Performance Management System) (2008)

The Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities introduced the concept of a Continuous Improvement Performance Management System (CIPMS) to Ontario’s Literacy and Basic Skills adult literacy delivery agencies in 2001. CIPMS is designed to create a cohesive set of policies and improved processes throughout the system so that programs can better work together to address client needs.

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2008-07-22

Beauty Galore: Yearbook 2008 (2008)

The Halifax Community Learning Network is a community-based adult learning program. The program's 2008 yearbook includes messages from various individuals associated with the program and the writings of students from the program. In this collection, you will find stories of hope and dreams, loss and learning. The title Beauty Galore,comes from a poem by one of the adult learners in the program.

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2008-07-11

For My Child - Phase 3: Cohorts 4 and 5 (2007)

A Study of the Impact of French-Language Family Literacy Programs on Francophone Families in Linguistic Minority Settings in Ontario

To better equip Francophone parents to act as their children’s first teachers and to support them in this role, a number of French-language literacy centres have provided family literacy programs in several Francophone communities in Ontario. This document presents the results of a research study that evaluates the impact of family literacy programs on Francophone parents and children in Ontario.

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2008-06-26

Reading the Future (2008)

Planning to Meet Canada's Future Literacy Needs

This report by the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) is a follow-up to the Council's 2007 State of Learning in Canada report, which discussed the findings of the International Adult Literacy Survey. In this report, the Council addresses some of the key issues identified in the State of Learning report, such as the social and economic barriers behind Canada's literacy rates and potential barriers to learning.

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2008-06-12

Environmental Scan: Literacy Work in Canada (2007)

Summary Report

During the fall of 2007, Movement for Canadian Literacy conducted an environmental scan of the anglophone literacy field in Canada, gathering data through the use of key informant interviews and a literature review. The intent of this scan was to set the stage for a larger study of the sector. It was necessary to conduct this scan because much of the knowledge about literacy work in Canada is informal and anecdotal.

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2008-06-11

Lessons Learned (2000)

Adult Literacy: Policies, Programs and Practices

This is a report of the latest study in Human Resources Development Canada's (HRDC) “Lessons Learned” series. This study summarizes lessons learned from policies, programs and practices directed at adult literacy over the past decade, in the context of industrialized economies.

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2008-05-16

S.P.A.C.E (Support for Parents and Children in Education) (2005)

Support for Parents and Children in Education was a family literacy research project in rural Frontenac County in Northern Ontario. The purpose of this study was to determine and examine the supports needed by parents to be able to gain the skills and confidence necessary to deal with the various aspects of their children's education and to improve their literacy and numeracy.

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2008-04-25

Family Literacy in Ontario - The State of Family Literacy Programming (2006)

Executive Summary of a Provincial Survey

This report presents the findings of a research study on family literacy in Ontario. Using focus groups and a province-wide survey of more than 100 family literacy practitioners, this study takes a snapshot of family literacy activity in Ontario. The study is designed to identify issues and gaps in the current family literacy infrastructure and to identify effective and sustainable options for family literacy delivery.

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2008-04-23

Factors Affecting Success in Community Based Literacy Programs - Executive Summary (2006)

This is an executive summary of a report on a project aimed at better understanding the factors that affect success in community-based literacy programs in Ontario. While an individual’s characteristics or life circumstances might affect his or her success in a literacy program, the type of training approach must also be considered.

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2008-03-19

Factors Affecting Success in Community Based Literacy Programs - Final Report (2006)

This report presents the findings of a collaborative research project aimed at better understanding the factors that affect success in community-based literacy programs in Ontario. While an individual’s characteristics or life circumstances might affect his or her success in a literacy program, the type of training approach must also be considered.

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2008-03-19

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