Resource sheets

Fact Sheet - Literacy in Canada and Alberta (2012)

This fact sheet brings together information from a variety of sources to provide a snapshot of literacy in Canada generally and in Alberta in particular.

The authors note that while Alberta teenagers tend to score better on tests of literacy skills than their counterparts in other parts of Canada, such skills can only be retained in adulthood if they are used regularly in the home, workplace and community.

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2012-11-02

Fact Sheet – Bullying (2011)

This document offers a summary of the nature and impact of bullying, with particular reference to children and youth.

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2012-10-03

Fact Sheet – Disabilities (2010)

This fact sheet draws on information from a variety of sources to provide a look at the nature of disabilities; the supports available in Alberta for people with disabilities; and the areas for improvement in policy related to those with disabilities.

The authors note that “disabilities” is an umbrella term, covering a variety of impairments, limitations on activity, and restrictions on participation.

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2012-09-28

Speech and language milestone chart (2009)

Fact Sheet

For most children, all the skills needed for oral language are acquired naturally by the time they are five years old. The fact sheet/speech and language milestone chart offers insight into where a child should be at a particular age ranging from one to six years. It also offers activities one could use in order to encourage language acquisition and proper speech patterns.

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2009-09-02

A Portrait of Work-related Learning in Quebec (2008)

Work and Learning

Quebec has experienced substantial growth in adult learning and training over the last decade. Despite this progress, however, no overall quantitative or qualitative assessment on this topic has been carried out recently. Drawing on the existing data, this paper provides an initial and essentially descriptive overview of the adult learning and training that is provided in companies in Quebec.

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2008-03-05

We are an Island (2002)

Cape Breton Island Social Studies Resource

We are an Island is a collection of 41 lessons on Cape Breton Island social studies topics, including geography, history, civics and current events. Each lesson is accompanied by vocabulary exercises and comprehension questions. These activities are designed to meet outcomes specified by the Nova Scotia Adult Learning Program Levels 1 and 2.

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2004-06-04
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