Workshops

'Talk to Your Doc' - helping adolescents make health care transitions (2010)

Evaluation and design to extend the reach

This study evaluates the effectiveness of “Talk to Your Doc” workshops presented by University of British Columbia medical students in Vancouver high schools as a volunteer outreach program since 1998.

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2014-05-14

Aboriginal Justice: Community Forum (2006)

Building a Community Network

This presentation was developed by the Centre for Education and Work (CEW), a not-for-profit organization affiliated with the University of Winnipeg in Manitoba.

It was prepared as part of the CEW’s community justice project, which developed learning materials for Aboriginal court workers.

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2014-02-25

Literacy and Policing in Canada: Target Crime with Literacy [Video – 5:43] (2009)

This video focuses on an initiative of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP), aimed at making police aware of how low literacy may affect the people they deal with.

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2011-06-28

Second Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Gathering (2006)

kéni- pimahatówang owéti izi nígán “Pathways to the Future”

This document outlines the proceedings of Gathering 2006, the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network’s annual literacy conference. The gathering brought together elders, adult learners, youth, literacy practitioners, Aboriginal program developers, government officials and other stakeholders involved in Aboriginal literacy.

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2011-02-16

Literacy: An Aboriginal Cultural Tradition - Aboriginal Literacy Gathering 2010 Final Report (2010)

This document outlines the proceedings of Gathering 2010, the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network’s fourth annual literacy conference. The gathering brought together elders, adult learners, youth, literacy practitioners, Aboriginal program developers, government officials and other stakeholders involved in Aboriginal literacy.

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2010-08-17

Lift Me Up (2007)

Stories by Toronto Adult Literacy Learners

This is the third collection of stories by Toronto adult literacy learners, published as part of a national project managed by The Word On The Street Canada and funded by the Office of Literacy and Essential Skills.

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2010-04-22

Making the Links: Language Acquisition and Literacy Development in the Inuit Language - Workshop Proceedings (2009)

This document summarizes the proceedings of a workshop held in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, in February 2009 to discuss Inuit language acquisition and literacy development. The workshop, organized by the Nunavut Literacy Council (NLC), brought together researchers, policy-makers and community groups representing Inuit language issues from Nunavut, the Northwest Territories (NWT), Nunavik (Northern Quebec) and Labrador.

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2009-11-09

Beyond Worksheets: A Social and Holistic Approach to Numeracy (2007)

Literacy practitioners across Ontario have continually requested more professional development and resources to support numeracy facilitation in their programs. Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy (MTML) hosted the workshop, “Facilitating Numeracy: An Introduction,” developed and delivered by Tom Ciancone in August 2001.

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2009-09-02

Beyond Worksheets: A Social and Holistic Approach to Numeracy - Practitioner Summary (2007)

For the past several years, literacy practitioners across the province have continually requested more professional development and resources to support numeracy facilitation in their programs. In direct response to this request, Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy (MTML) hosted the workshop, “Facilitating Numeracy: An Introduction,” developed and delivered by Tom Ciancone in August 2001.

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2009-09-02

Participants' Handbook: Making Effective Presentations & Safety Talks (2009)

Effective Presentations and Safety Talks is a hands-on resource package developed to provide organizations with communication skills training for supervisors, safety trainers, lead hands and other employees interested in improving public speaking skills. The package is divided into five one-hour sections with each topic representing one hour of training.

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2009-08-26

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