Rural literacy programs

Rural Routes Initiative (2012)

This presentation offers an introduction to the Rural Routes initiative, developed by Alberta’s NorQuest College.

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2013-07-29

Resource Guide: Integrating Essential Skills Into Literacy Programming (2009)

This guide grew out of a two-year project carried out by the Literacy for Life Foundation and the Rainbow Literacy Society, two Alberta organizations that provide in-home programs to teach parents how to help their children develop literacy skills while, at the same time, improving their own skills.

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2012-10-12

Essential Edge: Integrating Essential Skills into a Rural Labour Market – Pilot Project Evaluation Report (2012)

This document describes a project undertaken in 2010-11 to increase understanding and awareness of the concept of Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) among literacy and adult educators, employment service providers, employers, and workers or job seekers in British Columbia’s southern interior region.

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2012-02-07

Using AlphaRoute in Rural Northern Ontario Communities Not Served by Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) Delivery Agencies (2001)

Final Report

This is the final report on a research project that assessed the use of online delivery system called "AlphaRoute" to offer literacy training to adults in remote communities. The objective of this project was to make the opportunity for literacy training available to adults who do not live in a community with established literacy and basic skills delivery agencies.

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2008-07-14

Training the Rural Workforce: Essential Skills Applications for Rural Economic Development and Sustainability (2004)

In this paper, we address the issue of accessible essential skills training for the rural workforce. As such, we apply the Rural Lens (a strategic tool identified by the Canadian Rural Partnership) to essential skills practices in order to create a model for innovative essential skills applications that work within a rural framework.

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2006-07-28

Creating a Rural Literacy Centre (2001)

A Handbook for Practitioners

This document shows that setting up a learning centre is not always easy, but that the final results are well worth the effort.

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2002-12-30

Distinct Needs of Rural Literacy Programs (1994)

This report discusses the unique geographic, economic, social, and employment-related characteristics of rural literacy programs in Ontario, which create barriers to teaching, learning, and program and community development.

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1994-01-01
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