1987

Go with the Flo (1987)

The central character of this short book is Flo, a middle-aged woman who works nights as a cleaner while also caring for her husband and three children. It follows her progress in finding a better job and deciding to go to school in her spare time to earn her high-school diploma.

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Famous Miramichi Men (1987)

This booklet was written in clear language and is suitable for adult new readers. It is part of a series of 24 booklets by Miramichi Literacy Writers. Some of the other titles include:

Ferry Boats of Days Gone By
The Irish of the Miramichi
Native Peoples of the Miramichi
Old Lumber Camps on the Miramichi
The Dungarvon Whooper

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Women's Training Programs: A Feminist's View (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 3

In this article, the author discusses vocational training programs and the lack of Women's Studies in women's program training for non-traditional work.

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Literacy as Threat/Desire (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 3 & Spring 1999, Vol. 13, No. 1

This article is an excerpt of the original version of a paper presented at a conference held in Vancouver in 1986. It concerns interviews conducted by Kathleen Rockhill with over 100 Latino immigrant women and some Spanish-speaking natives in Southern California. These particular women were interviewed because in this area of California, most people identified as illiterate were not native speakers of English.

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Interview: Heather Menzies - Technology in Women's Lives (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 3

This is an interview with Heather Menzies, an Ottawa-based writer and sometime film-maker whose books include Women and the Chip and Computers on the Job.

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2004-09-08

Grab It Where You Can (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 4

How does a woman upgrade her education and skills when she lives in a remote northern community? When the only road winds 25 kilometers north-east to a couple of small villages on the lake? When the nearest university is several hundred kilometers away? And what happens when a woman has children at home, and no money to spare?

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Sharing of Legends (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 4

In this article, the author discusses Aboriginal story-telling and legends.

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Interview: Lillian Nakamura Maguire (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 4

This interview was conducted by Janet Patterson, the BC Director for CCLOW in 1987. At the time of the interview, Lillian Nakamura Maguire was the Yukon Director for CCLOW, as well as the coordinator of personal skills development programs at Yukon College in Whitehorse. She was a distance education, self-directed learner in the Master of Adult Education program at St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia.

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Theatre for Education (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 4

Academic achievement hasn't come easily to native Canadians. In the small Inuit community of Pond Inlet where the author was an adult educator at the time this article was written, many of her students were casualties of the education system.

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From the Straight Shore to the Labrador: Women's Studies as a Distance Education Course (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 4

In this article, the authors examine the effects of women's studies, offered through distance education, on the women who participate in the course.

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