Seminars

National Seminar on the Changing Workplace (1998)

Summary of Proceedings

The number and types of jobs available in the labour market and the nature of work itself has changed significantly significantly over the past two decades. For the past several years, the Canadian Labour Market and Productivity Centre (CLMPC) has examined the phenomenon of the changing world of work, focusing on Canadian workplaces and sectors.

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2007-10-03

Exploring Tensions and Possibilities for Research in Practice: Notes towards a presentation! (2005)

Research in Practice Seminar - Edmonton, October 24th to 26th, 2005

In this document, the author raises a series of questions designed to prompt discussion about the nature of research in practice.

One set of questions focuses on control, including who controls the money in research; who controls the knowledge gained through research; and who decides what knowledge is considered valid and worthy.

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2005-10-26

Literacy Frees the World (2004)

A Vision of the Future Through a Prism of the Past

This document is a description of the author's Literacy Frees the World Tour, a series of speeches and workshops made by the author across the United States, in Canada and in England, May 4 to October 18, 2004.

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2004-10-06

Aboriginal Literacy Strategic Plan Report (2002)

Nine delegates from Saskatchewan attended the First National Aboriginal Literacy Gathering in May 2000, held in Morley, Alberta. There was a great deal of enthusiasm generated during the course of the Gathering and plans for a follow-up provincial Aboriginal literacy project began.

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2004-03-15

Aboriginal Literacy Gathering Report 2002 (2002)

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Nine delegates from Saskatchewan attended the First National Aboriginal Literacy Gathering in May 2000, held in Morley, Alberta. There was a great deal of enthusiasm generated during the course of the Gathering and plans for a follow-up provincial Aboriginal literacy project began.

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2004-03-15

Family Literacy Matters! (2003)

Symposium Report

This report documents the "Family Literacy Matters!" symposium held from September 26-28 in Toronto, Ontario. Everyone present participated in a strategy session to identify critical issues in family literacy, and to develop "next steps" designed to move family literacy forward.

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2003-06-26

Proceedings of the Research-in-Practice Seminar (1997)

In October, 1997, eighteen people from across Canada gathered at the Learning Centre, an adult literacy program in Edmonton. The seminar centered on research practices and perspectives on adult literacy practice in Canada. This document is a record of the seminar's proceedings.

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1997-01-01

Adult Literacy in the Seventies (1978)

Conference report

This is the report of a Canadian Workshop on Adult Basic and Literacy Education held from October 27-30, 1977 in Ottawa, Ontario. Over 200 people took part in the Conference and they came from all parts of Canada and represented many fields of endeavour.

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1990-01-01
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