Out of school education

Applications of Working and Learning: Making education more relevant by supporting educators - Showing educators how the skills they teach are used in the workplace (2000)

The Applications of Working and Learning (AWAL) Project helps middle and secondary school teachers and student teachers connect the curriculum they teach in the classroom with the application of that knowledge in the workplace.

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2013-09-19

Recognizing Life's Work (2010)

Helping Learners Connect their Essential Skills from Home to Work - A Practitioner's Resource Kit

Over the course of 18 months, participants in the Recognizing Life’s Work project looked at how daily home and leisure activities help adults develop Essential Skills. Their goal was to provide credibility and validation for those skills. This resource manual is the outcome of that project.

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2010-06-30

Listen to Learn Youth Literacy Project - Phase II: Northeastern Ontario (2001)

The author of this report collected demographic information on a group of 53 young people between the ages of 15 and 26. The respondents had left the formal school system at some point in the past, though some of them had taken or were taking alternative learning or skills upgrading classes.

The author tabulated information about the respondents’ backgrounds, living arrangements, employment status, and parental literacy levels.

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2009-11-10

Listen to Learn Youth Literacy Project - Phase II: Iroquois Falls (2001)

This is the report of a survey of six young people, between the ages of 16 and 19, who have left the school system. The author has tabulated information about their backgrounds, living arrangements, employment status, and parental literacy levels.

The author has also included a section of anecdotal data, including the respondents’ reasons for quitting school and their suggestions for making learning more relevant to themselves.

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2009-08-26
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