Personal narratives

Collection of Texts 2009 – 2010 (2010)

The Huntingdon Learning Centre is a non-profit organization located in a small community southwest of Montreal in Quebec. It offers workshops, in both French and English, in basic reading, writing and mathematics, as well as courses in both English and French as a second language for newcomers to the area.

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2012-03-19

Collection of Texts: Class of 2008-2009 (2009)

The Huntingdon Learning Centre is a non-profit organization located in a small community southwest of Montreal in Quebec. The centre offers workshops, in both French and English, in basic reading, writing, and mathematics, as well as courses in both English and French as a second language for newcomers to the area.

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2012-02-17

Collection of Texts: Class of 2010 – 2011 (2011)

Located in a small community southwest of Montreal in Quebec, the Huntingdon Learning Centre is a non-profit organization that offers workshops, in both French and English, in basic reading, writing and mathematics. It also offers courses in both English and French as a second language for newcomers to the area.

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2012-02-10

Yamaska Literacy Council: Our stories - the first 30 years, 1981-2011 (2011)

This document was prepared to mark the 30th anniversary of the Yamaska Literacy Council (YLC), which serves English-speaking adults in the western part of Quebec’s Eastern Townships. The organization was established initially as the Townshippers Reading Council and was one of the founding members of Literacy Volunteers of Quebec.

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2011-11-08

The Other "F" Word - Youth share their views on financial matters [Video - 2:17] (2008)

In this two-minute video, seven young people talk about their feelings about money and finances.

The young people come from a variety of backgrounds, from small towns and from big cities, from middle-class homes and from social housing projects. Some of the subjects simply spend whatever money they have, while others are saving for the future.

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2011-07-29

Stories of Progress on a Learning Journey (2011)

From Adult Learners in the Northwest Territories

This document brings together the stories of 56 Aboriginal adult learners from three Adult Literacy and Basic Education (ALBE) programs sponsored by the NWT Literacy Council. They were interviewed as part of a study the council carried out in 2007-08 to explore non-academic outcomes for Aboriginal adult learners.

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2011-04-05

Success Stories - Determined to Learn (2009)

Celebrating 2009 International Adult Learners' Week

This Special Edition Newsletter, Success Stories: Determined to Learn, was created by the PEI Literacy Alliance to celebrate International Adult Learners Week. It contains the personal stories of ten learners as well as brief information about Essential Skills. These stories were also published in The Guardian and Journal Pioneers newspapers during International Adult Learners Week.

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2009-03-20

The Power of Learning - IALW 2009 (2009)

A world of possibilities through learning

This magazine has been published to mark International Adult Learners’ Week 2009 (IALW). In Canada, IALW 2009 will be celebrated March 2 – 8. Since 2000, this celebration has recognized adult learners in more than forty countries around the world who have embraced learning. The Power of Learning showcases ten adult learners from across Canada.

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2009-03-05

Roses I've Read (1991)

This book is a collection of stories by adult learners in the Rabbittown Learners' Program. It was produced by learners and tutors in the Rabbittown program and is used as reading material for learners in other literacy programs.

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2009-03-02

To Succeed in Life, You Need Three Things: A Wishbone, A Backbone, A Funny bone (2008)

A Collection of Student Articles

This resource is a collection of sixteen short essays written by adult learners attending the Toronto Centre for Community Learning & Development. The title, To Succeed in Life, You Need Three Things: a Wishbone, a Backbone, a Funny Bone, is quote from actress and singer Reba McEntire. In their essays, the students reflect on this quote and how it applies to their own lives.

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2008-09-05

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