Self esteem

Essential Skills in the Workplace Learning Event: FundyPros Specialty Construction [Video – 18:55] (2012)

FundyPros is the largest specialty construction firm in New Brunswick, carrying out both residential and commercial projects. In this video, the company’s president discusses effort to empower its workforce by investing in training.

The company pays for in-house training, during work hours. The training is focused on the Essential Skills that enable all learning, not on specific construction-related skills.

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2012-09-25

Waking up to the possibilities of learning disabilities [Video – 7:45] (2012)

In this short video, a young woman explains how having a learning disability affected her during her school years.

Angela loves horses, singing, and writing songs. She also has dyslexia, a learning disability characterized by difficulty with reading.

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2012-09-06

Defining the Future: Embracing our Girls (2004)

A Community-Based Needs Evaluation

This report discusses a project dedicated to understanding the experiences of a group of female youths in Melfort, Saskatchewan and to finding ways of creating positive change in their world. The group appeared to be having a hard time dealing with everyday life.

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2005-04-01

Social Health Education with Older Women (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, Autumn 1990 - Vol. 8, No. 2

This article is about an innovative, educational programme designed for, and in collaboration with, older women. The Social Health Outreach Programme (SHOP) has helped middle-aged and older women increase their sense of self through a strengthening of their personal and social resources. SHOP provides an educational model which can inform program planning initiatives geared toward increasing the independence and self-esteem of older women.

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2004-09-09

A Life Skills Program for Strippers (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1986 - Vol. 5, No. 1

A group of women from the burlesque/striptease field wanted to develop a self-help support group. They saw themselves as a group marginalized by society and largely ignored by the existing social service system.

A pilot program was implemented and the author was hired as a leader. In this article, the author discusses this life skills coaching program.

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2004-09-01

Making Connections (1997)

Literacy and EAL Curriculum from a Feminist Perspective

This book arose out of the ongoing work of the Literacy Committee of the CCLOW Board. It is a book of curriculum for women in literacy and English-as-an-additional-language (EAL) programs.

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2003-10-17

Isolating the Barriers and Strategies for Prevention (1995)

A Kit about Violence and Women's Education for Adult Education and Adult Learners

Most of us believe that the right to education, from kindergarten through high school, is fundamental. However, not everyone is able to fully enjoy that right; not everyone is able to obtain an education that is empowering, relevant, safe and useful.

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2003-10-09

Live & Learn (2003)

Profiling Successful Outcomes in Literacy

This document contains the stories of 25 adults in New Brunswick who, despite encountering many barriers, succeeded in improving their literacy skills. Some of the stories were written entirely by the learners, while others were collected through face-to-face or telephone interviews and transcribed for print.

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2003-10-08

An Affective Skills Curriculum (1993)

Adapted from McLaughlin, P. (1993). Realizing Goals: An Affective Skills Curriculum Seattle, WA: ABLE Network

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2003-08-01

A Facilitator's Guide For Self-Esteem (1999)

Creating a Learning Culture in the Home

This document has a series of exercises that groups can use at workshops to learn how to understand, develop, and nurture self-esteem. It also has information to help someone facilitate the workshop.

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2003-06-24

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