Writing contests

Marcia Jeffers' speech during the award presentation by Literacy Nova Scotia's Adult Learners' Week Contest, March 2009 [Video - 2:59] (2009)

Since 2008, Literacy Nova Scotia (LNS) has celebrated International Adult Learners’ Week (IALW) with a writing contest. The contest is open to participants in a series of writing workshops, along with learners from other adult learning, English as a Second Language (ESL), seniors’, and workplace programs.

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2013-04-05

Adele Abu el hosn's speech during the award presentation by Literacy Nova Scotia's Adult Learners' Week Contest, March 2009 [Video - 2:52] (2009)

In 2009, the theme for International Adult Learners' Week (IALW) in Nova Scotia was “Living and Learning for a Viable Future – The Power of Adult Learning.” Literacy Nova Scotia (LNS) celebrated the week a writing contest.

Winners in the contest’s four divisions were invited to present their submissions at a reception in Halifax. Here, the winner in the video category describes how learning changed her life.

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2013-03-26

Earl Leslie's speech during the award presentation by Literacy Nova Scotia's Adult Learners' Week Contest, March 2009 [Video - 5:23] (2009)

Since 2008, Literacy Nova Scotia (LNS) has celebrated International Adult Learners’ Week (IALW) with a writing contest that represents the culmination of a series of workshops held around the province. The contest is open to workshop participants, as well as learners from other adult learning, English as a Second Language (ESL), seniors’, and workplace programs.

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2013-03-15

Memories of My Childhood and Other Stories (1999)

Students for Students

This booklet is a collection of 18 writings by students. It is the result of a cross-Canada contest. It was hoped that this would be an incentive for new readers to practise their writing skills. It was also intended that the selections would provide suitable and interesting reading material for students.

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2009-08-04

Living and Learning for a Viable Future - The Power of Adult Learning (2009)

Submissions to Adult Learners' Week Contest, March 2-9, 2009

In 2009, the theme for International Adult Learners' Week (IALW) was “Living and Learning for a Viable Future – The Power of Adult Learning.” Literacy Nova Scotia celebrated IALW with a contest and an event.

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2009-04-16

How To Kit - Writing and Publishing Children's Books! (2006)

This is a great resource if you are interested in new and exciting ways to encourage story writing and bookmaking in the classroom or in your community.

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2006-08-22

Believing in Achieving (2004)

Yearbook - Graduation 2003-2004

Believing in Achieving is a collection of stories of success; this book celebrates and recognizes the hard work of all the individuals who participated in and completed programs at East End Literacy in 2003/2004.

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2004-07-21

How To Kit - Community Writing Contest (2002)

The NWT Literacy Council has produced a How To Kit that provides tips and ideas for running local writing contests and ways you can promote and celebrate local writers. The Kit was developed with the theme of NWT Literacy Week, which takes place every year in October.

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2002-07-03

The Northern Adult Reading Challenge - Project Guide (1998)

A project guide to organizing, advertising and planning a reading or writing challenge.
The Project Objectives of the Adult Northern Literacy Challenge are :

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1998-01-01
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