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Measuring Success - International Comparisons and Bottom Lines (2005)

On June 3, 2005, Sue Turner, on behalf of the Western Canada Workplace Essential Skills Training Network (WWestnet), welcomed delegates to Measuring Success: International Comparisons and Bottom Lines. Sue explained that the conference sessions would feature the preliminary findings of the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) and

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2006-05-30

Pushthrough (2003)

This is one of four stories adapted from a screenplay, the others are entitled:

- Roger's Story
- Margaret's Story
- Bob and Paul

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2006-05-30

Taking it to the street (2002)

Sue Turner, on behalf of the Western Canada Workplace Essential Skills Training Network (WWestnet), welcomed delegates to taking it to the street: Incorporating Essential Skills Into Your Training Agenda.

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2006-05-29

Share the Gift of Stories 2006 (2006)

Literacy for Life Foundation is proud to share the stories created by children and adults in the Municipal District of Foothills #31. Some of the stories were written to help celebrate Family Literacy Day on January 27, and others were submitted by families involved in our Building Blocks program.

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2006-05-26

"I've opened up" (2006)

Exploring Learners' Perspectives on Progress

This project explored what constitutes progress in community-based literacy programs from the perspective of learners. The research took place between December 2004 and January 2006.

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2006-05-25

Making Mousse at the Mac (1995)

Cindy Gent, adult learner and author, writes about making chocolate mousse at Hotel Macdonald in Edmonton, Alberta.

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2006-05-23

The Drawing Lesson (1995)

Lyle Atkinson, adult learner and author, writes about meeting artist Robert Bateman. Lyle is a student at Prospects Literacy Association.

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2006-05-23

Building Aboriginal Literacy (2006)

Share Your Language, Share Your Culture

The Northwest Territories has eleven official languages -- nine of these are Aboriginal. To maintain and revitalize these languages, it's important for children to learn their language. This booklet will help families support language development within the family. The activities are simple and can be part of everyday living.

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2006-05-10

Report Card (2006)

The document "Report Card", published by the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, is an overview of the IALSS, released in 2005.

The main themes of the document are:
- Labour Market Outcomes
- Industry Sectors
- Incidence of Low Proficiency

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2006-05-09

Auding and Reading (1974)

A Developmental Model

Many adults lack sufficient literacy skills for technical training and successful career progression. Because of the crucial
role that literacy plays in instruction and job performance information regarding the nature of literacy skills and their
development is needed. Such information should prove useful in the development of literacy training programs, and in the

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