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Plain Language Summaries: Catching Up With The Swedes - Probing the Canada-Sweden Literacy Gap (2007)

This brief document summarizes a Statistics Canada study that attempted to determine why the incidence of low literacy is much higher in Canada that it is in Sweden.

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2012-12-17

Money Matters at Hutton House in London, Ontario [Video 2:27] (N.D.)

Developed in 2011, the Money Matters program sees volunteer tutors from the TD Bank Group go into community learning centres to teach numeracy and financial skills.

This video focuses on the response to the program when it was presented at a centre in London, Ontario, that supports people with disabilities.

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2012-11-06

The Dartmouth Learning Network – Changing the face of literacy in Dartmouth [Video – 9:10] (2011)

This video provides an introduction to the work of the Dartmouth Learning Network (DLN) in Nova Scotia, which provides academic classes and one-on-one tutoring for adults.

Learners describe how their work at DLN has not only improved their literacy skills, but also given them greater self-confidence.

The video includes interviews with DLN officials, who encourage both potential learners and volunteers to contact the network.

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2012-05-02

How Far I Have Come: Yearbook 2011 (2011)

A year of learning with Halifax Community Learning Network (HCLN)

This document is a collection of writings by students and friends of the Halifax Community Learning Network (HCLN), one of 35 community-based adult learning programs funded through the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education.

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2011-06-10

Essential Skills Literacy Training: Tools for Older Adults (2009)

Findings Report

In 2008-09, the Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council (NLLLC) carried out a research project in that province to determine both the needs of older adults for essential skills and workplace literacy, and the needs of business owners and industry for essential skills development among older workers.

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2011-01-07

Struggles and Growth - Volume 2 (1992)

This is the second of three volumes of writings by newly literate adults who took part in Saskatchewan literacy programs between 1989 and 1991. This anthology includes stories, poems and personal vignettes on a wide range of subjects.

Editing of the writings has been kept to a minimum to maintain the authors’ individual voices.

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2010-10-22

Struggles and Growth - Volume 1 (1992)

This is the first of three volumes of writings by newly literate adults who took part in Saskatchewan literacy programs between 1989 and 1991. This anthology includes stories, poems and personal vignettes on a wide range of subjects.

Editing of the writings has been kept to a minimum to maintain the authors’ individual voices.

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2010-10-15

Essential Skills Literacy Training: Tools for Older Adults Project (2009)

Research and Consultation - Phase II

Over a one-year period ending in September 2009, the Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council carried out a research project in that province to determine both the needs of older adults for essential skills and workplace literacy and the needs of business owners and industry for essential skill development among older workers.

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2010-08-20

Sample Activities using Authentic Workplace Materials: Integrating Essential Skills into Tutor Training (2010)

This booklet complements Integrating Essential Skills into Literacy Training – Final Report.

The authors have included eight sample activities using authentic workplace materials provided by the two employment partners involved in the two-year project. The sample activities can be adapted to meet individual learner needs.

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2010-08-19

Rogue Wind: Yearbook 2010 (2010)

This is a collection of writings by students and friends of the Halifax Community Learning Network. Writings by learners include personal anecdotes, fiction and a fan letter to golfer Mike Weir. One man describes his efforts to raise money to help fellow amputees back in his homeland of Sierra Leone.

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2010-06-07

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