Literacy programs

Learning from the Experts (2006)

A Qualitative Report

This report presents the results of a research project conducted by the Saint John Learning Exchange. The purpose of this project was to collect information from adult learners who previously attended programs at the Learning Exchange in order to augment quality in program delivery and obtain a realistic understanding of the learning needs of adults who access literacy programs.

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2008-03-03

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

Executive Summary of a Provincial Survey

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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2008-03-03

For My Child - Phase 2: Cohorts 2 and 3 (2006)

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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2008-02-21

For My Child - Phase 1: Cohort 1 (2005)

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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2008-02-21

Learning in Peace - A Model for Violence-Free Adult Literacy Programs (2006)

Recent research into violence and learning has revealed that violence is a reality for all individuals in society including learners in adult literacy programs and that violence has a negative impact on learning. As educators, literacy workers have a responsibility to acknowledge that violence exists in society and to promote an educational model that has peace and respect for diversity at its core.

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2008-02-20

Monitoring Tools: Adult Goal Progress Chart (2006)

Family Literacy Programs in the Fraser Valley

From the Ground Up (FGU) is a project of Research in Practice in Adult Literacy (BC), in partnership with Literacy BC, that helps practitioners develop tools to evaluate their community-based programs and facilitate the reporting process. The focus of the project is on community-based adult literacy programs.

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2008-02-07

Family Literacy Programs (2006)

Directory of Greater Victoria

Family literacy work occurs in many places across the greater Victoria area in British Columbia. The Victoria Read Society has compiled a list of the family literacy programs offered in communities in the area using information collected in 2005-06.

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2008-02-04

Family Literacy Connections (2007)

A Guide to Family Literacy Partnerships

This guide is intended for anyone running a family literacy program or interested in starting such a program or others involved in family literacy. While it is best to read this guide in its entirety, each chapter is a stand-alone section. This guide provides information on the following topics:
- Definitions of family literacy
- Family literacy partnerships and programs
- Why partnerships work and why they don't

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2008-02-01

So I Made up my Mind (2000)

Introducing a Study of Adult Learner Persistence in Library Literacy Programs

Public libraries are important providers of literacy programs and services.The Literacy in Libraries Across America (LILAA) initiative is helping libraries around the country improve their literacy programs and address the issue of adult learner persistence, that is finding ways to keep adult learners in programs long enough to make a lasting, substantial difference in their skills.This four-year study will explore the efforts of five leading

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2008-02-01

Seeds for Change (2001)

A Curriculum Guide for Worker-Centred Literacy

This curriculum guide is for trade union educators who are involved in setting up and implementing literacy programs for union members. The guide identifies what makes a trade union approach different from other approaches to workplace literacy. It provides guidelines for curriculum writers and instructors who need to develop materials for union programs.

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2008-01-10

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