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Disabilities – Fact Sheet (2012)

This fact sheet offers an overview of the impact of disabilities on literacy and suggests ways to help people with disabilities become fully integrated into society.

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2012-12-05

Report on Consultations with Adults Living with HIV/AIDS (2008)

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This document grew out of a Health and Learning Knowledge Centre (HLKC) consultation organized by the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 2005. The meeting saw the establishment of working groups to concentrate on health-related issues for identified priority groups, including adults living with HIV/AIDS.

This report is based on consultations held in Montreal (QC); Edmonton (AB); and Truro (NS).

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2012-05-03

World Assembly of Adult Education (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1986 - Vol. 4, No. 3

This article is about the World Assembly of Adult Education, organized by the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) in cooperation with the Latin American Council for Adult Education (CEAAL), the Ministry of Education and Justice in Argentina and the Argentina Council for Popular Education. It was held November 24-30, 1985, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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2004-09-09

Women Scientists: Contradictions and Connections (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 2

Because of predicted labour shortages in the future, more women are being encouraged into scientific careers especially in engineering. However, the few women who are now in science are mostly in biology and biochemistry and in jobs which pay less than men's and with fewer opportunities for advancement.

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2004-09-09

Unlearning the Stereotypes (1990)

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

In this article, the author discusses the stereotypes and myths of aging.

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2004-09-09

Older Women Learning: Now and Always (1990)

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

There are a great many doubts to be dispelled about learning and older women. Since the increase in the number of universities in our country in the 50s and with the advent of community colleges in the 60s, there are more opportunities for learning. There are now many alert, older women attending both credit and non-credit courses and completing formal and informal learning programs. Older women CAN and DO learn!

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2004-09-09

Interview: Heather Menzies - Technology in Women's Lives (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 3

This is an interview with Heather Menzies, an Ottawa-based writer and sometime film-maker whose books include Women and the Chip and Computers on the Job.

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2004-09-08

Interview: Asseny Muro & Patricia Mbughumi (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 1

This interview was conducted by Joan McFarland, CCLOW's New Brunswick Director in 1988. She interviewed Asseny Muro, then principle academic officer at the National Correspondence Institute operated by the Ministry of Education of Tanzania and based in Dares-Salaam. Also interviewed was Patricia Mbughumi of the Institute of Swahili Research at the same university.

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2004-09-08

Women's Job Re-Entry: A Personal Account (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 3

In this article, the author shares her experience as a participant in a Women's Job Re-Entry Program in her community.

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2004-08-23

Gender and Math: Putting Differences in Perspective (1996)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1996 - Vol. 12, No. 1

In this article, the author examines gender differences in achievement among mathematics students, and the importance of changing negative perceptions.

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2004-07-29

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