Public awareness

Specific Developmental Dyslexia (1998)

This document provides an introduction to the observable characteristics and neurological aspects of dyslexia. The author has included recommendations on screening for dyslexia; information for parents; suggestions for classroom teachers; and tips for dyslexic adults.

The author has also included a section on increasing awareness of “dyslexic talents” and the role they can play in the new knowledge-based economy.

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2012-11-14

Putting Literacy on the Public Agenda: A Briefing Package for CUPE Activists (2012)

Measures taken by the federal government have created new opportunities for the provinces and territories to fund literacy activities. The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has prepared this information package to help its members advocate for literacy and Essential Skills (ES) programs at the provincial and territorial level.

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2012-06-27

Literacy and numeracy skills in Nova Scotia: The Dartmouth Learning Network [Video – 2:00] (2011)

This short promotional video was prepared by the Dartmouth Learning Network (DLN) in Nova Scotia, a community organization that provides academic classes and one-on-one tutoring for adults.

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2012-05-09

Securing Prosperity through Canada's Human Infrastructure: The State of Adult Learning and Workplace Learning in Canada (2009)

Over the past few decades, Canada’s labour requirements have changed drastically — from a need for physical labourers to a need for knowledge workers — as a result of changes in economic and social conditions that have included advances in information and communication technologies, globalization of economic activity and shifting demographics.

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2009-12-16

Putting Literacy on the Public Agenda (2007)

A Briefing Package for CUPE Activists

Traditionally, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has focused its advocacy efforts regarding literacy and essential skills on the federal government. However, changes at the federal level have meant that provincial governments have funds to support literacy and essential skills activities in the workplace.

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2009-12-02

Evaluating Outreach Strategies and Events (2003)

Final Report

Over an eleven-month period, the Evaluating Outreach Strategies and Events (EOSE) project evolved from the need to better understand how to reach out to potential learners in the Tri-County area to a pilot implementation strategy that involved two spokespeople, two new promotional materials with a focused message and a targeted outreach model based on word-of- mouth referrals.

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2006-05-04

Weaving Literacy Into the Fabric of Life (2005)

The Fredericton Regional Family Resource Centre, in partnership with the national training program, Weaving Literacy into Family and Community Life and The National Literacy Secretariat has developed a series of Weaving Literacy into the Fabric of Life workshops.

The objectives of the workshops are:

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2006-02-28

Face the Facts (2004)

This guide is the result of a project designed to provide awareness and to promote a greater understanding of the issues of literacy in our society. The targeted group was ages 12 – 17, as well as the general public, the medical community, and volunteer organizations.

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2005-06-29

Working with the Media (2003)

This document is part of the Community Capacity Building Toolkit developed by the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick.

For many, working with the media is a mystery. You want your story to be heard, but you are not quite sure how to go about it. Presented here are ideas and tips for working with the media. Included is a list of New Brunswick newspapers and contact information.

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2005-01-31

How To Kit - "Get Caught Reading" & other Literacy Promotion Ideas (2004)

This How to Kit is intended to help groups or individuals promote literacy in a community. This kit includes:
- Information about why literacy is important to your community.
- Key literacy messages.
- Information on how to promote literacy and who you can work with in your community.
- Ideas for promoting literacy.

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2004-11-16

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