National literacy organizations

Virtual Learning Portal [Video - 3:02] (2012)

This brief video introduces Frontier College’s Virtual Learning Portal, a project undertaken by the national literacy organization in partnership with software giant Microsoft and the Canadian information technology company Compugen Inc.

The portal allows tutors and learners to connect via Microsoft Lync, which provides real-time instant messaging.

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2012-09-10

Frontier College: Strategic Plan 2011-2014 (2011)

In 2010, Frontier College began developing a strategic plan for the period 2011-2014. In this document, the authors explain how they gathered the information required for developing the plan and the lessons they learned from the process.

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2011-10-11

National Indigenous Literacy Association - Annual Report 2007-2008 (2008)

In this document, the National Indigenous Literacy Association (NILA) summarizes its activities for 2007-2008. The document includes messages from NILA’s president, executive director and national speaker; financial statements; a brief history of the organization; and a mission statement.

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2010-11-26

Read Every Day (1998)

This booklet promoting literacy by the National Literacy Secretariat touches on the following topics:
- the importance of literacy;
- the role of the National Literacy Secretariat;
- the importance of partnerships in expanding the literacy skills of Canadians;
- the concept that literacy and learning are inseparable and the importance of being committed to lifelong learning.

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2008-07-24

Policy Conversation on Workplace/Workforce Literacy (1995)

January 22-24, 1995: A Report

This document is a report of the National Literacy Secretariat' s "Policy Conversation on Workplace and Workforce Literacy," which was held in Toronto in January 1995. The Policy Conversation was a chance for a group of concerned individuals to share with the National Literacy Secretariat their hopes and concerns, their dreams and visions about a number of key issues in workplace and workforce literacy.

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2007-10-11

Literacy in Canada: It's Time for Action (2004)

Recommendations for the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

In this brief, the Movement for Canadian Literacy (MCL) calls on the Standing Committee on Finance to recommend the resources necessary to establish a pan-Canadian literacy strategy. Canada's economic and social prosperity will be served if the federal government makes literacy a policy priority.

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2004-11-30

Laubach Literacy of Canada - Complete Strategic Plan 2003-2013 (2004)

Final Version From Ronald Bisson to Blueprint Committee

The people involved with Laubach Literacy of Canada have been working hard teaching literacy for the last 30 years.

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2004-08-13

The Cedar Glen Declaration (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1987 • vol.5 no.3

A coalition of ten national organizations concerned with literacy met in 1987 at Cedar Glen, a conference centre north of Toronto, to develop a policy statement on literacy. CCLOW participated in this endeavor and assisted in creating the Cedar Glen Declaration. The complete text of the declaration is presented here, in both English and French.

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2004-02-12

Business Plan (2003)

National Indigenous Literacy Association

This document outlines the business plan of the National Indigenous Literacy Association (NILA). The National Aboriginal Design Committee (NADC) founded NILA, a national nonprofit Canada-based corporation, in February 2002. NILA provides Aboriginal culture-based services addressing strategic and developmental gaps in Aboriginal literacy.

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2003-01-01

Evaluation of the National Adult Literacy Database (NALD) (2002)

Final Report

The evaluation of the National Adult Literacy Database (NALD) funded by the National Literacy Secretariat and conducted by Goss Gilroy Inc. (GGI) on behalf of the NALD Board of Directors.

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2002-12-10

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