Women's education

Women's Access to Training (1999)

Women's Education des femmes, April 1999

Presented here is an overview of a presentation on Women's Access to Training given by Ursule Critoph, Senior Associate, Canadian Labour Force Development Board at CCLOW's Annual General Meeting in 1998.

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Women Moving Women: A Process Model (1984)

Women's Education des femmes, Dec. 1984 - Vol. 3, No. 2

This article is about a model developed out of a need to help women move toward a more authentic existence.

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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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Women with Disabilities: The Revolving Door of Training (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 3/4

In this article, the author discusses the reasons for high underemployment and unemployment rates among women with disabilities.

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Toronto: The Story Behind STEP (1982)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1982 - Vol. 1, No. 1

This article is about STEP (Secretarial Training & Employment Program), a program which was to begin operation in Toronto in 1982.

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Tools not Rules: Challenging Traditional Power Dynamics as Assault Prevention (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 - Vol. 10, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses the Montreal Assault Prevention Centre. It is prevention which defines the work of this Centre–unique prevention programs are offered there for many groups who are particularly vulnerable: women, children, elderly people, and those with intellectual or physical disabilities.

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Women Interested in Successful Employment: Perspectives on a Bridging Program (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, 1979-1989 - Vol. 7, No. 2

This article is about the WISE program (Women Interested in Successful Employment), initiated in 1987 by CCLOW-Newfoundland in co-operation with the Association for Lifelong Learning. The WISE program was an innovative bridging program which offered flexible learning, counselling, and self-development.

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Systemic Discrimination and the Provision of Training Programs to Women (1983)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1983 - Vol. 2, No. 1

This article is an edited version of a submission by Action Travail des Femmes to the Canadian Human Rights Commission. It was prepared after the CHRC sent an investigator to assess ATF's complaint against the Ministry of Employment and Immigration Canada. The Investigator did not know what constituted systemic discrimination and was unable to do an adequate investigation.

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Some Women Speak on Access to Higher Education (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, June 1990 - Vol. 8, No. 1

Studies show that although women enter undergraduate level programs in about the same proportions as men, they are still under-represented at the M.A. and Ph.D. levels.

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Silence on the Western Front: Women in Post-Secondary Education in British Columbia (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1989 - Vol. 7, No. 3

This article discusses the situation of women and their access to community colleges in British Columbia.

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