Reports

Adult Learning in Canada: A Comparative Perspective (2007)

Results from the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey

This report uses the results of the 2003 Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey to describe adult learning in Canada. The goal of the report is to present a comprehensive portrait of adult learning including participation in organized forms of adult learning, both formal and non-formal, as well as informal learning.

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2008-03-03

A Conceptual Framework to Guide Professional Development (2007)

Toward a "Whole Life" Perspective on Learning Disabilities in Adult Literacy Settings

This review presents a selection of recent research on learning disabilities in adult literacy settings and considers the implications of this research for supporting professional development in adult literacy settings. It includes a conceptual framework that draws together the major strands of learning disability research into a cohesive tool to inform teaching, learning and professional development strategies.

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2008-02-20

Putting a Price Tag on Learning (2006)

The financial and social costs to adult learners in PEI

Adults returning to school face many challenges, finacial as well as academic. This report presents the results of a research project that explores the financial challenges facing individuals enrolled in the Adult Education program at Holland College in PEI. In this project, the author surveyed students in five Holland College Adult Education classrooms across PEI seeking information to answer the following questions:

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2008-01-31

Literacy Through Leadership : Outlining an Adult Literacy Strategy for British Columbians (2006)

Select Standing Committee on Education : First Report

In February 2006, the Government of British Columbia appointed the Select Standing Committee on Education to examine, inquire into and make recommendations regarding effective strategies to address the specific challenge of adult literacy.

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2008-01-28

Viewpoints '98 - Regional Analysis of Results (1999)

In 1998, the Canadian Labour Market and Productivity Centre (CLMPC) surveyed Canadian business, labour, and public sector leaders to explore their views on major economic issues and potential solutions, alternative work arrangements, demographic issues, and the current state of labour/management relations in Canada.

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2008-01-18

Blueprint for Action (2007)

Building a Foundation for Self-Sufficiency

The purpose of the Premier’s Community Non-Profit Task Force is to recommend to the Government how it can develop a partnership with the non-profit sector that will strengthen the ability of the sector to function effectively as the third pillar of socio-economic development.

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2007-12-20

Justice for Young Offenders (2007)

This paper is an attempt to describe the evolution of Canadian juvenile justice legislation and compares the principles and practice of the Juvenile Delinquents Act, the Young Offenders Act, and the Youth Criminal Justice Act. The impact that each Act had (or will have) on the youth justice system will also be considered.

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2007-12-20

See Me: Use of Personal Narrative in the Classroom (2006)

In this research report, the author's argue that the use of students’ personal narratives in the classroom is a valuable teaching strategy because it facilitates the students’ understanding of specific course content, it enhances their engagement with classmates, class activities and course content and, as well, it creates a classroom community.

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2007-12-13

Catching Our Breath: Collaborative Reflection-on-Action in Remote-Rural BC (2006)

This research report talks about the changes that happen when literacy practitioners begin using collaborative reflection-on-action and take the time to see and act on these changes because of describing, processing and exploring various elements of their practice.

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2007-12-13

Workplace Learning (2007)

Understanding Return on Investment to Training & Other Business Results

This document includes the following articles:
- It's the Talent, Stupid
- Employee Training Delivers Results
- Investment in Apprenticeship Nets Positive Return for Employers
- How to Measure Training ROI
- A New Frontier for Workplace Literacy

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2007-12-07

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