Literacy strategies

Breaking Down the Silos in Surrey, B.C. – Surrey's Literacy Strategy [Video – 6:25] (2010)

In this video, community leaders and officials from Surrey, British Columbia, explain the importance of embedding a literacy strategy into all aspects of city life.

City officials, business leaders, and educators discuss how literacy is intertwined into such diverse matters as the crime reduction strategy, student support services, library programs, and services for immigrants.

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2013-03-21

Working Together for Adult Literacy: An Adult Literacy Strategy for New Brunswick (2012)

Action Plan: Progress to Date 2010-2013

In December 2009, New Brunswick’s Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour (PETL) published its adult literacy strategy for the province and, subsequently, developed a three-year action plan based on the strategy.

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2012-11-29

Family literacy practice and research in Canada (2007)

This presentation offers both an overview of family literacy in the Canadian context and a detailed look at some specific programs aimed at parents and their young children.

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2012-06-18

Working Together for Adult Literacy: An Adult Literacy Strategy for New Brunswick - Progress report for Action Plan 2010-2013 (2010)

This document, released in December 2010, provides a summary of significant actions initiated during the preceding 12 months in support of the New Brunswick government’s adult literacy strategy.

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2011-02-04

Working Together for Adult Literacy: An Adult Literacy Strategy for New Brunswick - Action Plan 2010-2013 (2010)

This document outlines an action plan for implementing the adult literacy strategy prepared by the New Brunswick government and released in December 2009. That strategy focused on reducing barriers and increasing participation; increasing the range and number of learning opportunities; ensuring the quality of adult literacy programs; and strengthening partnerships to develop a strong adult literacy system.

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2011-02-04

Strategic Framework for Family Literacy in New Brunswick (2009)

From Vision to Action: Today and Beyond

This document grew out of the New Brunswick Forum on Family Literacy Project, launched in 2008. The project included a literature review; the development of a working definition of family literacy; and a two-day knowledge sharing forum.

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2011-01-20

Submission to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador's Department of Education (2008)

Strategic Adult Literacy Plan

This document is the submission that Literacy NL made to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador regarding the province's Strategic Literacy Plan. In the 2007 provincial budget, $140,000 was allocated to update the provincial Strategic Literacy Plan. The intent of the submission was to provide direction from the literacy community that can speak to the foundations for a long-term strategy for literacy and learning in the province.

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2009-02-24

The Consultation on Adult Literacy in Manitoba: What We Heard (2008)

In April 2008, the Province of Manitoba initiated consultations with key stakeholders and the public for input into the development of a provincial-wide adult literacy strategy. Participants included literacy practitioners, immigrant organizations, aboriginal organizations, non-government organizations and business representatives. This report summarizes the consultation findings.

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2009-01-02

Learning to Learn (2004)

A Living Resource for Literacy Practitioners and Adult Educators

The Nunavut Literacy Council developed this document as a resource for literacy practitioners, adult educators and instructors. Learning is an active process of creating meaning from different experiences. The role of the instructor is to act as a guide or facilitator in the learner's path of discovery. This resource offers tools that instructors and learners can use to facilitate this process of discovery.

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2008-03-28

The Good Mother (2006)

A Critical Discourse Analysis of Literacy Advice to Mothers in the Twentieth Century

Suzanne Smythe's theseis explores literacy advice to parents as a gendered practice of power rather than an institutional truth.

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2006-10-20

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