Program descriptions

Pathways (2009)

Professional Development for Adult Literacy Practitioners

Pathways is a professional development program for adult literacy practitioners. The program was developed by and
with literacy coordinators who value learning in order to do the best job possible, and who value professional recognition for themselves and for literacy programs.

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2009-07-29

Creating a Bridge (2007)

A Snapshot of ESL Literacy in Ontario

The focus of this study is on the English as a Second Language (ESL) training community in Ontario, and their students who are studying to become literate in ESL, with limited or no literacy skills in their first language.

The aim of the study is to provide a current picture for the purpose of identifying issues, gaps, opportunities that could be addressed through policy and programming.

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2007-05-18

Setting the Compass (1999)

A Program development and evaluation tool for volunteer programs in Alberta

This document is the final product of the Alberta Literacy Program Standards (ALPS) Project.

ALPS was a project of the Association of Literacy Coordinators of Alberta, and was funded by the National Literacy Secretariat.

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2005-11-14

Literacy Programs That Work (2004)

Sharing Knowledge and Experience

What makes one literacy program more successful than another? High quality literacy programs share many principles in common. These principles are often referred to as "best practices" or "good practice". Both of these terms are used to describe what works best in a particular situation or environment.

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2005-02-24

Women Interested in Successful Employment: Perspectives on a Bridging Program (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, 1979-1989 - Vol. 7, No. 2

This article is about the WISE program (Women Interested in Successful Employment), initiated in 1987 by CCLOW-Newfoundland in co-operation with the Association for Lifelong Learning. The WISE program was an innovative bridging program which offered flexible learning, counselling, and self-development.

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2004-09-09

The Bridging Program for Women: A CCLOW Model that Works (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1986 - vol. 5 no. 1

In this article, the author describes a program which was offered in Regina and was thought to be a good model for educational services to women entering or re-entering the workforce or seeking career changes.

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2004-03-25

Breaking Through the Centrefolds: Pre-Trades Training For Women (1983)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1983 Vol.2 No.1

This article explains the Pre-Trades Training for Women program, a course which was designed for women who were serious about a career in the trades, offered in cooperation with the Saskatchewan Technical Institute.

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2004-03-25

Report on a "Bridging" Program for Women: Contemporary Careers, Ryerson Polytechnical Institute (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Dec 1983 - vol. 2 no. 2

This article discusses a program designed to enable women to build skills in computers, math, research and problem solving; to acquire knowledge of the special features of the contemporary work world created by computers and allied technologies and to develop an attitude to learning and change that could best be described as pro-active rather than reactive.

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2004-02-17

BC Framework of Statements and Standards of Best Practices in Family Literacy (1999)

Prepared by Jean Rasmussen of Literacy BC, this Framework is intended as a guide to promote good practice and provide support and information to the many individuals and groups involved in family literacy

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2000-11-02

BC Framework of Statements and Standards of Best Practices in Family Literacy (1999)

Prepared by Jean Rasmussen of Literacy BC, this Framework is intended as a guide to promote good practice and provide support and information to the many individuals and groups involved in family literacy

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2000-11-02

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