Women's education

Congress Report - Designing Our Future (2000)

Women's Learning, Education & Training in Canada : 2000 & Beyond

This is the report of a conference on women's learning, education and training in Canada, held from March 2 to 5, 2000. The conference was hosted by the Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW), in collaboration with the National Women's Reference Group on Labour Market Issues (NWRG).

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2000-01-01

The Adult Education and Literacy System (AELS) in the United States (2000)

Moving From the Margins to the Mainstream of Education

Describes several ways in which increased literacy in adults can impact positively at work, at home, and in the community, including improvement in children's schooling and health. Argues that the adult education and literacy system in the U. S. should no longer be marginalized.

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2000-01-01

Women's Access to Training in New Brunswick (1999)

This paper examines and analyses women's access to training in New Brunswick, both before and after changes to which level of government is responsible for training. This gender-based analysis is done with the use of data from community colleges, the Student Loan program and the Skill, Loans and Grants program.

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1999-01-01

Women's Health: Body Wisdom for Every Woman (1998)

This document looks at how women can take charge of their own health. It explores when to seek professional care. It also provides suggestions on how to successfully interact with health providers so women can make informed decisions and receive appropriate care if, or when, it becomes necessary. This curriculum guide discusses:
-- Choosing a healthy lifestyle.
-- That which is uniquely feminine.

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1998-01-01

Apprenticeship Training Models for "Women's Work": The Norwegian Experience (1993)

Women's Education Des Femmes, Spring, Vol. 10, No. 2

This article discusses training and education for women, and how women can obtain qualifications for access to non-traditional, professional or managerial occupations. The focus of the article is on apprenticeship training models used by the Norwegian Union of Municipal Employees, in an attempt at improving the working conditions, wages and opportunities for women at the lowest levels of public sector employment in Norway.

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1993-01-01

What Happens When Some Women in a Literacy Program Decide to Do Something They Consider Woman-positive? (Report of Research Project 1991, 1992 ) (1992)

This article describes research conducted to answer the question: “What happens when some women from 12 very different literacy programs decide to do something woman-positive?”

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1992-01-01

I Call It The Curse! (1985)

Story from The New Start Reading Series A simple and often humorous handbook on reproductive health, developed
from a conversation between a Public Health Nurse and a group of women recalling common anxieties about first periods, pregnancy and menopause.

Reading level - Grade 3

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1990-01-01

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