Social assistance

Performance Based Funding for Adult Education Results: Support for What We Value (2012)

Presented at Fall Institute 2012 organized by The Centre for Literacy

The author of this discussion paper has worked for more than 25 years with adult learners in Massachusetts. She describes her experiences from 1990-1999 as an instructor in a training program funded on a pay-for-performance basis under a legislative act designed to transition people off public assistance and into full-time employment.

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2013-03-07

Investing in Upskilling: Gains for Individuals, Employers and Government - in focus: benefit receipt payments (2012)

This report is part of a project undertaken for the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN), exploring the relationship between literacy and income.

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2012-11-28

How Long do I Have to Wait? (1996)

Book 9

This essay is the ninth in the Newfoundland and Labrador Adult Basic Education Social History Series, developed to provide adult learners with meaningful literacy materials drawn from their own vibrant culture. The intended audience for the series is ABE Level 1 students. Because of the disparate subject matter, however, the essays are written in varying degrees of reading difficulty.

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2004-08-23

Facing the New Economy (1996)

Book 2

This essay is the second in the Newfoundland and Labrador Adult Basic Education Social History Series, developed to provide adult learners with meaningful literacy materials drawn from their own vibrant culture. The intended audience for the series is ABE Level 1 students. Because of the disparate subject matter, however, the essays are written in varying degrees of reading difficulty.

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2004-08-23

A Collaborative Response to the Green Paper on Social Security Reform (Report summary) (1995)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1995 - vol. 11 no. 3

This article is a summary of the recommendations from a brief prepared by CCLOW, Canadian Farm Women's Education Council, Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women, and National Organization of Immigrant and Visible Minority Women of Canada.

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2004-02-18

Solving The Puzzle (2003)

A Guide to Income Assistance

This document is a guide regarding Income Assistance Program. It includes the following information:

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2003-10-10

Knowing Your Welfare Rights & Responsibilities in Manitoba (2001)

Plain Language Advocacy Guide, A

This Guide attempts to answer some of the most frequently-asked questions about welfare, and gives readers helpful hints on how to deal with the welfare system. The Guide also lists organizations and resources that can address other questions and concerns you may have about the welfare system.

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2001-09-01

Literacy, Welfare and Work: (1999)

Longitudinal Research Project - Final Report and Recommendations

The Literacy, Welfare and Work Longitudinal Research Project (LWW) is a multi-phase study of the complex relationship between literacy and employment, within the context of Welfare Reform. In this third and final phase, case study participants continued to be tracked as they proceeded with their education and/or employment plans.

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1999-01-01

Literacy, Welfare and Work: (1997)

Preliminary Study

The Literacy, Welfare, and Work (LWW) Preliminary Study was designed to help literacy practitioners: to understand the new socioeconomic and political context within which we are working; to identify the perceptions and experiences of both literacy workers and learners in relation to this context; and to begin an examination of the many factors that impact on students' abilities to find and keep a job.

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1997-01-01
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