Research reports

An Exploration of Work and Learning Opportunities in New Brunswick (2007)

Report #5

This project on work and learning opportunities in New Brunswick was born out of a perception within the provincial government, and among post-secondary institutions and employers from the public and private sectors, that more needs to be done to foster a better learning environment for post-secondary students and for retaining highly qualified high school and post-secondary graduates in the province.

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2008-04-04

Making Bridges Visible (2008)

An Inventory of Innovative, Effective or Promising Canadian School-to-Work Transition Practices, Programs and Policies

This is a report on research done by the Work and Learning Knowledge Centre (WLKC) on current Canadian practices, programs and polices aimed at improving school-to-work transitions for school-leavers. Data for this project was gathered through a survey of the WLKC Transitions and Access Working Groups and supplemented by a Canadian literature review.

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2008-04-04

Building Capacity to Attract and Retain Literacy Volunteers (2005)

A Research Report

READ Saskatoon, a community-based volunteer literacy organization, like many literacy organizations in Canada, is experiencing significant challenges in recruiting and retaining tutor volunteers. The research project presented in this report was designed to contribute to READ Saskatoon’s ongoing efforts to build organizational learning capacity to meet literacy needs in Saskatoon.

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2008-03-27

Literacy Research in PEI: A Reflection (2006)

Looking back before moving ahead

This project was commissioned by the PEI Literary Research Network because research about literacy in PEI was scattered and disconnected and there was a need to establish a basis for future work. The mandate for this project was to collect research about literacy in PEI published after 1990, build a bibliography and create a synthesis.

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2008-03-26

Health Information Needs Assessment of Adult Learners in PEI (2007)

This report presents the findings of a health information needs assessment conducted by the PEI Literacy Alliance. The Alliance aims to improve health literacy for Islanders. To help reach this goal, the Alliance conducted a health information needs assessment of people with low-literacy skills, focusing on people enrolled in adult education classes who have level two literacy skills.

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2008-03-20

The State of Family Literacy in Ontario (2006)

Results of a Provincial Study

This is a report of a study, conducted on behalf of the Ontario Literacy Coalition, on the state of family literacy in Ontario. The study is designed to identify issues and gaps in the current family literacy infrastructure and to identify effective and sustainable options for family literacy delivery.

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2008-03-19

Factors Affecting Success in Community Based Literacy Programs - Executive Summary (2006)

This is an executive summary of a report on a project aimed at better understanding the factors that affect success in community-based literacy programs in Ontario. While an individual’s characteristics or life circumstances might affect his or her success in a literacy program, the type of training approach must also be considered.

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2008-03-19

Factors Affecting Success in Community Based Literacy Programs - Final Report (2006)

This report presents the findings of a collaborative research project aimed at better understanding the factors that affect success in community-based literacy programs in Ontario. While an individual’s characteristics or life circumstances might affect his or her success in a literacy program, the type of training approach must also be considered.

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2008-03-19

Live, Horse, 'Til the Grass Grows! (2006)

A Study of Family Literacy in New Brunswick: Work, Outcomes, and Best Practices

This document outlines current work, outcomes, and best practices in community-based family literacy programs in New Brunswick. This report is a benchmark study of how family literacy in New Brunswick has been cultivated up to and including the year 2005.

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2008-03-17

Practitioners as Learners (2006)

A Professional Development Project

This project was initiated by the Saskatchewan Literacy Network in 2003 for the purpose of identifying and meeting the growing and changing professional development needs of practitioners in Saskatchewan. The central goal of this project was to research, develop, implement and evaluate a professional development plan for literacy practitioners in Saskatchewan.

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2008-03-03

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