Women's education

Development Leave for Women (1983)

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

This is a excerpt from a brief focussing on equity through paid skills development leave for women.

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2004-03-29

Concordia Women's Centre: A Place of Resistance (1993)

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

The topic of this article is violence against women on university campuses, as well as the value of the Concordia Women's Centre to women on the Concordia University campus.

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2004-03-26

Breaking Through the Centrefolds: Pre-Trades Training For Women (1983)

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

This article explains the Pre-Trades Training for Women program, a course which was designed for women who were serious about a career in the trades, offered in cooperation with the Saskatchewan Technical Institute.

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2004-03-25

Literacy for Women on the Streets (2003)

This is a report on a research project designed to examine the impact of literacy activities on the lives of women working as sex-trade workers in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. The authors describe the research and share the two-year tale of their experiences and findings so that funders, literacy and community development workers, and women living and working on the street will feel confident embarking on literacy programs together.

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2004-02-23

B.C. Provincial Restraint Policy and its Effects on Women and Education (1983)

Women's Education des femmes, Dec. 1983 - vol.2 no. 2

This article, written in 1983, concerns the B.C. Provincial Restraint Policy of the time and discusses how it affects not only education, but health and social services, both interlocking elements in the provision of education to B.C. women.

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2004-02-18

The Story of an Orphaned Curriculum: Women's Studies in Manitoba High Schools (1984)

Women's Education des femmes, March 1984 - vol. 2 no. 3

In this article, the author discusses the lack of women's studies in Manitoba high schools in the 1980's.

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2004-02-17

Report on a "Bridging" Program for Women: Contemporary Careers, Ryerson Polytechnical Institute (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Dec 1983 - vol. 2 no. 2

This article discusses a program designed to enable women to build skills in computers, math, research and problem solving; to acquire knowledge of the special features of the contemporary work world created by computers and allied technologies and to develop an attitude to learning and change that could best be described as pro-active rather than reactive.

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2004-02-17

Women and Science: Issues, Trends, and Values (1984)

Women's Education des femmes, December 1984 - vol. 3 no. 2

This article describes a workshop intended to develop an awareness of women in science – science issues, trends and values, to consider the consequences of the trends, and derive alternative solutions.

The article is written in English with a summary provided in French.

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2004-02-13

Learning in a Toxic Environment (1994)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1994 - vol. 11 no. 1

In this article, the author reports on discussions, over a three year period, with young women in high school concerning their experiences of sexual harassment in school. She also discusses the effects of sexual harassment on young women, and the need for education and change.

The article is written in English with a summary included in French.

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2004-02-13

BRIDGES: An Employability Program For Abused Women (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 • vol.10 no.1

This article is about the “BRIDGES Employment Training Project” in Victoria, BC. All the participants are women survivors of child-hood and/or adult abuse who identify the abuse as a major barrier to employment. BRIDGES addresses gaps in education that are part of the legacy of abuse. Overcoming this barrier and making changes is accomplished through learning, both academic and social.

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