Literacy projects

Environmental Scan of the Health Care Sector: A Focus on Workplace Literacy and Essential Skills – Case Study (2010)

This document outlines a project designed to discover the Literacy and Essential Skills challenges facing the health-care sector, and to see what kind of workplace literacy programming has taken place in the sector.

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2013-12-16

Embedding Literacy and Essential Skills (ELES) in the Workplace – Case Study (2012)

This report outlines a three-year project carried out in British Columbia to explore ways to embed Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) approaches in three different sectors, including health care.

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2013-12-13

Program Planning and Proposal Writing Worksheets (N.D.)

The 10 worksheets contained in this document are part of the resources that accompany a workshop designed for anyone interested in writing a proposal for a literacy project.

The worksheets deal with a variety of topics related to program planning, including developing partnerships; assessing the situation; project vision; setting goals; evaluation; and budgeting.

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2013-06-17

Program Planning and Proposal Writing Workbook (N.D.)

This workbook is one of the resources for a workshop designed for anyone interested in writing a proposal for a literacy project.

The first section of the workbook focuses on program planning and includes information about developing partnerships; formulating a vision; translating a vision into goals and objectives; and evaluating program results.

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2013-06-13

Community Development (2010)

In 2001, the NWT Literacy Council initiated Tools for Community Building, a three-day workshop designed to help communities develop, deliver and manage their own literacy programs. Since then, the workshop has been presented in a dozen communities.

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2011-11-04

In the works: A compendium of projects from across the country (2009)

This document is a “snapshot” of literacy projects taking place across Canada. The projects are grouped according to the following themes: Essential Skills integration; family literacy; practitioner training and development; research; program development; learner resources/curriculum development; and literacy awareness.

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2011-08-30

So you want to start a reading circle... (2009)

How to set up and run reading circles

This guide is a compilation of the knowledge, experience and best practice that has accumulated from the extensive knowledge Frontier College has acquired as well as and its work with reading circles throughout Canada since 1988. This guide is designed to help interested individuals, groups and organizations run and set up an efficient reading circle.

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2009-09-02

Christmas Week (1993)

This narrative by Sheelah Demetre of the Western Quebec Literacy Council tells the story of Emma who just before Christmas feels like her world is falling apart. Family and personal issues are mounting and what is contained in the media is presenting an increasingly negative picture. Will Emma find the strength to cope?

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2009-06-12

Monitoring and Assessment in Community-Based Adult Literacy Programs in British Columbia, Phase 1 (Definition and Selection of Benchmarks) (2007)

A Report to the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education

This report was commissioned and funded by the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education. It is Phase I of a three-phased initiative for the BC Ministry of Advanced Education to develop benchmarks or measurement standards for community-based literacy programs in that province. Phase I recommends a province-wide system for monitoring and assessing the progress of adults in community-based literacy programs.

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2009-03-18

Mapping the Field of Family Literacy in Canada (2008)

MCL Environmental Scan

The Movement for Canadian Literacy (MCL) provides a forum where people from provincial/territorial and national organizations can work together to identify, discuss and address issues of common focus. This project, Mapping the Field of Family Literacy, reflects MCL’s goal of building consensus, growing capacity and maintaining a commitment to family literacy.

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2009-02-24

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