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Family Literacy Standards (2012)

This is a revised version of a document originally published in 2000.

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2014-03-03

The Circle of Learning (2006)

Levels 1 and 2

Benchmarks are points of reference that serve as a basis for evaluation or comparison. The Saskatchewan Literacy Network and Saskatchewan Advanced Education and Employment, recognizing the need for literacy benchmarks in their province, developed the Saskatchewan Adult Literacy Benchmarks Levels 1 and 2.

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2007-10-29

A Richer Way of Measuring Wealth (2007)

New well-being index would complement traditional GDP

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP), a simple totalling of all goods and services in the economy, is the most used measure of the economy. In this document, Mr. Laidlaw outlines a different kind of statistical indicator designed to complement the GDP. It is called the Canadian Index of Well-being (CIW) and its goals are:

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2007-03-02

Standing up for Literacy (2006)

Pre-budget Consultations

This is the (MCL) Movement for Canadian Literacy’s submission to the federal Pre-Budget Consultations of April 2006. In their recommendations, they have highlighted areas that they believe the federal government can and should address immediately.

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2006-11-21

Building the Right Partnerships (2004)

Peter Calamai addressed the Second Canadian Conference on Literacy and Health on October 19, 2004 in Ottawa. In his address, he discussed adult literacy, including literacy levels Canada, literacy and health relationships and the importance of forging partnerships between the public health field and the literacy movement.

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2004-11-26

Consultation on Workplace Literacy (1997)

A Report

This report attempts to capture the debate and discussion that took place on June 11 and 12, 1997 in Ottawa, on workplace literacy. The NLS is working with its partners to create significant projects that will make a difference in the area of workplace literacy. As a first step, they convened a meeting of their partners who have experience in the area of workplace literacy.

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2004-04-05

Best Practices in Action (2003)

Best Practice Statements, Key Elements and Indicators

This document is the result the Best Practices in Action Project, undertaken by the Northwest Territories Department of Education, Culture and Employment, Aurora College and the NWT Literacy Council. The idea was to create a comprehensive framework of best practices which would encourage literacy providers to reflect on their practice and learn from others.

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2003-01-01

Best Program Practices (2001)

This document is the result of Task Force efforts and input from the field. It represents a Best Program Practices foundation for adult literacy in Saskatchewan and provides an opportunity for programs to reflect on their current initiatives, identify strengths and plan further improvements.

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2001-01-01

BC Framework of Statements and Standards of Best Practices in Family Literacy (1999)

Prepared by Jean Rasmussen of Literacy BC, this Framework is intended as a guide to promote good practice and provide support and information to the many individuals and groups involved in family literacy

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2000-11-02

BC Framework of Statements and Standards of Best Practices in Family Literacy (1999)

Prepared by Jean Rasmussen of Literacy BC, this Framework is intended as a guide to promote good practice and provide support and information to the many individuals and groups involved in family literacy

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2000-11-02

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