Summaries

Plain Language Summaries: Literacy in the Information Age - Final Report of the International Adult Literacy Survey (2007)

This is a plain-language summary of the last of three reports on the results of the International Adult Literacy Survey or IALS, conducted between 1994 and 1998. The report was published by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and Statistics Canada in 2000.

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2012-10-09

Understanding literacy and family literacy needs of Anglophone adults in Quebec: Research Summaries (2011)

Between October 2010 and August 2011, the Centre for Literacy of Quebec carried out a research project designed to gain a greater understanding of literacy and essential skills (LES) needs of Anglophone adults living in that province.

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2012-07-19

Phase 2 of the Manukau Family Literacy Programmes (2004)

Final (Third) Formative and Process Evaluation Report

The Manukau Family Literacy Programme has now been in operation during 2003 at two sites, involving three intakes of adults and their nominated children (attending either the participating kindergarten or primary school).

As a result of the evaluative data reported in this and the first two reports, the following statements represent a summary of the evaluation findings for the MFLP.

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2006-07-07

Summary Outcomes from the SHARE Essential Skills Knowledge Forum with Dr. Robin Millar (2006)

This report is a summary of the outcomes from the SHARE Essential Skills Knowledge Forus with Dr. Robin Millar.

The Essential Skills Forum was a six-week project that ran from March 26 - May 6, 2006 (pre-project preparation & outlines started March 20). In May, there were 41 Registered Participants (5 of whom were out-of-province). The forum had 2,153 web page hits, or people accessing and responding to information.

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2006-06-21

Women with Disabilities and Adaptive Technology (2005)

Summary Report

This summary report is about the life experiences of women with disabilities.

The project looked at women's experiences with unemployment, underemployment, employment and Adaptive Technology.

Adaptive technology is whatever equipment, hardware or software it takes for any person to use a computer.

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2006-03-14

Building on our Competencies: (2005)

Canadian Results of the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey

This report presents the results of the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) that measured the proficiencies in literacy, numeracy and problem solving of the Canadian population. It shows the skills distributions of the population of each of the ten provinces and three territories and of specific subpopulations, such as immigrants, Aboriginal peoples and minority language groups.

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2006-01-20
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