Writing ability

On the Job: The Essential Skill of Writing (2006)

Writing, Reading Text and Document Use are Essential Skills that are intertwined and very hard to teach in isolation. Teach them all together. Learners will need to use them all together in the workplace. Writing includes writing texts, writing in documents (completing forms) and non-paper-based writing (on a computer). Complexity levels for writing are based on the length and purpose, style and structure, and content of the writing.

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2009-07-15

Our Side of the Mountain - 2005 (2005)

Within this book you will find a collection of prose, both fiction and non-fiction, and poetry, all of which are compositions of Cape Breton Literacy Network adult students.

Please note that the Cape Breton Literacy Network is now called the Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County.

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2006-07-14

Theoretically You Can't Teach Adults to Read and Write: But Just Keep On Doing It (2006)

The author writes on "Why is it so hard to get funding for adult literacy education"?

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2006-06-15

Measuring Success - International Comparisons and Bottom Lines (2005)

On June 3, 2005, Sue Turner, on behalf of the Western Canada Workplace Essential Skills Training Network (WWestnet), welcomed delegates to Measuring Success: International Comparisons and Bottom Lines. Sue explained that the conference sessions would feature the preliminary findings of the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS) and

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2006-05-30

Share the Gift of Stories 2006 (2006)

Literacy for Life Foundation is proud to share the stories created by children and adults in the Municipal District of Foothills #31. Some of the stories were written to help celebrate Family Literacy Day on January 27, and others were submitted by families involved in our Building Blocks program.

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2006-05-26

Study Reveals Cracks in Canada's Literacy Foundation: Community says politics must not stand in the way of progress - comments by MCL (2005)

This press release from the Movement for Canadian Literacy regarding the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (IALLSS) which reveals serious cracks in Canada's literacy foundation with as many as 4 in 10 Canadian adults below the skill level considered necessary to thrive in today's knowledge society.

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2006-03-30

Some Preliminary Comments on the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Lifeskills (ALL) Survey (2005)

Thomas Sticht, an International Consultant in Adult Education, offers comments on the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey.

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2006-03-30

A Booklet Intended for Parents (2002)

This booklet is also available in French.

Mot de passe: littératie is a serie published by the Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training (CAMET) for the purpose of educating and providing tools to various literacy partners. The booklet intended for parents contains these sections:

Password: Literacy
Reading at Home
Types of Readers
List of Activities and Resources

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2004-06-01
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