Youth

An Exploration of Work and Learning Opportunities in New Brunswick (2007)

Report #5

This project on work and learning opportunities in New Brunswick was born out of a perception within the provincial government, and among post-secondary institutions and employers from the public and private sectors, that more needs to be done to foster a better learning environment for post-secondary students and for retaining highly qualified high school and post-secondary graduates in the province.

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2008-04-04

Making Bridges Visible (2008)

An Inventory of Innovative, Effective or Promising Canadian School-to-Work Transition Practices, Programs and Policies

This is a report on research done by the Work and Learning Knowledge Centre (WLKC) on current Canadian practices, programs and polices aimed at improving school-to-work transitions for school-leavers. Data for this project was gathered through a survey of the WLKC Transitions and Access Working Groups and supplemented by a Canadian literature review.

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2008-04-04

How-to-Kit Literacy Survivor (2007)

Survivor: Outwit, Outplay, Outsmart

This "How To Kit" is one in a series of kits developed to help organizations celebrate literacy in the NWT. Literacy Survivor contains fun literacy activities and games geared toward older children, youth and their families. The activities in this kit can be done at a youth centre, at a family literacy night, in the classroom or at home.

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2008-03-20

Barriers to Youth Employment in Nunavut (2007)

A Research Report and Action Plan

This paper presents the results of a research project conducted by the Nunavut Literacy Council in 2006 in order to identify barriers that face youth seeking employment in Nunavut. Researchers also examined ways to re-engage marginalized youth in education, employment and community life and looked at the extent that literacy is a barrier to youth employment in Nunavut.

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2008-02-07

Unlocking Language: The Classic Readability Studies (2006)

Volume 1: 1921-E. L. Thorndike and the Familiar Word

This document includes:
- Introduction
- Word Knowledge in the Elementary School
- The Word Counts and Credits
- General Results- The Results in Detail
- The Adequacy of the Counts
- Uses of the List in the Teacher's Word Book
- The Establishment and Clarification of Standards
- The Evaluation of Text-Books
- Selection and Graduation of Readers
- Material for Phonic Drills

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2008-01-04

Justice for Young Offenders (2007)

This paper is an attempt to describe the evolution of Canadian juvenile justice legislation and compares the principles and practice of the Juvenile Delinquents Act, the Young Offenders Act, and the Youth Criminal Justice Act. The impact that each Act had (or will have) on the youth justice system will also be considered.

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2007-12-20

Youth Justice Committees in Alberta (2007)

The focus of this paper is on the continuance of Youth Justice Committees (YJCs) under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) and their importance and effect on dealing with youth crime in Alberta.

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2007-12-19

Walking Alongside: Youth-Adult Partnerships in Making Change (2006)

“Walking Alongside” was designed to explore how youth and adults can work together to make change in community. It grew out of the author's work as an adult practitioner supporting youth engagement in Hazelton, BC and her questions of how best to fill this role.

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2007-12-13

Knowledge Mobilization in Youth Led Groups (2006)

This project will research knowledge mobilization in youth led groups. A tremendous amount of literature exists about the potential of young people as volunteers and the rich contributions that they can make to organizations and more importantly community. The linking of community development and youth development offers tremendous opportunities but is not without its challenges.

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2007-08-03

Trails to Literacy Around the Province (2002)

Positive Pathways To A Brighter Future

This report is developed to assist literacy agencies and their partners in developing a Trails to Literacy project. Trails is a ‘participatory’ learning concept developed to link learner-driven literacy upgrading with community marketing.

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2007-05-16

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