Peer tutoring

Backyard Bird Feeding In Newfoundland: Using Peer and Cross-Tutoring to Help Primary Students Acquire Information and Communications Technology Skills (1991)

A Showcase Grassroots Project

Backyard Bird Feeding in Newfoundland used peer and cross-tutoring to help schoolchildren acquire information and communications technology (ICT) skills through learning about the habits and habitats of local birds.

Completed in April 2000, the Internet-based learning project was supported by Industry Canada’s GrassRoots program.

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United Steelworkers Toronto Area Council: Battling For The Hearts And Minds To Make That Adjustment (2011)

Case study

This document offers an overview of the United Steelworkers’ Toronto Area Council’s Adjustment Centre, established in 2003 to help laid-off steelworkers upgrade their skills and get access to retraining.

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Peer Tutoring: Employees Helping Employees at Canadian Forest Products Ltd. (2002)

This Conference Board of Canada ( case study examines the workplace education program in place at Canadian Forest Products limited, a lumber company based in Vancouver, B.C. The company works collaboratively with unions in three of its mills to train employees to become peer tutors who lead learning activities in the workplace.

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Let's Get Together (1987)

This clearly written handbook on how adult learners can get involved in their literacy program is illustrated with photographs from East End Literacy`s programs.

There is a balance of graphics, photographs and white space. The large print makes the book accessible to learners. Lots of quotes from students who became active at East End Literacy give the book a very personal quality.

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