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Consultations on the Government of Canada's Proposal to Establish a Canadian Learning Institute (2003)

This report outlines the views expressed over the course of consultations done in early 2003. The consultations were regarding the broad parameters of a proposed Canadian Learning Institute, including knowledge and information needs, mandate and organizational structure.

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2006-08-10

Adult Literacy (2006)

This study, prepared under the auspices of the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL), is one of a series of reports on the state adult learning in Canada. The reports were intended to offer a knowledge baseline for the Adult Learning Knowledge Centre, which had recently been established at the University of New Brunswick.

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2006-08-08

Too Many Left Behind: Canada's Adult Education and Training System (2006)

This report documents the availability of formal learning opportunities for adults, and identifies the factors that influence participation of less-educated/less-skilled adults in these opportunities. In addition, it identifies gaps in our adult learning systems and recommends measures to fill these gaps.

This report examines the situation in five provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec.

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2006-08-04

Expo 06 - WWestnet's Essential Skills Expo (2006)

Conference Report and Resource Guide

WWestnet conceived and organized Expo 06 in an effort to engage businesses from across western Canada in an essential skills event that would focus on best practices in the development, delivery and assessment of integrated workplace based training initiatives. Expo 06 showcased workplace projects and programs that integrate essential skills development into training and daily work.

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2006-07-26

Adult Education for Abundance and Liberty for All (2006)

Celebrating 40 Years of the Adult Education and Literacy System of the United States

The author discusses 40 years of Adult Education in the United States. This year, they celebrate 40 years of Adult Literacy and Literacy System that was created by the Adult Education Act of 1966, and which continues today as Title 2: The Adult Education and Family Literacy Act of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.

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2006-07-25

Beyond words (2005)

The health-literacy connection

Have you ever left your doctor's office confused by the advice you were just given? At some time or other, most of us have felt limited in our knowledge and understanding of information related to our health.

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2006-07-24

Strategies for Success (2003)

Research Results

This report has been prepared for distribution to all participating program practitioners. We anticipate that these research findings will promote a better understanding within the literacy community of the common struggles practitioners face when working with adults who have learning disabilities and hope it will lead to increased knowledge of the most effective resources and approaches for teaching these learners.

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2006-07-14

Past Into Future (2001)

The archive manual for the Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy

This manual depicts the experience of a regional adult education network in developing an archive and resource centre at the Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy. It provides objective criteria for getting such a project started, as well as subjective anecdotes to support you in completing it. An archives project can be both tedious and inspiring, depending on the perspective taken.

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2006-07-11

Phase 2 of the Manukau Family Literacy Programmes (2004)

Final (Third) Formative and Process Evaluation Report

The Manukau Family Literacy Programme has now been in operation during 2003 at two sites, involving three intakes of adults and their nominated children (attending either the participating kindergarten or primary school).

As a result of the evaluative data reported in this and the first two reports, the following statements represent a summary of the evaluation findings for the MFLP.

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2006-07-07

Family Literacy in Manukau City (2002)

First Formative and Process Evaluation Report

This report incorporates both formative and process evaluation elements. It documents what has happened in this initial planning phase of the Manukau Family Literacy project, the issues that have arisen in its development, how these were resolved and offers some observations about why it has achieved what it has to date.

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2006-06-27

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