2008

LAPS Activity 2: A Fresh Look (2008)

Children's Language and Literacy Development

The Literacy and Parenting Skills (LAPS) program helps parents improve their own literacy and parenting abilities while at the same time showing them how to foster their children’s literacy development.

This document, an updated version of the original manual, explains how to facilitate LAPS classes. Lessons are arranged around themes like positive discipline, listening skills, and building self-esteem in children.

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2011-01-27

Engaging the Frontline (2008)

A College Network Development Project: Final Report

The goal of the project outlined in this document was to improve student and client outcomes in college-based programs sponsored by Employment Ontario (EO) by promoting the collaboration of college frontline staff in Apprenticeship, Job Connect, LBS/Academic Upgrading and Employment Assistance Services.

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2011-01-20

Employment Track Express: Pilot Project Evaluation Report (2008)

This report describes a pilot project developed to help laid-off workers in western Ontario gain the computer skills needed to help them find new jobs.

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2011-01-11

Employment Track Express: Student Manual (2008)

This manual, developed through the Employment Track Express pilot project, is intended for use with laid-off workers. It combines computer fundamentals and an introduction to essential skills with job-search strategies.

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2011-01-11

Canadian and World Research on Assessment Practices for Adult Learners (2008)

The author provides a guide to the many methods used for assessing adult learners, both in Canada and abroad. There is information about assessment practices used in adult literacy and upgrading classes; for immigrants; for secondary school completion; in post-secondary education; in apprenticeship training; for pre-employment purposes; and in workplace-based education.

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2010-12-14

Research Report: Connecting Pathways for Adult Education Learners (2008)

In November 2007, the Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy (MTML) received funding for a research project to investigate which kinds of partnerships make the best use of existing resources to strengthen the delivery of adult education programs and services at the local level.

This document, which presents the research and findings, is divided into four sections.

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2010-12-03

National Indigenous Literacy Association - Annual Report 2007-2008 (2008)

In this document, the National Indigenous Literacy Association (NILA) summarizes its activities for 2007-2008. The document includes messages from NILA’s president, executive director and national speaker; financial statements; a brief history of the organization; and a mission statement.

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2010-11-26

Problem Solved! A Guide for Employers and Practitioners (2008)

This tool is designed for employers and practitioners who want to help employees and learners practise and improve their problem-solving skills. It includes descriptions of various problem-solving techniques; activities for practising those techniques; and worksheets to guide individuals through the process of solving a problem.

There is also a log where details of a problem and its solution can be recorded for future reference.

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2010-11-05

Recognition Awards for Adult Literacy - 2008 (2008)

Submissions

These awards are sponsored by a partnership of Quebec adult literacy and adult education organizations in collaboration with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. One winning entry is chosen from among learners in community programs and one is chosen from among students in programs offered by school boards.

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2010-11-05

Document Use Tip Sheet (2008)

In this document, the authors provide a variety of tips for improving the skill of document use.

At a general level, tips include using headings to find information quickly and looking for visual cues like text that has been highlighted for emphasis. Higher level tips include pointers for estimating distance on a map and suggestions for interpreting graphs.

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2010-10-15

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