2003

Innovations in Workplace Literacy and Learning (2003)

Institute Report

The Innovations in Workplace Literacy and Learning: 4th Atlantic Region Workplace/ Workforce Institute was held at the Fairmont Newfoundland Hotel in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador in October 2003. The Institute was hosted by the Literacy Branch of the Department of Education, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador in partnership with the Governments of
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

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2006-03-03

Breaking the Cycle of Violence (2003)

Resources for Literacy Workers

This book is a resource for literacy workers. One of its focus is on the challenges of people having limited literacy skills when they attempt to access counselling services. It also includes information for workers who may be working with victims of abuse and violence.

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2005-11-23

Strengthening Community Partnerships (2003)

The Ontario Native Literacy Coalition (ONLC), provides provincial networking and supports field development. The ONLC currently serves twenty-six (26) Native literacy programs throughout Ontario.

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2005-10-25

Empowering the Spirit, Ensuring Survival (2003)

The Ontario Native Literacy Coalition (ONLC) engaged in phase one of a field development project in 2001/02 to find out from practitioners what could be done to support them in their jobs. Practitioners clearly identified the need for a Field Development Worker to assist them in meeting the increasing demands of their positions.

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2005-10-25

Adult Literacy Programs in the Halifax Regional Municipality - Directory (2003)

Companion Document to: The Right to Read...and Read Well

This document is a companion to ”Literacy for Persons with Disabilities; The Right to Read...and Read Well”. It is a directory of literacy organizations and programs in the Halifax, Nova Scotia area. Included are public and private programs where literacy is at least part of the program offering or where literacy is core to the program. Excluded are ESL programs, computer literacy programs and strictly employment-related programs.

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2005-07-25

Literacy for Persons with Disabilities (2003)

The Right to Read...and Read Well

The higher one's level of literacy, the greater the likelihood that stable employment is attainable. Studies suggest that more people with disabilities function at the lowest literacy levels and that less people with disabilities are employed than the population at large.

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2005-07-25

What About Judy? (2003)

This is an easy-to-read book written with adult learners in mind. The story is about a hardworking family struggling to get by in Mexico. One of the children, Judy, always wants to do things differently than the rest of her family. She and her family move to Canada and their lives improve, but Judy continues to do things differently.

Following the story, there are learning activity worksheets.

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2005-07-22

That's What Friends Are For (2003)

This is an easy-to-read book written with adult learners in mind. The story is about a family struggling to get by in Mexico. They move to Canada and their lives improve, thanks to their hard work and the kindness of friends.

Following the story are learning activity worksheets.

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2005-07-22

How Many Days 'Til Christmas? (2003)

This is a story about the Christmas experiences of a family of eight who live in Mexico. It is an easy-to-read book, written for adult learners.

Following the story, there are learning activity worksheets.

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2005-07-22

Good Times, Bad Times (2003)

This easy-to-read book was written for adult learners. The story is about a family living in Paraguay, who struggle through some hard times and move to Canada. In Canada, they have some bad times as well, but also some good times.

Following the story, there are learning activity worksheets.

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2005-07-22

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