Women's education

Bridges to Equity (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1991 • vol. 9 no.2

This article is about the “BRIDGES to Equity training program (BRIDGES)”, an employment equity measure developed by the City of Toronto, designed to help women employees move from their traditional jobs into trades, technology, or operations within their own organization.

It is written in English with a summary in French.

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Beyond the "Culturally Sensitive": Violence Prevention by Education Wife Assault (1992)

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

This article is about “Education Wife Assault”, a Canadian organization founded in 1978 with a mission to inform and educate the community about the issue of wife assault/woman abuse in order to decrease the incidence of physical, psychological, emotional and sexual violence against women and the effect that woman abuse has on children.

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

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Best Thing That Ever Happened: Choosing Engineering, The (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991 • vol.9 no.1

In this article, a woman discusses her choice of the pre-dominantly male profession of engineering as her career.

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At Odds with Science? (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1991 • vol. 9 no.2

This article discusses women's representation in medicine, mathematics, science, engineering and the technologic trades and the perception by some that scientific work is not women's work.

The article is written in English and is accompanied by a summary written in French.

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As An Educator, What Can I Do? (1992)

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

This article offers strategies to educators who are working with students from violent homes and abused women.

The article is written in English and is accompanied by a summary written in French.

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A Chance to Talk (1993)

The Birth of the Feminist Literacy Workers' Network

This is a report on the activities of the Feminist Literacy Workers Network (FLWN) over a two year period.

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Women in Literacy Speak (1994)

The Power of Woman-Positive Literacy Work

This book is one part of the public record of an exciting research project involving women across Canada during 1991 and 1992. Two women from each of twelve adult literacy and basic education programs asked themselves, "What happens when some women in a literacy program decide to do something they consider woman-positive?"

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Women's Learning Needs Survey (1984)

This document is an analysis of a survey of 183 women from rural Nova Scotia, conducted in order to assess the learning needs of Nova Scotian women. The group of women surveyed embraced all ages, incomes and educational levels. The design of the questionnaire for the survey was intended to determine attitudes to the learning experience in its broadest sense, and also evaluate present and projected learning activities.

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Women's Education & Training in Canada (1988)

A Policy Analysis Prepared for CCLOW

This is the report of a study carried out on behalf of the Canadian Congress on Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW). The study analyses the implementation and impact on women of Canadian federal and provincial education and training policies. The particular focus of the study is on the impact of and need for policy regarding issues related to access, privatization, and outcomes.

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Women and Adult Basic Education In Canada: An Exploratory Study (1984)

This report contains the findings of a survey of adult basic education programs in Canada. The objective of the survey was to provide information which could be used to answer the question: To what extent do adult basic education programs in Canada address the learning and related needs of women?
The survey focused on two areas:

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