Youth

Best-Practice: Sexuality Education for Children and Youth with Physical Disabilities – Developing a Curriculum Based on Lived Experiences (2010)

This document describes a project undertaken to develop guidelines for teaching sexual health education to children and youth with physical disabilities.

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2014-04-16

Educating the Human Brain: Book Review (2011)

This is a review of the book “Educating the Human Brain,” written by Michael I. Posner and Mary K. Rothbart, and published in 2006. The reviewer is described as a doctoral candidate in the psychology department of Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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2012-08-21

Understanding literacy and family literacy needs of Anglophone adults in Quebec: Research Summaries (2011)

Between October 2010 and August 2011, the Centre for Literacy of Quebec carried out a research project designed to gain a greater understanding of literacy and essential skills (LES) needs of Anglophone adults living in that province.

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2012-07-19

Leveraging Excellence (2010)

Charting a course of action to strengthen financial literacy in Canada

In 2009, the Government of Canada established a Task Force on Financial Literacy, made up of 13 members drawn from the business and education sectors, community organizations and academia.

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2010-03-10

The bottom line, No. 8 (1998)

January 1998

This issue features an article on the movement by organized labour, particularly in western and northern Canada, to increase its role in providing basic education to working people. The goal is to see literacy become a tool for workers to effect social and economic change.

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2010-03-10

The bottom line, No. 6 (1997)

July 1997

This issue of the newsletter contains articles about the completion of a needs assessment of essential skills by the Construction Owners’ Association of Alberta; crossing cultural gaps with workers for whom English is a second language; and the establishment of WoodLINKS, a partnership between the British Columbia education system and the wood-products industry to increase awareness of careers in that field.

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2010-03-03

The bottom line, No. 3 (1996)

October 1996

This issue of the newsletter includes an account of a workshop addressing the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS)and its Canadian component. Another article deals with how reading and writing skills are applied in the construction industry.

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2010-02-24

How To Kit - Puppets (2009)

The How-to Puppet Kit was created to help celebrate NWT Literacy Week. Puppets lend themselves very well to family literacy activities. Even very young children can make their own puppets and use them to make up and act out stories.

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2009-09-04

Listen to Learn Youth Literacy Project - Phase II: Cochrane (2001)

This is a brief survey done in 2001 extracts demographic data sets regarding literacy rates, attitudes and situational factors amongst youth learners in Cochrane, Ontario by the Listen to Learn Youth Literacy Project. The survey examines a small number of youths ranging from 15-23 from varying backgrounds.

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2009-08-26

Listen to Learn Youth Literacy Project - Phase II: Kirkland Lake (2001)

This is a brief study written in 2001 that extracts demographic data sets regarding literacy rates, attitudes and situational factors among youth learners with the Listen to Learn Youth Literacy Project in Kirkland Lake. The survey examines a 25 year old adult. This report also gives the reader an idea of why this particular person is in the Listen to Learn Youth Literacy Project as well as anecdotal data and responses.

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2009-08-19

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