Public awareness

Literacy and Learning: Acknowledging Aboriginal Holistic Approaches to Learning in Relation to "Best Practices" Literacy Training Programs (2003)

Final Report

This research project was developed to engage literacy stakeholders in a research initiative relevant to Aboriginal people. The intent is to facilitate a process that will ensure that Native literacy in Ontario is perceived, acknowledged and recognized “wholistically” as distinct to Aboriginal peoples, in relation to mainstream literacy.

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2004-08-30

Media Analysis Report of Adult Literacy (2004)

This report summarizes work done during a six month period of a two-year National Literacy Secretariat funded research project entitled, “Informal Learning and Media Perceptions of Adults With Low Literacy Skills”.The report sheds light on the question — How does the media portray adult literacy?

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2004-01-01

How To Kit - Storytime on the Radio (2003)

This document provides instructions, posters, invitations, etc. needed to organize, advertise, and hold a “storytime on the radio”. Reading on the community radio can be a fun way to reach out to more people in the community and promote family literacy.

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2003-10-07

Families First (2002)

Northern Parenting and Learning Program

Some program files available in PDF.This program is designed to meet the needs of people who wish to improve their literacy skills by using parenting issues and materials. The intention is to provide a supportive learning environment where both literacy and parenting skills are studied. Parents meet to share their parenting ideas and gain new tools to help them with their parenting skills.

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2003-10-02

Let the Experts Do the Talking! (2003)

A Manual for Literacy Organizations Starting a Learner Speaker Program

A manual for literacy organizations starting a Learner Speaker Program. This is a tool that supports literacy organizations by suggesting easy and effective guidelines, procedures and tips for recruiting, training and managing learners as public spokespersons for literacy.

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2003-08-22

Education and Enlightenment: Literacy Awareness Kit (2000)

General objective is to educate the stakeholders and enlighten the potential literacy clientele to the benefits and value of continued literacy education for all.

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2003-06-24

Publicity! (1998)

How You Can Publicize Volunteerism and National Volunteer Week In Your Community

This guide has been developed to help smaller volunteer centres and other voluntary organizations use the media to publicize activities that promote volunteerism at the community level.

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1998-01-01

Promoting Volunteerism (1991)

Voluntary Action Directorate

This book is intended as a guide to use when planning activities that relate to promoting volunteerism. This includes activities that:
1) contribute to increased public awareness of the contribution of volunteers to a particular voluntary organization, to the larger community or to Canadian society in general; and

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1991-01-01

Creating a Love of Reading (1991)

The author writes about the importance of instilling a love of reading in people at an early age.

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1990-01-01

The Canadian Heritage Community Partnership and Voluntarism Collection (1997)

This page provides links to a collection of 15 publications, grouped under the following headings:
1. Recruiting Volunteers: "Volunteering: A Traditional Canadian Value" "Why People Volunteer" "Stronger Together" "Bridges to the Future" "Family Volunteering: The Ties That Bind" "Volunteering for Work Experience" "A Springboard to Tomorrow"

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1990-01-01

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