National literacy organizations

Literacy Matters: Why Canada Should Make Adult Literacy and Essential Skills a Policy and Funding Priority (2002)

In this brief, MCL calls on the government to ensure that the next federal budget fulfills past promises and paves the way for meaningful advances on literacy and essential skills development

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2002-11-08

Literacy is For Life: Strengthening Adult Literacy is Key to Canada's Economic and Social Prosperity (2001)

Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

Canada's economic and social prosperity depends on the strengths and skills of our citizens. To prosper in the new economy, we must develop policies that nurture these skills and we must create a culture that values life-long learning. A sound literacy foundation is key to achieving both of these goals.

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2002-08-01

Enhancing Literacy Research in Canada (1998)

Framework for the Research Support Activities of the National Literacy Secretariat, Human Resources Development Canada, A

Since its inception, the National Literacy Secretariat (NLS) has supported research as one of the important elements in its work to advance literacy in Canada. In light of the 1995 evaluation of the NLS and the February 1997 increase in NLS funding, the Secretariat decided to reassess the focus of its research support activities.

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2002-08-01

Workplace Literacy - Overview of Public Awareness Campaigns (2001)

The purpose of this research was to review other public awareness campaigns throughout Canada for Workplace Literacy programs.

These programs ranged from formally planned and orchestrated campaigns with collateral materials, to informal networking and partnership building.

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2002-05-08

Equipped for the Future Assessment Report (2000)

How Instructors Can Support Adult Learners Through Performance-Based Assessment

This guide presents information on how instructors can support adult learners through performance-based assessments. Prepared by the National Institute for Literacy (NIFL), this report introduces the Equipped for the Future Standards, a vehicle for aligning teaching and assessment with preparing adults to carry out everyday activities that are important to adult roles as parents, citizens, and workers.

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2001-04-03

Family Literacy in Canada (1998)

Profiles of Effective Practices

This document attempts to bring together a sample of family literacy programs representing the range of family literacy approaches in different communities across Canada. Rather than a survey written in one voice by someone relatively unfamiliar with specific programs, it is written in the many voices of practitioners who have been closely involved in the establishment and maintenance of family literacy programs.

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1998-01-01

Working in Concert (1996)

Federal, Provincial and Territorial Actions in Support of Literacy in Canada

This document provides a snapshot of literacy programs and activities in Canada for 1995 - 96. It is intended to aid many in understanding the scope and variety of literacy programs and services available throughout Canada. It further provides insight into the commitment of governments, service providers and volunteers in helping others to acquire and advance their literacy skills.

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1996-01-01

Workshops on Literacy, Economy and Society (1996)

On September 3rd and 4th, 1996, WWESTNET hosted the first of two workshops in Calgary, which addressed the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) and its Canadian component. The purpose of the bottom line on basics: A Workshop on Literacy, Economy and Society was twofold. The first goal was to bring together western and northern Canadian literacy and language umbrella groups to identify and examine relevant issues raised by the studies.

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1996-01-01

Laubach Literacy of Canada: Report Card (1991)

This report card provides a snapshot of the growth of Laubach Literacy of Canada, from 1988 to 1991.

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1991-01-01

The Cedar Glen Declaration - Literacy in Canada (1987)

The Cedar Glen Declaration was drafted by a coalition of Canadian organizations concerned about illiteracy in Canada.

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1986-10-01

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