Women's issues

Stepping Stones to the Land of the Living (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 3

This article discusses the seminar, and the participants of the seminar, which took place in 1991 in El Salvador, "Disabled Women and Functional Literacy." The women attending the seminar came from all over Central America: Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, Mexico, Costa Rica, El Salvador. They came to learn about writing.

Get resource
Added: 
2004-09-09

The Status of Women Teachers in Ontario High Schools (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1986 - Vol. 4, No. 4

This article discusses the under-representation of women in positions of added responsibility within Ontario High Schools in 1986.

Get resource
Added: 
2004-09-09

Pay Equity in Quebec (1989)

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

In this article, the author discusses the underevaluation of women's work in Quebec. Although the Quebec Charter of Human Rights has provided for equal pay for work of equal value since 1976, very little progress has been made in correcting the wage disparities resulting from the underevaluation of women's work.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2004-09-09

Older Women Learning: Now and Always (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, Autumn 1990 - Vol. 8, No. 2

There are a great many doubts to be dispelled about learning and older women. Since the increase in the number of universities in our country in the 50s and with the advent of community colleges in the 60s, there are more opportunities for learning. There are now many alert, older women attending both credit and non-credit courses and completing formal and informal learning programs. Older women CAN and DO learn!

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2004-09-09

Nowhere to Hide: The Experiences of Young Women in Physical Education (1996)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1996 - Vol. 12, No. 3

The author examines the physical activity patterns of youth, specifically of young women. She focuses on the experiences of young women in physical education classes.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2004-09-09

Not Onwards and Upwards: Enrolment of Young Ontario Women in Secondary School Science, Math, and Technology Courses (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 1

In this article, the authors look at the numbers of young women that enroll in Ontario secondary school math, science and technology courses. They also examine the reasons for the low participation rate.

Get resource
Added: 
2004-09-09

Living and Learning: The Choice to be Playful (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1991 - Vol. 8, No. 3/4

In this article, the author examines how play fits into the story of women's lives. Where do they find it, how does it work for them, and what difference does it make in the way they learn?

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2004-09-09

Literacy for Whom? Women with Disabilities Marginalized (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1991 - Vol. 8, No. 3/4

Almost half of the people with disabilities in Canada are illiterate, and even greater numbers are illiterate in the developing regions of the world. Disabled women are less likely to be literate than disabled men. Disabled people, particularly disabled women, need specific consideration within the learner population. Literacy is both a gender issue and a disability issue.

Get resource
Added: 
2004-09-09

Literacy as Threat/Desire (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 3 & Spring 1999, Vol. 13, No. 1

This article is an excerpt of the original version of a paper presented at a conference held in Vancouver in 1986. It concerns interviews conducted by Kathleen Rockhill with over 100 Latino immigrant women and some Spanish-speaking natives in Southern California. These particular women were interviewed because in this area of California, most people identified as illiterate were not native speakers of English.

Get resource
Added: 
2004-09-09

Listening to the Women's Voices (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 2

In this article, the authors look at the differences in behaviour, learning styles and attitudes between women and men in a traditional classroom.

Get resource
Added: 
2004-09-09

Pages

© 2020 Copian Library