Literacy surveys

Highlights from the Second Report of the International Adult Literacy Survey: (1997)

Literacy Skills for the Knowledge Society

While most people can read, the real question is whether their reading and writing skills meet the challenge of living and working in today's information-rich and knowledge intensive society and economy. This latest report on the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) Literacy Skills for the Knowledge Society tells us that literacy means more than knowing how to read, write or calculate.

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2003-08-06

Education and Enlightenment: Literacy Awareness Kit (2000)

General objective is to educate the stakeholders and enlighten the potential literacy clientele to the benefits and value of continued literacy education for all.

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2003-06-24

LifeLong Learning in Western Quebec - Success Stories (1998)

From Literacy and Beyond

The purpose of this study was to interview former Adult Education students who received English Literacy training in Western Quebec as to the influences the Literacy programs in which they were enrolled had on their lives.

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2003-06-09

Report: Adult Learners, What Do You Think? (N.D.)

Over 150 learners from 10 regions of Canada responded to questions posed by the Learners Advisory Network, Movement for Canadian Literacy (MCL). The information was compiled to reflect the learning experiences of those surveyed and to offer their advice.

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2003-04-25

Family and Early Childhood Literacy in New Brunswick: A Provincial Snapshot - Part IV (2000)

Survey of Parents of Preschool Children

The Centre de recherche et de développement en éducation (CRDE) in collaboration with Literacy New Brunswick Inc. (LNBI) surveyed a geographical representative sample of New Brunswick parents of preschool children for its research project entitled Family and Early Childhood Literacy in New Brunswick : A Provincial Snapshot (Spring 1999).

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2003-03-21

Raising Adult Literacy Skills: The Need for a Pan-Canadian Response (2003)

Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities

This report begins with a brief overview of the extent of Canada's low literacy skills problem, as identified by the results of the 1994 International Adult Literacy Survey. The next chapter discusses the need for a coherent literacy policy within the federal government and calls for joint federal/provincial/territorial action to address the problem of low literacy.

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2003-01-01

Government of Canada Response to: (2003)

“Raising Adult Literacy Skills: The Need For A Pan-Canadian Response”

On June 12, 2003, the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities tabled Raising Adult Literacy Skills: The Need for a Pan-Canadian Response. The report sets out a comprehensive analysis of literacy issues in Canada and makes a series of recommendations for actions to address those issues.

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2003-01-01

Literacy and Literacy Training of Francophones in Canada (2002)

Results of the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS)

This analytical report uses data from the 1994 International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) to paint a general picture of francophones' literacy in Canada, and examines literacy in the context of language transfers to English. It also examines literacy training of francophones, and sorts out the impact of various social and cultural factors on literacy.

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2002-12-10

Opening Minds Behind Closed Doors (1992)

Literacy in B.C. Corrections

This project was designed to determine the experiences of offenders in adult correctional facilities in the province in relation to their literacy needs, and to discover where and how those needs were being met. The author also makes recommendations for future action in relation to literacy programs.

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2002-08-28

The Big Picture Up Close (2002)

Outcomes of a Province-Wide Consultation

This document outlines a province-wide consultation process that took place throughout British Columbia from September, 2000 to August, 2001. It is a comprehensive sense of what British Columbians thought and believed about “literacy and lifelong learning”.

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2002-07-11

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