Young adults

Essential Skills for Transition to Further Training (2005)

Project Report

The "Essential Skills for Successful Transition to Further Training Project" (Essential Skills Project) builds upon a large-scale, ongoing academic upgrading initiative involving Ontario's 24 colleges.

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2005-11-14

The Challenge to Create a Safer Learning Environment for Youth (2004)

The author sought to learn more about how violence affects learning by interviewing young people who are currently struggling with learning, either within or outside the school system. She explored how responses to trauma support or limit learning possibilities by interviewing young people and professionals engaged in the school system and in other education for youth.

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2005-11-01

The Impact of Violence on Learning for Youth: What Can We Do? (2004)

How do experiences of violence affect learning? How can educators support
those who have been through violence to learn successfully? After many years
looking at these questions as they apply to women in adult literacy programs,

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2005-10-26

Defining the Future: Embracing our Girls (2004)

A Community-Based Needs Evaluation

This report discusses a project dedicated to understanding the experiences of a group of female youths in Melfort, Saskatchewan and to finding ways of creating positive change in their world. The group appeared to be having a hard time dealing with everyday life.

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2005-04-01

Black Youth Literacy: A Guide for Program Development (2003)

The Black Youth Literacy Project is an initiative of the Toronto ALFA Centre, a community-based program that has been delivering literacy services to adults in the northwest corner of the City of Toronto since 1985.

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2005-03-10

Developing Successful Strategies for At-Risk Youth (2004)

An Annotated List of Resources for Those Designing Youth Programmes

Teachers and educators want to improve the likelihood of students graduating from high school and want to support youth who have already dropped out of school. These young people are what are usually referred to as “at-risk youth”. "At-risk youth" may also apply to those who have emotional or behavioural issues. Many factors contribute to youth becoming at risk.

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2005-02-16

Young Deaf Adults (2003)

Perceptions of Career Planning, Goal Setting and Literacy

This research project examined barriers that young Deaf adults currently face with regard to career planning and life goal setting; young adults' perception of the significance of low literacy as a barrier to career planning and goal setting as weighted against other perceived barriers, and; young adults' perceptions of the importance of literacy, training in order to career plan or set goals.

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2005-01-25

Early Childhood Education and Early Adulthood Education: A Life Cycles Perspective for Educational Policy (2004)

In this research note, the author examines a report written for the Economic Policy Institute of Washington, DC by R. G. Lynch. Lynch's report provides an analysis of several early childhood development (ECD) programs and concludes that many ECD programs "…also provide adult education and parenting classes for the parents of young children."

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2004-10-25

Sylvia Gold's Address at CCLOW's Annual General Meeting: June 21, 1985, Toronto (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1985 - Vol. 4, No. 1

Sylvia Gold addressed CCLOW's Annual General Meeting, June 21, 1985 in Toronto, Ontario.

In 1985, Sylvia Gold was President of the Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

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2004-09-09

Young Women in Nova Scotia (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1986 - Vol. 4, No. 3

This article is a summary of the findings of a study of young women in Nova Scotia. It was conducted for the Secretary of State, Halifax Region.

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