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Innovative Approaches ... and Promising Directions (2006)

Meeting the Needs of Underrepresented Populations in College Academic Upgrading Programs

In an effort to examine the practices and structures currently in place in Academic Upgrading Programs on which future initiatives can be built, the College Sector Committee for Academic Upgrading (CSC) launched the Innovative Approaches and Promising Directions project with the support of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU).

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2006-05-30

"First Chance for a real education" - an impact study of adult literacy (2003)

This study has sought to map the impacts that two adult literacy programmes in New Zealand have had on their participants. In recognition of the fact that change achieved by education does not always happen immediately, the study has focussed on the experiences of students who have been out of the programme for some time. Its value lies in its demonstration of the diversity of impacts over the longer term.

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2006-05-30

Roger's Story (2003)

This is one of four stories adapted from a screenplay, the others are entitled:

- Pushthrough
- Margaret's Story
- Bob and Paul

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2006-05-30

Taking it to the street (2002)

Sue Turner, on behalf of the Western Canada Workplace Essential Skills Training Network (WWestnet), welcomed delegates to taking it to the street: Incorporating Essential Skills Into Your Training Agenda.

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2006-05-29

Share the Gift of Stories 2006 (2006)

Literacy for Life Foundation is proud to share the stories created by children and adults in the Municipal District of Foothills #31. Some of the stories were written to help celebrate Family Literacy Day on January 27, and others were submitted by families involved in our Building Blocks program.

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2006-05-26

"I've opened up" (2006)

Exploring Learners' Perspectives on Progress

This project explored what constitutes progress in community-based literacy programs from the perspective of learners. The research took place between December 2004 and January 2006.

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2006-05-25

On the Air with K97 (1995)

June Lo, adult learner and author, writes about her tour of K97 radio station. She is an adult learner at Prospects Literacy Association.

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2006-05-23

Touchdown! (1995)

Curtis Krupnik writes about meeting Damon Allen, quarterback with the Edmonton Eskimos.

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2006-05-23

Rings, Watches & Me: My Day In A Jewellery Store (1994)

Sherrill Jeffery, adult learner and author, writes about her day in a jewelry store. She attends classes at the Prospect Literacy Association.

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2006-05-23

Making Mousse at the Mac (1995)

Cindy Gent, adult learner and author, writes about making chocolate mousse at Hotel Macdonald in Edmonton, Alberta.

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2006-05-23

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