Literacy statistics

Adult learning in Canada: Characteristics of learners (2008)

Education Matters: Insights on Education, Learning and Training in Canada, April 2008, Vol. 5, No. 1

This article, published by Statistics Canada, provides an analysis of some findings from the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (IALLS).

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2012-04-18

Literacy and the Labour Market: The Generation of Literacy and Its Impact on Earnings for Native Born Canadians (2007)

The study presented here examines the link between literacy, the economy, and individual income, the premise being that an individual with greater literacy skills would be expected to have better employment opportunities and command higher earnings. The authors begin by examining the distribution of literacy skills in the Canadian economy and how they are generated, looking in particular at schooling and parental influence.

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2008-06-26

Literacy in PEI: Implications of Findings from IALSS 2003 (2006)

A PowerPoint Presentation

In 2003, for the first time, the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) measured literacy proficiency among all of Canada’s provinces and territories. The IALSS is a snapshot of how well adults use literacy skills in daily activities at home, at work, and in the community.

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2007-01-26

Information Series #2: Literacy in the Northwest Territories (2006)

Results from IALSS

The International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) provides a summary of how well adults understand and use printed information at home, at work and in the community. In 2003, the IALSS for the first time measured literacy proficiency among all provinces and territories in Canada.

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2006-11-10

Literacy - For a Life of Learning! (2006)

A Collaborative Process Toward A Proposed Literacy Policy For All Albertans

The collective experience and wisdom of approximately 30 Albertans who work as Learners, Leaders and Professionals in the Literacy field came together to develop and put forward a new policy for all Albertans that recognizes and affirms the need for all citizens to have the literacy skills required to participate fully in society.

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2006-08-15

Literacy in Saskatchewan - Implications of Findings from IALSS 2003 (2006)

A Powerpoint Presentation

The International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) offers a summary of how well adults use literacy skills in daily activities at home, at work, and in the community.

In 2003, for the first time, the IALSS measured literacy proficiency among all provinces and territories in Canada. This PowerPoint presentation offers an analysis of the survey’s implications, specifically for Saskatchewan.

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2006-07-31

Literacy in Ontario: Implications of Findings from IALSS 2003 (2006)

A PowerPoint Presentation

In 2003, the International Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (IALSS) for the first time measured literacy proficiency among all provinces and territories in Canada. This PowerPoint presentation offers an analysis of the survey’s implication for Ontario specifically.

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2006-06-07

Report Card (2006)

The document "Report Card", published by the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, is an overview of the IALSS, released in 2005.

The main themes of the document are:
- Labour Market Outcomes
- Industry Sectors
- Incidence of Low Proficiency

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2006-05-09

Literacy in New Brunswick: Implications of Findings from IALSS 2003 (2006)

A PowerPoint Presentation

The International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) provides a summary of how well adults use literacy skills in daily activities at home, at work, and in the community.

In 2003, the IALSS for the first time measured literacy proficiency among all provinces and territories in Canada. This PowerPoint presentation offers an analysis of the survey’s implications specifically for New Brunswick.

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2006-04-20

Literacy in Nova Scotia: Implications of Findings from IALSS 2003 (2006)

A PowerPoint Presentation

The International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) offers a snapshot of how well adults use literacy skills in daily activities at home, at work, and in the community.

In 2003, for the first time, the IALSS measured literacy proficiency among all of Canada’s provinces and territories. This PowerPoint presentation offers an analysis of the survey’s implications for Nova Scotia specifically.

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2006-02-21

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