Practitioner training

Environmental Scan: Literacy Work in Canada (2007)

Summary Report

During the fall of 2007, Movement for Canadian Literacy conducted an environmental scan of the anglophone literacy field in Canada, gathering data through the use of key informant interviews and a literature review. The intent of this scan was to set the stage for a larger study of the sector. It was necessary to conduct this scan because much of the knowledge about literacy work in Canada is informal and anecdotal.

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2008-06-11

Practitioners as Learners (2006)

A Professional Development Project

This project was initiated by the Saskatchewan Literacy Network in 2003 for the purpose of identifying and meeting the growing and changing professional development needs of practitioners in Saskatchewan. The central goal of this project was to research, develop, implement and evaluate a professional development plan for literacy practitioners in Saskatchewan.

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2008-03-03

Adult Education and Literacy in the United States (2007)

A Syllabus and Resources for an Online Course of Self-Study

Thomas Sticht, International Consultant in Adult Education, has put together a syllabus for self-study to give those new to the field of literacy more background in adult education and literacy development, and to offer others in the field a chance to deepen their knowledge about the field and its history, policies, practices and issues that it deals with. All recommended reading is available in the NALD Library.

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2007-02-26

Canadian Indigenous People: Workplace Literacy and Essential Skills (2005)

A national survey of Aboriginal Workforce/Essential Skills Development Programs was conducted.

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2006-04-21

An exploration of collaborative materials development in adult numeracy teaching (2004)

Improving Numeracy Instruction in the LBS Program - Phase II

This report describes phase two of the project "Improving Numeracy Instruction in the LBS [Literacy and Basic Skills] Program". In phase one of the project, practitioners were surveyed and it was found that numeracy learning materials were much in demand and could be very powerful in the process of developing the LBS Program's capacity to deliver adult numeracy training.

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2006-01-26

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

Native Literacy Practitioner's Guide to Training (Draft) (2003)

This Guide provides basic information about post-secondary training opportunities for practitioners who work with adults in Native literacy and upgrading programs. The Guide's primary focus is on training opportunities in Ontario. However, there are online courses are listed. Courses listed were for the 2002-2003 academic year. Contact the appropriate institution for current information.

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2005-05-13

Practitioner Standards Model Development Project (2002)

The Practitioner Training Strategy was launched in October 1999. This four-phase initiative involves all literacy streams and sectors in seven projects across the province of Ontario.

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2005-05-13

Change is Inevitable, But Growth is Optional (1999)

A Self Advocacy Manual

Change is Inevitable, but Growth is Optional . . . The title is central to the Independent Living movement. This Self-Advocacy Manual is a tool for facilitators and volunteers to assist persons with disabilities learn the skills necessary to become effective self-advocates.

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2005-02-22

Learning Disabilities Training: A New Approach (2003)

In this project, research was carried out on the topic of learning disabilities to complement the Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program (Ontario) and provide practitioners and administrators with advanced level information on learning disabilities.

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2004-12-08

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