Literacy retention

Saskatchewan Summer Literacy Camps (2012)

2012 Report

Since 2010, Frontier College has worked in partnership with the Ministry of Education to provide summer literacy camps for children in high-needs communities in Saskatchewan.

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2013-04-16

The Lieutenant Governor's Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps - 2012 Report (2012)

Since 2005, the Lieutenant Governor’s Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps have been offered in remote First Nation communities in northern Ontario to help children retain and build their literacy skills over the long school vacation. This report outlines the highlights of the 2012 camps.

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2013-03-08

The skills gap in Canada: The knowledge intensity of Canadians' jobs is growing rapidly (2006)

Lessons in Learning - December 21, 2006

The rising level of competition facing Canadian firms, combined with changes in production technologies and changes in the nature and organization of work, are all driving increases in the knowledge intensity of jobs in Canada.

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2013-02-01

Older Adults – Fact Sheet (2012)

This fact sheet is part of a series prepared by the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) to focus attention on a variety of literacy-related topics.

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2013-01-21

Plain Language Summaries: Gaining and losing literacy skills over the life course (2008)

This document is part of a National Adult Literacy Database (NALD) project, funded by the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL), aimed at providing a way of quickly identifying the usefulness and relevancy of online, full-text research documents from Statistics Canada.

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2012-08-28

The Lieutenant Governor's Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps Managed by Frontier College – 2011 Report (2011)

The Lieutenant Governor’s Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps, managed by Frontier College, give young people in remote First Nations communities in northern Ontario a chance to enhance their literacy and numeracy skills in a fun setting.

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2012-07-18

Summer learning loss (2008)

Lessons in Learning – June 12, 2008

The existing Canadian school calendar, with its long summer vacation, creates a gap in the learning cycle during which students forget some of what they have learned, requiring teachers to devote significant instructional time to review when students return to school.

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2012-07-12

Literacy skills of Canadians across the ages: Fewer low achievers, fewer high achievers (2008)

Education Matters: Insights on Education, Learning and Training in Canada, February 2008, Vol. 4, No. 6

This article, published by Statistics Canada, looks at the relationships between schooling, literacy skills, aging, and the labour market.

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2012-05-04

The Lieutenant Governor's Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps Managed by Frontier College – 2009 Report (2009)

The Lieutenant Governor’s Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps are offered annually in remote First Nation communities in northern Ontario. The camp program is implemented by Frontier College, a national literacy organization that works in partnership with others to provide learning opportunities for Canadians of all ages.

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2012-05-04

The Lieutenant Governor's Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps Managed by Frontier College – 2010 Report (2010)

Every year, the Lieutenant Governor’s Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps are offered in remote First Nation communities in northern Ontario. The camp program is managed by Frontier College, a national literacy organization that forms partnerships to provide learning opportunities for Canadians of all ages.

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2012-04-24
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