Personal experiences

Breaking the Cycle of Violence (2003)

Resources for Literacy Workers

This book is a resource for literacy workers. One of its focus is on the challenges of people having limited literacy skills when they attempt to access counselling services. It also includes information for workers who may be working with victims of abuse and violence.

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2005-11-23

Changing Paths (2002)

A literacy & life skills program for women in conflict with the law

In 1998, a program was undertaken by the Edmonton John Howard Society and the Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton, with the collaborative support of numerous community-based agencies and organizations. This program was especially designed for women who were in, or at risk of being in, conflict with the law.

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2005-05-11

EEL Today - The World Today (2004)

A Collection of Student Articles

East End Literacy is a community-based literacy organization in Toronto, Ontario. Its mission includes giving high quality instruction; helping people find and use the services they need; helping people get involved in their community; telling the public about the need for literacy programs, and; speaking out for Clear Language and Design in public communications.

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2005-05-05

Mel's Story (2000)

The stories in this book were written by Mel Lively with the assistance of his tutor, Kim Hutchison. Mel joined the Workplace Education program at his workplace and is learning to read and write. These stories, mostly set in the 1960s, are from his years of working in the woods.

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2004-12-02

I Had a Little Trouble on the Way to a Ph.D. (1994)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1994 - Vol. 11, No. 1

In this article, the author relates the struggles she experienced while working on her Ph.D. in Education.

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2004-07-29

A Language So Dear... (1996)

A Language So Dear... by Jeanette Winsor is a story in the book Wayfering Journeys in Language, Learning and Culture, it is a collection of writings by ABE instructors and students in Newfoundland brought together for a "language awareness project", designed to explore attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge about language and the teaching of language.

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2004-06-07

Words On Paper (1996)

by Marie Finlay is a story in the book Wayfering Journeys in Language, Learning and Culture, it is a collection of writings by ABE instructors and students in Newfoundland brought together for a "language awareness project", designed to explore attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge about language and the teaching of language.

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2004-06-07

We are an Island (2002)

Cape Breton Island Social Studies Resource

We are an Island is a collection of 41 lessons on Cape Breton Island social studies topics, including geography, history, civics and current events. Each lesson is accompanied by vocabulary exercises and comprehension questions. These activities are designed to meet outcomes specified by the Nova Scotia Adult Learning Program Levels 1 and 2.

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2004-06-04

To Dream A Different Dream (1998)

This book is the inspiring story of a factory worker, Robert Grimminck a father of five children, who at age 34 received a serious spinal injury from an industrial accident. Worse than his back injury, was for Robert facing the reality of being a functional illiterate, an embarrassing secret he kept most of his life. In order for Robert to regain control of his life he went back to school to get his high school diploma.

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2004-02-03

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

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