Literacy programs

Report on Literacy in Annapolis County (2002)

The purpose of this project was to conduct research and collect data pertaining to literacy issues affecting the residents of Annapolis County.

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2005-10-11

Guide To Evaluation For Family Literacy Projects In Alberta (1997)

This guide to evaluation grew out of research conducted by the Family Literacy Action Group (FLAG) of Alberta. The research identified what family literacy workers in Alberta considered key issues and concerns. The most prevalent of these issues and concerns were the lack of on-going funding sources for family literacy programs and the need for strategies for reaching families most in need of this type of support.

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2005-08-05

Adult Literacy Programs in the Halifax Regional Municipality - Directory (2003)

Companion Document to: The Right to Read...and Read Well

This document is a companion to ”Literacy for Persons with Disabilities; The Right to Read...and Read Well”. It is a directory of literacy organizations and programs in the Halifax, Nova Scotia area. Included are public and private programs where literacy is at least part of the program offering or where literacy is core to the program. Excluded are ESL programs, computer literacy programs and strictly employment-related programs.

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2005-07-25

Filling the Gap - Keeping Good Work Going (2004)

Research Findings and Recommendations Regarding Voluntary Sector Project Sustainability in Atlantic Canada

Many organizations struggle to keep good work going beyond the initial pilot project or startup phase. The Brother T.I. Murphy Learning Resource Centre Inc. (the Murphy Centre) of St. John's, Newfoundland, carried out a research project to explore the theme of project sustainability in the voluntary, community-based sector in Atlantic Canada.

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2005-06-09

Language, Literacy & Healthy Development: The Work of CAPC and CPNP Projects (2004)

Literacy is related in multiple ways to healthy development. Consequently, it has become a serious concern for Health Canada. The effects of literacy on health are both direct and indirect; whether the health issue is the safe administration of medications and infant formulas or the ability to secure food and housing, literacy is involved.

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2005-05-25

Changing Paths (2002)

A literacy & life skills program for women in conflict with the law

In 1998, a program was undertaken by the Edmonton John Howard Society and the Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton, with the collaborative support of numerous community-based agencies and organizations. This program was especially designed for women who were in, or at risk of being in, conflict with the law.

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2005-05-11

Practitioner Development Strategy (2000)

Phase One

This document reports on a project designed to answer the following questions:
-What are the core skills needed by a practitioner in the Native literacy field?
-How are these skills acquired by individuals seeking to work in the Native literacy field?
-How is the acquisition of these skills recognized by the Native literacy field?

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2005-05-09

Crossing Critical Thresholds at the Bob Steele Reading Center: Transforming Potentiality Into Actuality (2005)

(2000/2005 revised)

This historical analysis explores key aspects of the Bob Steele Reading Center in Connecticut from its inception in the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s.

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2005-04-08

Black Youth Literacy: A Guide for Program Development (2003)

The Black Youth Literacy Project is an initiative of the Toronto ALFA Centre, a community-based program that has been delivering literacy services to adults in the northwest corner of the City of Toronto since 1985.

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2005-03-10

Attrition in the Minto Literacy CASP (2002)

The scope and nature of attrition encountered in adult literacy programs was explored in context of the Minto Community Academic Services Program (CASP), a New Brunswick community-based program offering academic and intermediate adult upgrading services.

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